Jammu and Kashmir
JAMMU, MARCH 16: Governor NN Vohra has directed Health Secretary Dr MK Bhandari to ensure speedy and strict action, including termination of services, against doctors who remain absent unauthorisedly from duty at any point of time.
He also directed Dr Bhandari to issue orders for withdrawing doctors who have been attached at any station, including Delhi, without availability of posts.
The Governor passed these directions at a detailed review of the Health and Medical Education Department in a meeting held yesterday.
Vohra directed that the Health Department should urgently draw up a policy for the placement of doctors based on the period of their service in difficult areas of the state.
He directed the Health Secretary to take immediate action for ensuring that all doctors who are appointed to government services join duty within the time period.