In a major crackdown against the unauthorized private clinics & laboratories, Chief Medical Officer Doda, Dr M Y Mir, on the directions of District Administration sealed 05 private clinics during surprise checking in Doda Town.

During the day-long inspection, the team headed by CMO Doda checked around 57 private clinics in the Doda town, of which 05 were sealed for not having the valid registration documents of the competent authority as provided under the Nursing Homes and Clinical Establishment (Registration and Licensing) Act 2010.

Meanwhile, the CMO has asked all the private clinics, Laboratories, Nursing Homes and other related establishments to apply online for provisional registration under Clinical Registration Act, if not obtained yet, to avoid legal action under rules.