SKIMS Governing Body Reconstituted


The J&K Government ordered the reconstitution of the Governing Body for Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Science (SKIMS) Soura, Srinagar.

As per the Government Order, Governor N N Vohra, will be the Chairperson of the Governing Body include his three advisors, chief secretary J&K, Director AIIMS New Delhi (or one of his deans in absence of the director), Prof M S Khuroo (former director and dean SKIMS Soura), Dr Puneet Dhar (chairman Gastroenterology Surgery and Liver Transplant  Services, AIMS, Kochi, Kerala), and two principals of GMC Jammu and Srinagar would be the members of the body.

Director SKIMS would be the Member Secretary of the body.

Administrative secretaries of Planning and Development, Finance, and Health and Medical Education have been appointed as advisors to the body.

Principal secretary to the governor, Dean Medical Faculty SKIMS and Deputy Secretary to Govt of India, MOH&FW (Cancer Research Desk) have been appointed as Special Invitees.

“It is further ordered that the term of private members on the governing body of SKIMS shall be five years,” said the order.


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