Jammu: Financial Commissioner Health & Medical Education, Atal Dulloo Monday chaired an executive meeting to review the functioning of various components of National AYUSH Mission (NAM).
On the occasion, the Financial Commissioner also released a book on success stories of AYUSH systems of Medicine.
The meeting discussed the implementation of the components of National AYUSH Mission viz establishment of four 50-bedded Integrated AYUSH hospitals; establishment of AYUSH Health & wellness Centres under Ayushman Bharat; upgradation of ISM dispensaries and hospitals; repairs and renovations of ISM dispensaries; establishment of DTL & Pharmacy and other related activities of NAM.
Director ISM J&K, Dr Mohan Singh briefed the chair regarding the latest status of various components of National AYUSH Mission.
He said the Financial Commissioner that 50 percent of the funds allocated under the scheme have been utilized under various approved components.
Director ISM also informed that Ministry of AYUSH, Govt of India had sanctioned five 50 bedded Integrated AYUSH Hosptials at Kishtwar, Bilawar, Kulgam and Kupwara which are under execution. Besides, another 50 bedded Integrated AYUSH Hospital along with Yoga and Naturopathy Centre at Central University Samba has been approved which would be established during the current Financial Year.
It was given out that 94 AYUSH Health & WCs have been established by upgrading existing ISM dispensaries and 100 more have been approved during current Financial Year.
Besides, 123 more AYUSH Health & WCs are proposed to be established in 2021-22 which are being reflected in Annual Action Plan under National AYUSH Mission.