|Ashwani Sharma |
Early Times Report
Udhampur, Sept 25: The Government Allopathic Sub Centre Phangial near here is functioning at the will of its staffers and it reflects that the norms laid down by the concerned authorities are simply ignored.
While the time of opening of such health centers and other government offices is 8:00 am, even by 11:00 am no doctor, no nurse and no staffer were available.
Susmita Devi, a local working in her agriculture fields informed that these days the villagers are busy in cutting maize and grass so incidents of finger-cut injuries are frequent.
"So we want medical aid round the clock as anything can happen anytime," she said adding that the area is also prone to snake bite incidents and other health needs are required by the locals.
Local informed that a doctor and a nurse apart from other staffers have been appointed in the Allopathic Sub Centre but none reaches in time or properly even they coming alternate days
Sources informed that the doctor and the nurse are busy in private practice and give second preference to the Allopathic Sub Centre.
The village elders have demanded biometric attendance system for the employees of the Allopathic Sub Centre.
When contacted CMO K C Dogra said he will ask BMO concerned for the issue and assured strict action against the erring people.