Haryana News: An FIR has been registered against Chiranjeevi Hospital for allegedly charging vaccination fee from beneficiaries and asking them for a Kovid test at a government health center.
Haryana, Gurugram, Covid-19 Vaccination Center News Update: Following the recommendation of the District Health Department, an FIR has been registered against Chiranjeevi Hospital located in Jharsa, Gurugram for allegedly charging vaccination fee from beneficiaries and asking them for a Kovid test at a government health centre. In connection with the incident, a resident of Gurugram had complained to the District Health Department on July 3. Deputy Civil Surgeon Dr. M.P. Singh said in his police complaint that till April 30, the health department had provided vaccine stock to private hospitals. Also Read – Haryana Crime News: Kaliyugi father-in-law arrested for raping daughter-in-law
Later, an order came from the state government that private hospitals would have to procure the vaccines themselves and the beneficiaries would have to vaccinate as per their schedule. In this regard, all private hospitals were ordered to deposit the remaining stock with the health department after vaccination by April 30. Officials alleged that even though the hospital did not have any vaccine stock since May 1, it opened at least 53 slots in the hospital for Kovin portal beneficiaries on June 26, June 30, July 1 and July 3. Also Read – Gurugram News: Covaxin, Covishield and Sputnik V Vaccines Price Fixed in Gurugram, Most Expensive Covaccine Vaccine
On July 3, the department received a complaint from a vaccine beneficiary, who alleged that the hospital had shown the availability of vaccine slots on the Kovin portal. However, when the beneficiary reached the hospital, he was asked to take the vaccine dose at the health department’s polyclinic located in Sector 31. Singh said that a notice was given to the hospital management in this regard, to which he could not give a satisfactory answer. Also Read – Haryana News: FIR Against Former BJP MLA For Forgery In Court
He said, ‘When the hospital management was asked in this regard where the vaccines came from, the hospital did not reply that they had bought the vaccine stock, then why was it not being shared with the health department? Preliminary investigation has revealed that the hospital has sent people. Certificates were issued from several immunization centers in Gurugram and Aerocity near Indira Gandhi Airport in Delhi while the hospital.
Meanwhile, the hospital management could not be contacted despite phone calls and messages. An FIR has been registered against the hospital at the Sadar Police Station in Gurugram in connection with the matter under sections 420, 467, 468, 471 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). (IANS Hindi)