State Shopper Disputes Redressal Fee, on Monday, slapped a fine of ₹50 lakh on Kamla Nehru Memorial Hospital in Prayagraj for alleged neglect in remedy of a affected person that finally brought about her demise.
The affected person Geeta Devi Dwivedi, a resident of Rewa, began getting remedy on the hospital in 2012 after she was recognized with most cancers. Nevertheless, she couldn’t be saved and died in 2014. Accusing the hospital administration of neglect, the kin of the deceased lodged a criticism with the fee in 2015.
On the petition of husband of the deceased Anil Kumar Dwivedi, daughter Kalyani Devi Dwivedi and son Anil Kumar Dwivedi, the fee has directed the hospital to pay Rs50 lakh to the complainants in the direction of price of medical bills, psychological agony, bodily ache, despair and harassment, lack of revenue and companionship, price of litigation with curiosity at a price of 10% each year from 7.8.2012 which will probably be payable inside 45 days from the date of judgment, in any other case the speed of curiosity will probably be 15% each year which will probably be payable from 7.8.2012 until the date of precise cost.
Fee members justice Rajendra Singh, and justice Sushil Kumar gave the hospital 45 days for compliance.