Provide free treatment to the poor or face cancellation of lease, SC to Delhi private hospitals

Shruti Mahajan July 11 2018
Private hospitals

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that private hospitals in Delhi that were allotted land on concessional rates are required to provide free treatment to the people from the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS).

The Bench of Justice Arun Mishra and Justice UU Lalit also stated that failure to comply with this judgement would amount to contempt of court.

The core issue in the case related to the earmarking of beds in private hospitals and provision of free treatment for . . .

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