Panel Reconstituted To Examine Cases Of Absent Doctors

SRINAGAR — Governors ad­ministration today accorded sanction to the re-constitution of a Departmental Committee to examine the cases of doc­tors or any officer/official of subordinate office related to the un-authorized absence/ over-stay on deputation/study leave cases or any other.

According the order, the sanction has been accorded in supersession of all previous orders issued on the subject. The Committee will be headed by Director Finance, Health and Medical Education De­partment. The members will be Additional Secretary to the Government, Health and Medical Education Depart­ment (dealing with Health Gazetted Section) and Deputy Secretary to the Government, Health and Medical Educa­tion department (dealing with HRM section).

The terms of references of the committee shall be to ex­amine cases of doctors or any other officer/official of subor­dinate office related to the un-authorized absence/over-stay on deputation/study leave cases or other like cases and to make specific recommen­dations in such cases as may be referred to it, to take cog­nizance of difficulties being faced by general public due to authorized/un-authorized absence of doctors/para medi­cal staff etc while making rec­ommendations in any such case, to examine whether all pre-requisite conditions have been fulfilled prior to decid­ing authorized/un-authorized period of absence, to examine whether concerned Head of Department has furnished specific proposal/recommen­dation alongwith documen­tary evidence, to examine the intent of recommending permission to undergo high­er studies by any doctor/ paramedics prior to formal approval/sanction of study leave by the competent au­thority and a categoric under­taking by such doctor for not claiming particularly study leave later on, if so rejected by the competent authority, to examine all repercussions in allowing doctors to rejoin af­ter unauthorized absence and to discourage such practice by doctors who are habitual, to examine any other fully or partially related case, which may be referred to the Com­mittee by the Department and to submit its recommenda­tions based on proper ratio­nale, reasonable justification

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