133 employees illegally appointees in Health Deptt in Kashmir division: Bali Bhagat

Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today informed the House that 133 employees were found as illegal appointees in the Health Department of Kashmir
division, after Audit & Inspection Department conducted inspection during the year 2012 and raised certain observations against 2,274 employees.
While replying to a question of Dr Bashir Ahmad Veeri, the Minister said
the Department constituted Divisional/District level Committees to scrutinize the cases of these employees.
The Minister informed that a departmental enquiry was conducted in this regard in which 17 officers/officials were found involved and action was taken against those
who made these appointments.
Bali Bhagat said that 3, 49515 patients were treated in OPD sections of MCCH, Anantnag and SDH, Bijbehara from April 2015 to March, 2016, while as 24,729 were treated in these health institutions in April 2016.
Referring to the death of a young expectant lady in SDH Bijbehera, the Minister informed according to the factual details of Committees constituted by the Department to ascertain the cause of death was post-partum hemorrhage. He said that the Medical Superintendent of the
hospital was attached with the Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir.
He also informed the House that an inquiry has been initiated in the incident in which a patient
died at Jumgand, Karnah in Kupwara district.
Making a statement in the House, the Minister informed that one lady namely Nasima W/O Shamus Din R/o Sagawali, Jumgund aged 26, died at Jumgund Kupwara during her delivery two days’ back.
He said that the Dai could not handle the patient who was then rushed to nearby Sub Centre/Unani Dispensary.
The Minister further informed that the AYUSH doctor was not present on that day at his duty. He said pending enquiry, the doctor has been placed under suspension.
The issue was raised by MLA Karnah Raja Manzoor in the House, the other day.

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