NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court docket on Monday directed the states to file a compliance report inside two weeks time in reference to its instructions within the suo motu cognisance (SMC) case wherein it had directed the events for correct […]
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court docket on Monday directed the states to file a compliance report inside two weeks time in reference to its instructions within the suo motu cognisance (SMC) case wherein it had directed the events for correct therapy of COVID-19 sufferers and dignified dealing with of lifeless our bodies in numerous hospitals.
A 3-judge bench of the apex court docket headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan, and in addition comprising Justices R Subhash Reddy and M R Shah granted two weeks’ time to the state governments to file the compliance report.
The bench noticed that an affidavit has been filed on behalf of the Union authorities, which doesn’t give the main points of compliance of the instructions besides that orders have been issued to adjust to the instructions.
After a information channel aired the pathetic method the lifeless our bodies had been handled, the highest court docket took SMC within the case and performed by itself the listening to within the matter.
“Mere route to adjust to the instructions just isn’t sufficient. The steps taken in the direction of compliance of the instructions should be introduced on the file,” the bench stated.
The apex court docket requested the chief secretaries of the states to file an acceptable compliance report.
“The state governments/Union Territories haven’t filed affidavits giving particulars of compliance of varied instructions issued by this court docket on June 19, 2020. We’re of the view that the Chief Secretaries of the States should take steps to make sure that instructions issued by this Court docket within the order dated June 19, 2020, are complied with. We grant two weeks’ time to the states/UTs to file an acceptable compliance affidavit,” the bench stated.
The apex court docket additionally requested the Union authorities to file an in depth affidavit inside two weeks giving the main points of the varied compliance of the instructions which have been issued by the court docket.
On June 19, the Supreme Court docket directed the Centre to represent an knowledgeable committee to examine and supervise all the federal government hospitals.
The court docket had additionally in its order, requested the governments to prescribe affordable charges for COVID-19 therapy and in addition set up CCTV cameras in all COVID devoted hospitals.
The apex court docket had earlier issued a slew of instructions for higher therapy of COVID-19 sufferers and the dealing with of lifeless our bodies in a dignified method.