Punjab government on Tuesday gave approval for the direct recruitment of 116 professors, associate professors and assistant professors of different departments in government medical colleges at Patiala and Amritsar.
Disclosing this in Chandigarh on Tuesday, Punjab medical education and research minister Anil Joshi said these vacancies would be filled according to recruitment criteria of the department. He also said the departmental selection committee has been constituted for this purpose.
It will be beneficial for increase in the MBBS seats in both the colleges. Joshi directed the department that recruitment should be fully transparent and according to rules.