Private hospital penalized for violating norms

Srinagar, May 17: The field executives of Legal Metrology Department conducted surprise inspection of a Private Hospital operating in Srinagar city.
During the inspection it was found that the Hospital was using non-standard person weighing machines. Under Legal Metrology Laws, the hospital have to use 120 kg capacity person -weighing scales and standard height-guage. The management of hospital was penalized Rs.5000 for the lapse. Moreover, in the Drug store of the hospital a packet of X-ray film was seized for not having MRP.
The distributor was held responsible for supplying such deficient products to the Private hospitals and a penal sum of Rs.10000 was slapped as fine on the distributor for the deficiency.