The J&K government has approved the creation of 1612 new posts across various categories for two new government medical colleges in Handwara Kupwara and Udhampur. The Principal Secretary to Government (Health and Medical Education), Navin Kumar Chaudhary, granted sanction for the creation of these posts, as per the Administrative Council decision taken on 2nd May 2022.
Subject: Etablishment of New Medical College namely Government Medical College, Handwas in the State of Jammu and Kashmir under the University of Kashmir u/s 2010 and 281)) stion 637) of the MMC Act, 2018 for the academic year 2023-34-
Subject: Establishment of New Medical Calleer amely Government Medical College, Udhampur in the State of Jammu and Kashmir under the University of jammu/ 261))) and 281) section 51(2) of the NMC Act 2019 for the academic year 2023-24-
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