The administration of Government Medical College Jammu today said that the process for recruitment of the staff on contractual basis required for early commissioning of DRDO- Hospital has already been initiated and the team will be available by May 26. Responding to a news report “DRDO Hospital to function from May 25, staff not recruited yet” appearing in a section of press, the authorities stated that that the Government, Vide Order No. 398-JK (HME) of 2021 dated 18.05.2021, has created 683 posts to be deployed in 500 bedded DRDO- COVID Hospital, constructed in collaboration with Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) at Bhagwati Nagar Jammu.
“The post of Medical Superintendent and Deputy Medical Superintendent shall be filled-up on deployment basis from the Health Services Department. The post of Physicians, Anesthetists, Pediatricians and Medical Officers shall be filled- up both on deployment from the Health Services Department as well as on contractual basis. The Nursing Staff and Paramedical/Technical Staff shall be filled up both on deployment from Health Services Department as well as on contractual basis” the Medical College Authorities informed.
The GMC authorities said, the process for recruitment of the staff on contractual basis was started with publishing of three advertisements in the leading newspapers of J&K on 20th of May 2021, indicating the designation, number and the eligibility qualification required for the staff to be posted in DRDO Hospital.“The aspirants of the same were given three day time for filling the forms up to 23rd of May 2021. Accordingly the selection process for the same was completed by 24th of May 2021. As per plan, an orientation programme for newly recruited staff will be held on 25th of May 2021” the GMC authorities said. As such the staff required for functioning of the DRDO-Hospital shall be readily available by 26 of May 2021, the authorities stated.