Srinagar, Jul 8: In order to ensure regulation of Clinical Establishments in Srinagar District, a meeting of District Registering Authority was held under the Chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner/District Magistrate Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad in the meeting Hall of DC Office Complex here Friday.
Additional Deputy Commissioner, Dr Syed Haneef Balkhi, Chief Planning Officer, Mohammad Yaseen Lone, Chief Medical officer, Dr Jameel Ahmad, Nodal Officer for Clinical Establishments, Dr Asifa, Zonal Medical Officer, S R Gunj, Dr Shafaqat and other concerned were present in the meeting.
On the occasion, total 35 cases pertaining to the grant of provisional registrations for Clinical Establishments including 22 cases for establishment of laboratories, 3 IVF, 2 USG, 3 Sample collection and one each for Eye-care, Dental, Nuclear medicine, Physiotherapy and Dialysis centre were put forth before the Authority.
After proper screening in consonance with the guidelines 22 number of registrations were approved under Clinical Establishment Act, by the District Registering Authority.
At the outset, the District Magistrate stressed on taking immediate steps to stop mushroom growth of ill equipped pathological and microbiological laboratories and other clinical establishments lacking in infrastructure and technical expertise to ensure up to mark healthcare facilities to the patients in the District.
During the meeting, the DM also constituted a Committee that will conduct a City wide survey to rationalise and fix the ceiling on number of clinical establishments in specific locations in the Districts in order to allow regulated growth only.
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