Srinagar, June 09 (Scoop News) –In an unprecedented move, the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Srinagar has directed the SHO, Khanyar to register an FIR against the proprietors of Al-Aziz Nursing Home/Hospital situated at Khayyam for breaking the seal affixed by the concerned authorities on the Ultrasound Unit situated in the said Nursing Home and for its illegal operations.
This has been done on the written complaint filed by the Chief Medical Officer,
The Chief Medical Officer, Srinagar along with a team of doctors during a surprise visit to the said hospital on January 17, 2012 had found that the proprietors of the said Nursing Home were running the said Nursing Home illegally in contravention to the norms as laid down under J&K Nursing Homes and Clinical Establishments (Registration & Licensing) Act as well as J&K PC & PNDT Act, 2002, without any permission from the competent authority. The proprietor was also running the USG unit in the Nursing Home without the permission of the authorities under J&K PC & PNDT Act 2002.
In view of the above violation, the CMO, Srinagar had sealed the said USG unit on April 28, 2011, but during the routine inspection on January 17, 2012, the team found that the management of the Al-Aziz Nursing Home had broken the seal and running the unit illegally which prompted the authorities to lodge a written complaint with the police as well as in the competent Court for appropriate action against the concerned.