Principal GMC Jammu DoB Controversy

KL Report


Taking strong notice of non compliance of Right To information Act (RTI) Act applicable to an application seeking matriculation and registrarship certificates of Dr Shahsi Gupta Principal Government Medical College Jammu, the State Chief Information Commissioner   (CIC) has sought personal appearance of additional secretary helath and medical education on October 21.

In its order received by KNS, the CIC has taken a strong exception of the non compliance of RTI Act by health and medical education authorities who according to the Commission’s order have not provided matriculation and registrarship completion certificate of Dr Shashi Gupta Principal GMC Jammu as there is reportedly some discrepancy in the Date of Birth in his service records.

The sources in CIC office told KNS, that the application seeking the certificates of Dr Gupta was filed by Dr Indu Koul in June this year which was not provided to her despite repeated reminders and its is reported that the records are not available.

Sources in the information commission office told KNS, that the CIC has taken a serious note of lackadaisical attitude of the health and medical education authorities who failed to provide the information sought by the applicant under RTI Act. “The additional secretary health and medical education has been asked to appear personally before the CIC along with records with regard to DOB, matriculation and registrarship completion certificates of Dr Gupta on October 21,” sources quoting the CIC told KNS.


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