Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Government recently terminated the service of a government doctor and suspended another for allegedly being involved in “unethical activities” including black marketing of medicines.
Confirming this development, he Deputy Chief Minister of the State, Brajesh Pathak on Friday warned of stringent actions against those who work against the rules, adds ANI.
The two doctors against whom action was taken include Dr Anil Kumar Sharma, posted as Chief Medical Superintendent in Jaunpur, and Dr. Ramsharan, posted at Chitrakoot’s Primary Health Center Kho.
While Dr. Sharma has been terminated from service for allegedly smuggling government medicines into a private store, Dr. Ramasharan from Chitrakoot has been accused of unethical activities.
Dr. Sharma has been accused of negligence in the discharge of duties while in office, black marketing of medicines. He was dismissed for the same. Issuing an official statement in this regard, the Government mentioned, “Some serious complaints like indecent behavior with women workers were also received. After receiving the complaint, the accused doctor was attached to the Directorate General of Medical and Health. After investigation, the committee found the allegations correct. After this, Dr. Anil Kumar Sharma has been dismissed with immediate effect.”
Dr. Ramsharan, the other accused was accused of involvement in unethical activities. “This is tarnishing the image of the department. After receiving the complaint, Deputy CM Brajesh Pathak has suspended the doctor. He has been immediately attached to the office of Divisional Additional Director, Chitrakoot, Boda. The Principal Secretary, Medical and Health has issued an order in this regard,” the statement added.
The process of action is going on against the doctors who tarnish the image of the government. On Friday, the doctor, who was involved in other serious allegations including illegal recovery and black marketing of medicines, has been dismissed after investigation. Deputy CM Brajesh Pathak has bluntly said that no doctor-employee working against the rules will be spared. On the other hand, the Chitrakoot doctor involved in unethical activities has been suspended.
Earlier on April 14, on the instructions of Brajesh Pathak, two hospitals in Amroha were sealed on the allegations of negligence. Deputy CM Brajesh Pathak has said, “Based on the complaint of women’s death due to negligence, action has been taken against two hospitals. The hospitals are namely, Hasan Nursing Home in Gajraula of Amroha district and Apollo Hospital in Dhanaura”.
“Both the said hospitals have been sealed and orders have been issued to investigate the matter. The investigation report will come in a week. A case is also being registered in the matter,” he added.
At the same time, Dr. Abhishek Biswas, who was posted on emergency duty at CHC Bikapur (Ayodhya), has been transferred taking cognizance of the case of prescription of outside medicines to the patient. Along with this, the government has also given directed the officials to seek clarification from the Superintendent of CHC. The Principal has been directed to send the report in three days in the case of assault on the Timardars in the District Medical College, Pratapgarh
The state government has also given instructions to different district administrations regarding action against hospitals indulging in negligence. Notably, the round of action is continuously going in the health department, the government stated.