Garhwal: Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Government Medical College Srinagar Garhwal, an institution that faces acute faculty shortage and has seen a change of nine principals in the past nine years had the Medical Council of India(MCI), team drop last week in for a surprise inspection. The reason was the college’s March application for approval of 47 post graduate seat additions to the college.
The unexpected arrival of the MCI team for inspection became a little unsettling for the college administration, that had just finished with a round with the Army Medical Corps (AMC),
Director Medical Education, Dr Ashutosh Sayana told the Pioneer that the team was there in response to the college’s approval application for post graduate seats.
The college’s demand comes as a surprise in the face of the faculty shortages plaguing the colleges.80% resident posts lie vacant at the college , presently
Srinagar Medical College, Pauri Garhwal or Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Government Institute Of Medical Science and Research or VCSGGMSRI is a government medical college located near Srinagar, Uttarakhand in Pauri Garhwal district, Uttarakhand, India. The institute was established in 2008. The college is located midst the beautiful himalayan mountainous ranges. This college is equipped with advanced medical equipments and cutting edge medical technology which has proved to be a boon for local population. The college admits 100 M.B.B.S. students annually
HNB Base Hospital is the associated hospital of the college. It is a 500 bedded hospital.