Private hospitals set up on subsidised lands reneging on commitment to reserve beds for poor: Supreme Court

A bench of Justices Sudhanshu Dhulia and Prasanna B Varale made the remark while hearing a petition challenging government regulations calling for uniform rates for ophthalmological procedures across the country.
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The Supreme Court on Wednesday lamented how private hospitals set up on lands purchased at subsidies rates are reneging on their commitment to reserve some of their beds for the poor [All India Ophthalmological Society and anr vs Union of India].

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