Skip to content Skip to navigation

Panery Subsidiary Health Centre lacking medicine

In a glaring example of the government’s utter negligence towards the rural area, the Panery Subsidiary Health Centre of Udalguri lacks supply medicines. The SHC located at a distance of 9 km from Tangla town serves people from the places like Teliapara, Garuajhar, Ghagra besides people from number of neighbouring tea estates. There are two doctors and 3 ANN nurses and 2 pharmacists in the SHC. The doctors are alleged to be unpunctual.

When this correspondent visited the SHC on Friday Dr. Dipak Deuri was allegedly on unofficial leave. Talking to Assam Times Dr. Santosh Singh Yadav said,"We  don't receive adequate quantity of medicine supply. We treat 60-70 patients and medicine stocks of month ends in a fortnight." He denied the fact that doctors are unpunctual to the SHC.

 

Doctor on unofficial leave
Author info

Shajid Khan's picture

Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

1 killed, 4 injured in Goalpara road mishap

3 Jun 2012 - 11:15pm | editor

One person was killed and four others were injured in a road mishap in Goalpara district on Sunday morning.
The tragic incident struck at Dhanubhanga area near Dudhnoi when a passenger bus hit a Tata Indica car . One died on the spot and four other occupants of the car were injured. He was identified as Binoy Kumar Prasad. The injured were rushed to the hospital.

One shot at in Kokrajhar

19 Apr 2014 - 10:34am | Hantigiri Narzary

A person identified as Faijal Ali of Chengnala was shot at by unidentified armed miscreants this morning around 8.30 am under Dotma police station in Kokrajhar.

According to villagers of the Chengnala armed unidentified miscreants fired Ali this morning at his home when he was taking morning breakfast and received bullet injury on his mouth. He was immediately rushed to Kokrajhar Rup Nath Brahma civil Hospital.

Ali was supporter of Independent candidate Urkhao Gwra Brahma to the Kokrajhar Lok Sabha constituency. Brahma visited the hospital to take stock of Ali’s injury.

 

ULFA cadre apprehended

3 Mar 2009 - 6:41pm | Bikash Das
The troops of Red Horns Division of the Indian Army today apprehended one ULFA cadre namely Ajanta Kalita from Hajo in Kamrup district. According to sources Mr. Kalita is one hardcore cadre of 709 battalion of ULFA.