Tag: Rdc Probe

RDC orders probe into Niramaya scheme irregularities

Cuttack: A day after cancer patients at the State government-run Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack alleged irregularities in distribution of medicines meant for free-supply under the Niramaya scheme, the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) Central Division ordered a probe into the matter. In a report telecast by OTV on October 9, it was detailed […]

SUM Hospital fire: Three witnesses depose before RDC

Cuttack: The Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), Central, today recorded the statement of three witnesses in connection with the tragic fire in SUM Hospital in Bhubaneswar on October 17 in which 31 patients were killed. “We had sent notices to 20 witnesses to depose of which only three witnesses turned up. The information which I have […]

SUM Hospital Fire mishap: RDC begins probe

Bhubaneswar: The Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), Central on Monday begun investigation into the fire tragedy at SUM hospital here exactly a week ago in which 27 people have died so far. While 20 patients had died during transportation to nearby hospitals soon after the fire broke out, seven others had succumbed to injuries during treatment […]

‘SUM Hospital authorities had ignored FS recommendations’

Bhubaneswar: The SUM Hospital authorities had ignored the recommendations of the Fire Services (FS) department on fire safety measures, said DG, Fire Services Binay Behera today. Briefing media persons after submitting his report to Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi on SUM Hospital fire mishap, at a review meeting at the State Secretariat here in the […]

Fire mishap: Odisha govt files FIRs against hospital

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today filed two FIRs alleging negligence in conduct and safety against a private hospital where a major fire broke out killing 20 people, while administrative inquiries into the mishap have begun. Two separate FIRs have been lodged by Joint Director of the Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Umakanta Satpathy and […]

Fire mishap: Gutted hospital portions sealed ahead of probe

Bhubaneswar: A day after a major fire at a hospital here claimed 20 lives, the gutted portions of the private medical facility were sealed today ahead of a probe as the Odisha government made preparations for the treatment of the injured who have been shifted to other hospitals. While 20 deaths were officially confirmed, authorities […]

Sum Hosp fire mishap: PM assures support, CM orders RDC probe

Bhubaneswar: Expressing deep concern over the fire mishap that took place at the Sum Hospital here claiming 19 lives on Monday evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Union Health Minister J P Nadda and asked him to facilitate transfer of all those injured to the AIIMS, Bhubaneswar. In his Tweet, he wrote “Deeply anguished […]