Lieutanant General led administration on Tuesday designated eleven Public Information Officers and twenty-three Assistant Public Information Officers under Right to Information Act (2005) for several medical colleges across Jammu and Kashmir.
An order in this regard, of which a copy lies with news agency, authenticated by Atal Dullo, Financial Commissioner Health and Medical Education Department reads that “In terms of Section 5(1) of Right to Information Act, 2005, sanction is hereby accorded to the designation of (following officers/officials) of Associated Hospitals of Government Medical College Jammu, Government Medical College Anantnag, Directorate of Health Services Kashmir, Directorate of Indian System of Medicines as PIOs and APIOs (sic.).”
Medical Superintendent(s) of Associated Hospital(s) of Government Medical College Jammu which include SMGS, GMCH, Super Speciality, Chest Diseases, Psychratiac Diseases, Associated Hospitals, GMC Jammu, J&K Paramedical Council, AMT School have been designated as Public Information Officers (PIOs), the order reads.
From Government Medical College Anantnag, incumbent Administrative officer has been designated as Public Information Officer even as Section Officer from the College has got the designation of Assistant Public Information Officer, the order reads.
From Directorate of Health Services Kashmir, as per the order, Deputy Director (Schemes) is designated as Public Information Officer and Nodal Officer as Assistant Public Information Officer.
From Directorate of Indian Systems of Medicine; Assistant Director Unani, ADMOs of Srinagar, Baramulla, Kupwara, Jammu, Kathua, Doda, Udhumpur and Nodal Officers of Kulgam, Anantnag, Pulwama, Shopian, Ganderbal, Budgam, Bandipora, Poonch, Samba, Reasi, Ramban and Kishtawar have been designated as Assistant Public Information Officers, the order reads further. ( GNS )