After a video of stray dogs casually strolling inside a patient ward at Nagpur’s Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) made rounds on social media, on Tuesday, a detailed probe has been ordered by GMCH medical authorities on the matter.
“Today morning we received information that a video of stray dogs roaming inside the medical college is going viral. We are investigating the incident to verify facts that surfaced in the purported video. We will take action against the people responsible," GMCH Medical Superintendent Avinash Gawande informed ANI.
"The medical college has been handling a lot of work since the COVID-19 pandemic. It is important that people do not lose faith in medical colleges. If this has happened we are ready to take appropriate action and corrective measures so that the trust of people in medical colleges remains firm,” he said.
"We conduct a security meeting every month. In this month's meeting, we have formed two teams that pay inspection visits, and if any such incidents are noticed immediate action is taken. If the video is authentic and such an incident has happened, we shall be more vigilant in the future,” he added.