Jabalpur Medical College likely to get new Dean soon

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 06 May 2017 14:11:55


Staff Reporter,

GOVERNMENT Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College and Hospital is likely to get a new Dean soon. Highly placed sources in the Medical Education Department confirmed that former Dean of Government Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College and Hospital Dr Rooplekha Chouhan is likely to get one year extension.

Committee constituted for selection of Dean after making long consensus gave nod to give extension to Dr Chouhan for another term. Dean’s post at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College and Hospital has been in the limelight since last two decades. Whether the matter is associated with corruption or Vyapam Scam or other controversies. Race for the Dean’s post started after retirement of former Dean Dr Chouhan on March 31.  Thereafter, Medical Education Department started procedure to give extension to Dr Chouhan  looking to her image of strict administrator and superciality centre and other development works carried out during her tenure as Dean. Then some members of Medical Teachers’ Association filed a writ petition saying that extension of services is against the by  laws.

Then, Head of Department, Surgery, Dr Dhananjay Sharma was appointed as Dean, he however refused the same. Thereafter, the matter was on the side of Medical Education Department to take further course of action. After long consensus with high-level administrative officer of Medical Education Department, administration and public representative they will give nod to extension of services of former Dean Dr Rooplekha Chouhan.