Home Guards to be deployed in Haryana medical colleges, health centres

For security arrangements in all government medical colleges of Haryana, the Health and Home Minister Anil Vij said that 1518 Home Guards would be deployed additionally on outsourcing basis. For this, further process would be carried out soon. Earlier, approval was granted to deploy 1,652 Home Guards in all Primary Health Centres, Community Health Centres and District Hospitals in the State.

Vij said that in total 3,170 Home Guards would be deployed in all Government medical colleges and health centres. Under this, 828 Home Guards would be deployed in PGIMS Rohtak, 190 in Bhagat Phool Singh Government Medical College, Khanpur Kalan, 200 in Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Karnal and 300 in Shaheed Hasan Khan Mewati Government Medical College, Nalhar.

“Earlier, private security personnel were deployed at Government hospitals through outsourcing for the security of the doctors. Taking serious note of increasing incidents, we have decided to replace private security guards with home guards in the State,” he added. The Home Minister said that there will be no compromise on security of the doctors working in various hospitals of the State. Other measures like installation of additional CCTV cameras have been ordered in the Government hospitals.