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Parliamentary committee asks health ministry to fill vacancies at AIIMS

New Delhi: A parliamentary panel has asked the union health ministry to put in additional efforts to reduce the number of vacancies at the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi so that it can maintain the status of institute of national importance.

The department related parliamentary standing committee for demands for grants 2017-18 of the department of health and family welfare noted that at present 73 professors’ and 106 assistant professors’ seats are vacant at AIIMS.

The committee, chaired by Samajwadi Party MP Ram Gopal Yadav, also noted that though the number of vacant faculty posts has reduced from 232 to 179 as compared to last year, the department needs to put in additional efforts for further reducing the number of vacancies keeping in view the increasing workload at the institute (AIIMS), reports Outlook.

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  1. M.K. Vishwakarma M.K. Vishwakarma Tuesday, April 11, 2017

    It’s a good news that shows the worries of policy makers about the recruitment of faculty members at AIIMS New Delhi. It should be the foremost step to provide the better health care service to needy patients.
    It will be a pleasure of staff members if the respected parliamentary panel will ask to the MOHFW to fill up the vacancies of para-medical, technical and administrative / support staff at the earliest and clear the pending Departmental promotions through timely DPCs.
    The matter of Cadre Review and Model Recruitment Rules(RR) of all categories of staff at AIIMS/PGI Chandigarh/JIPMER Puducherry has also been pending since last many years.Six (6) new AIIMS are also eagerly waiting for revised Cadre Review and new RR to fill up their vacancies.
    Our honorable Health Minister is very active and positive approach person and he will definitely look into the matter at the earliest.

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