With the festive season around the corner,Health Minister Madan Mohan Mittal on Saturday warned sweet shop owners to improve quality of sweets or face action. He also warned the health department officials that if they are found hand-in-glove with errant sweet shop owners,they will be taken to task. The minister indicated that the officers have been instructed to conduct raids like the previous years to check adulteration.
He was present at the Atama Jain hospital to inaugurate a naturopathy facility in the hospital. Admitting doctors at civil hospitals were prescribing costly medicines that are available only at private medical shops,Mittal stated that the practice needed to be curbed.