Bukhari hails CM’s keenness for restoring magnificence of Srinagar City

Former Minister and MLA Amirakadal Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Saturday hailed the keenness of Mehbooba Mufti, Honb’le Chief Minister for restoring the immaculate magnificence of Srinagar city. Addressing the District Development Board meeting at SKICC, here, Bukhari said: “I am grateful that Ms. Mehbooba Mufti, the Chief Minister has shown keen interest in restoration of pristine glory and the historic importance of Srinagar city. Her recent initiatives in almost all sectors have been taken to a successful culmination by providing much needed relief to its people.”The former minister raised and sought Chief Minster’s personal intervention in the issues of public importance in almost all sectors of the development pertaining to his Constituency. Bukhari also thanked the Chief Minister for her affirmative directions in issues raised by him during the meeting.However, Bukhari agreed with his colleagues in the meeting that the approved district plan outlay of only Rs 102 Crores is very insufficient as compared to district plan outlays approved for other districts of the State. .While demanding a separate medical zone to be established in Amirakadal for better supervision of hospitals, Bukhari said the Indian Public Health System (IPHS) guidelines must be followed on ground in letter and spirit.He demanded buildings to be constructed for Nine (9) hospitals in Amirakadal presently functioning in rented accommodations Viz: Urban Public Health Centre (UPHC) Maisuma, UPHC Mehjoor Nagar, New Type Primary Health Centre (NTPHC) Barzulla, NTPHC Rawalpora, NTPHC Rambagh, UPHC Aramwari Zero Bridge, Sub Centres Hyderpora, Peerbagh and Gangbugh.
The former minister said Primary Health Centre Chanapora be upgraded to Sub District Hospital in light of IPHS norms. Similarly, he said that Sub Centre Jawahir Nagar be upgraded as New Type PHC. Bukhari also demanded that Sub Centres Natipora and Sanat Nagar be upgraded into NTPHC.

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