Dhenkanal: Raid was conducted on an ultra sound centre by the District Public Health officials today and was sealed as it was detected operating in violation of the government norms.
As per a press note released by the District Public Health Office (DPHO), Jay Gopal Sahi based Shree Krishna Ultra Sound was raided and sealed today. This was done following a directive from District Advisory Committee to the enforcement squad to ensure gender equality in the district as abysmal gender inequality has been observed in the district.
The press note also stated that the squad has been on regular inspection of the nursing homes and private clinics during which they hit upon the illegalities being committed by the sealed ultra sound centre.
It has also been claimed in the DPHO press note that the owner of the sealed clinic, Hemant Parida, had earlier been served with a notice to rectify the irregularities, but failed to do so. The squad had apprised the Collector following which the Collector Umesh Chandra Behera directed to seal the ultra sound machine. During today’s raid and seal, Deputy Collector Soudamini Sahu had been deputed as executive magistrate while ADMO (Family Welfare) Jyotish Chandra Mohaptra was among the squad members.