BHOPAL: A day after the dying of 4 infants in hearth at a hospital in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday ordered for the fireplace security audit of all authorities and personal hospitals within the state.
The chief minister stated the fireplace on the hospital within the state capital on Monday was a results of “legal negligence”, and the responsible won’t be spared.
“It was our (authorities’s) accountability to avoid wasting these kids as they have been underneath our safety. It is a severe incident,” he stated addressing state ministers and authorities officers earlier than the cupboard assembly.
“That is legal negligence. Whoever is responsible won’t be spared…we have to stop such unlucky incidents in future. All vital preparations needs to be made to keep away from such incidents,” he stated.
The CM additionally stated hearth security was now extra essential as oxygen vegetation and their provide traces have been put in at numerous hospitals within the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
A serious hearth broke out on Monday within the particular new child care unit (SNCU) situated on the third ground of the government-run Kamla Nehru Youngsters’s Hospital constructing right here, killing 4 infants.
“I had directed earlier additionally to conduct the fireplace security audit of hospitals. Now, I’m telling the chief secretary to submit a report about wherein hospitals hearth security audit was performed and which have been omitted,” Chouhan stated earlier than the state cupboard assembly on Tuesday.
Chouhan additionally ordered for the fireplace security audit of all authorities and personal hospitals of the state once more to forestall such incidents in future.
He praised state Medical Schooling Minister Vishvas Sarang, who instantly rushed to the hospital right here after the blaze on Monday and took care of the aid works.
“The docs, nurses, ward boys and different individuals who saved 36 infants by placing their lives at risk shall be feliciated,” the CM stated.
Chouhan additionally stated he was eager to go to the spot on Monday evening, however “I used to be stopped in order that the aid work may go on easily”.
The CM stated he was issuing directives to the officers all through the evening and taking inventory of the scenario.
After the fireplace within the hospital right here on Monday, Chouhan had ordered a high-level probe into it, to be performed by Further Chief Secretary, well being and medical training, Mohammad Suleiman.
In the meantime, state City Administration Minister Bhupendra Singh, who’s in-charge minister of Bhopal district, additionally visited the fire-hit hospital right here on Tuesday together with Sarang.
“An enormous tragedy was averted because the infants have been well timed shifted to a different place. At current, we’ve data of 4 deaths. The inquiry will reveal what led to their deaths. It is a unhappy incident and measures are being taken to keep away from such incidents in future,” Singh stated.
In response to Sarang, a complete of 40 kids have been admitted to the SNCU of the Kamla Nehru Youngsters’s Hospital. Out of them, 36 have been present process remedy in several wards, he stated.
4 kids died within the hearth that broke out most likely attributable to a brief circuit, he stated.
The chief minister earlier introduced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh every for the relations of the victims.