PMDC tells Deficiencies of Chandka Medical College

LARKANA:21 March: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has warned the management of Chandka Medical College (CMC) Larkana to rectify deficiencies pointed out by the council after a visit in December 2013 in the faculty or face action under the PMDC law, it emerged here on Thursday.
In a letter written on Feb 21, 2014, Deputy Registrar Technical Dr Shaista Faisal informed the college principal that upon scrutiny of the CMC record, it was found that the faculty was deficient.
The letter said: “You are requested to submit a detail of the faculty (department wise) of the institution to rectify the deficiency, failing which an action will be taken under Section 22 of the PMDC Ordinance 1962 amended through Act No. XIX of 2012.” If the PMDC did not receive any response within one month, a surprise inspection could be conducted at any time, the sources quoting the letter said.
Copies of the communication were sent to the health secretaries of the government of KPK, Punjab, Balochistan and Sindh.
A team of PMDC inspectors had visited the CMC in the last week of December 2013 and sent a report to the college after verifying the record which the CMC management had submitted to the inspectors on the occasion.
The council said that according to the attached list of faculty members, 29 seats of professors, associate professors and assistant professors in basic science subjects were still lying vacant.Dawn.