Arvind Kejriwal says government will not tolerate 'open loot' by private hospitals after Max Hospital's licence cancelled
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said his government will not tolerate 'open loot and criminal negligence' by private hospitals, hours after the licence of Max Hospital at Shalimar Bagh was cancelled.
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said his government will not tolerate "open loot and criminal negligence" by private hospitals, hours after the licence of Max Hospital at Shalimar Bagh was cancelled.
He said the AAP government was "very sensitive" in both education and health sectors.
The Delhi government cancelled the licence of Max Hospital, Shalimar Bagh with immediate effect, for alleged medical negligence including the twins case in which one of the babies was found alive after being declared dead by the doctors.
"Whereas we don't wish to interfere in day to day functioning of pvt hospitals, however, open loot or criminal negligence by any hospital won't be tolerated. We won't hesitate to take strongest action in such cases," Kejriwal tweeted.
Earlier, talking to reporters, the chief minister said, "In the field of education and health, we are very sensitive. We have done good works in the sector of education and restrained private schools from arbitrarily deciding their fee structure."
Similarly, the government has also been doing good in health sector.
"We are upgrading government hospitals and setting up mohalla clinics and poly clinics. However, in private health sector, open loot and criminal negligence will not be tolerated," Kejriwal said.
Sidhu’s statement came a day after AAP MP Bhagwant Mann questioned him about the ‘funds’ allegedly accepted by the Congress from private power companies in the state
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