March 06, 2019 1:01 am
The state government had ordered an inquiry and immediate financial assistance to families of those deceased and injured. While the first phase of providing compensation was undertaken on December 24, a week after the fire, the government has been slow in taking up cases thereafter.
January 23, 2019 11:54 am
Following the blaze, 40 children undergoing treatment in the pediatric ward of the hospital were shifted elsewhere. According to officials, the fire was caused due to a short circuit.
April 16, 2018 6:24 am
On Sunday, PGI officials said that the anaesthesia department was granted permission in the afternoon to resume the functioning of the five operation theatres.
December 23, 2017 6:01 pm
A senior officer from the Delhi Fire Services said a call was received at 3.20 PM alerting them about the blaze, which intensified in the next 20 minutes. Twelve fire tenders were rushed to the spot, he said.
August 02, 2017 3:31 pm
A fire broke out in the canteen of a government-run hospital here this morning following which nearly 100 patients were evacuated from the premises. No loss of life or injury was reported in the incident, a fire official said.