If found guilty, a fine will be imposed on the hospital, officials say
The Coimbatore Corporation has issued notice to Ganga Hospital here for attempting to dump biomedical waste at its waste management facility in Vellalore. According to T.K. Ponnusamy, Commissioner, Coimbatore Corporation, the civic body issued the notice on Sunday after the officials on Sunday morning found a bag of biomedical waste in the non-medical waste that was transported from the hospital to the yard. The officials concerned were reportedly tipped off by residents. The waste bag contained used, blood-stained cotton, needles, bags used in blood transmission and gloves. It was a bag weighing just about two kg.