Government scheme's free treatment blinded 8 people, replacing real eyes with glass bullets


Newz Fast, New Delhi: A case of great negligence has come to the fore in the free treatment under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana. According to the information, the real eye of the patient who came for the treatment and operation of the eye was removed and a glass tablet was put in its place.

Due to this wrong treatment, 8 patients lost their eyesight. As soon as the matter came to the fore, there was a stir. The Civil Surgeon has asked for a detailed inquiry into the matter and submit a report.

This case of negligence in treatment has come to light from Jamshedpur in Jharkhand. The wrong treatment at KCC Eye Hospital located here has taken away the eyesight of eight people.
During the treatment of one of these elderly Gangadhar Singh, his right eye was removed and a glass tablet was put in its place. The matter came to light after 11 months. After this, an FIR has been registered against the hospital operator at Sakchi police station in Jamshedpur.

All the suffering patients living in Keitadih village of Ghatshila

It was told that all the people who lost their light due to wrong treatment are residents of Keitadih village of Ghatshila subdivision of Jamshedpur. The Civil Surgeon of East Singhbhum reached the village and investigated the matter. He has submitted its report to the DC of the district.

According to the information, an Anganwadi worker had brought eight people of this village to KCC Eye Hospital on Kalimati Road, Jamshedpur in November last year for cataract operation.

Instead of getting rid of the problem, the eyesight went away

Here everyone's treatment will be free of cost under the government's Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana. Gangadhar Singh, Chita Hansda, Tete Giri, Deba Murmu, Majol, Bhanu, Majhi Murmu and Patro Murmu were sent home on the second day after treatment.

Even after treatment and operation, none of these problems went away. Instead everyone lost their sight.

When I rubbed my eyes, the glass bullet came in my hand.

A patient was troubled by pain in the eye after returning from Gangadhar Singh Hospital. When he contacted the hospital, he was brought back for treatment. Was also taken to Kolkata for a few days. No family members of Gangadhar Singh were allowed to accompany him to the hospital. He was brought back to the village from the hospital in Kolkata and released.

On October 2, he started having pain and itching in his eye. On rubbing his eyes, the glass bullet came out and came in his hand. After this the matter caught on. A complaint was made to the health department. Water is also falling from the eyes of the remaining seven patients. The light is also completely missing.

Formation of medical board of three doctors for investigation

After reaching Ghatshila and investigating the matter, the Civil Surgeon of East Singhbhum said that he would submit his report to the Deputy Commissioner along with the recommendation of action against the hospital in this matter.

The SDO of Ghatshila has also taken information from the victims in this matter. Meanwhile, a board of three doctors has been constituted to examine the eyes of the victims.

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