Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal visits Sanjay Gandhi Hospital to make surprise inspection
Kejriwal visits Sanjay Gandhi Hospital
Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal paid a surprise visit to city-run Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital in Mangolopuri area in north Delhi. CM reportedly during the inspection took stock of the facilities there and interacted with patients and asked for their feedback and grievances. Kejriwal was was accompanied by Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain and Mangolpuri MLA Rakhi Birla in this visit to the Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital.
The chief minister visited several wards and asked patients and their attendants, if they were able to avail the services properly or not.
The chief minister in a tweet said that he found “several deficiencies” at the hospital. He directed officials to remove them while asserting that he was committed to provide best health services to the poorest.
“Yehan sab theek hai (Is everything fine here),” Mr Kejriwal asked a patient in a ward.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal moved from one ward to another, catching many doctors and officials by surprise, even as curious onlookers gathered around him, taking his pictures or approached him to share their problems.
“Are you getting free medicines here or have to pay for it,” he asked another patient.
He also interacted with a few women and children in wards and corridors of the 100-bed hospital, which was opened in 1986.
As per PTI, after this visit the AAP tweeted that they will ensure that free medicines and treatment is provided to all the people visiting the government hospitals without discrimination.