Indore: ‘Tweaking appointments will botch prospects’

Indore: The Medical Teachers’ Association on Wednesday were up in arms against the direct recruitment process in Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College and alleged that the college administration is moulding the norms of recruitment by their own under Model Service Rule 2018. The association also alleged that ‘unnecessary’ recruitment on the post of faculties will restrict promotion and opportunities of the existing faculty members and post graduate demonstrators.

Representatives of Medical Teachers’ Association also submitted a memorandum to the Dean of the medical college and requested her to stop the recruitment process. According to president of Medical Teachers’ Association Dr Poonam Mathur, there is no need of recruitment of faculties in any department as the college already has ample number of faculty members required for 250 MBBS seats, for which college has applied to Medical Council of India, in the college.

“College administration is   changing rules by their own and now have started counting the experience of faculties in private medical colleges and giving them the post which is injustice with the faculties of MGM Medical College,” she said.
Dr Mathur added faculty members in government medical college get time bound promotion in 12 years from assistant professor to associate professor but the same is not followed by the private medical colleges.

“There is no need of recruitment of faculties in the medical college as we already have ample faculty members. We requested the dean to defer the recruitment process which affect the promotion and opportunities of in house faculty members. The process also out our juniors and students working in private medical college to join as our senior,” she added.

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The college already has ample number of faculty members required for 250 MBBS seats Faculty members in govt medical college get time bound promotion in 12 years from assistant professor to associate professor but the same is not followed by the private medical colleges

Medical teachers to protest against Model Service Rule 2018
Dr Mathur also added that the problems and confusion have been started after the imposition of Model Service Rule.”We will register our protest against Model Service Rule as well as on no seventh pay commission to medical teachers with the chief secretary. We will ask him to review the rule and take appropriate action on the same,” the president of Medical Teachers’ Association said.

Association to raise intervention of MPMC in Dr Bhatia’s case
Irate by the intervention of Madhya Pradesh Medical Council in the transfer of Dr VS Bhatia to Chhindwara Medical College, Medical Teachers’ Association will raise the issue with Medical Education Department.”Dr Bhatia did nothing against medical ethics or Indian Medical Council Act. He might have not joined in Chhindwara after being transferred due to personal or health reasons and there was no ground to servw him notice to cancel his registration with the council,” Dr Mathur said adding “We will raise the issue and ask the department to take appropriate action in it.”

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