HC expresses anguish over prevailing conditions in RIMS

Ranchi: The Jharkhand High Court on Friday expressed its anguish over the prevailing condition at the government’s largest hospital Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) Ranchi.

The court in its opinion said that present situation of the hospital is really unfortunate as the management and the government for the last 9 months are talking about buying of equipments but the situation was same even today and even the posts of doctors are being kept vacant.

The court stated that in such a big Hospital having just one CT scan machine was enough to describe the management and said that the management and the state government should seriously think over the making improvements in its functioning.

The bench comprising Chief Justice Dr Ravi Ranjan and Justice SN Prasad made these comments and directed the RIMS Management and the government to provide a detailed report over vacant posts, financial policy, appointments and resources.

During the hearing the court was informed that tender was issued for buying some equipments at the hospitals however as different criteria of the tender was not filled therefore purchase was not done but fresh tenders are being issued over which the court asked the management to buy equipments from JEM portal of the government.

The court directed the RIMS to provide all the details within two weeks regarding the equipments which were purchased during Corona crisis and why so far CT Scan and pathology machines have not been purchased.

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