32 SDHs functional across JK: Bali Bhagat

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By Fast Kashmir on 17/01/2018.

32 SDHs functional across JK: Bali Bhagat


JAMMU, JAN 17:  Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today informed the Legislative Assembly that presently there are 32 Sub-District Hospitals functional in different parts of the State including, at Tral which is catering to the healthcare needs of the local public.

While replying to a Question by Mushtaq Ahmad Shah in Legislative Assembly, the Minister informed that four ISM dispensaries are sanctioned for Tral Constituency, of which three are functional and the Dispensary at Maghama would be made functional soon.

The Minister further clarified that as per norms, Dadsara, Charsoo, Aripal, Lalpora, Haari, Saimoh, Buchoo, Bathnoor and Loorgam do not qualify for opening/up-gradation of CHSs and PHCs. He also informed that presently there is no proposal to establish Ayurvedic Hospital in Tral Constituency.

Satpal Sharma raised a supplementary question regarding the up-gradation of health institutions in Jammu west constituency.