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Delhi AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria's tenure extended by 3 months

Dr Guleria was appointed as AIIMS, New Delhi, director for a term of five years on March 28, 2017.

Shashwat Bhandari Edited by: Shashwat Bhandari @ShashBhandari New Delhi Updated on: June 23, 2022 22:19 IST
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Highlights

  • The tenure has been extended by 3 months or appointment of new director whichever is earlier
  • Dr Guleria was appointed as AIIMS, New Delhi, director for a term of five years on March 28, 2017
  • The President, AIIMS, New Delhi is pleased to extend Randeep Guleria's tenure as Director AIIMS

AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria's tenure has been extended by three months or by the time a new Director is appointed, whichever is earlier, the government informed on Thursday.

Dr Guleria was appointed as AIIMS, New Delhi, director for a term of five years on March 28, 2017.

Earlier, his tenure, which was set to end on March 24, was extended by three months.

In March this year, the names of three doctors, short-listed by a search-cum-selection committee and subsequently approved by the Institute Body, the top decision-making body of the AIIMS, were sent to the ACC for final approval.

"... the Competent Authority in the ACC has directed to return the instant proposal with the request to send a wider panel of names for consideration of the ACC,” stated an office memorandum sent to the Union Health Ministry by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Department of Personnel and Training on June 20.

The three AIIMS doctors whose names were recommended earlier were Nikhil Tandon, head of the department of endocrinology; Rajesh Malhotra, chief of AIIMS Trauma Centre and the head of the department of orthopaedics; and Pramod Garg, professor in the gastroenterology department.

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