Homeopathy council orders unique identification number, code to faculty members
Indore: Following the footsteps of its Modern Medicine counterpart, the Central Council of Homeopathy (CCH) is all set to make use of technology to curb its ghost faculty menace. It is reported that the council will now assign a unique number of reach faculty to make sure that they do not appear as teachers in different medical collegesGhost faculties are those which lend their name to...
Ghost faculties are those which lend their name to an institution at the time of the inspection, while actually not being employed as a faculty member.
Fre(CCH) has issued an order mentioning that Unique Identification Number will be given to every college and Unique Teacher's Code will be assigned to every faculty member in the homeopathy colleges.
The move will improve the educational level in homeopathy colleges and also create transparency in teaching. The Council has followed a footstep of Medical Council of India to keep a check on ghost teachers in medical colleges through unique identification numbers.
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In the order released by the council clearly states, "To curb menace of duplicity, all the teachers of homoeopathic colleges upon submission of their details through prescribed online form will be issue with unique teacher's code."
The scientific advisory committee member of AYUSH Ministry, Dr AK Dwivedi told freepress journal, "The move is aimed to expose ghost faculty that is arranged by certain homoeopathic colleges during the inspection to show that they have required strength of teachers to run their colleges."
"Some private colleges have either ghost medical faculties or guest lecturers to teach students and same faculty members are registered with many colleges simultaneously. This malpractice will end when details of faculty members get uploaded and linked with a particular code," he further added.