20-JUN-2019: Emergency services, casualty section, operation theatres, ICU, CCW to be kept out of the ambit of strike
Aligarh, June 20: Prof S C Sharma, Principal and CMS, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) made it clear that the emergency services, casualty section, operation theatres, ICU, CCW will be functional notwithstanding the strike of resident doctors for the seventh pay commission implementation.
Prof Sharma in the notice served to the striking doctors informed: "All are in agreement to implement seventh pay commission as early as possible. University authorities have approached the concerned ministry of the Government of India and are eagerly waiting for a positive reply."
"Emergency/Casualty section will remain functional for University students, employees and patients of Ist Aid Management. ICU/CCW will function as usual and OPD will also remain open with registrations to be done at 10: 30 am," stated the notice.
The notice mentioned that the operational theatres will remain functional for medical and surgical procedure of admitted patients with consultation of concerned anaesthesiologists.
The JNMC authorities in the notice have categorically stated: "Junior residents of first year, Batch 2019 are not entitled to avail any type of leave as they have been recently admitted in May 2019."
"All Chairpersons/Directors are required to send the daily attendance report of unauthorised absence of junior residents from their duties. The tenure of junior residents may be extended in view of absence from their duties without prior information and leave applications to their concerned chairpersons," stated the notice.
The University Registrar, Mr Abdul Hamid (IPS) said that the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) administration and the Vice Chancellor Professor Tariq Mansoor are constantly in touch with the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) officials for the immediate implementation of revision of pay and allowances of junior and senior resident doctors of JNMC, pursuant to the Seventh Pay Commission recommendations.
It may be noted that citing Vice Chancellor, Prof Mansoor's letter, Mr Rajnish Jain, Secretary, UGC has further written to Ms Ishita Roy (IAS), Joint Secretary (Higher Education), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India to "expedite the MHRD concurrence for implementation of the revision of pay and allowances of Junior/Senior Resident Doctors of Medical Colleges/Hospitals of AMU, BHU and University College of Medical Sciences in pursuant to the Seventh Pay Commission."
The Vice Chancellor has also appealed the protesting doctors to return to work so that the medical facilities are restored to the ailing patients at the earliest.
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