DB directs to file status report PIL regarding establishment of the Eye-Bank and Swine-Flu Lab


JAMMU, Oct 5: In a Public Interest Litigation seeking establishment of eye-bank and also seeks establishment of Swine Flu Lab, A Division Bench of State High Court Comprising Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur and Justice Sanjay Kumar directed respodents to file status report with regard to requisite steps be taken in furtherance of the decision taken by the Committee within four weeks.
During the course of hearing Division Bench observed that by virtue of order dated 08th September, 2017, certain directions had been issued, in regard to which the status report has been filed. On perusal of the same, it appears that the Committee has taken some steps towards setting up of the Eye Bank, as also the Swine Flu Laboratory in the Government Medical College Hospital, Jammu.
In regard to the setting up of the Eye Bank, it is stated that six manufacturers have been identified, who are considered competent enough to supply the tender items for setting up of the Eye Bank as per the technical specifications short-listed.
In regard to the Swine Flu Laboratory, it is stated that one Bio-safe Laboratory India Private Limited, Pitampura, New Delhi has been short-listed for the purposes of setting up of the laboratory. JNF

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