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KG Medical University Chowk, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
KG Medical University Chowk, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Address:C-25, Kedar Nagar, Chowk
Lucknow (District Lucknow)
Uttar Pradesh, IndiaPin Code : 226003
KG Medical University Chowk, Lucknow Uttar Pradesh is a University recognised by UGC. KG Medical University Chowk, Lucknow Uttar Pradesh is also known as Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, King Georges Medical University, earlier known as KG Medical College, KG.
KG Medical University Chowk, Lucknow Uttar Pradesh was established on / in 1911.
KG Medical University Chowk, Lucknow Uttar Pradesh is situated in Lucknow of Uttar Pradesh state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Lucknow comes under Lucknow Tehsil, Lucknow District.
Fax # of KG Medical University Chowk, Lucknow Uttar Pradesh is +91-522-2257539.
Mobile No(s) of concerned persons at KG Medical University Chowk, Lucknow Uttar Pradesh are +91-96510-69277, 91-94530-07778, 09415001259, 9335299804, 9450771803.
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Website of KG Medical University Chowk, Lucknow Uttar Pradesh is www.kgmcindia.edu.
Chancellor : Phone No. 91-522-2257540 (O).
Contact Details of KG Medical University Chowk, Lucknow Uttar Pradesh are : Telephone: +91-522-2257450, 2257451, 2257452, 2257453, 266175, 265393, 2258780, 2258293
Formerly: CSM Medical University
All India DM / M.Ch Entrance Examination 2011:
Co-ordinator emailid: firstname.lastname@example.org
Helpline No. 096510-69277, 09208370004, 0522-2788407
Mr Sumiran Pal, Deputy Librarian
Phone No. 0522-2257717, e-mail: email@example.com
Library Phone No: 0522- 2257717
CoursesNumber of seats in KG Medical University Chowk, Lucknow Uttar Pradesh is 185.
KG Medical University Chowk, Lucknow Uttar Pradesh runs course(s) in Medical stream(s).
Diploma in Anesthesia
Diploma in Child Health
Diploma in Clinical Pathology
Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Diploma in Ophthalmology
Diploma in Orthopaedics
Diploma in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Diploma in Public Health
Diploma in Radio-Diagnosis
Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases
DM - Neurology
M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
M.Ch - Oncology
M.Ch - Paediatric Surgery
M.Ch - Plastic Surgery
M.Ch - Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery
MD - Anaesthesiology
MD - Anatomy
MD - General Medicine
MD - Pharmacology
MD - Psychiatry
MD - Radio Diagnosis
MD - Radiothrapy
MD - Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine
MD - Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases
MS - Anatomy
MS - ENT
MS - General Surgery
MS - Obstetrics and Gynaechology
MS - Ophthalmology
MS - Orthopaedics
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Doctor of Medicine (Internal Medicine)
Master of Surgery (General Surgery)
Diploma in Radiodiagnosis
Diploma in Anesthesiology
Doctor Of Medicine (Pediatrics )
Doctor of Medicine (Community Medicine)
Doctor Of Medicine (Radio-diagnosis )
Doctor of Medicine (Radiotherapy )
Doctor Of Medicine (Anesthesiology )
Doctor Of Medicine (Physiology )
Doctor Of Medicine (Pathology)
Doctor Of Medicine (Microbiology )
Doctor Of Medicine (Pharmacology )
Doctor Of Medicine (Psychiatry )
Doctor Of Medicine (Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases)
Doctor Of Medicine (Forensic Medicine)
Doctor Of Medicine (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
Master of Surgery (Orthopedics )
Master of Surgery (Anatomy )
Master of Surgery (Otorhinolaryngology )
Master of Surgery (Ophthalmology)
Diploma in Larygology and Otology
Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Diploma in Clinical Pathology
Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases
Diploma in Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery
Diploma in Orthopedics
Diploma in Child Health
Diploma in Public Health
DM In Neurology
DM In Cardiology
MCh In Neurosurgery
MCh In Plastic Surgery
MCh In Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
MCh In Experimental Surgery
MCh In Pediatric Surgery
Master of Surgery (Plastic Surgery)
Master of Surgery (Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery)
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Post Graduate Diploma:
Post Graduate Medical Diploma:
* Diploma in Radiodiagnosis
* Diploma in Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery
* Diploma in Larygology and Otology
* Diploma in Orthopedics
* Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynecology
* Diploma in Child Health
* Diploma in Clinical Pathology
* Diploma in Anesthesiology
* Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases
* Diploma in Public Health
* Internal Medicine
* Community Medicine
* Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases
* Forensic Medicine
* Obstetrics & Gynecology
* General Surgery
* Plastic Surgery
* Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
* Experimental Surgery
* Pediatric Surgery
Profile of KG Medical University ChowkIntroduction
King George Medical College, Lucknow, was established in 1911 and the college attained the university status on the 16th September 2002. The university campus adjoins the Chowk area and is off Shahmina Road, close to the Gomati River. A State University, King George Medical University promotes education in biomedical sciences. Courses offered include MBBS, MD/MS, diploma courses, super specialty courses (DM/MCh) and PhD courses. The Gandhi Memorial and Associated Hospitals, attached to the King George Medical University, provides specialty services in all branches of medicine. The university is about 5 km from Charbagh Railway Station.
The King George Medical College, Lucknow has been a frontrunner among medical education institutions in the country By an act passed by the Government of Uttar Pradesh on the 16th September 2002, the college was transferred under a new university, called the Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University. The institution is committed to the dissemination and advancement of knowledge in biomedical sciences and establishing itself as a centre of excellence in tertiary level health care in the state
Profile of University
Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University (King George Medical College) Lucknow was founded in the year 1911. It is a frontrunner among medical education institutions in the country. It was initially named The King George Medical College. By an act passed by the Government of Uttar Pradesh on the 16th September 2002, the college was transferred under a new university, called the Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University. The institution is committed to the dissemination and advancement of knowledge in biomedical sciences and establishing itself as a centre of excellence in tertiary level health care in the state. The King George Medical College, Lucknow has been a frontrunner among medical education institutions in the country By an act passed by the Government of Uttar Pradesh on the 16th September 2002, the college was transferred under a new university, called the Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University. The institution is committed to the dissemination and advancement of knowledge in biomedical sciences and establishing itself as a centre of excellence in tertiary level health care in the state.
The medical college was formally opened in October 1911, the year when His Majesty King George V and Queen Mary visited India, by the then Lt. Governor of United Provinces - Sir John Prescott Hewett. Every year since 1916, the 'topper' of the Final Professional Examination is decorated with the 'Hewett Medal' in honor of the man who opened the portals of the college to 'Georgians'. Dr KS Nigam was the first Hewett medallist of this college. Col. W Selby was the first Principal and Professor of Surgery and Lt. Col. CA Sprawson was the first physician. To start with the total faculty consisted of 5 professors and 2 lecturers. On the advice of the General Medical Council of Great Britain, a framework of admissions and courses of study was organised. Initially, the college was affiliated to the Allahabad University.
King George's Medical College (KGMC), Lucknow, is one of the pioneer medical colleges of India. The college was opened in October 1911, when His Majesty King George V and Queen Mary visited India. Initially, King George's Medical College was affiliated to the Allahabad University. In 1921, King George's Medical College and associated King George's Hospital were formally transferred under the Lucknow University. By an act passed by the Government of Uttar Pradesh on September 16, 2002, the college was transferred under a new university, called the Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University. However, in the year the name of the institute was changed to Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University. The institution is entrusted with the task of disseminating advance knowledge in biomedical sciences and establishing itself as a centre of excellence in tertiary level health care in the state. Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, is a medical university located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
This university came into being after upgradation of King George Medical College, Lucknow into a university by an act passed by government of Uttar Pradesh on 16 September 2002. King George Medical College was established in 1911 and is among the premier medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh as well as India.
In 1870, the Maharaja of Vijaynagaram first floated the idea of starting a medical college in Lucknow and offered to donate Rs 3 lacs, but due to paucity of funds this was not passed by the Government and the dream of the Maharaja could not take shape. It was in 1905 that, to commemorate the visit of Prince of Wales to India, the Raja of Jehangirabad and Sir Taussuduq Rasool requested the Raja of Ayodhya to persuade Sir James LaTouche, Lt Governor of United Provinces (now Uttar Pradesh) to recommend the establishment of the medical college to the Governor of India. This time the Government gave its sanction but with the condition that the people of United Provinces raise a sum of Rs 8 lacs. The fund raising activities were completed within a few months, notable contributors being Maharaj of Balrampur, Maharaj of Ayodhya, Raja of Jehangirabad, Rana Sheoraj Singh and Nawab Yusuf Ali. The Government of India was then informed of the collection and the Prince of Wales laid the foundation stone on 26th December 1905 on a plot of land donated by UP Government on the bank of River Gomti, where once stood the beautiful Macchi Bhawan. Lt Governor Sir James Latouche took an active part in the planning of this project. Sir Swinton Jacob, the famous architect designed the building in Indo- Saracenic style, so as to blend naturally with the minarets and monuments of this 'nawabi' city.
The medical college was formally opened in October 1911, the year when His Majesty King George V and Queen Mary visited India, by the then Lt. Governor of United Provinces - Sir John Prescott Hewett. Every year since 1916, the 'topper' of the Final Professional Examination is decorated with the 'Hewett Medal' in honor of the man who opened the portals of the college to 'Georgians'. Dr KS Nigam was the first Hewett medallist of this college. Col. W Selby was the first Principal and Professor of Surgery and Lt. Col. CA Sprawson was the first physician. To start with the total faculty consisted of 5 professors and 2 lecturers. On the advice of the General Medical Council of Great Britain, a framework of admissions and courses of study was organised. Initially, the college was affiliated to the Allahabad University. A picture of the Prince & Princess of Wales with eminent citizens of Oudh at the Foundation Ceremony of the college. The first hospital associated with Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University was built in 1914, and was called King George Hospital . The funds allocated to the college could hardly be expected to cover the cost of a hospital on a comparable scale. Thus this task was undertaken by the Government of India. The building was again designed by Sir Swinton Jacob after making a spot study of great medical centres in Europe and adapting it the needs of this country. It was ready in time for the clinical training of the first batch of students in 1914. A 226 bed hospital was formally inaugurated by the Viceroy Lord Harding on the 10th January 1914. In his speech the Viceroy reaffirmed the confident hope of the King Emperor that the college and its apparatus would be the 'best in the East'. To select the hospital equipment, Major Selby spent several months in England, interviewing manufacturers and inspecting their apparatus.
The first postgraduate examination in Medicine and Pathology was held in 1918. The Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University and associated King George's Hospital were formally transferred under the Lucknow University in 1921, on the establishment of the University of Lucknow and the campus had the privilege of hosting the first convocation of the University on 30th October, 1922. In the year 1931, great need was felt of a women's hospital. The Queen Mary's Hospital across the Shahmina Road was built and formally inaugurated on 4th November 1932 with a bed strength of 52. In 1951, a 3 storied building called Gandhi Memorial Hospital was constructed for medical cases with a bed strength of 144. It was at this stage that the name King George's Hospital was changed to Gandhi Memorial & Associated Hospitals. In 1955 another block housing the Children's Hospital was added. Yet another block was built for the Surgery department. The Departments of Orthopedic Surgery, E.N.T. and Anesthesia were also created in the fifties. The speciality departments of Neurology, Cardiology, Psychiatry and Plastic Surgery came up in the seventies. The surgical superspeciality departments of Urology, Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery and Surgical Oncology were carved out from the Department of Surgery in 1998. During the years 1981 to 1992 the college and hospital were taken over by the State Government and all administrative control was through the State Government instead of Lucknow University.
In 1956, this hospital had the distinction of being selected by the Rockefeller Foundation for setting up a Residency Training Programme and funds were obtained for a 5 storied Residents' Hostel. The programme has run successfully here and has been emulated in all the medical colleges of the state. In the 1980's the college was selected as a site for establishment of a Clinical Epidemiology Unit by the International Clinical Epidemiology Network. In 1991, the Unit was formally inaugurated and since has been upgraded as the KGMC Institute of Clinical Epidemiology (KGMCICE). A major milestone in the history of this institution is its conversion and upgradation as the Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University. This came about by an act passed on the 16th September 2002 by the Government of Uttar Pradesh under Chief Minister Sushree Mayawati. This is the only medical university in the north and one of 3 such universities in the country.
Substantial funds were earmarked for the new university. The 1st Vice Chancellor of this university was Prof KM Singh, followed in May 2003 by the appointment of Padmshri Prof Mahendra Bhandari on this post. In December 2003, on the request of alumni and teachers, its historical name was restored and the new university came to be known as the King George Medical University. However, in 2007, with the return of Sushree Mayawati as Chief Minister, the institution's name was again changed to Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University. Dental education at the King George's Medical College started initially as a Dentistry Wing of the Department of Surgery in 1949. The BDS course was also started in the same year, with a teaching staff of a reader, a lecturer, a senior demonstrator and 10 students. In 1951, it became a separate Department of Dentistry in a new Dental Hospital (now called the old dental college building) with Prof TN Chawla as Head of Department. In 1980, the Department was upgraded to a separate Faculty of Dental Sciences with 7 departments.
A post of Dean of Dental Faculty was created which rotates amongst the professors at an interval of 3 years. With the growing need of floor area for each speciality, another building across the Shahmina Road next to Queen Mary's Hospital was built and fully commissioned in the year 1986. The present Dean is Dr Suresh Chandra and previous deans have been Prof TN Chawla, Prof NK Agarwal, Prof DS Gupta, Prof CP Govila, Prof KK Kapoor, Prof Satish Chandra and Prof DN Kapoor. In late 2003, upgradation of the Dental College into a new separate university was approved by the state government. This new dental university was known as The UP King George University of Dental Sciences. Prof CP Govila was appointed as the first Vice Chancellor. However, in 2007, under Chief Minister Mayawati, the Dental University was reverted back to the Faculty of Dental Sciences under the Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University. With all these changes, and many more on the anvil, the new university is all set to forge into the new millenium with renewed commitment, vigour and enthusiasm.
Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University is situated in the heart of the historic city of Lucknow which is the capital of India 's most populous state Uttar Pradesh. Lucknow lies about 500 km east of Delhi . The city was the seat of the Nawabs of Awadh in the 19 th century and a centre for the arts - music, painting, dance, 'shatranj' or chess, kite flying and 'tehzeeb' or culture. The university campus adjoins the crowded 'Chowk' area and is off Shahmina Road , very close to the bank of River Gomti. The university campus is spread over an area of roughly 100,000 sq metres. It is situated about 5 km from Charbagh Railway Station and is well connected to all parts of the city by public transport systems such as bus, tempo and taxi. Originally, the main administrative building, called the Administrative Block and the Anatomy and Physiolgy buildings were built in the early 20 th century. As the institution grew, more and more departments were created in new buildings. Therefore the campus really consists of a conglomeration of buildings housing the various departments, which came up over a period of 100 years as and when the need was felt. There are separate buildings for Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Cardiology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Neurosurgery, Plastic Surgery, Rheumatology, Geriatric Mental Health, Surgical Oncology, Chest Medicine, Pathology, Pharmacology, Anaesthesiology, Opthalmology, Urology and Community Medicine. Cardiothoracic Surgery is presently in the Chest Medicine building, Microbiology along with Pathology and Biochemistry along with Physiology.
The original Administrative Block now houses the Convocation Hall, Seminar Hall (White Hall), Examination Hall, Vice Chancellor's Office and KGMCICE or Clinical Epidemiology Unit besides other related offices. Beside the main building a new Administrative Building has come up recently and houses the Registrar's Office, Finance Office, Examination Cell, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Cells, computer centre etc. Just down the road from the Administrative Block, the old State Health Institute Building has been taken over as the new Dental College Administrative Building.
On the right side of the main Administrative Block lies the Central Library and adjoining Ranbaxy Centre. The original hospital attached to the college was known as King George Hospital and was commissioned in 1914. This building presently houses the Public Relations Office, the Superintendent's Office, Head Cashier's Office, Matron's Office, stores, Emergency Pathology Labs and the Departments of Otorhinolarygology, Orthopedic Surgery, Radiodiagnosis and Radiotherapy, besides general and private wards of surgical specialities. The Gandhi Ward is a 3 storied building housing the medical wards.
Next to the Ophthalmic Block, a New Ophthalmic Block has come up. On the other side, a new CT Scan Centre and MRI Centre have been built and started functioning. Just across the road, next to main hospital building a new Cobalt Therapy Unit has been built, as part of Radiotherapy Department. The old Casualty was on Shahmina Road next to the 3 floor OPD Building. A new Surgical Emergency & Trauma Centre was built on Shahmina Road and started functioning in January 2004. The centre serves as the primary reception for all surgical and medical emergencies. It is new concept in that all diagnostic and treatment facilities are available under one roof.
Many departments have come up across the Shahmina Road . These are Queen Mary's Hospital (Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology), Psychiatry Department, Cardiology Department (Lari Cardiology Centre) and the Dental University . The Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Department is on main MG Road opposite Daliganj Bridge . The new Department of Rheumatology is situated next to this department. A new Department of Geriatric Mental Health has also come up on Shahmina Road opposite the Surgical Emergency & Trauma Centre. These are several hostels. Again more and more were built as the need arose and so they are interspersed with the department buildings. There is a Trans Gomti hostel for men and Warden's residence in Khadra, across the Gomti. A multistory complex for teachers and students is also coming up there. There are about 8 faculty bungalows on main Shahmina Road . These serve as residences to some faculty members. The large majority of faculty live off the campus. A University Guest House and Vice Chancellors Residence are also on this road.
Between the Emergency & Trauma Centre and Scientific Convention Centre, the Centenary Hospital Complex is being built. Faculty bungalows will be dismantled for the complex. The huge playground of Sardar Patel Hostel at the intersection of Shahmina Road and MG Road has been divided to accommodate the ambitious Scientific Convention Centre. The center was inaugurated on 19 th December 2004 has been taken over by the university. Phase II of the center is still under construction.
Other general facilities on the campus are:
1. Allahabad Bank - CSMMU (in basement of Central Library) and KGDU branches with ATM service
2. Post Office
3. Cafetaria (next to Central Library)
4. Public Call Office (in main hospital building)
5. Three night stay dormitories (rain baseras) for poor patients and attendants..
6. Sulabh Shauchalaya complexes - one opposite new Pharmacology Building and the other opposite Gandhi Ward.
7. 24 hour running drug shops
8. State Government Employees Welfare Canteen
9. Public Distribution Shop which provides rations, kerosene etc.
10. Police Outpost and Security personnel
11. Underground Car Parks
12. Juice shops, Parag Dairy, Nescafe Booth etc
13. PABX telephone system linking all points on the campus.
The Central Library of the college was established in 1911 next to be Principal Office (now the VC office). The present Central library building was built in 1978 and in 1996 a new block was added. The old block has 3 floors with a floor area of 2900 sq. ft and the new block has 2 floors with a floor area of 1040 sq. mt.
With the efforts of then Vice Chancellor, Prof Hari Gautam and Honorary Librarian Prof Madhu Mati Goel, the Central Library was renovated in 2007. Further renovation, extension and automation work is under way
Library Hours: The Library functions from 10 am to 10 pm on weekdays and from 10 am to 5 pm on Sundays and Holidays.
Its present collection consist of 30358 Medical books, 30500 back volumes bound journals and CDs of 119 important medical books. The library is currently ( year 2008 ) subscribing to 89 print journals and 104 e-journal (WLL CORE journals) in addition to general non medical books reading section.
General Reading section
General Reading Section consists of periodicals and light reading books, established from donation funds. Periodicals (magazines) are for in house library reading only, while light reading books are issuable for a week to faculty members only.
Books from SC/ST Grant
Books from SC/ST commission received for SC/ ST students are issued to them for a period of one year without any charge.
Computer Section of the Central Library
Computers and internet facility is available in this section of the Central Library from 10am to 10pm on working days and 10 am to 5 pm on holidays. The centre is equipped with 10 computers, laser printers and internet facility with broadband connection. Students, residents and faculty use these facilities for literature search, online viewing of e-journals and e-books, making presentations for seminars, conferences, symposia, computing , thesis typing etc.
The library has three machines to meet the demands of the readers viz. Konica Minolta- 250, Konica Minolta- 211, Konica Minolta Colour Copier. Services are provided on payment basis.
Student Benevolent Book Fund
"We make a living by what we get but we make a life by what we give"
- Winston Churchill
Benevolent Book Fund was started in the Central Library in August 2004 with Rs.15000/ donated by our first founder benefactor Sri. Amar Nath Chaddha ji, on an appeal from the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mahendra Bhandari, with the aim of providing help to deserving meritorious students facing financial constraints. The fund has grown since then through contributions from various individuals and philanthropic organizations. We appeal to individuals, public, national and international philanthropic organizations, KGMU alumni and the faculty to donate generously for this noble cause. Your contributions will go a long way in empowering these meritorious students - the young budding doctors of the university . The contributions/bank draft/cheques may be drawn in favour of " Benevolent Book Fund" and sent to Prof. Madhu Mati Goel, Hony Librarian, CSM Medical University . All donations will be acknowledged with official receipt.
Applications are invited from bonafide needy meritorious students of.The Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, from weaker economic sections, for support by provision of books from this fund. Completed application forms must reach the office of Central Library in three categories of as under :
First year MBBS students: within first month of entry in MBBS course.
Second professional MBBS students: A month before the final I st professional MBBS examination.
Third professional MBBS students: Before the final exam of second professional MBBS course. Application forms may be obtained free of cost from the Central Library.
Research in King George Medical College was under a Research Cell, which was directly under the Principal. In 2003, however, then Vice Chancellor of the new university, Prof Mahendra Bhandari brought it under the charge of a faculty member. Prof Shally Awasthi of the Department of Pediatrics was appointed Faculty in Charge, Research Cell. Since then much revamping has been done and functioning has been streamlined. All extramurally funded projects are managed through the Research Cell. An Institutional Research Committee, an Ethics Committee and Animal Ethics Committee have been formed. Standard Operating Procedures for Extramurally funded projects and for Ethics Committee have been formulated.
Intramural grants for faculty, postgraduates and undergraduates are given every year. Research Cell also started PhD courses in 2004, the MD PhD Course with support from Indian Council of Medical Research in 2007 and M Phil in Translational Health Science with support from Department of Biotechnology in 2008. Teaching and training courses in research methodology for young faculty and post graduates are held from time to time.
The Research Cell has its own Committee Room on the first floor of the Administrative Block where meetings and presentations are held. This has all modern facilities for making presentations.
Every year in October, the Research Cell organizes 'Showcase CSMMU'. In this event, plenary lectures delivered by distinguished scientists are held. Faculty in Charge sums up the achievements of the previous year and teachers put up posters of papers published in the preceding year. A prize is given for the best poster. A souvenir listing publications and presentations by faculty is also published on the occasion.
Management of Extramural research projects - funds and personnel
Management of intramural research projects - presentations, selection, fund management
Management of PhD courses: advertisement, admissions, presentations, foundation courses, examinations
Management of M Phil THS course: advertisement, admissions, presentations, foundation courses, examinations
Research Methodology Courses
Organising Showcase CSMMU
1 Prof.Shally Awasthi
Department of Pediatrics
Faculty In charge Research
Cell Phone- 98392-21244
2 Prof. R.N. Srivastava
Department of Orthopedics
Co- Faculty in charge research
Cell Phone- 94140-54330
3 Prof. Shraddha Singh
Department of Physiology
Co- Faculty in charge research
Cell Phone- 94150-10703
4 Dr. G.K. Singh
Co- Faculty in charge research cell
Vice Chancellors Profile
The Vice Chancellor of Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow is Prof Saroj Chooramani Gopal.
Born in July 1944, Dr Gopal graduated from the SN Medical College, Agra in 1966 and completed MS in General Surgery from the same institution in 1969. Thereafter she did her MCh in Pediatric Surgery from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 1973, becoming the first woman pediatric surgeon in the country. She served on the teaching faculty of the Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi from 1973 to 2008. She also served this institution in the capacity of Medical Superintendent of the hospital and Dean, Faculty of Modern Medicine.
Prof Saroj has served her institution, her profession and patients in a dedicated manner. She established a well equipped modern Department of Child and Newborn Surgery at IMS, Varanasi. She is credited with many low cost innovations for the benefit of low income families, six of these devices being patented by the National Research & Development Corporation, New Delhi. She developed many new operative techniques, three of which are published. She has organized several national & international symposia in pediatric surgery and delivered many a guest lecture. She has been examiner to many universities for DNB Pediatric Surgery, UGC Inspector and Expert Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. She has also held the post of President, All India Association of Pediatric Surgeons(1998). She has 109 research publications in national and international journals.
Prof Chooramani Gopal has a distinguished and brilliant career. She has many notable awards and honours to her credit - including Dr BC Roy National Award by President of India for development of Pediatric Surgery (2002), President of India medal for best woman medical graduate (1966), Sushila Nair Shield for highest marks among women students in final MBBS, Best Junior Doctor of UP Government, Dr Mridula Rohatgi Oration of the Association of Pediatric Surgeons of India (2005), Col Sangam Lal Oration of Indian National Medical Academy (2007), Commonwealth UK Fellowship (1984-85) and Senior Commonwealth Fellowship (1994), Indo Finland Fellowship, Indo German Fellowship (1997) etc.
With all this, Dr Saroj is a simple, soft spoken, approachable, forthright and gracious lady. The university is all set to make all round development under her leadership.
The hospital attached to the Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University is called the Gandhi Memorial & Associated Hospitals This is really a hospital complex spread over an area of 88,000 sq mts with a conglomeration of buildings housing various departments and their respective wards.Besides the main or original hospital building which houses the Radiodiagnosis, Radiotherapy, Orthopedic Surgery and ENT Departments and also the offices and surgical wards, there are separate buildings for the Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Medicine, Pediatrics, Ophthalmics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Surgery
(General, Neurosurgery, Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Surgical Oncology and Urology), Psychiatry, Geriatric Mental Health, Cardiology, Neurology and Pathology, Rehabilitation & Physical Medicine, Orthopedics and Rheumatology Departments.
There are also separate Outpatients Department and a new Surgical Emergency & Trauma Centre. The total number of beds are 2424 with a bed occupancy rate of 90-100%. The annual outpatient attendance is about 510,000 and the indoor admissions number about 51,000/year. The hospital provides speciality services in all branches of medicine. Patients are attended to and admissions are made round the clock. This is a Medical University hospital where all medical, surgical and nursing care was provided free of cost. However, charges were introduced in August 2000. Patients now have to pay a nominal charge for admission to hospital and for investigations and procedures done here. In addition, patients may have to buy drugs and disposables as the hospital budget does not allow for all medicines to be supplied free to the patients. All the faculty members of the clinical departments of CSM Medical University are attached to the hospital as visiting consultants. Besides, the hospital has its own full time staff - administrative and technical. Thus the hospital is managed by some 250 Consultants, 500 Resident Doctors, 300 nurses, 63 Pharmacists, 100 technical & paramedical, 50 clerical and 1000 ancillary (Class IV) staff.
* MBBS, MD/MS, Diploma Courses include Radiodiagnosis, Laryngology and Otology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinical Pathology, Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery, Orthopaedics, Child Health, Anaesthesiology, Public Health and Superspeciality Courses (DM / MCh).
* Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University is situated in the heart of the historic city of Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh.
* The university campus is spread over an area of roughly 100,000 sq meters.
* Separate hostels are provided for boys and girls.
* The huge playground of Sardar Patel Hostel at the intersection of Shahmina Road and MG Road has been divided to accommodate the ambitious Scientific Convention Centre.
* There are Juice shops, Parag Dairy, Nescafe Booth etc. in the university campus.
* The university provides a Central Library facility for its students.
* The University is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
* The University is recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI).
* The University is a member of The Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
* National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has accredited the university with a rating of B+.
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS):
Candidate must pass Higher Secondary (10+2 level) or equivalent examination from a recognized board preferably with the science subjects.
Post Graduate Diploma:
Post Graduate Medical Diploma:
Candidate must have a MBBS degree along with one year internship form a recognized university.
Post Graduate Medical Degree / Superspecialty:
Candidate must have a MBBS degree with one year internship form a recognized university. Candidate with BDS degree from a recognized university are considered eligible for admission into MDS programme. For supersepecislity courses candidate must have a MBBS degree with one year internship form a recognized university or Medical Council of India (MCI) recognition.
Candidate must either have a post graduate degree with at least 60% (55% for reserve category candidates) marks or MBBS with supplementary in not more than 2 subjects and completed their internship on or before 31st July 2009.
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS):
Admissions are made through U.P. State Combined Pre Medical Test (CPMT) conducted by Director Medical Education & Training, UP for 85% of the seats and the All India Medical Entrance Examination (CBSE PMT), New Delhi for the remaining 15% seats. Reservation of seats for scheduled castes/tribes and Other Backward Classes are made according to state government guidelines.
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For admission into the PhD programme candidate must either have fellowship from NET/GATE/ICMR/SET/ allied agency funded or the guide submit an undertaking to ensure funding for the duration of the programme. Candidates without secure funding will not be registered for the PhD programme.
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Apna Dal opposes Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical Universitys renamingLUCKNOW: Apna Dal on Tuesday said that it would oppose any move by the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh to revert the Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University to its original name of King George Medical College.
The original name after King George is a symbol of slavery and, therefore, we will oppose any move to change the name, Apna Dal general secretary and MLA Anupriya Patel told here. Instead of reverting to the original name, it will be better if the state government maintains status quo, she said.
The previous BSP-led Mayawati government had named the medical university in Lucknow after dalit icon Shahuji Maharaj and after the Samajwadi Party came to power there were demands to revert to its original name.
The Apna Dal leader urged the government to declare a public holiday on October 31, the birthday of Sardar Patel, in recognition of his contributions.
To a question, Patel said her party is contesting the local bodies polls in the state.
9,000 students final their choice of college for BEdKANPUR: Nearly 9,200 seats in Arts stream and 12,400 seats in Science stream are only left to be filled in first phase of the ongoing BEd counselling. Around 9,000 candidates locked their choice of college across the state during the BEd counselling on Tuesday.
Hundreds of students therefore, turned up at five counselling centres raised in the city for the purpose of taking part in the BEd counselling. At two counselling centres raised in Chatrapati Shahuji Maharaj University, there was a huge rush of the students queuing up to participate in the counselling.
Sandeep Singh, one of the co-ordinators of BEd counselling at a counselling centre at CSMU informed that nearly 253 students locked seats at his centre during counselling on Tuesday. Likewise, there were 275 at Dayanand Academy of Management Studies, 257 at SSA Institute in Naramau and 230 at Naraina Institute in Panki by the time counselling concluded for the day, he informed. At another counselling centre in the city 204 students had locked their seats. Seats in the Arts stream will be filled up by Thursday, he added.
There are a total of 70 BEd colleges affiliated to Kanpur University offering the course in the Arts stream. Nearly 45 colleges exist in the Science stream. With very few seats left in both the streams, a huge rush of students is expected to turn up in next three days of counseling, he said.
Students with rank between 1,80,000 to 1,90,000 have been invited to take part in counselling on Friday. Students from ranks 2,10,000 to 2,30,000 and 2,30,000 to 2,50,000 have been invited for counselling on Saturday and Sunday, respectively.
Admissions begin at Chhatrapati Sahuji Maharaj UniversityThe admission process in majority of colleges affiliated to Chhatrapati Sahuji Maharaj University began from June 18. Colleges such as Nagar Nigam Mahila Degree College, AND College, Mahila Maha Vidyalaya and DG College, PPN Degree College, Christ Church College, Juhari Devi and Kanpur Vidya Mandir have started distributing forms.
On Monday, long queues of students were witnessed seeking admission for the graduation and post-graduation courses.
Many colleges have started selling the admission forms from the second week of June. VSSD College, DAV College, SN Sen College and BND College and some of the government aided colleges will start the admission process from June 20.
Online counselling of Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj University courses beginKANPUR: The online counselling for professional courses like MSc (Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Electronics), LLB, Bachelors of Computer Application and BBA run by Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj University and its affiliated colleges began from Sunday. The counselling would go on till June 24.
Though the entrance exam for 29 courses was held but the facility of online counselling has been given for seven courses only. The students who had cleared the entrance examination took part in the online counselling. Many of them took part in the counselling from their homes or internet cafes. As each course had limited number of seats, the students were required to lock the seats as well to secure their place for the particular course.
While the University has 3040 seats (in 28 colleges spread over in cities like Kanpur, Etawah, Lakhimpur Kheri, Raebareilly, Sitapur, Unnao, Fatehpur, Allahabad and Farrukhabad) to offer in BBA course, there are 3220 seats (in 26 colleges spread over in cities like Etawah, Kanpur, Raebareilly, Fatehpur, Farrukhabad and Allahabad) in the BCA course.
In LLB course, the university is offering 2885 seats (in 11 colleges). In MSc Biochemistry course there are a total of 160 seats in city colleges, 250 seats are there in MSc Biotechnology course and 280 in MSc Microbiology course. Also there are 150 seats in MSc Electronics course in three degree colleges in the city.
The varsity administration said that the students should have a token number for taking part in the online counselling. Those who could not take part in the counseling on Sunday need to mail the scanned copy of the admit card or the application form to firstname.lastname@example.org. The university will in turn send the logging password on the students e-mail id, which he-she can use to do the needful.
The authorities of the varsity informed that after the completion of the online counseling, the students will be required to show their documents in original and get the same verified. The verification work would be done in the respective departments of the courses opted by the students. This work would commence from June 25. The university authorities also informed that document verification of the students who have opted LLB course would be held separately on June 29 in computer centre in the university premises.
The university authorities further informed that the detailed schedule about document verification has been made available on the universitys website under the link-Schedule. The students can click on this link and view the schedule.
The authorities of CSJMU also mentioned that if the students do not get their documents verified even after taking part in the online counselling (after locking seat), their candidature would stand cancelled instead the vacant seat would be allotted to the other student.
Medical university in Lucknow may get back its Georgian tagLUCKNOW: After losing the tag of identity twice in the past, the medical university in state capital may soon get its original name back.
And if officials are to be believed, then the state government is seriously considering re-naming Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University as King Georges Medical University. The proposal has been cleared by the medical education department on the petition of teachers and students of the institute. The file is pending with the chief secretary.
Principal secretary medical education JP Sharma, when contacted, said, A proposal to this effect is under the consideration of the government. A final call has to be taken by the state cabinet. Sources said that officials are working to opt for cabinet approval via circulation route to get the proposal cleared.
Built in 1912, the 100-year-old institute was named after King George V. It has suffered a lot due to name politics started by Mayawati. The institute was a constituent medical college of the Lucknow University till 2003, when Mayawati government upgraded and renamed it after dalit icon Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj. The name was changed despite stiff opposition from the teachers, students and alumni. Their contention was that name change would adversely affect institutions brand value associated strongly with the Georgian tag.
With the change of power in 2004, teachers and alumni approached the Mulayam government and consequently, the name King Georges came back to the university. When Mayawati became the chief minister of UP in 2007, she reversed the decision through an ordinance called the King Georges Medical University (Amendment) Ordinance 2007, which was cleared by the then governor TV Rajeswar.
Two days after, Akhilesh Yadav took the oath as the UP chief minister, Georgian Alumni Association submitted a six-point proposal for restoration of the medical universitys name. This was followed by a letter of request from the teachers association as well. General secretary of the teachers association, Dr Sanjay Khattri said, It is our identity and we want it back.
The hundred-year-old bond between the college and King George finds its roots in Maharaja of Vijaynagarams desire of starting a medical college in Lucknow. In 1905, local taluqdars persuaded governor of United Provinces, Sir James La Touche, to revive the medical college project to commemorate the visit of Prince of Wales and seek Governor General of Indias permission. La Touche agreed on the condition that the people of United Provinces have to raise a sum of Rs eight lakh.
People of Oudh came forward to contribute whole-heartedly and the fund was raised in less than a year. Thereafter, Prince of Wales laid the foundation stone on December 26, 1905. It was formally inaugurated by King George V and Queen Mary in 1911.
Akhilesh mulls medical college, extension campus in NoidaThe Akhilesh Yadav government may open a full-fledged medical college on the campus of Kanshiram Multi-speciality Hospital in Greater Noida. And if the idea goes down well, it will be the first medical college in Gautam Budh Nagar district.
The Uttar Pradesh government may also
start at BR Ambedkar Multi-speciality Hospital in Noida an extension campus of an established medical college, in what is being seen as a major policy shift in former chief minister Mayawatis dream projects.
These two state-of-the-art hospitals were started as part of Mayawatis dream projects in the district. On Thursday, top state government officials, including the director of Sanjay Gandhi Post-graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, the vice-chancellor of Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, principal secretary (health education), besides the CEO of Greater Noida authority, held a high-level meeting in Lucknow and discussed these options.
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur will open its campus in Noida. Last year, IIT Roorkee opened such a centre in Greater Noida. Noida also has an IIM Lucknow campus. Were mulling a similar Noida extension campus of an established medical college in the state at BR Ambedkar Multi-speciality Hospital, said a senior official, who attended the Thursdays meeting.
Agitating teachers told to mark attendanceKANPUR: The authorities of Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj University broke silence on the issue of mass resignation submitted by the teachers of self-financed courses on May 10, demanding implementation of the sixth pay commission.On Tuesday, the director of the University Institute of Engineering Technology (UIET) received a letter from , CSMU registrar, stating that vice-chancellor Ashok Kumar wants the teachers, who have resigned, to sign on the attendance register kept in the VCs office. Those not signing on the register, would be considered absent. The vice-chancellor also wanted to know the proposed examination schedule for the students of different courses.
The 125 agitating teachers held a meeting in UIET and decided not to sign on the attendance register kept in VCs office. The teachers said that they had already submitted resignation and there was no point in signing on the attendance register.
Lucknow doctors to head two new AIIMSLucknow: Of the six new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) coming up in different states, two will be headed by doctors from Uttar Pradesh capital.GK Singh and Sandeep Kumar -- surgeons working at the century-old King Georges Medical College (now Chattrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University) have been selected to head the new AIIMS at Patna in Bihar and Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh respectively.
The other AIIMS are located at Jodhpur in Rajasthan, Raipur in Chhattisgarh, Rishikesh in Uttarakhand and Bhubaneswar in Orissa.
The decision to set up AIIMS on the lines of the 50-year-old AIIMS in New Delhi was taken by the central government a couple of years ago to make tertiary medical care available to common people in different parts of the country, Singh said.I am told that all the new AIIMS would become functional by 2012, said Kumar.Singh is the head of the orthopaedics surgery department and Kumar heads the breast surgery department. Both have had brilliant academic records and wide experience in their respective disciplines.Singh is an alumni of King Georges Medical College where he topped his batch, while Kumar passed out with a gold medal from the Allahabad Medical College. Both joined King Georges Medical College as lecturers and have been teaching there for three decades.
While Singh was a Fellow of the International College of Surgeons, Kumar did his Ph.D from Cardiff University and was a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons.Singh has the distinction of doing a stint as advisor at the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in Nepal.Both said they would assume their new offices later this month. The academic session at the Patna and Bhopal AIIMS is expected to commence from 2012.
Former Lucknow CMO arrested: PoliceFormer Chief Medical Officer of Lucknow A K Shukla was on Tuesday arrested by police in connection with alleged financial irregularities in the state health department.
Doctor Shukla was arrested from the trauma centre of Chattrapati Shahuji Maharaj Nagar Medical University on Tuesday morning, Deputy Inspector General of Police Lucknow D K Thakur said.
He said Shukla was arrested in connection with financial irregularities in the health department.
An FIR was registered against CMO Shukla, a clerk and some contractors on charges of misappropriation of funds by Joint Director (Administration) Rajendra Singh at Wazirganj police station on April 7, 2011.
In the FIR, Singh alleged that the CMO misused his powers and helped his associates in withdrawing government funds by producing fake bills.
The financial irregularities were detected during investigation into the murder of CMO B P Singh, who was shot dead in Gomti Nagar area on April 2.
Deputy CMO, YS Sachan, administration officer C S Yadav and senior clerk PC Verma were arrested immediately after allegations of irregularities in the department surfaced.
On June 22 night, Sachan was found dead inside the toilet of Lucknow district jail hospital.
Two ministers Babu Singh Khushwaha and Anant Kumar Mishra had resigned on moral grounds due to the ongoing controversy.
Inquiry says Sachan murdered, UP govt offers SIT probeA judicial probe into the mysterious death of Deputy Chief Medical Officer Y S Sachan in jail here has found it to be prima facie a case of murder, in a rebuff to the Uttar Pradesh government which had claimed it to be a suicide.
Opposing a PIL seeking a CBI probe into the case, the Mayawati government, which had come under attack after the death of Sachan, said it was ready for a probe by a Special Investigation team after the report by Chief Judicial Magistrate Rajesh Upadhyaya was opened before the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court.
Appearing for the state government, Additional Advocate General Jaideep Mathur said the government was of the view that as the CBI functions under the Centre, in such a situation it can not be termed as an independent agency. He said the state government is in favour of an inquiry by an independent agency like Special Investigation Team (SIT). He requested the court that if it deems fit, it should order an SIT probe.
The AAG said the government has suspended all investigations in Sachans death till an order is issued by the court in the case. The bench comprising justices Pradeep Kant and Ritu Raj Awasthi reserved its order for July 14, court sources said. Arrested on charges of financial irregularities, Sachan, 52, was found dead inside the toilet of Lucknow district jail hospital on the night of June 22. He was also named as the key conspirator in the murder case of CMO B P Singh in April following the arrest of three shooters hired to kill him.
After Sachans death, the government and police had initially claimed that he committed suicide. The post mortem, however, revealed nine injury marks on the body including the neck, elbows, wrists and thigh. While Sachans family cried foul and demanded a CBI inquiry, the state government ordered a judicial probe into the incident.
The CJM submitted the report with the acting district judge, district magistrate Lucknow and prison officials on Monday. Meanwhile, former Chief Medical Officer of Lucknow A K Shukla, who along with Sachan was named in connection with the financial irregularities in the state health department, was on Tuesday arrested from a hospital here.
Special Additional CJM Inthikab Alam, who remanded Shukla to judicial custody till July 26, directed that he be kept under camera surveillance in jail after Shukla claimed that there was a threat to his life. Doctor Shukla was arrested from the trauma centre of Chattrapati Shahuji Maharaj Nagar Medical University this morning, Deputy Inspector General of Police Lucknow D K Thakur said, adding that he has been charged in connection with financial irregularities in National Rural Health Mission.
Shukla was admitted to the trauma centre on Monday night for health problems including diabetes, sources said. Citing health complications, Shukla sought permission for treatment outside the jail, but the court said facilities would be provided by the jailor as per the jail manual. It was alleged that the CMO misused his powers and helped his associates in withdrawing government funds by producing fake bills.
The financial irregularities were detected during investigation into the murder of CMO B P Singh, who was shot dead in Gomti Nagar area on April 2. Sachan, administration officer C S Yadav and senior clerk PC Verma had been arrested immediately after the allegations surfaced.
Two state ministers Babu Singh Khushwaha and Anant Kumar Mishra had resigned on moral grounds due to the ongoing controversy. Meanwhile, IG, Jails on Tuesday submitted his reply before the State Human Rights Commission in connection with the notices served to him in Sachan death case last month. The official said that IG, Jails, V KGupta submitted his reply saying that though investigations in the case was pending, prima facie it is a case of suicide, sources in the commission said.
The other officials who were also served notices have yet to submit their replies. The commission would be hearing the case on July 14. On June 24 last, the State Human Rights Commission had taken suo moto cognizance of Sachans death in jail and had issued notices to five senior government officials asking them to submit a reply by July 12.
Arunima stable, responding to treatment at AIIMSNew Delhi: National level volleyball player Arunima Sinha, whose left leg had to be amputated after she was pushed off a running train last week, continues to be stable and is responding well to treatment, doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said on Wednesday.She is stable and recovering on expected lines. We will be doing dressing of her amputated leg today (Wednesday), AIIMS Trauma Centre head M.C. Misra told.Arunima, who is now in the orthopaedic department at AIIMS, was brought to the hospitals Trauma Centre on Monday night after a serious infection was noticed in the amputated leg for which she underwent a second round of surgery at Lucknows prestigious King George Medical College -- now upgraded to the Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University.I saw her at 7 this morning and she was cheerful. She had sound sleep Tuesday night and was feeling better, he said.A team of four doctors, led by Vijay Sharma, has been formed to look after her case. The other doctors are Sanjiv Bhui, Amit Gupta and Chhavi Sahani.Asked about the line of treatment planned for the player, Misra said: We are waiting for her culture reports and any required procedures will be carried out next week.
Athelete Arunima Sinha shifted to Lucknow hospitalBareilly: Arunima Sinha alias Sonu, the sportswoman, who lost her leg after being pushed from a moving train, was on Saturday shifted to a Lucknow hospital for further treatment, a senior health department officer said here.
Sonu has been shifted to Chattrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University this morning for an artificial limb as the facility is not available here and higher treatment, Chief Medical Superintendent of district hospital Vijay Yadav said.Sonu was undergoing treatment at Bareilly district hospital from April 12 and her condition is stable, he said.Sonu, a national-level volleyball player of Uttar Pradesh, was pushed out of the Padmavat Express in Bareilly on April 11 night by three men trying to snatch her gold chain.
The 23-year-old athlete lost her left leg in the incident
Himgiri train tragedy survivors seek fair probeLucknow: Survivors and victims families on Thursday sought an enquiry into the train rooftop accident that claimed the lives of 18 Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) aspirants in Uttar Pradesh.By holding the ITBP aspirants responsible for the accident, the state government or the ITBP or any government agency linked to the recruitment drive cant wash their hands off the tragic incident, Maroof Ali, whose younger brother Mubaraq Ali received serious injuries, said.Mubaraq, who was injured in the head and eyes, is being treated at the trauma centre of the Chhatrapati Sahuji Maharaj Medical University (CSMMU) here.
The accident occurred at Shahjahanpur, some 180 km from Lucknow, Tuesday when several ITBP aspirants travelling atop a train crashed into an overbridge.They were on the roof of Himgiri Express and returning from Bareilly, where they had gone to attend a recruitment drive by the paramilitary force.We have to analyse the reasons that led to the accident. The question we want answered is why candidates of 11 states were called for recruitment at a single place, said Maroof, who is from West Bengal.
This is the prime reason that led to the chaos, which in turn resulted in resentment among ITBP aspirants. An enquiry must be ordered into the incident so that no government agency can shrug off its responsibility.
Anger among ITBP aspirants over mismanagement at the recruitment drive triggered violence, following which security personnel stepped in.
Ram Asrey, whose 18-year-old son Om Prakash, is also being treated at the trauma centre, said: There were over one lakh aspirants who had assembled in Bareilly. When such a massive recruitment drive was to take place, why were no arrangements made for ferrying students?The tragedy was bound to happen due to the improper arrangements made by the authorities.
Survivors and their families alleged that even after two days of the accident, no official from any government agency or any political party had approached them to enquire about their health or other problems.Everyone is blaming us for the accident. They have not even felt the need to meet and ask us why we were on top of the train coaches. Security personnel charged at us, and so candidates preferred to climb on the train coaches, an injured Jitendra Yadav at the trauma centre said.Yadavs friend Ram Sakal said: Such accidents will continue to happen unless the accountability of government agencies is fixed. ITBP, the state police and the railways must all come forward and admit their fault.After the accident, Sakal took three injured youths to the hospital on a rickshaw but he said all of them succumbed to their injuries.
Stay on KGMU appointmentThe Lucknow bench of the High Court, by an interim order on Thursday, stayed any substantive appointment-nomination on the post of Head of the Department of Pharmacology Department, King Georges Medical University (KGMU), until the seniority dispute between two professors was decided by university in accordance with the rules.
Justice Bhanwar Singh and Justice Allah Raham passed the orders on a writ petition filed by Dr Kamlesh Kumar Pant claiming seniority over Dr. Anil Kumar Saxena.The court said that in view of the long term record and meritorious performance of the petitioner (Dr Pant), as was evident from material available on record, he shall be entitled to officiate on the said post, in the meanwhile.
The bench also made it clear that the above order shall a be subject to the determination of seniority of the two professors by the KGMU and the final decision of the court.Incidentally, both the contestants were appointed on ad hoc basis as lecturers on May 5, 1984 and were regularised simultaneously in 1989.According to the petitioner, he was all along been considered senior to the respondent but in seniority list, issued by the State Government in 1992, the respondent was placed at serial (4) while the petitioner was placed at serial no. (5).
This list was challenged by the petitioner.On the contrary, according to the respondent, in the regularisation order issued on October 26, 1989, it was mentioned that the seniority amongst doctors should be determined in accordance with Rule 7 of the Regularisation Rules, which is yet to be determined by the KGMU. The orders were passed accordingly. The matter shall come up for hearing on April 19.
Arunima should be shifted to AIIMS: NCWThe National Commission for Women today said national-level volleyball player Arunima Sinha alias Sonu, who had to undergo a second surgery following infection in her severed limb, should immediately be shifted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences here for proper care.
The 23-year-old, who lost her leg after being pushed out of a moving train by some robbers near Bareilly on the night of April 11, was operated at Chattrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University yesterday.
Sonu was admitted to Lucknow from Bareilly district hospital on Saturday after which it was detected that her amputated left leg had swelling and infection.
Sonu should be immediately shifted to AIIMS so that proper care can be ensured for her. She was shifted to Lucknow but I think she should be brought here. Government should do it as part of its responsibility, NCW acting chairperson Yasmeen Abrar said.
mens panel had earlier sought a report from the Uttar Pradesh government on the incident
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