Lack of water hits Kalimpong Hospital operations

Mukesh Sharma

Kalimpong,5th April

water carrier supplying water to Kalimpong Hospital
Acute water scarcity at Kalimpong Hospital today first canceled a schedule operation of woman but later after two hour when water came from PHE and tanker the women was operated . Kalimpong Town which is facing water scarcity problem the highest till now is thirsty everywhere. The masses gets water once in a week . The worker of Hospital today morning went to SDMO DR P Biswas complaining of lack of water to run their work . " it is very sad that that we have to cancel a scheduled operation due to water shortage ' informed SDMO Dr P Biswas when media personal reached the spot after hearing the matter.
We have requested the PHE and Municipality for water so that we can run our daily business. Kalimpong Hospital need 1 lakh litre of daily water to run business. Even the worker are saying to stop their work if water is not enough .
When asked did the patient party of women to be operated offered to buy water from water carrier vehicle he said they offered but we rejected as we bought water from vehicle using our own fund of Rogi Kalyan Samiti.
Later PHE officer reached the Hospital and when they went to roof top to check water they found about 10 thousand litre of water in the tank after which they went to SDMO with the matter.
PHE Officer said that they have been supplying water to Hospital in daily basis.

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1 Respones to "Lack of water hits Kalimpong Hospital operations"

Sanju said...

Nice article but please remove word "Business" and make it "service".

06 May, 2016

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