Section 24 in The Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, Act, 2008

Title: Recognition of medical qualifications granted by Institute

Description: Notwithstanding anything contained in the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 (102 of 1956) the Dentist Act, 1948 (16 of 1948) the Indian Nursing Council Act, 1947 (48 of 1947) the medical degrees and diplomas, dental degrees and nursing degrees granted by the Institute under this Act shall be recognised medical qualifications for the purposes of the Acts aforesaid and shall be deemed to be included in the Schedules to the respective Acts.

Title: Control by Central Government.

Description: The Institute shall carry out such directions as may be issued to it from time to time by the Central Government for the efficient administration of this Act.

Title: Resolution of differences

Description: If in, or in connection with, the exercise of its powers and discharge of its functions by the Institute under this Act, any dispute arises between the Institute and the Central Government, the decision of the Central Government thereon shall be final.

Title: Returns and information

Description: The Institute shall furnish to the Central Government such reports, returns and other information as that Government may require from time to time.

Title: Transfer of service of existing employees

Description: (1) On and from the date of commencement of this Act, every employee holding a post in the Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, before that date, shall hold the post in the Institute by the same tenure, and upon the same terms and conditions of service including remuneration, leave, provident fund, retirement and other terminal benefits as he would have held such post as if this Act had not been passed and shall continue to do so as an employee of the Institute for a period of 1[three and one-half years] from the date of the commencement of this Act, unless he, within the said period of 1[three and one-half years], opts not to be an employee of the Institute or until his tenure, remuneration or other terms and conditions of service are duly altered by the regulations: 2[Provided that the employees, who have, or as the case may be, who have not, exercised their option and not transferred out of the Institute as on the date of coming into force of the Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry (Amendment) Act, 2011 (10 of 2011), may exercise their option afresh before the specified period: Provided further that] the officers of the Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry belonging to the Central Health Service, who opts to be an employee of the Institute then, his appointment, pay, allowances and other terms and conditions of service shall be such as may be prescribed. (2) Every person, who opts not to be an employee of the Institute within the period so specified, shall be governed by the rules and orders as are applicable to the Central Government officers and employees of equivalent rank. (3) Subject to the provisions of this section, the tenure, remuneration and other terms and conditions of service including pension of any employee of the Institute shall not be altered to his disadvantage without the previous approval of the Central Government. 1 Subs. by Act 10 of 2011, s. 2, for "one year" (w.e.f. 27-8-2011). 2 Subs. by s. 2, ibid., for "Provided that" (w.e.f. 27-8-2011).

The Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, Act, 2008