Srinagar: To ensure smooth take-off of the five new medical colleges in the State, Governor N N Vohra on Thursday called for putting in place a multidisciplinary committee of officers and experts to coordinate infrastructure and academic issues of these colleges.
The Governor also called for incentivising best practices in infrastructure development in 5 new medical colleges.
The Governor has asked the Chief Secretary to urgently constitute the Committee which shall coordinate with the concerned Departments various activities related to the new medical colleges coming up at Anantnag, Baramulla, Kathua, Rajouri and Doda.
The committee shall harmonise issues like infrastructure development including construction works, setting up of equipment, hiring of faculty, paramedical staff and academic matters so that the academic activities in these Colleges get started any hiccups as per schedule.
Meanwhile, in an important announcement, the Governor called for instituting annual awards for engineers, construction companies and contractors whose work in the state is outstanding.