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Health Dept reminds doctors of gag order

Nagaland News

DIMAPUR, APRIL 25: The State’s Health and Family Welfare Department has warned doctors employed by the Government of disciplinary proceedings if they broadcast, publish or communicate to the press or make public utterance of any statement of fact or opinion not connected with the discharge of official duty, without prior Government sanction.
According to a DIPR bulletin on Monday, the Department issued an order citing the Nagaland Government Servant (Conduct) Rules, 1958 which contains said prohibition.
“The doctors in Government service have been requested to take kind note of the above and refrain from engaging in any activity or communication in violation of the Nagaland Govt. Servant (Conduct) Rules, 1968. Any violation of the same shall attract disciplinary proceedings against the Government Servants under the Conduct Rules”, it stated.
(Page News Service)