NIMC seals 2 unauthorized clinics

Srinagar: The  National Inspection and Monitoring Committee (NIMC) team from Government of India along with Government authorities during the inspections of the District Srinagar sealed two clinics in the light of violations of the norms and regulations laid down under PC&PNDT Act 1994.

According to an official spokesperson, the visiting team found that the clinic Dr. Mukhtar’s Millennium Imaging Centre Karan Nagar was without the PC&PNDT Registration of all the three USG machines being operated in the said clinic, out of which  registration of the two of the machines had expired few months back and the third machine was recently acquired without fulfilling the norms of the Act, despite of repeated reminders from District Appropriate Authority to adhere to the criteria’s  laid down under the Act. “All the USG machines were sealed in presence of the visiting team and local authorities as the said clinic was violating the norms of PC&PNDT Act,” he said.

The official spokesperson said that the USG machine at RRIUM Hazratbal University of Kashmir was found without PC&PNDT registration and was being operated by a BUMS doctor which is in clear violations of the Act. The said doctor had applied for registration several times and the same was denied to him by the District and Divisional Appropriate Authorities, but still he was found conducting the ultrasonography during the inspection, the USG machine was sealed in presence of the visiting team and local authorities for violating the norms of PC&PNDT Act.                                 

The spokesperson said that the team also had a meeting with Secretary Health and apprised him about the action taken during inspections. “The Director Health Services took serious note of the violations and gave strict instructions to act against the violators and also directed district appropriate authorities to keep tab on possible violations,” he said.


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