Chandigarh, March 11:- Government Multi Specialty Hospital, Sector 16, Chandigarh has acquired the status for the award of post graduate degree in Pediatric and Gynae & Obstt. UT Home and Health Secretary, Mr. Krishna Mohan disclosed that this has been done as the hospital has adequate infrastructure and sufficient number of post graduate doctors available in these specialties.
Mr. Mohan revealed that the departments of Pediatric and Gynae & Obstt had already been accredited by the Diplomat of National Board. Four seats for the Department of Gynae & Obstt and two for the Department of Pediatrics had been
sanctioned, added Mr. Mohan.
Home Secretary further revealed that these post graduate DNB students will be entitled for honorarium/stipend at par
with the students under going post graduation in PGI/GMCH 32, he added. Moreover, the emoluments will be in continuity and as and when there is increase in GMCH 32/PGI the same will be made applicable to GMSH 16, he further added.
Mr. Krishna Mohan also disclosed that keeping in view the productivity in terms of health care delivery in the GMSH 16 plans are made to have two DNB Seats each in Department of Surgery, Orthopedics and Medicine during the 11th Five year plan. A sum of Rs. 25 lacs has been proposed for the 11th Five year plan, he further added.