After numerous inconveniences reported as senior citizens and people with co-morbidity who visited Employees State Insurance Scheme (ESIS) centre at Raghuji Nagar to administer vaccine dose for countering COVID-19 was set-up on third floor, mayor to initiate action against Medical Officer of ESIS. Besides, Dr Meena Deshmukh, Medical Superintendent, ESIS, wrote back to Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) to reserve hospital only for co-morbidity patients below 60-years. However, Mayor Dayashankar Tiwari took affront to unilateral suggestion on part of Medical Superintendent and directed civic officials to push for action against her at Government level.
And civic officials suggested a middle way out and now shifted the vaccination centre from third to first floor at ESIS Hospital. On first day at ESIS, the vaccination camp was held on the third floor of Maharashtra State Workers Insurance Society run Hospital. Medical Health Officer, NMC, Dr Sanjay Chilkar visited there and found that elderly and sick people were hopping on way to third floor. He then issued written instruction to shift the centre from the third to the first floor. Dr Deshmukh in her letter said since senior citizens are visiting ESIS hospital in large numbers it is getting crowded and they are finding it difficult to complete target of 100 doses per day. This is also resulting in altercation between staff and elderly people who are obstructing administrative work. Therefore, she wanted Centre be closed for senior citizens.