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SCB-Sishu Bhawan merger: Orissa HC seeks current standing of plan

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CUTTACK:  The merger of SCB Medical College and Hospital’s (SCBMCH) paediatric ward with the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Post Graduate Institute of Paediatric Studies (generally known as Sishu Bhawan) deliberate by the State authorities a decade in the past is once more again in focus.

The Orissa High Court on Monday directed the State authorities to file an affidavit on the current standing of the merger. The courtroom thought-about the PILs in search of intervention in opposition to the State authorities’s choice to shift the paediatric unit of SCBMCH to Sishu Bhawan in 2012. 

The division bench of Chief Justice S Muralidhar and Justice Chittaranjan Dash issued route after noticing that the courtroom had issued a keep order on the merger on July 18, 2012 and no substantive proceedings had since taken place.

The courtroom had taken up the listening to a petition filed by a lawyer Kanhayalal Sharma, an intervention petition filed by publish graduate college students of SCBMCH and one other PIL by SCBMCH Students’ Union. Sharma appeared in individual and contended that the services out there at Sishu Bhawan are insufficient.
Taking word of it, the bench directed Sharma to go to each SCBMCH and Sishu Bhawan and file an affidavit by December 6, the subsequent date mounted for the matter.

The petitions centred around the rivalry that the merger choice was not solely in opposition to the curiosity of public at massive, but additionally in opposition to the curiosity of scholars. It can be extremely detrimental for the life and well being of the kids coming for remedy to the hospital. 

It will “seriously hamper” the research of the medical college students who should journey 8 km for his or her scientific courses, ward responsibility, semester and annual examination, the petitions contended. The State authorities’s rivalry was that Sishu Bhawan is the paediatric unit of SCBMCH which is located throughout the Medical Council of India (MCI) permitted distance of 10 km. For administrative and educational comfort and to keep away from duplicity of efforts it has been determined to offer paediatric care solely at Sishu Bhawan.

CUTTACK:  The merger of SCB Medical College and Hospital’s (SCBMCH) paediatric ward with the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Post Graduate Institute of Paediatric Studies (generally known as Sishu Bhawan) deliberate by the State authorities a decade in the past is once more again in focus.

The Orissa High Court on Monday directed the State authorities to file an affidavit on the current standing of the merger. The courtroom thought-about the PILs in search of intervention in opposition to the State authorities’s choice to shift the paediatric unit of SCBMCH to Sishu Bhawan in 2012. 

The division bench of Chief Justice S Muralidhar and Justice Chittaranjan Dash issued route after noticing that the courtroom had issued a keep order on the merger on July 18, 2012 and no substantive proceedings had since taken place.

The courtroom had taken up the listening to a petition filed by a lawyer Kanhayalal Sharma, an intervention petition filed by publish graduate college students of SCBMCH and one other PIL by SCBMCH Students’ Union. Sharma appeared in individual and contended that the services out there at Sishu Bhawan are insufficient.
Taking word of it, the bench directed Sharma to go to each SCBMCH and Sishu Bhawan and file an affidavit by December 6, the subsequent date mounted for the matter.

The petitions centred around the rivalry that the merger choice was not solely in opposition to the curiosity of public at massive, but additionally in opposition to the curiosity of scholars. It can be extremely detrimental for the life and well being of the kids coming for remedy to the hospital. 

It will “seriously hamper” the research of the medical college students who should journey 8 km for his or her scientific courses, ward responsibility, semester and annual examination, the petitions contended. The State authorities’s rivalry was that Sishu Bhawan is the paediatric unit of SCBMCH which is located throughout the Medical Council of India (MCI) permitted distance of 10 km. For administrative and educational comfort and to keep away from duplicity of efforts it has been determined to offer paediatric care solely at Sishu Bhawan.