DC Kishtwar reviews functioning of Health Sector

Kishtwar, May 12: District Development Commissioner, Angrez Singh Rana, today reviewed the physical and financial achievements registered under various state and centrally sponsored schemes in health sector in the district.
Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Abdul Majeed, while giving details of financial and physical progress in 4 medical blocks, informed that a total of 116 health institutions are catering to health care needs of over 2.60 lakh population of the district.
DDC directed the concerned officers to resolve the land issue of 25 bedded SDH at Atholi for early start of work. He also directed for effective monitoring of ongoing works and strict adherence to the typical design, drawing and specifications and use of quality material for creation of durable assets.
In order to provide medical facilities to pilgrims during the upcoming Machail Mata Yatra, CMO was directed to ensure availability of adequate essential drugs and medical equipments at all designated health centres, medical booths across the yatra route to facilitate the yatries.
The meeting was attended by ACD Kishtwar, Anil Chandail, SDM Paddar Varunjeet Charak, CPO, Mohd Iqbal, CMO, Dr. Abdul Majeed, besides other concerned officers and officials of health department.