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HC directive to Govt on appointments in govt hospitals

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 22:16

Bangalore: Karnataka High Court on Wednesday directed
the state government to submit a status report on appointment of doctors and para medical staff in its hospitals within a week.

The court issued the directive during the hearing of a
batch of PILs on `lack` of adequate staff and infrastructure
in government hospitals.

A division bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and
Justice A S Bopanna, dissastisfied by the replies given by the
Director of Medical Education and Deputy Secretary Health,
also directed the government to submit a report on the
facilities being provided in the governemnt hospitals.

On one of the PILs, seeking establishment of a trauma
centre in Karwar in Uttar Kannada district, the court directed
the government to set up such centres not only in Karwar but
in all the districts in the state.

The bench then adjourned further hearing of the matter to
December 8.


First Published: Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 22:16

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