BARAMULLA (SOPORE), Nov 18: Minister for Health and Medical Education, Choudhary Lal Singh today paid surprise visit to Mother and Childcare Hospital (MCH) Sopore where he took a comprehensive review of the functioning of different sections of the hospital. He said the State Government plans to set up a nursing college in Sopore to train human resource for delivering best-possible healthcare services to the people.
Lal Singh also interacted with the staff of the Hospital during the visit and directed the medical and paramedical staff to work with dedication to serve the public efficiently.
The Minister was accompanied by Secretary Health and Medical education, Dr. M.K. Bhandari, District Development Commissioner Baramulla, Yasha Mudgal, Chief Medical Officer Baramulla, Dr. Bashir Ahmad Chalkoo, SDM Sopore and other officials of health Department.
Meanwhile, Lal Singh today conducted surprise nocturnal check of sub-district hospital, Dooru in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district here and took stock of the infrastructure and other facilities.
The Minister, during the surprise inspection, interacted with the locals and urged them to report their grievances about health sector. Singh said that people need to be educated about their rights first, who he said could afterwards bring positive change on the ground viz-a-viz healthcare across the State.