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Political interference derails Punjab Medical Council’s investigation into “ghost faculty”

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i445 (Published 25 January 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i445
  1. Priyanka Pulla
  1. 1Bangalore

An investigation into allegations that around 400 doctors are falsely claiming to be employees of medical colleges has been derailed by a Punjabi state minister, the president of the Punjab Medical Council has alleged.

Gurinder Singh Grewal, the council president, has accused Anil Joshi, Punjab state minister of medical education and research, of undue interference into the investigation of so …

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