Sundergarh: Private Doctors To Be Engaged In Covid Treatment


Sundergarh: The Sundergarh district administration has decided to engage doctors practicing at private hospitals for the treatment of virus-affected patients.

This was informed by District Collector Nikhil Pavan Kalyan.

As per available reports, private clinics have been instructed to send a list of doctors for the purpose as these medicos will work under the CDMO.

“In exercise of the powers conferred under section 34 of the Disaster Management Act-2005 read with Rule 8(1) of the Odisha Disaster Management Rules, 2010 and the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, I, Nikhil Pavan Kalyan, IAS, Collector & District Magistrate, Sundargarh ordered that the service of the Doctors working in all Private hospitals are hereby requisitioned,” a notification issued by the district collector read.

Their service will remain under the disposal of the Chief District Medical Officer.

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