Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa who is in Belagavi to take a COVID review said that an IAS grade officer would be appointed as an administrator for BIMS.
After a series of complaints were raised about BIMS and the treatment given there.
The director of BIMS Dr Vinay Dastikoppa has been sent on a compulsory leave.
Citing dereliction in duty at BIMS, District surgeon Dr. Kahaji has issued orders of relieving 7 nurses, including the nursing superintendent.
Deputy Chief Minister Laxman Savadi had said, The service here is the worst. I am not sure in which language I should speak to these thick-skinned officers.” He also took BIMS director Vinay Dastikop and the district health officer to task over the lack of sanitisation at the hospital.
Taking stock of the situation BSY has now said that a competent IAS grade officer would be appointed as an administrator for BIMS in the next 2-3 days.