Doctor among 15 officials suspended in Rajouri district

JAMMU: Fifteen health officials, including a doctor, were suspended on Friday after they were found absent from duty during a surprise inspection of health institutions in Rajouri district, officials said.

District Development Commissioner Mohammad Nazir Sheikh paid a surprise visit to District Tuberculosis Hospital Rajouri to check the medical facilities being provided to the patients and ensure the presence of doctors and paramedical staff to attend patients, they said.

While checking the attendance of the hospital staff, he found 10 employees absent from duty and ordered their suspension, the officials said. (AGENCIES)