Gurgaon, Nov 3 (PTI) A total of 224 nursing homes and illegal clinics are being run under the district’s community health centre (CHC) in the millennium city, an RTI query has revealed. Also Read - Haryana To Implement 75% Job Reservation In Private Sector From May 1

The civil surgeon office of the Haryana health department in the Right to Information (RTI) query said the illegal clinics and nursing homes actively running in Gurgaon are 23 in Patudi, one in Bhangrola, 18 in Bhodakala, 15 in Sohna, 54 in Farukhnagar, 48 in Harsaru, 26 in Gangola and 39 in Badshahpur. Also Read - Bharat Bandh Evokes Good Response In Punjab, Haryana; Minimal Impact In UP | 10 Points

“A complaint was also made against them before the chief minister window but no action has been taken so far. We cannot take action against them as there is no Haryana Nursing Homes Registration Act,” B K Rajoura, civil surgeon Gurgaon Health Department, said. Also Read - Haryana: 2 Killed in Firing Incident at Kalka Chowk in Ambala; Group Rivalry Suspected

One Mahender Kumar, a resident of Bahalpa village in Sohna, had filed the RTI on October 10 in the civil surgeon office seeking information in connection with the fake doctors, illegal nursing homes and clinics running in Gurgaon.

In its reply on October 23, the civil surgeon office said there are 224 illegal clinics and nursing homes under the district’s CHC in the city.

There are over 141 bogus doctors in these nursing homes and illegal clinics. They are not qualified and have medical degree or certificates. They are not MBBS but only compounders, the RTI said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.