Dissatisfaction with the administration of JNIMS over the treatment of rickshaw driver

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Imphal, 6th Dec (IFP): The All Manipur Rickshaw Drivers and Pullers Welfare Association (AMRDPWA) highlight dissatisfaction over the treatment of one rickshaw driver on 1st December given by administration of Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS).

The association stated that there were no other wheelchairs and trolleys found when they tried to carry their fellow rickshaw driver for an MRI test except one wheelchair with a defunct wheel. They had to physically carry the patient to the MRI test room which was cancelled due to his serious health conditions when they reached.

Association said that a CT scan was conducted on Saturday as MRI was not possible. But the fees given for MRI test were not refunded. Further, it stated that when the members of the union approached the counter, they were suggested that the MRI charge amount can be refunded with the consent of the medical superintendent of the hospital. However, the medical superintendent was not in his office for a consultation.

The association added, how the institute is running without care taker for wheelchairs and trolley and why a defunct wheelchair was used in the hospital.