WB govt to upgrade health infrastructure
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Last Updated: Tuesday, November 01, 2011, 19:20
  
Kolkata: The West Bengal government has drawn up a four-tier plan to upgrade health infrastructure and is formulating a policy to invite the private sector in improving healthcare.

"We have drawn up a 4-tier plan to upgrade health infrastructure in the state," Commerce and Industry minister Partha Chatterjee said while inaugurating the Neotia Academy of Nursing, here.

The minister said efforts would be made to improve functioning of primary, divisional, sub-divisional and superspeciality hospitals and the government was formulating a policy to invite the private sector in healthcare.

He said there was a plan to have one superspeciality hospital in each district, besides modern pathological test centres.

According to him, the state government is already working on new micro health insurance schemes, specially for the poor.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, November 01, 2011, 19:20


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