Bali Bhagat takes stock of emergency services in border areas

Minister for Health and Medical Education Bali Bhagat today chaired a meeting to take stock of emergency services being provided by the Health department in the border areas.
Director Health Services Jammu, Dr Gurjeet Singh, MD Medical Supply Corporation, Dr Yashpal Sharma, Director NHM, Dr Mohan Singh, Deputy Director Health Services, Ajay Gupta, CMOs of Poonch, Rajouri, Kathua, Samba and Jammu, Medical and Deputy
Medical Superintendent Government Hospital Gandhi Nagar besides senior concerned functionaries also attended the meeting.
Addressing the meeting, the Minister directed the concerned CMOs to take adequate steps to improve emergency services and provide proper healthcare to the injured persons.
It was informed in the meeting that 314 villages have been affected in border firing along the IB from Kathua to Poonch and
to provide immediate medicare and relief to the injured adequate number of ambulances have been pressed into service.
It was further informed that 24X7 health- care services are being ensured by the District, Sub-District Hospitals as well as CHCs besides provision of
medicines and other facilities in migrant camps.
The Minister instructed the concerned authorities
for providing relief to
those who have been evacuated/migrated from border areas.
He directed the concerned CMOs and Medical Superintendents
to maintain adequate stock of medicines to meet the requirement.
He also stressed for improving the monitoring mechanism to ensure transparency and accountability at different levels to achieve tangible results on ground. Later the Minister inspected the under construction work on 200 bedded hospital at Government Hospital, Gandhi Nagar. He directed the executing agency to speed up the work and ensure that remaining work will be completed in stipulated time frame.
Expressing great sorrow over the loss of innocent lives due to cross border firing, Bali Bhagat, conveyed
sympathies to the bereaved families and prayed for
eternal peace of the
departed souls.

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