Srinagar, Jan 11: Health Department in Bandipora District of Northern Kashmir continues to be in news for its wrong reasons from time to time.
Believe it or not Double CMO combat is at is brisk In this North Kashmir’s Bandipora District where 2 CMO’s working simultaneously.
In a shocker, Currently Health Department in Bandipora District is Working under two CMos, Dr Bilkes and Dr Bashir Ahmad chalkoo.
Earlier CMO Bandipora Dr Bilquess Mir was attached with the DHSK Vide order No ESH|3|1-33|3972-76 Dated 06-12-2017, and later Dr Bashkir Chalkoo was Given Additional charge of CMO Bandipora.
But due to court which she took from Court, Dr Bilquess Currently Works as CMO Bandipora, but at the Same time Dr Bashir Chalkoo claims as CMO Bandipora as per Govt order, as he has directed to work as in-charge CMO Bandipora in addition to his own duties.
Due to this hue and Cry among the Masses, Work at CMO office Bandipora is badly hampered and the Common masses are suffering badly Where CMO office Often Remain Locked as per Eyewitnesses.
People have raised eye brows against the Health officials for their huge emblezement in pouring the huge fund to their homes due to which Common masses Suffering.
As, Nepotism ruins the health department in Bandipora, with in Short Spam of time number BMO’s were either attached or suspended by the higher ups following the Embezzlement in Department.
Due to number of Embezzlement in the health Department Common masses are Suffering with Each passing day, as these incident reported from time-to-time about the hassles and woes the people are facing in the said district but to no avail.
Pertinently mentioned here that, the Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) has attached CMO Bandipora Dr Bilkes for alleged misappropriation of funds for blood bank in the district hospital Bandipora.
Previously Director Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) attached Block Medical officer (BMO) Bandipora hospital following the allegations of funds embezzlement.
On the Otherhand People alleged that Favoritism and Polticial influence has badly affected the functioning of Health System in Bandipora.
Like many other government hospitals Bandipora hospital is an epitome of corruption. Patients often have to wait in endless queues for an appointment Patients said.
We prefer private clinics over government hospitals Mostly as
patients don’t get individual attention. because we don’t get the same quality of treatment in government hospitals which we Get in Clinics.
As, the woes of people are increasing with each passing day, People have appealed the Health Minister Bali Baghat and the CM, Mehbooba Mufti to look into the matter and put an end to the People’s Suffering.
DC Bandipora Sajad Hussain said that CMO Baramulla has directed to work as in-charge CMO Bandipora till Further Orders, added that Director DHSK said, I will Give Answer to Court in that Regard.
However CMO Bandipora Dr Bilkes Refuted the claims of DC Bandipora, said that DC Bandipora Allows me to join as CMO till Next Order. Dr Bilkes said as per Court I am Holding Charge of CMO Bandipora till Feburary 7.
While asking CMO Dr Bashir Chalkoo in this Regard, he said that Yes I am holding additional charge of CMO Bandipora till Further Orders. I am Subordinate Officer to my Directorate and my Department. It is Department not me which has to implement Govt order. added Whether She Claims or not of CMO, as Per Written Government Order I am holding charge of CMO Bandipora. I honour the Court Orders, Whether it will implement by Department or not, I dont have any sort of Objection in this Regard he said. (KNS)