x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Pakistani ‘spy’ pigeon set free in J&K | Indian Railways increases advance reservation period of special trains from 30 days to 120 days | Pulwama aborted Car Bomb Blast: Police Identifies Vehicle Owner | Locust Attack: J&K Govt puts Agriculture, depts on alert, seeks pre-emptive measure | High Court dismisses plea on PSA detention of advocate Mian Qayoom | Domicile law failed to address people’s issues: Partap | Social Welfare Deptt Reasi sanctions 3000 pension cases during Covid-19 | After reaching Delhi Omar starts ‘showing teeth’ to Centre | Kashmir Solidari Tea: Now Pak stooges to enjoy tea webinar cooked in ‘innocent blood’ | ‘Don’t blame BJP for 4G now, it can take credit for restoration later! | BJP’s another gift of discrimination to Jammuites | ‘Ineligible’ engineers occupy top posts in JKPDC | SAC gets silent burial as J&K Govt pulls down website | Despite Supreme Court directions cutters, mills, saw mills continue to operate in Sunderbani | Death of Baramulla man pushes death toll due to COVID-19 to 27 in JK, 115 fresh cases reported | Nearly ‘84,000’ vacant posts in JK UT, Govt to fill maximum posts in current year | HM, Jaish-e-Mohammad wanted to carry out 2019-type attack in Pulwama: JKP | End dependence on Kashmir | Dragon Dares India | Covid-19 and global systems: Capitalism vs. Socialism | Govt. Orders no oral test for posts upto and including Pay Level 5 | Power shut down | Transgenders to get pension | Govt Announces CAT Benches In Jammu, Srinagar | Warning for TS, lightning, gusty winds in J&K to continue for next 72 hours | Glorified as ‘Math Teacher’ by ‘intellectual mercenaries’ Naikoo was also involved in making youth drug addicts | Pregnant woman tests positive at MCCH Anantnag after delivery | Commission to get possession of its office in the Legislative Council Building Srinagar soon | ‘Technical Education Department’ to be called ‘Department of Skill Development’ | Police book 4 persons for disobeying quarantine rules | Ajeet Sahu reviews progress on key JSD projects | Repatriation flight is tentatively scheduled from Muscat to Srinagar on June 2 | PRS counters open for general public at J&K Railway Stations | DLSA Jammu launches helpline numbers to facilitate stranded labourers | Dwivedi chairs SLC meets, clears Rs 8.24 cr subsidy claims | Fast track recruitment set to begin in J&K | DLSA Rajouri holds awareness drive ,Urges people to maintain social distancing, hygiene | Munish Gupta asks government to step in & solve problems of residents | Excise Commissioner assesses proposal to rent out deptt’s assets to NHAI | Doda Girl recoveres from COVID 19 sent back to Home | Adamant Principal not willing to sign salary bills of Class IV employees | Lt Guv administers oath to BR Sharma as Chairman JKPSC | DFO says its normal, as per procedure | 61 positive cases reported in north Kashmir, 245 are active positive cases | TMF demands clarity on implementation of PMJAY | CC Bank presents cheque to Advisor Khan towards J&K Relief Fund | SRL Diagnostics launches drive through for COVID-19 sample collection in Jammu | Power Employees resent Union Government proposal to privatize power distribution sector | Back Issues  
 
news details
Dabang staff member in Kulgam Hospital parks car on Patients ramp
Disable patients suffers like anything
2/4/2020 12:10:07 AM
S Tahir-ulHaq

Early Times Report

SRINAGAR, Feb 3: It seems that the VIP culture still exists in whatsoever manner in Kashmir; otherwise the hospital ramp wouldn’t have been used on daily basis by some staff member in Nihama PHC of Kulgam district of south Kashmir.
Ramps are built on hospital entrances so that people who are disabled and use wheelchair can comfortably get in the hospital. The stairs are usually not comfortable for wheelchair users as other people have to lift the wheelchair in order to get in the hospital
According to sources that, some staff member in KulgamNihama Primary Health Centre has become habitual of parking his car on daily basis on the ramp of hospital due to which patients suffers badly, adding the general public should know the importance of ramps, why they have been meant.
Many times we approached the authorities about the same injustice which they meet every day, but the arrogant staff member hardly listens to anybody, sources informed Early Times.
It becomes an uneasy for patients to go inside the hospital for treatment as ramp of the hospital is always occupied by a vehicle bearing registration no: JK03E 5778.
Early Times have come to know from the transport authorities that, the car bearing no: JK03E 5778 is belongs to one of the doctor (name with held).
However sources said that some years back the Ministry as well as the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities (CCPD) from time to time requests the State Govts. /UT Administrations for providing barrier free access to public places by constructing ramps, and lifts.
Sources also said that, the VIP culture still exists in our society, and everybody wants to become VIP by showing his attitude rather arrogant approach.
Fact of the matter is that in the month of April/2017, close on the heels of the decision to ban the use of red beacons on vehicles from May 1, Prime Minister NarendraModi said in his Mann Ki Baat address that this was an attempt to end the VIP culture with an EPI (every person is important) culture.
All the 125-crore people of the country have equal importance, the Prime Minister said in the monthly radio programme.
“When I say EPI should replace VIP, the meaning is clear — Every Person is Important. Every person has value and importance,” Prime Minister said. “If we recognize the importance of 123-crore citizens of the country, imagine the big strength that the country will have in fulfilling the grand dreams. We all have to do it together.”
However sources said that due to barriers, individuals with disabilities are less likely to get routine preventative medical care than people without disabilities.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU