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Institutional Ethical Committee(IEC)

It is mandatory, as per the Chapter II of the ICMR Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research On Human Participants that all proposals on biomedical research in SHKM, Govt. Medical College, Nalhar involving human participants should be cleared by an appropriate the Institutional Ethics Committee, in this case, the IEC - SHKM, GMC to safeguard the welfare and the rights of the participants. The IEC is entrusted not only with the initial review of the proposed research protocols prior to initiation of the projects but also have a continuing responsibility of regular monitoring of the approved programmes to foresee the compliance of the ethics during the period of the project.

The basic responsibility of the IEC is to ensure a competent review of all ethical aspects of the project proposals received by it in an objective manner. IEC will provide advice to the researchers on all aspects of the welfare and safety of the research participants after ensuring the scientific soundness of the proposed research through appropriate Technical Review Committee.

The major aspects that SHKM, GMC - IEC focusses on are as follows:

1. To ensure that any research using human beings as participants in IITM shall follow the standards and principles prescribed for such trials in the ICMR Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research on Human Participants, 2006; and

2. To protect the dignity, rights and well-being of the potential research participants.

3. To ensure that universal ethical values and international scientific standards are expressed in terms of local community values and customs.

4. To assist in the development and the education of a research community responsive to local health care requirements.

Composition Ethical Committee

SHKM, GMC - IEC is multidisciplinary and multisectorial in composition.

S. No.
Contact Person
1. Dr. Ravi Gupta, Professor, Dept. of Orthopaedics (Sports Medicine),
Fortis Hospital Mohali and Ex. Professor, Department of Orthopedics,
Govt. Medical College & Hospital, Sec-32, Chandigarh.
2. Dr. Sheetal Gole, Professor, Dept. of Pathology Member Secretary
3. Dr. Sonia Hasija, Professor, Dept. of Pathoogy Joint Member Secretary
4. Dr. Vinod Bhardwaj, Professor & Head, Dept. of Pharmacology Member
5. Dr. Naresh Kumar, Associate Professor, Dept. of Physiology Member
6. Dr. Hitesh Chawla, Professor, Dept. of Forensic Medicine Member
7. Dr. Jyoti Sangwan, Professor, Dept. of Microbiology Member
8. Dr. Suraj Chawla, Associate Professor, Dept. of Community Medicine. Member
9. Dr. Mohinder Pal Singh Sawhney, Professor, Dept. of Dermatology & Venereology,
SGT Medical College, Chandu-Budhera, Gurugram.
10. Dr. Gini Garima, Associate Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry,
ESIC Medical College & Hospital, Faridabad.
11. Dr. Rashmi Virmani, Associate Professor, Dept. of Anaesthesia,
ESIC Medical College & Hospital, Faridabad.
12. Dr. Nudrat Jahan, Assistant Professor(Senior)
Faculty of Behavioural Sciences, SGT University,
Chandu-Budhera, Gurugram.
Social Scientist
13. Mr. Nooruddin Noor, Advocate Legal Expert
14. Mrs. Harshita Gupta Lay Person

SOP & Annexures

S. No.
2 Annexure 1
3 Annexure 2
4 Annexure 3
5 Annexure 4A & 4 B
6 Annexure 5
7 Annexure 6
8 Annexure 7
9 Annexure 8
10 Annexure 9
11 Annexure 10
12 Annexure 11A
13 Annexure 11B
14 Annexure 12
15 Annexure 13
16 Annexure 14
17 Annexure 15
18 Annexure 16
19 Annexure 17
20 Annexure 18
21 Annexure 19 A & B
22 Annexure 20
23 Annexure 21C
24 Annexure 21B
25 Annexure 21A
26 Annexure 22
27 Annexure 23 A to E
28 Annexure 24
29 Annexure 25
30 Annexure 26 A & B
31 Annexure 27


The responsibilities of the IEC are to ensure that following:

1. The research study protocols are sound in design, scientifically justified, and statistically valid.

2. The research studies are conducted according to the Indian Council of Medical Research and Good Clinical Practice guidelines.

3. The research study does not compromise rights, safety and benefits of the patients/volunteers/study participants.

4. The research studies are conducted under the supervision of trained medical/bio-medical persons with required expertise.

5. The research studies include only those patients or participant who have given voluntary and informed consent without any inducement or coercion.

Ethical approval of a research study: Each research proposal must be submitted to the appropriate institute ethics committee for approval. It should be ensured that no research project is started unless Ethics Clearace/approval is obtained and that no retrospective/Post facto Ethics Clearance/Approval can be provided to research projects which were neither submitted nor vetted by the Institute Ethics Committee