Gujarat: State Govt promotes 13 senior doctors after HC order
Gujarat: Complying with the orders given by Gujarat High Court to ensure the promotion of deserving and qualified doctors, the state government promoted 13 senior Government doctors serving in civil hospitals and teaching in several government-affiliated medical colleges.
The list of doctors securing promotion includes Dr. Ajesh Desai, who is serving as the CEO of the Gujarat Medical Education and Research Society (GMERS), Dr. Desai, who became eligible to be promoted to full professorship in 2011, has finally secured his promotion in 2020. Further, Professor microbiology, Dr. Tanuj B Javedkar was assigned the post of dean of Vadodara Medical College, Professor of Psychology Dr. Hemantakumar B Mehta was assigned the post of Dean of Bhavangan Medical College, and Professor of TB and chest Dr. FD Ghanchi was appointed as the superintendent of Gurugovind Singh General Hospital.
The promotion was long due and came after years of wait as the promotion process got delayed due to certain changes in policies and the indecisive nature of the authorities over the issue of whether to promote them directly or to instruct them to appear for the GPSC examination.
However, following the order of the Gujarat High Court to ensure promotion to the deserving candidates, the government has finally announced the promotion of 13 senior civil government doctors teaching in medical colleges on September 15 and 16.