Funds for 10 ANM /GNM schools released by Centre: Bali Bhagat

Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today informed the House that no new Ancillary Medical Training (AMT) School has been sanctioned for the state. Adding that 21 new ANM/GNM Schools were sanctioned by Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare under upgradation /strengthening of State Nursing Services Scheme during 2010-11. The Minister further said that the establishment of ANM school at Khansahib Budgam has been sanctioned by the Union Ministry of Family and Welfare but formal approval alongwith necessary funds is yet to be conveyed to the State Government. He said that as and when the same is received from the Centre necessary action for establishment of the same facility would be accordingly initiated by the Department.He also said that the issue raised by some members in the House regarding drawal of fake medical bills by the Government Medical College, Jammu officials would inquired into. In another issue regarding death of a women namely Naseema w/o Saif-ud-Din in the Hospital at Karnah raised by Raja Manzoor Ahmad, the Health Minister said that in this regard the factual position would be sought from the concerned functionaries and matter would be inquired thoroughly. He assured that action would be taken against the erring Doctor / para medical staff if found involved in this regard.

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