Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray orders inquiry into 'irregularities' at Wadia Hospital

Wadia Hospital's chief executive officer Mini Bodhanwala said that Thackeray had assured that all the issues would be resolved.

Published: 14th January 2020 08:20 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th January 2020 08:20 PM   |  A+A-

Maharashtra CM and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra CM and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray (File Photo| PTI)

By PTI

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has ordered setting up of a committee to look into alleged irregularities at the Wadia Hospital, Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar said on Tuesday.

The chief minister also ordered transfer of Rs 46 crore to the hospital so that suspended services can be resumed, she added.

"The chief minister has decided to set up a committee to look into the alleged irregularities at Wadia hospital. He however also offered relief for the hospital by ordering transfer of Rs 46 crore so that the suspended services can be started again," she told reporters.

The hospital will receive the funds by Thursday evening, said the mayor.

Wadia Hospital's chief executive officer Mini Bodhanwala said that Thackeray had assured that all the issues would be resolved.

"We will start the suspended services as soon as we get the money," she added.

The BMC has alleged that the hospital is violating the condition attached to its land lease that fifty per cent of the beds should be reserved for the poor and families of mill workers.

It also alleged other irregularities.

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