Seal Illegal Clinics, Unauthorized Testing Labs Immediately: Div Com To All DCs


SRINAGAR — The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed all Deputy Commissioners of the val­ley including Leh and Kargil to seal all illegal and unauthorized clinics and testing laboratories immediately so that poor patients do not fall prey to fake medicos.

The Divisional Commis­sioner made these directions while reviewing the medical services across the valley in­cluding Leh and Kargil.

It was informed that 44 il­legal and unauthorized clinics were already sealed in differ­ent areas which were operated by incompetent persons.

Divisional Commissioner directed all DCs to crack down on illegal, unauthorized clinics and testing laboratories and seal those immediately and ar­rest the culprits and take strict legal action against them.

He also directed them to start regular drive with the coordina­tion of Police in their respective districts to identify illegal clin­ics, fake doctors and unauthor­ized testing laboratories for im­mediate action. He also directed for sending the report to the Di­visional Commissioner’s office on daily basis.

Div Com reiterated that gov­ernment is committed to provid­ing better health care facilities to the people across the valley including Leh and Kargil.

Deputy Director of Health Services, Chief Medical Offi­cers, Block Medical Officers, As­sistant Commissioner and other concerned officers were present in the meeting whereas Deputy Commissioners participated in the meeting through video con­ferencing.

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