JAMMU, Feb 23: The Central Government has appointed Dr Shakti Kumar Gupta as first Executive Director of upcoming All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Jammu, which is coming up at Vijaypur in Samba district.
The appointment of Dr Gupta (Medical Superintendent, Dr RP Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS New Delhi) as Executive Director AIIMS Jammu has been approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC).
He has been appointed on the post on short term contract basis, for a period of 3 years with effect from the date of assumption of charge of the post or till he attains the age of 70 years, or till further orders, whichever is the earliest.
Union Minister of State (MoS) in Prime Minister’s Office, Dr Jitendra congratulated Dr Shakti Kumar Gupta on his appointment as Director AIIMS Jammu. “Congratulations, Dr Shakti Gupta for being appointed as the first Director of AIIMS, #Jammu. I am sure, you have the capacity to live up to this prestigious responsibility assigned to you,” Dr Singh tweeted.