BARAMULLA: As many as 97 various schemes/works were taken up by the Health department in district Baramulla during the last financial year at the estimated cost of Rs. 209 crore, out of which Rs.112 crore including Rs. 583 lakhs under District Plan were expended during the period.
This was stated at a meeting of officers of Health Department under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner, Baramulla, Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone today.
The meeting was informed that 15 works/schemes have been completed while as 45 schemes to be completed by the end of this financial year.
Giving details, the Chief Medical Officer said that 3 Sub-Centre buildings constructed under NRHM were completed during the year 2013-14. He said that department have provided Medical Mobile Unit vehicle equipped with X-Ray, Dental, Lab and Mini Theatre to the far-flung areas where no regular health facility is available and also provides free medicines to the people.
Regarding emergency treatment, the Chief Medical Officer said that ambulance facility is also available in the District Hospital to the needy person who can call on No. 102 for the said service. The service provided free of cost to pregnant women and children upto 14 years.
On the occasion, the District Development Commissioner stressed upon the officers of Health department to maintain regular attendance of Doctors and medical staff of all Health Institutes including District Hospital Baramulla so that patient does not suffer for want of their treatment.