Lays foundation stone of additional block at PHC Batwina.
Ganderbal, 2 June: In order to ease the unprecedented rush of patients, especially in the District Hospital Ganderbal MLA Ganderbal laid foundation for construction of additional block at the already selected site in the premises of PHC Batwina here today.
MLA Ganderbal after laying the foundation stone of additional block of PHC Batwina which will be construed at an estimated cost of Rs 57 lacs and will be completed in next year said that he is continuing the legacy of his late father by focusing on improving healthcare facilities for the poor.
MLA during his visit stressed the need for proper patient care in the hospital. He asked the medicos and para-medicos staff of the hospital for delivering their services in a missionary zeal.
He asked the hospital management for timely submission of requirement of medicine and other disposable items for hospital use so that it could be arranged timely. He asked for maintaining proper sanitation in and around the health institution.
The MLA interacted with the locals also and inquired about the facilities being provided to them during which he stressed upon the concerned to ensure better medicare facilities for the patients
He also gave a patient hearing to the demands and grievances raised by the locals during which he assured to redress them at an earliest.
Ishfaq was accompanied by CMO Ganderbal, Executive Engineer R&B Ganderbal, other officials and other functionaries of the health department.
The MLA directed the officers accompanied him during the tour to ensure mitigation of peoples problems well in time.