Dwarka: Dwarka has at present only two CGHS dispensaries, one in Sector 9 and another in Sector 23 of the sub-city, to cater to thousands of patients daily.
Most of the patients flock to the Sector 9 dispensary in unmanageable multitude which the doctors and staff find difficult to cope with. The patients sweat while waiting for hours outside the dispensary, which is too small and scantily staffed to dispense medical aid to so many beneficiaries .
The worst sufferers are the senior citizens in their 70's and 80's. They do not find a spot to even sit while waiting for hours to be examined by the doctors and get their medicines .
It is gathered that a plot for an additional CGHS dispensary is lying undeveloped in Sector 11 of Dwarka, due to the laxity of the administration. This dispensary needs to be constructed without delay and provided with the requisite medical staff and medicines.
Rough estimate reveals that 5- 7 dispenseries of larger size would be required to look after the medical needs of the CGHS beneficiaries in the sub-city.
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