By A Troubled Doctor
History and our Sanskriti tell us to respect all who serve humanity.
Dehradun and Uttarakhand were a backward part of UP where there had historically been shortage of medical services.
People from the hills would travel hours to the handful of nursing homes and doctors for their needs.
These small nursing homes that have served Doon for the last 10 to 50 years are now being harassed by this ungrateful and bullying government with clauses of CEA describing room sizes and personnel qualifications.
Honourable CM, Sir, is this the Sanskriti of Devbhoomi? ‘Jo boodhey ho jayein, unko bully kar ke bahar nikalo??’
Have you forgotten the Dr Peshins, Kalhans, Luthras and numerous others who have served the people of Doon for years from the same buildings and, today, your ungrateful government is finding ways to arm twist them because you have invited a few corporate?
The same buildings are now being served notices by MDDA.
A distasteful and despicable show of your government’s character!!
Private Medical College Hospitals, too, are not with you at heart but are being blackmailed to work because their student fees are at your whims and fancy.
This medical community is the only success of Uttarakhand, providing innumerable jobs apart from serving in all locations.
They have made Dehradun an epicentre of Medical Services which attracts patients from all nearby states providing a huge Healthcare industry.
But, unfortunately, you do not appreciate anything except what your high handed bureaucrats tell you…let’s try and understand the why.
It is in the Health Sector where all of Uttarakhand’s Governments have failed miserably and your CHC, PHC, Hospitals are all understaffed and rotting in, both, resources and services.
Instead of ‘Sabke Saath mil kar Sabka Vikas’ the bureaucrats have come up with CEA to cover their incessant failures and are diverting attention by targeting doctors.
Uttarakhand’s Nursing Homes have traditionally been very reasonable with their services and fees. Compare even today with your brief experience with Max in Doon.
Can your junta afford it??
Please judiciously take a deep breath and conscientiously ponder.
Failures become Bullies and Bullies are the worst type of cowards… which is the state of your Bureaucracy!!!
Time to rethink fundamentals, Sir!