Assistant Professor in GMC terminated due to unauthorised absence
Subject:- Termination of Services of Dr. Ishfaq Ahmad Sofi, Incharge Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology,
Government Medical College Jammu. Reference:-GMC/Es-1/PF349 dated 30.06.2022 from Principal, Government Medical College, Jammu.
Government Order No. 724-JK (HME) of 2022 Dated: 12-10-2022
WHEREAS, on the recommendation of the J&K Public Service Commission, Dr. Ishfaq Ahmad Sofi was appointed as Lecturer in the Department of Ophthalmology in Government Medical College Jammu, vide Government Order No. 489-HME of 2017 dated 11.09.2017. Dr Ishfaq Ahmad Sofi was placed as Incharge Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College, Jammu vide Government Order No. 105-JK(HME) of 2021 dated 08.02.2021; and
WHEREAS, the Principal,
GMC Jammu vide communication dated 220.02.2022 intimated that Dr. Ishfaq Ahmad Sofi has remained on un-authorized absence from his duties w.e.f 29.03.2021 and subsequently multiple show cause notices have been served to him on 14.06.2021, 25.09.2021 & 07.02.2022 with the categorical directions for resumption of his duties; and
WHEREAS, the case was examined in the Health & Medical Education Department and it was felt that before initiating disciplinary action in the matter in terms of the relevant provisions of J&K Civil Service Regulations, it shall be appropriate to issue the final show cause notice to the doctor for resumption of his duties. Accordingly, the Principal, Government Medical College, Jammu vide this Department’s letter dated 10.05.2022 was requested to issue a final notice to Dr. Ishfaq Ahmad Sofi, Incharge Assistant Professor, asking him to resume his duties within a week’s time, failing which, action as warranted under Article 128 of J&K Civil Service Regulations shall be initiated against him; and