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PGI ruckus involving doctor,lab technician: Matter sent to sexual harassment committee

Following a ruckus involving a female technician and a doctor at the department of Biochemistry,PGIMER on Wednesday,PGI Administration today referred the matter to the Sexual Harassment Committee of PGIMER headed by Dr Savita Malhotra,of the Department of Psychiatry.

Following a ruckus involving a female technician and a doctor at the department of Biochemistry,PGIMER on Wednesday,PGI Administration today referred the matter to the Sexual Harassment Committee of PGIMER headed by Dr Savita Malhotra,of the Department of Psychiatry. According to eye witnesses,Renu Chaddha,a junior lab technician and Dr Parveen Bansal,associate professor had an altercation regarding inclusion of names in a review article. The student objected to a name to be added in the article following which the duo entered into a spat. Manju Wadwalkar said,“Departmental proceedings have been initiated and action will be taken accordingly.” When contacted,Renu Chaddha,refused to comment on the matter. The matter was reported to the head of the department Dr K D Gill and a complaint was given to her following which the matter was referred to the Sexual Harassment Committee.