JAMMU, Aug 11: Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today inaugurated a New Type Primary Health Centre (NTPHC) at Mathwar and Sub Centre Building at Sarote.
MLA, Devender Singh Rana, was also present on the occasion.
While speaking on the occasion, the Minister said the Government is making concerted efforts to develop infrastructure in all vital sectors to provide the people with all the requisite necessities for better living conditions.
He said the Government has taken several measures to augment the health services vis-à-vis streamlining the functioning of the health institutions by rationalizing the staff strength as per the actual workload of the institution.
He also called upon the health functionaries to put in dedicated efforts to provide better medicare to the people.
In his address Devender Rana said that this upgraded health centre will augment health care facilities in the area and help reduce referral cases to other institutions.
Later, the Minister listened to the problems of the locals and assured that steps would be taken up to solve the same at the earliest.
He also visited the houses damaged in the recent floods in Sobka (Gharota) and assured the people that they will be compensated as per the norms.
Director Health Services, SDM North, CMO Jammu, senior functionaries of PHE, Health & Medical Education Depart-ment, JKPCC, PWD(R&B) and large number of prominent citizens were present on the occasion.