Advisor Kumar inaugurates ANM, GNM schools in Ramban, Udhampur

Advisor Vijay Kumar lighting the ceremonial lamp during inauguration of GNM at Bailey in Udhampur.
Advisor Vijay Kumar lighting the ceremonial lamp during inauguration of GNM at Bailey in Udhampur.

Excelsior Correspondent
RAMBAN, Sept 15: Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar today inaugurated Auxiliary Nursing and Midwifery (ANM) School at Ramban.
“The Government’s commitment of providing a better and affordable healthcare system in J&K is being realized through strengthening of nursing and allied services in every nook and corner of the state”, the Advisor maintained.
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Financial Commissioner Health and Medical Education, Atal Dulloo, District Development Commissioner, Nazim Zai Khan, Director Health, Jammu, Dr. Samir Mattoo, SSP, Anita Sharma, SSP Traffic, JS Johar, ADDC, Nawab Din, ADC, Dr. Basharat Hussain, CMO, Dr. Janak Raj, Principal ANM, School, Dr. Vinod, besides various senior officers of civil and police administration were present at the inaugural function.
The Advisor complimented the newly selected trainees and impressed upon them to concentrate on learning modern techniques of health services and work hard towards cause of the ailing in the society.
Advisor highlighted the significance of ANM School in improving the status of para- medical education in the State in general and in the district in particular. He stressed upon the students to gain optimum knowledge in the institute so that they serve the society with in a better way.
Advisor exhorted upon imparting quality education to the trainees enabling them become an efficient asset for the department.
Financial Commissioner, while addressing on the occasion, informed that 11 such new institutes are expected to start functioning in the current year across the State.
Later, the Advisor had a meeting with officers and officials of health department to review the status of health services being provided to the patients in the DH. He also took stock of availability of drugs, equipments and machinery.
Meanwhile, Advisor inaugurated General Nursing Midwifery (GNM), School at Bailey, Udhampur.
DIG Udhampur- Reasi Range Sujit Kumar Singh, District Development Commissioner Udhampur, Dr. Piyush Singla, Additional District Development Commissioner, Ashok Kumar and Additional Deputy Commissioner, Dr. Gurvinderjeet Singh were present on the occasion.
The school, with state of the art facilities, houses seven laboratories including fundamental lab, MCH Lab, Community Lab, Anatomy & Physiology Lab, Computer Lab, Audio Visual Aid Lab, Nutrition Lab, a Library room besides having a Hostel Block with capacity of accommodating 40 inmates.
Different courses to be pursued in this school are GNM, FMPHW Pharmacists, Lab Technician, X-ray Techinician, Dental Technician, Ophthalmic Technician, OT Technician, Anesthetic Technician and ECG Technician.
After inaugurating the institute, Advisor had a round of the building and inspected class rooms, laboratories, Hostel Complex. He also interacted with staff and students of the schools.