ADC Bla visits GMC after video highlighting unhygienic condition in Paediatric section goes viral
BARAMULLA: The Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Baramulla Zahoor Ahmad Raina on Tuesday visited the Government Medical College (GMC) after a purported highlighting of the unhygienic conditions in the Paediatric section of GMC went viral on social media.
The ADC Baramulla along with the team of officers visited the GMC Baramulla on the directions of the Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr. Sehrish Asgar, to check the veracity of the matter.
The team undertook inspection of the institution and conducted a detailed investigation to reveal the genuineness of the claims leveled.
The district administration was informed that construction and renovation work is currently undergoing in the institution which is being carried out through an outsourced agency.
“The agency has been issued strict warning to refrain from any such activities that may create any kind of inconvenience to the patients in particular and to the public in general,” the spokesman said.
Furthermore, it was reiterated that the administration has issued strict instructions to maintain sanitation in and around all the health institutions and any kind of laxity will not be tolerated.
General public also appealed to co-operate with the hospital administration for maintaining cleanliness and hygiene particularly at places of vital public significance.