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DHSK cites 2274 fake, illegal appointments in health department across 3 districts in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) has cited at least 2274 illegal and fake appointments in the department across all districts of Kashmir with Bandipora, Budgam and Ganderbal topping the list.

According to an order issued by DHSK, the directorate has sought a detailed investigation report from Chief Medical Officers of the concerned district by today afternoon.

“It is impressed upon you to ensure that the requisite information, complete in all respects in respect of 2274 illegal appointments as reported by the audit and inspection department along with all other illegal appointments especially reported from Block Beerwah of District Budgam, and Bandipora and Ganderbal districts as per the given format is furnished to this Directorate by 04.01.2022 at 2. 00 pm positively through the concerned dealing assistants both in hard as well as soft copy,” reads the order.

The order reads that the administrative department has taken serious note regarding non-submission of requisite information despite lapse of more than 02 years and accordingly this office has been instructed to submit the information immediately.

“Non-compliance of instructions shall be viewed seriously and disciplinary action as warranted under rules shall be initiated against the defaulters/officers on their own risk and responsibility,” it reads. (KNS)


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