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Centre announces increase in funding for health sector in Jammu and Kashmir

Centre announces increase in funding for health sector in Jammu and Kashmir

The Central Government has announced plans to raise the level of funding for the health sector in Jammu and Kashmir in cooperation and coordination with the state government, keeping in mind the objective of providing state-of-the-art medical services and facilities to people living in the remotest and smallest towns of the state, according to the state's Health Minister, Mr Bali Bhagat.

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