Private hospital penalized

Private hospital penalized

SRINAGAR: Legal Metrology Department officials fined a private hospital in Srinagar after a surprise inspection found that the Private Hospital was using non-standard person weighing machines instead of mandatory120 kg capacity person -weighing scales and standard height-gauge.
The management of hospital was penalized at Rs 5000 for the lapse. Moreover, in the drug store of the hospital a packet of X-ray film was seized for not carrying MRP. The distributor was held responsible for supplying such deficient products to the private hospitals and a penal sum of Rs 10000 was slapped as fine on the distributor for the deficiency.