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112 doctors terminated for unauthorized absence from duties across J&K

Health and Medical Education Department on Monday ordered termination of 112 doctors for unauthorized absence from duties across J&K.

Post by JC Online Desk on Tuesday, June 21, 2022

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Health and Medical Education Department on Monday ordered termination of 112 doctors for unauthorized absence from duties across J&K.

These doctors have been terminated under different services rules for unauthorized absent for over five years.

According to an order issued by Pamposh Ganju, Under Secretary to Govt, Health and Medical Education Department, “whereas vide communication No. DHSJ/Es-3/Notice/2904 dated 23.12.2020 and No. Est/3/1-133/2673 dated 18.11.2020, the Director, Health Services, Jammu and Director, Health Services, Kashmir respectively had intimated that among others, the following doctors were resorted to un-authorized absent from duties.”
According to an order, the notices were served to these doctors by Director Health Services, Jammu/Kashmir and in some cases by Administrative Department, wherein, an opportunity was given to them to resume their duties immediately, otherwise disciplinary action shall be initiated against them as warranted under rules.

“These doctors neither replied to notice nor reported back for duties and under Rule 25 (2) of J&K Civil Services Leave Rules, 1979 "wilful absence from duty after the expiry of leave renders a Government servant liable to disciplinary action,” reads an order.

"Absence without leave or after the end of leave involves loss of appointment, except as provided in Article 203 (b) or when due to ill health in which case the absentee must produce the certificate of Medical Officer “and the cases of these doctors have been examined thoroughly in the department in view of the rule position governing the subject and it has been found that since these doctors have not resumed their duties despite notices issued to them and this act on their part is a voluntary act and they are liable to be discharged from services on account of unauthorized absence from duties for more than five years," the order reads.

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