Harsh Vardhan in J&K to oversee medical relief efforts

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan is visiting Jammu and Kashmir to take stock of medical relief operations in the flood-hit state.

PTI| Updated: Sep 13, 2014, 12:07 PM IST

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan is visiting Jammu and Kashmir to take stock of medical relief operations in the flood-hit state.

Officials said that the Health Minister will reach Jammu today and oversee the on site relief operations there. He will visiting Srinagar tomorrow to review the relief work there.

The Health Ministry has earlier sent over 100 tonnes of medicines and other supplies besides teams of doctors and experts to flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir.

A 20-member clinical team comprising physicians, pediatricians and reproductive health specialists have been deployed in Srinagar.

The ministry has set up a control room here to monitor the situation in the state round-the-clock.