Omar releases Rs 6.46 crore for upgrading healthcare

Last Updated: Monday, October 11, 2010 - 21:51

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday released Rs 6.46 crore to help improve healthcare facilities in hospitals and upgrade infrastructure
and equipment.

The Chief Minister released Rs 3.86 Crore for G B Pant Hospital for children while Rs 1.25 crore have been provided to SMHS Hospital, Srinagar, for purchase of CT Scan and Rs 75 lakhs to Lal Ded maternity Hospital for Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit, an official spokesman said.
Omar said health sector is one of the most priority sectors of his government and multi-pronged strategy has been put in place to upgrade and improve health facilities at primary, secondary and tertiary levels.

PTI




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