Delhi

Small hospitals risk closure from change in fire safety

Neighbourhood News Desk

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It’s been said that Small hospitals and nursing homes, especially those in residential areas are facing the risk of being shut down. This is due to the a change in fire safety norms, which state that the new norms make it mandatory for all two-floor building to get a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the Delhi Fire Services(DFS).

According to the government data, out of 1,478 registered hospitals, nursing homes, maternity homes and health sub-centers in Delhi (NCT), only 103 of these institutes have a clearance certificate from the fire department that’s sent by the Delhi Fire Service to the Director General of Health Services (DGHS).

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