Advisor Kumar tours Budgam, reviews status of health care system

Advisor to the Governor, K Vijay Kumar on Friday visited District Hospital Budgam and took stock of the health care facilities being provided to the patients there.

SP Budgam, Amod Asok Nagpure, ACR Budgam, Zaffer Shawl, CMO Budgam, Dr Nazeer, MS District Hospital, Dr. Deeba and other senior doctors and officers from administration were present on the occasion.

During the visit the Advisor inspected various wards, including Neonatology unit, operation theatre, Gynae ward, RBSK and USG units and interacted with staff as well as patients to take firsthand appraisal of their grievances and issues related to the healthcare.

Later, the Advisor also visited the proposed sites of District Hospital at Reshipora and Indoor Stadium Budgam.

He reviewed progress on the ongoing projects and further requirements to ensure better and hassle-free health services to the patients. Various public delegations also called upon the Advisor and raised issues regarding healthcare. The Advisor assured that all their genuine grievances will be looked into and addressed at an appropriate level.