PANAJI: Following nearly death of nearly 60 covid patients in Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMC) owing to oxygen supply, in last three days, the State Government has appointed a three-member Committee to
inquire into the oxygen supply issues at the state-run hospital.
Director IIT Dr BK Mishra headed Committee has former GMC Dean Dr VN Jindal and Secretary Urban Development Tariq Thomas as its members.
The committee is been set up also after High Court slammed the government and the GMC over inadequate oxygen supply resulting into deaths of the patients, especially in the wee hours of the day.
The Committee has to ascertain adequacy of the oxygen supply to GMC as well efficiency of the oxygen supply chain.
The Committee will also has to examine the process of administration of oxygen at GMC, and give recommendation for its improvement,
“Committee to recommend improvement in the complete chain of oxygen delivery at GMC,” the order said
The Committee is directed to finish the task within three days and submit the report to the government.