CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER

  • Free ambulance service for pregnant women from Jan 18, announces CMO January 4, 2014

    A free of cost ambulanceservice dedicated to pregnant women will be started fromJanuary 18 in the district, the Chief Medical Officer said here in Gorakhpur on Saturday. The special vehicle will have two trained women staff totackle any emergency while taking pregnant women to healthcentres. The ambulance will also have delivery...
  • Retired deputy CMO commits suicide, probe on January 3, 2014

    A retired government official allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his licenced gun in the Tulsipark locality in Balrampur, police said on Friday. Dr Kailash Singh, retired Deputy Chief Medical Officer, used to live alone and late last night he shot himself from his licenced gun, Superintendent of Police BD...
  • CMO receives death threat; SP orders probe October 18, 2013

    A Chief Medical Officer has received a letter containing a death threat, following which an inquiry has been ordered, police sources said on Friday. CMO Dr Amarnath Tiwari told police on Thursday that he had received a letter in his office containing a death threat, police said. "The matter is being probed...
  • Delhi: CMO arrested for raping patient after giving her sedatives May 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Another shameful incident of rape has been reported from the national capital. A 21yearold was allegedly raped by the Chief Medical Officer of Jag Pravesh Chandra Hospital in Seelampur. The survivor claimed she was asked to undergo an ultrasound prior to which she was given a drink laced...
  • UP: Probe ordered into 'abduction' of Gonda CMO October 11, 2012

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a highlevel inquiry into the alleged abduction of the chief medical officer (CMO) of Gonda SP Singh by Minister of State for Revenue and Rehabilitation. "A twomember committee led by Additional Director Health has been set up to look into the matter and...
  • UP Minister tries to abduct Chief Medical Officer October 10, 2012

    New Delhi: In a bizarre case of kidnapping which shows why hooliganism is still a major challenge in Uttar Pradesh, a Samajwadi Party Minister allegedly abducted the Chief Medical Officer of Gonda in an attempt to force his friends names into the list of contractual doctors under the National Rural...
  • NRHM scam: CBI raids in UP June 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday conducted raids in three places in Uttar Pradesh in connection with the NRHM scam. The raids were conducted at the residential premises of former UP health minister Anant Mishra in Lucknow and Kanpur. The action came after an FIR was filed...
  • UP health scam: Sulphas recovered exCMO Shukla May 8, 2012

    Lucknow: A packet containing a white substance suspected to be sulphas was recovered from the possession of former Chief Medical Officer of Lucknow AK Shukla during frisking in the jail. Shukla, who was arrested by the CBI in connection with the murder case of another CMO VK Arya on Sunday night,...
  • Two UP ministers resign over irregularities April 7, 2011

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Family Welfare Minister Babu Singh Khushwaha and Health Minister Anant Kumar Mishra on Thursday resigned from the Cabinet, owning moral responsibility for the irregularities detected in their departments after murder of a CMO of the state. "Taking moral responsibility for the irregularities in their respective departments both the...
  • Another CMO gunned down in Lucknow April 2, 2011

    Lucknow: A Chief Medical Officer (CMO) was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Saturday when he was on a morning walk. VP Singh, CMO (family welfare), was killed in the posh Gomti Nagar area. "As of now, I can only tell that unidentified gunmen fired several shots at the CMO and managed...