There are 79 vacancies at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER). Looking for the growing rush of patients to the institute the governing body of the Institute recently asked the PGIMER administration to fill the vacant faculty posts. According to the new advertisement notice, the Institute will recruit 79 new faculty members, 30 posts of Professors in various departments’ one post each of additional and associate professors and 47 assistant professors.
PGIMER’s acting Director, Dr. Subhash Verma said “The recruitment will help the patients visiting the Institute. Once all the posts are filled, we will be able to give service in a better manner”.
On Tuesday the sources from PGIMER told that during the last governing body meet the administration is directed to fill the vacant posts of the institute within 4 months but a senior official from PGIMER said the fresh recruitment will be completed very soon. The selection of recently held interviews for various faculty posts at the Institute Recently was approved by the governing body of the PGIMER. The governing body, however, ordered a review of the selection of six faculty members who were not selected through the Assessment Promotion Scheme, and of one case of direct recruitment.
Reacting to the latest recruitment, Dr T D Yadav, president, PGIMER Faculty Association, said, “Frequent interviews are welcome to avoid the contractual appointments but at the same time, focus on expanding the infrastructure that includes office spaces, bed strength and also faculty houses which have not changed in the last few years is the need of the hour.”
The recruitment is a good move and will help the institution to deal with the rush of patients and also the additional faculty member will help to provide better care.