Haryana Health Minister, Mr. Anil Vij has suspended Superintendent of Health Department, Rohtas and Assistant, Pankaj for providing wrong information under the Right to Information (RTI) Act

  • Chandigarh, Aug 9 – Haryana Health Minister, Mr. Anil Vij has suspended Superintendent of Health Department, Rohtas and Assistant, Pankaj for providing wrong information under the Right to Information (RTI) Act and directed to get the matter investigated from any senior IAS officer, the report of which will be submitted within a month.
  •           Mr. Vij said that providing wrong information against the information sought by a resident of Gurugram under the RTI Act, these officials had stated in the information that no new building of hospitals had been constructed in Haryana after 2014. He said that these officials had deliberately given such information which has maligned the image of the Department.
  •           The Minister said that the present State Government had not only completed the buildings of the hospitals approved by the previous State Government, but also get constructed new buildings. He said that 86 buildings approved during the tenure of the Congress Government were also got completed by the present State Government after 2014 and a sum of Rs 282.21 crore was spent on them. Similarly, the present State Government has got constructed 12 new buildings of hospitals at a cost of Rs 122.83 crore. Apart from this, administrative approval has been given for construction of 136 new buildings at a cost of Rs 643.41 crore.
  •           He said that the present State Government has given approval for establishing four new medical colleges and construction of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Medical University at Karnal and Shri Krishna Ayush University at Kurukshetra are under progress.