Precious Kashmir News
Jammu, Feb 21: Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat along with Members of Jammu Chamber of Commerce & Industries today felicitated the team of doctors of GMC, Jammu for launching the corneal transplantation surgery in GMC.
At a glittering function organized by the Chamber of Commerce & Industries at Chamber House here today, the team comprising, Prof. & Head Ophthalmology Department, Dinesh Gupta, Dr. Sanjay Kai, Associate Professor, Dr. Anjali Manhas, Medical Officer and Urmil, Nurse were honoured for their rear achievement. The corneal transplantation surgery has been started in the GMC under the supervision of Dr. Dinesh Gupta for the first time with the personal efforts and motivation by the Health Minister. The Minister complimented the team and wished them success in their future endeavours.
President Chamber of Commerce & Industries (CCI), Rakesh Gupta, Principal GMC, Dr. Sunanda Raina, Controller Drugs & Food Control Organization, J&K, Lotika Khajuria, Sr. Vice President, CCI, Rajesh Gupta, General Secretary Manish Gupta, prominent business tycoons, doctors and other Members of the CCI were present on the occasion.
Appreciating the gesture of the CCI for honouring the team of doctors for their feat, the Minister said that the initiative will go a long way in encouraging others to improve in their fields. He also lauded the achievement of the doctors and said that a new era for transplantation of human organs in GMC, Jammu has begun. He said the process of starting renal transplantation and other alike surgeries in GMC and Super Speciality Hospital, Jammu has also been initiated and necessary infrastructural and allied facilities for creating such set ups is in progress. He hoped to start the renal transplantation most probably from mid April this year.
Maintaining that health is the prime focus of the present dispensation, the Minister said that in absence of private sector in the State majority of people are dependent on the government set up. The present set up is inadequate to cater to the increased workload in almost all health institutions across the State and Government has taken several new initiatives to coup up with the situation.
Referring to the peculiar situation in emergency of GMC in absence of adequate space, he said that it has been decided to add at least 200 more beds by utilizing the available space along with merging the Chopra Nursing Home with the emergency block.