The commission has sought an explanation for not sending the details of the probe.
Mumbai: The district collector, Thane has been issued a show-cause notice by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) for non-availability of essential medical facilities and equipment at public hospitals in the twin-city of Mira Bhayandar.
The notice followed in response to a complaint filed by Mira Road based social activist-Madhvi Gaikwad who had brought to light the apathy of health officials and crumbling health care infrastructure at public hospitals and local health posts which was causing medical complications resulting into to alarming rise in the maternal mortality rates.
The commission has sought an explanation for not sending the details of the probe. Despite repeated reminders and telephonic follow-ups, no reports had been submitted by district authorities, since July 10,prompting the NCPCR to slap a showcase notice.