Srinagar: The Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura on Thursday announced winter vacation for the faculty members in two halves starting from January 01.
It also noted that 50 per cent of the faculty members must remain available at once.
“The Winter vacation holidays 2023 for Faculty Staff of SKIMS will be due w.e.f. 01.01.2023 to 28.01.2023 (1st half) and w.e.f. 01.02.2023 to 28.02.2023 (2nd half). In this behalf all Heads of Departments are requested to furnish the names of faculty members who are desirous to avail 1 half/2nd half of vacation. It may be kept in view that 50% of faculty staff is available in the department for both the halves,” reads a circular, a copy of which lies with the news agency Kashmir News Observer.
“Heads of departments must ensure that one amongst the senior faculty members remains available in the department during each half of vacation, wherever possible. No change will be entertained after receipt of the roster from the concerned Heads of Departments,” the order said.
“The Administration has right to call back any faculty member during vacation, in case of emergencies and if need arises,” it added.
“It is reiterated that the departure reports of faculty members proceeding on vacation shall not be entertained unless their residential addresses /contact numbers are recorded therein,” it added.
“Further, it should be specifically mentioned in the roster whether any station leaving permission is required or not. No faculty member on duty will be permitted to avail any leave for attending conference, seminar, workshop entailing station permission,” the circular added.