Rajasthan: Labs protest state govt's decision to lower the RT-PCR test rate

It is being reported that a row has erupted in Rajasthan over reducing the rate of RT-PCR tests have not gone well with the private testing labs in the state. The Ashok Gehlot government has reduced the rate of RT-PCR tests from Rs. 500 to Rs. 300 and introduced a capped price. Several diagnostic centres of Jaipur have petitioned that the rate fixed for RT-PCR tests in Rajasthan is the lowest in the entire country and the private diagnostic centres cannot afford to charge Rs. 350 which will affect their profit making and the cost of the testing itself. Several complaints have been raised by the testing labs in Rajasthan over the capped prices. As per the information, 12 private testing labs have approached the High Court and they have cited the cost reduction. Watch the video to know more!