LAHORE: Prime Minister Hamza Shehbaz has instructed the health department to launch a joint investigation into the Mayo Hospital’s medical manager (MS) and BS-18 physician to take action on allegations of maladministration and misconduct.
CM has issued a directive based on the results of an investigation conducted by a three-member committee of senior health officials led by the deputy director of the Punjab financial management cell. The results show that there is enough ground to prove that officials are guilty of misconduct and misconduct.
Another official is Dr. Mohammad Adil who served as the coordinator of the technical evaluation committee.
In the report, it explained the role of both officers and informed the CM that Mayo Hospital former MS Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad (BS-20 officer / physician) failed to monitor the procurement process of contaminated waste disposal according to the Punjab Procurement Rules. PPR) 2014.
It said pricing documents and evaluation procedures had been implemented despite many shortcomings and had not been signed by a committee set up to deal with the matter.
The advertisement was to be published in two daily newspapers in accordance with PPP Rule 12 of 2014 while the procurement tender study was published in only one newspaper.
The initial research report reads: “MS Mayo Hospital therefore kept financial savings in its custody while he was not a member of the tender and procurement committee.
It also filed allegations against the former MS, alleging that the M / s Premier Waste Management bid was found to be distorted.
Regarding Dr Adil, the research report stated that he as the chairperson / co-ordinator of the technical assessment committee had failed to conduct the technical assessment in a transparent manner in terms of the PPR 2014 provision.
During the investigation, the committee said, no minutes of the technical committee meeting were recorded at the time, stating that it was a major cause of negligence on the part of Dr. Adil.
It further stated that information from all firms was requested orally in contravention of section 28 of the bid documents and regulation 33 (2) of the PPP Act of 2014.
The report stated that standard operating procedures (SOPs) regarding waste services were mandatory and should be integrated with the technical bid. However, these documents and many other documents such as M / s Al-Azan Waste Management and M / s Premier Waste Management are confiscated later.
It said the technical evaluation was completed and signed on February 17, 2022 when the M / s Premier Waste Management firm was declared unresponsive and two firms M / s Al-Azan and M / s Waste Management were declared unresponsive. However, Dr Ali asked other committee members that the hospital management should consider reviewing the technical bid. As a result, the Premier’s M / s Waste Management was declared in response to a revised technical evaluation report.
The technical committee inspected the premises of all the bidders but there was no visit report and photographic evidence and written evidence to award the prize.
of articles. Similarly, articles on vehicles are also provided without justification, the research report said.
After these allegations were exposed in the initial research report and approval given by CM, the Punjab health department appointed Punjab Women Development Secretary Secretary Saima Saeed, a BS 21 officer, as the investigating officer.
He was ordered to investigate further the allegations and to submit a report to take action against the guilty police.
Published Parhlo, May 16, 2022