Srinagar/Jammu, May 20: Government of Jammu and Kashmir has ordered transfers and postings on ad-hoc basis to oversee functioning of DRDO-established 500-bedded Covid hospitals – one each in Srinagar and Jammu.
A Government Order No: 400-3K (HME) of 2021 Dated: 20-05-2021, a replica of which is in possession of news agency GNS states that “Consequent upon the establishment of two 500-bedded temporary COVID Hospitals, one each at Jammu and Srinagar vide Government Order No, 398-JK(HME) of 2021 dated 18-05-2021 and in order to make these Health Institutions functional, the transfers/postings of the doctors are hereby ordered with immediate effect in the first instance.”
Dr. Narinder Bhutyal, Programme Manager, State Health Society, J&K on deputation basis is transferred and posted as In-charge Medical Superintendent in the 500 bedded temporary COVID Hospital, Jammu, besides Dr. Parveen Yograj, Incharge DIO, Rajouri is transferred and posted as Programme Manager, State Health Society, J&K on deputation basis, it says.
Dr. Abdul Rashid Parra, Consultant Anesthesia, National Health Mission on deputation basis is transferred and posted as Incharge Medical Superintendent in the 500 bedded temporary COVID Hospital, Srinagar, it says.
The arrangement is made purely on temporary basis and subject to the outcome of writ petition(s), if any, pending before the court(s) of Law and shall not confer any right upon the officers to claim preferential treatment at the time of regularization/promotion which shall be made strictly in accordance with rules, the order concludes. gns