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HP Female Medical Officer Assault: CM calls for strict action against culprits


HP Female Medical Officer Assault: CM calls for strict action against culprits

The Chief Minister assured the delegation that impartial inquiry would be conducted into the incident of assault on a female medical officer and stringent action would be taken against the erring persons. He also added that demand of installation of CCTV cameras, alarming hooters up to PHCs would be considered sympathetically.

Shimla:  A delegation of Himachal Pradesh Medical Officers Association (HPMOA) led by President Dr Jeevanand Chauhan met Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here on Thursday and apprised him about the incident of assault on female medical officer of Primary Health Centre, Thachi.

The delegation have urged to nab the culprits and take stern action against them.

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They also requested the Chief Minister to revoke the suspension of Block Medical Officer, Ghumarwin in Bilaspur district and demanded that CCTV cameras should be provided up to Primary Health Centres to ensure the safety of officials of the health institutions so that they could render their services fearlessly.

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The Association demanded that sufficient staff should be provided in those hospitals where 24 hours of health services are being provided.

The Chief Minister assured the delegation that impartial inquiry would be conducted into the incident of assault on a female medical officer and stringent action would be taken against the erring persons. He also added that demand of installation of CCTV cameras, alarming hooters up to PHCs would be considered sympathetically.

Earlier, the delegation also met Health Minister Vipin Parmar and raised their demands.

After getting assurance from Chief Minister and Health Minister for considering their demands, the Association decided to call off their agitation and assured that normal health services would be restored from Friday itself.

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Source: UNI
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