DH Bla, CHC Sankoo, Kargil get Kayakalp award from Union Health ministry

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By Fast Kashmir on 19/04/2018.

DH Bla, CHC Sankoo, Kargil get Kayakalp award from Union Health ministry

Under cash award DH Bla gets 50 lakhs, CHC Sankoo 15 lakhs


Srinagar, Apr 19: National felicitation function of Kayakalp awardees 2017-18 was held today at PGIMER, Dr RML Hospital, New Delhi which was organised by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt of India. J P Nadda Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare was Chief Guest during the function. “Kayakalp” initiative for improving “Swachhta” at the public health facilities, like District Hospitals/ CHCs (FRUs) / PHCs (24×7) has been launched in the State of J&K also and through a process of assessment, as per the Kayakalp guidelines, viz; Internal assessment, Peer assessment and External assessment, the institutions were assessed and District Hospital, Baramulla was assessed as No 1 in the category of District Hospitals and CHC Sankoo, Kargil was adjusted best in the category of CHCs.
Accordingly a cash award of Rs. 50 lakhs was given to District Hospital, Baramulla and Rs 15.00 lakhs to CHC Sankoo, Kargil. As per the guidelines the 75% of the cash award goes to the Rogi Kalyan Samities for upgradation the facilities in the institution and 25% of the cash award was given to the facility teams as cash incentive.
Today Union Health Minister and MoS in presence of Union Secretary Health, Union Secretary Water and Sanitation , AS&MD, NHM and other dignitaries presented citation and awards to the state team which was led by Dr. Yashpal Sharma, Mission Director, NHM,J&K , and represented by Dr.Syed Masood, Medical Superintendent, Baramulla, Dr. Munawar Hussain Wazir, Block Medical Officer, Sankoo, Dr Narinder Bhatial , State Program Officer, Quality Assurance and Junaid Ahmad Zaroo, Assistant Program Manager, Quality Assurance The efforts of the State govt in implementation of Kayakalp in improvement of Sanitation, Hygiene and Patient Care services were appreciated by the Govt of India. (KNS)

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