After the Submit Graduate Institute of Medical Training and Analysis (PGIMER) reported faults within the ventilators supplied by the UT administration beneath the PM CARES fund, the latter has raised the difficulty with the central authorities.
Central authorities had supplied 20 ventilators to the UT administration out of which 10 every had been supplied to PGIMER and Authorities Medical School and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32, which had been put in at its south campus in Sector 48 hospital.
“We now have obtained the report from the specialists of the PGIMER the place 10 ventilators had been put in. Primarily based on that, we have now written to the Authorities of India and they’ll in all probability get them changed from the producer involved,” a senior UT official, requesting anonymity, mentioned.
UT well being secretary Arun Kumar Gupta confirmed that the administration had written to the central authorities primarily based on the report supplied by PGIMER.
Earlier, PGIMER had communicated to GMCH, citing their inner findings stating that ventilators weren’t of normal high quality. Primarily based on this communication, GMCH had shaped a panel for checking the standard of the gear out there with them.
Prof BS Chavan, director-cum-principal, GMCH, mentioned, “The ventilators put in in GMCH are from completely different producers than these supplied to the PGIMER. Nonetheless, we’re nonetheless checking them for faults. Two of them are working wonderful. The ultimate report shall be submitted in a couple of days.”