The Telangana High Court today asked the state government as to why it was not holding the Covid virus vaccination drive in Telangana.
The High Court took up an investigation on the issue. It asked the state government why it was not Conducting the vaccination drive like other states of the country.
The petitioners told the HC that the state was in the 15th position in the drive. They also told the HC that there were contradictions in the bed strength displayed on the official website of the state government and ground level.
They told the HC that the state government had constituted a committee of three IAS officers to look into the complaints against private hospitals of the state and added that the committee was not taking any complaints now. Following this, the HC asked the state government to fix up the price of CT scans and other tests held in the private hospitals of the state.
It also asked the state government to constitute a three-member committee on the irregularities committed by the private hospitals of the state.
The Advocate General of the state told the HC that the state had received 650 metric tonnes of oxygen and 10,000 Remdesivir injections from the decentral government.