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Central Lab Gives Clean Chit To Test Kits in Ghanshyam Sarda Vs. Government of West Bengal Case

Added: (Mon Jun 04 2007)

Pressbox (Press Release) - National Institute of Biologicals, New Delhi has recently certified that the test kits supplied by Monozyme were of standard quality.

In a Public Interest Litigation, the Government of West Bengal represented by the Advocate General Mr. Balai Roy, gave a clean chit to the Medical Kits supplied by Monozyme India Limited.

The Advocate General on Friday, March 30th, placed the report of National Institute of Biologicals, New Delhi, the only approved Central Government Laboratory, before the Division Bench of Hon'ble Calcutta High Court, comprising of Hon'ble Mr. Justice P. C. Ghosh and Hon'ble Mr. Justice B. Samaddar.

The Court in the wake of the report of National Institute of Biologicals, certifying that the Medical kits are of standard quality and 100% sensitivity, has directed the State Government to file an Affidavit stating their stand on the same and also gave a clean chit to the testing kits. The Advocate General further submitted that the hands of the State Government were tied because the report of National Institute of Biologicals has been accepted and that the laboratory report do not say anything adverse about the quality.

On being questioned about this development, Ghanshyam Sarda commented: "We have always maintained that the test kits were of standard quality".

In the meanwhile, the Supreme Court has also upheld the decision of the Hon'ble Calcutta High Court granting discharge to Sardas.


About -
Mr. Ghanshyam Sarda is a Calcutta based business man who is better known in the jute industry of reviving as many as 9 sick and ailing jute mills in and around Calcutta. With a workforce of over 50,000 in West Bengal, the Sarda Group is one of West Bengal�s largest employers. Mr. Sarda is also very much popular for his thought-provoking views on a variety of topics, from public affairs to sports.

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Submitted by:Calcutta Reporter
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