Health Minister releases Rs 4 cr for JLNM Hospital Rainawari
Srinagar, Jan 28: The Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Shabir Ahmed Khan has exhorted upon the functionaries of Health department to work with devotion and dedication for bringing more improvement in health care facilities across the State.
“Ensuring punctuality among the hospital staff, bringing complete accountability and transparency in the health institutions should always remain top priority,” the Minister said while taking reviewing functioning of Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Hospital Rainawari, Srinagar.
He went round each unit of the hospital, enquired from patients and about the medicare facilities provided to them by the hospital authorities. He also directed concerned Medical Superintendent for ensuring all possible treatment facilities to the patients besides providing maximum benefits of RKS, JSS and other programmes under National Health Mission.
The Minister also reviewed physical and financial achievements of the Hospital at a meeting, in which the Director Health Services, Kashmir, Dr. Saleem, Director NRHM, Dr. Yashpal Sharma and Medical Superintendent, JLNM Hospital Rainawari were also present.
Taking appraisal of the infrastructure development of the hospital, the Minister appreciated the efforts of the executing agency and hospital management for building state- of-the-art health infrastructure for the hospital. He directed release of Rs 4 crore for carrying out outstanding works in the hospital. He instructed to keep necessary diagnostic equipment available in the hospital for patient care.
“There is no paucity of funds to complete the undertaken health projects but only need is to pay focused heed to monitor the pace of work of the projects for time bound completion”, he said. He instructed Chief Medical Officers to keep close vigil on the works being carried out in their districts besides frequently inspecting the functioning of the hospitals under their control.
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