JNMC asks doctors to call off strike
Aligarh, April 2: Aligarh Muslim University has declared the strike of Resident Doctors Association illegal and asked them to call off their strike and resume duties immediately to avoid legal proceedings against them.
According to Prof S C Sharma (Principal, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College?JNMC and Dean, Faculty of Medicine), the Consultants (Senior Doctors) of JNMC have been managing OPD patients and also looking after their patients admitted in various wards.
Prof Sharma in a notice urged the doctors to join their duties as it is affecting general people seeking treatment at JNMC. The notice has warned the doctors on strike of actions as per university rules and regulations, if they do not turn up for their duties.
He assured the doctors that action has been initiated by the AMU Proctor in the harassment case of a female resident doctor. ?An enquiry committee comprising Prof Seema Hakim (Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology), Mr Naseem Ahmad Khan (Department of Chemical Engineering) and Prof Naiyer Asif (Department of Orthopaedic Surgery) has been re-constituted to investigate the incident of altercation between junior resident and an AMUSU cabinet member,? said Prof Sharma adding that committee will submit the report as early as possible.
The JNMC has also informed the District Magistrate (DM) about the two enquiry committees set up to investigate the Ward No 16 altercation incident and the case of destitute patients admitted in the emergency ward. The Office of the Principal and Chief Medical Superintendent, JNMC informed the DM through a letter sent on April 2.
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