You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

Har govt orders special audit of 3 govt hospitals

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Haryana Health department today ordered a special audit of three separate government medical colleges in Rohtak, Mewat and Sonepat to investigate the complaints of "misuse of funds," officials said here.

On the direction of the State Health Minister Anil Vij, a special audit will be considered within three months to investigate the last one decade of 'fundings' of three Government Medical Colleges in the state -- PGIMS in Rohtak, Shaheed Hasan Khan Mewati Government Medical College in Mewat and BPS Government Medical College for Women in Sonepat, an official release said here.

Vij has directed Additional Chief Secretary, Medical Education and Research Department to request Principal Accountant General of Haryana to conduct the investigation.

The Health Minister said all complaints regarding misuse of funds in the matter of purchases and installation of machinery, plants alongwith with construction and building activities of three medical colleges in the last ten years would be investigated.

Vij has directed the Additional Chief Secretary to submit the findings by Principal Accountant General for action in accordance with law or relevant rules to the government.

The Additional Chief Secretary has been asked to provide year-wise details of expenditure incurred from or out of government funds within 15 days in respect to last ten years for correct evaluation, he said.

He said that many complaints have been received about these medical colleges from parts of the state.

Therefore, the decision of its complete audit from Principal Accountant General, Haryana has been taken, he said.

Dear Reader,


Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

First Published: Fri, March 20 2015. 20:48 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU