News : Basohli to Get Model Hospital
Jammu, India, Nov 16, 2015 -- Minister for Health and Medical Education, ARI and Trainings, Choudhary Lal Singh today said the Government has approved a model hospital for Jammu region which will be established in Basohli tehsil.
The minister also stated that the Health and Medical Education is establishing a call centre at Super Specialty Hospital which will be dedicated to the people on November 16 so that they can lodge their complaints for the early redressal of their grievances.
Lal Singh stated this while addressing a large gathering after inspecting the ongoing construction work of Model Hospital at Basohli in district Kathua.
Director Health Services Jammu, Dr Baljeet Singh Pathania, Mission Director NHM, Dr Mohan Singh, Director Family Welfare Dr Baldev Raj Sharma, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, S Gurmukh Singh, Chief Medical Officer Kathua, Dr Basant Kumar Sharma besides other senior officers of Health, R&B and Revenue Departments accompanied the Minister.
The Minister informed the gathering that the model hospital at Basohli would be constructed within set time-frame on 80 kanals of land with the facilities of digital X-ray, blood bank, CT scan and staff quarters.
He asked the Roads and Buildings department to gear up their men and machinery in completing the project within the stipulated timeframe.
Choudhary Lal Singh asked the Director Health Services Jammu to immediately pay compensation to the people whose land has been acquired for the Model Hospital.
For further improving the healthcare facilities in Government hospitals including sub-centres of the State, Choudhary Lal Singh said that Health and Medical Education Department will be establishing a call centre at super-specialty hospital in Resham Ghar Colony which will be dedicated to the people on November 16 for redress of health related grievances.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Published: Wednesday, November 18, 2015