Published On : Sun, Oct 6th, 2013

177 bogus doctors found practicing in Nagpur District, firm action ordered

Nagpur News: In an alarming situation, a total of 177 bogus doctors were found practicing in Nagpur District thus posing a serious hazard to the lives of thousands of people. And most disturbingly, the number of fake doctors is increasing day by day which needs to be curbed with heavy hands. And the orders have been issued to bring the bogus doctors to book.

5-10-13 BOGAS Dr. meeting

A tri-monthly meeting was held at Collector Office to review the situation of bogus doctors in Nagpur District. The Additional District Magistrate Pravin Mahajan ordered stringent actions against fake doctors. And in accordance with the orders, offences have registered against 11 out of 48 bogus doctors in Nagpur city and similarly, offences have been registered against 11 out of 129 fake doctors in rural areas of Nagpur District. In all 177 bogus doctors were found practicing in various areas of the Nagpur District. The Committees on Taluka-level must remain alert and jointly carried out inspections and should register offences against the bogus doctors, directed the Additional District Magistrate.

The meeting was attended among others by Inspector of Police (Rural) Rajan Pali, Akhil Bharatiya Grahak Panchayat’s Regional President Gajanan Pande, Health Department’s Dr M P Bawne, Government Medical College’s Dr Siddique, Police Department’s Sunil Jhavre and others