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Rats nibbling Rs 6.5 crore worth of Hospital Equipment in Mumbai?

A sophisticated cath lab machine worth Rs. 6.5 crore which is the only of its kind in Western India, lying at Jagjivan Ram Hospital in Mumbai has never been used since arrival and now the wires of the equipment have been found nibbled by rats and the machines is packed with dust.

The need of the equipment is immense and presently the doctors refer private hospitals to conduct heart angiography while the machines awaits completion of installation since July 2011,the month when it arrived while it was sanctioned by the railway board in 2006.

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It is a pity to know , how Government Hospitals in the country operate with officials busy blaming the system and responsible people declaring such incidents, wrong without verification.