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Pawar family maintains silence, BJP says Parth not joining party
Mon, Aug 17, 2020

In a public reprimand to Parth, NCP chief Sharad Pawar had described him as “immature” and said he did not give much importance to his “utterances”.

Pimpri-Chinchwad civic body’s 400-bed Covid Care Centre ready to admit patients
Mon, Aug 17, 2020

200-bed hospital inauguration delayed, private medical staff to run both.

Covid hospital inauguration on I-Day postponed in Pune
Sun, Aug 16, 2020

As efforts to increase oxygen and ventilator beds, the PCMC had decided to set up the 200-bed hospital in Chinchwad, a 425-bed hospital at Balnagari and a jumbo 800-bed hospital at Nehrunagar.

PCMC fails to start 200-bed COVID hospital on I-day, two ICUs gets cracking
Sat, Aug 15, 2020

"The oxygen tank was suppose to arrive yesterday itself so we had planned the inauguration of the 200 COVID hospital on Independence Day. However, the oxygen tank failed to arrive," PCMC commissioner Shravan Hardikar told this paper today.

Pune’s first Covid Care Centre set up in Chinchwad residential society
Fri, Aug 14, 2020

Pune Municipal Corporation's health chief Ramchandra Hankare said the PMC has so far not given permission for setting up Covid Care Centres in residential societies.

Amid speculation about ‘unhappy’ Ajit Pawar, NCP leaders say no dispute in party
Fri, Aug 14, 2020

Dismissing speculation that Ajit Pawar was unhappy after his son was reprimanded by Sharad Pawar, NCP's state chief Jayant Patil said, "Ajit Pawar is not at all unhappy...there are no disputes in the family.

Pimpri: YCMH fails to start two ICU units, admin says efforts underway to resolve oxygen supply problem across hospitals
Thu, Aug 13, 2020

In another development, the PCMC chief said the D Y Patil Medical College will conduct a serological survey among local residents to assess the presence of antibodies, a marker to determine the extent to which the infection has spread in an area.

Maharashtra: Outrage after bodies of 12 Covid patients crammed in one hearse van, taken to crematorium
Wed, Aug 12, 2020

After protests from political parties and local residents, the Ahmednagar Municipal Corporation said it will investigate the matter and take action against the guilty.

Two more ICUs to start at YCMH today, PCMC to focus on ‘saving lives, improving patient care’
Tue, Aug 11, 2020

"Every life is important and must be saved. I visited YCM hospital on Saturday and took a round of the wards. I interacted with patients, nurses, ward boys, and doctors," said Municipal Commissioner Shravan Hardikar on Monday.

Three frontrunners as Pune awaits new Collector
Mon, Aug 10, 2020

"I joined PMO today. While leaving, I had handed over the charge to Zilla Parishad CEO Ayush Prasad," said Naval Kishore Ram, when contacted on Sunday afternoon.

By end of August, we expect significant drop in Covid cases in Pune: Naval Kishore Ram
Sun, Aug 09, 2020

It is not appropriate to say that effective measures have not been taken to control the situation. All officials have tried hard to check the spread of the virus in their respective areas. If there is success, people acknolwedge your effort, said Naval Kishore Ram

Pimpri-Chinchwad: Of 9,000 Covid patients kept in home isolation, one succumbed to infection
Sat, Aug 08, 2020

The PCMC administration, however, said there won't be many changes. “We have been putting restrictions that are done in red zone. Curbs like operation of shops on odd-even dates are already in practice,” Shravan Hardikar said.

Govt panel issues notice to 4 pvt hospitals for ‘overbilling patients, admitting asymptomatic cases’
Fri, Aug 07, 2020

The committee also directed all hospitals not to demand advance deposit from Covid-19 patients. "The priority for hospitals should be to admit the patients first and then inform the relatives about the treatment and billing aspect," the committee said.

CMO directs district collectorate to probe functioning of YCM hospital
Thu, Aug 06, 2020

In his complaint to the CMO, Sagar Charan said that large number of deaths of Covid-19 patients at YCM hospital seems to be primarily because there was a severe shortage of specialists resulting in junior doctors handling the patients.

Activists raise questions on DC’s transfer
Wed, Aug 05, 2020

RTI activist Vijay Kumbhar said, “After the transfer of PMC chief Shekhar Gaikwad... we had served a legal notice to the state government seeking reasons behind the transfer. Now, we will serve another legal notice seeking the reasons behind the transfer of Ram."

Pune district collector transferred to PMO
Wed, Aug 05, 2020

"IAS officers are selected to the PMO on the basis of their good performance... I have been selected under the central staffing system for a period of four years. I am happy about my elevation," said District Collector Naval Kishore Ramq.

PCMC civic chief to invoke special powers to appoint specialists at YCM hospital
Mon, Aug 03, 2020

The municipal commissioner said the selection of specialist doctors was done, but the appointment awaited approval from the civic general body. "General body meetings have been pushed back and, therefore, the appointments have remained on hold," he said.

Shortage of specialist doctors at YCMH; orthopaedics, surgeons treat Covid patients
Mon, Aug 03, 2020

Most shocking, said doctors, is unavailability of chest and TB specialists or pulmonologists. The doctors said all serious Covid patients develop pneumonia and only a pulmonologist is expected to treat them. But YCMH does not have a single pulmonologist.

Patients, families struggle to find vacant hospital beds: Collector to send team to YCM Hospital to look into the issue, PCMC chief says situation has improved
Sun, Aug 02, 2020

The PCMC administration, however, claimed that in the last seven days, the system has improved in the industrial city and new facilities will lead to further improvement in patient care.

Pune: 50,000 cases likely by Aug 15, PCMC to focus on ‘super spreaders’ to curb spread of infection
Sat, Aug 01, 2020

"We have around 19,000 cases now. Our doubling rate is 12 days... we expect 50,000 cases by August 15 as we also expect to increase our testing," PCMC Municipal Commissioner Shravan Hardikar told The Indian Express.

PCMC corporator Javed Shaikh dies of Covid at 49
Fri, Jul 31, 2020

PCMC commissioner Shravan Hardikar said,"After Javed Shaikh was given plasma therapy by doctors at the YCM Hospital, he had recovered from Covid and pneumonia. Doctors have told me that he had co-morbidity, including a liver ailment, which caused his death."

Help patients’ kin get hospital bed or face action: Pune District Collector
Fri, Jul 31, 2020

District collector Naval Kishore Ram said he has been getting complaints that private hospitals as well as the civic-run YCM hospital were turning away patients without guiding or directing them to hospitals where beds are available.

Pune: No ventilator bed at 10 hospitals for patient with Covid symptoms
Thu, Jul 30, 2020

Pune District Collector Naval Kishore Ram said he will order an investigation as to why Shaikh was turned away from so many hospitals. "This should not have happened. We need to probe this thoroughly and set up an effective mechanism," he said.

Oxygenated bed capacity in Pimpri to double by August 10: PCMC chief
Wed, Jul 29, 2020

Meanwhile, the PCMC commissioner has appointed two IRS officers, N Ashok Babu and Ravindra Chavan, to check the bed management and medical bills of private hospitals. The Divisional Commissionerate had deputed the two officers to PCMC.

Pune: PCMC directs YCM hospital to file FIR against corporator and others
Tue, Jul 28, 2020

In a span of less than 24 hours on Sunday, doctors and nurses were allegedly abused and threatened thrice. The first two of the three incidents occurred on Sunday morning and in the afternoon.