Senior citizens in HP to get free denture service

Last Updated: Friday, April 16, 2010 - 00:35

Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh government
today announced a welfare programme providing free denture
service to senior citizens of the state.

Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal launched the `Happy
Smile Denture for All` scheme under which people above 65
years of age would be provided artificial teeth free of cost.

The service would be made available at 76 health centres
in the state and about 10,000 senior citizens would be
benefited from it in the next three years, an official
release said here.

On the occasion of 63rd Himachal Day function at Rohru in
Shimla district, Dhumal said his government is trying hard to
provide best health care facilities to the people at their
door step.

-PTI



First Published: Friday, April 16, 2010 - 00:35

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