Nagpur Municipal Corporation has issued notice to two hospitals for violation of PCPNDT Act norms. The hospitals Venus Critical Care Hospital, Kamptee Road and Dande Hospital, Ravi Nagar Square have been directed to close their Songraphy / CT Scan units.
The hospitals were granted permission to run the units till July 12. However, they were found to have been using the machines beyond the permitted time limit. Health Officer Dr Sanjay Chilkar had issued show cause notices on July 20. The reply was received, which the PCPNDT Committee found unsatisfactory. The Committee has remarked The Sonography Echo Centre was renovated, which is illegal.
The notices were issued under Section 20(!) and directions to stop use of Sonography Machine, as provided under Sub-Section (1) of the Act. The Hospitals have been directed to stop use of the machines and wrap it. The Hospitals can submit applications afresh and seek new registration.