Health and sports minister Anil Vij on Wednesday held a surprise inspection at the Cantt civil hospital and municipal corporation (MC) office here.
Vij expressed his dissatisfaction at the civil hospital's sanitation. He said he visited the MC office to oversee the facilities being provided to the citizens.
Directing the senior medical officer to maintain the hospital's cleanliness, he said an intensive cleanliness campaign will be started from November 1 for which the town will be divided into sectors.
He also visited a ward where 11 persons who had sustained injuries in a tree accident were being treated.
At the MC office, the minister took note of absenteeism and warned that strict action would be taken against indiscipline, said sources.