CAG Raps Govt on Time Barred Drugs

Published: 29th July 2014 08:42 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th July 2014 08:42 AM   |  A+A-

BHUBANESWAR:  The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has pulled up the State Government for administering time barred medicines to patients.

 Scrutiny of records revealed that 31 types of expired medicines were administered during 2007-13 to patients in four out of the eight test checked districts, the CAG report on General and Social sector for 2013 tabled in the Assembly on Monday said.

 The four districts are Cuttack, Jajpur, Mayurbhanj and Sundargarh. The expired medicines included tablets and injection vials.


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