SHRC gets Rs 6 crore released for treatment of Hemophilia patients

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Sept 24: Following the direction of State Human Rights Commission, the J&K Government has released additional amount of Rs 350 lakh and Rs 250 lakh for treatment of Hemophilia patients at GMC Srinagar and GMC Jammu, respectively.
According to an official handout, the State Finance Department has filed a report in the Commission, in which it has been informed that the Government has released additional amount of Rs 350 lakh and Rs 250 lakh in favour of Principal GMC Srinagar and Principal GMC Jammu, respectively, through BEAMS, under detailed head 081-Drugs and Instruments, MH: 2210-Medical & Public Health, exclusively for the treatment of Hemophilia patients.
Besides, the department has been advised to immediately arrange Rs 200 lakh for the purpose from NHM Society for further distribution to the two Principals of the Government Medical Colleges on pro-rata basis.
Directions in this regard was were passed by the SHRC on August 31, 2018, in case titled Syed Majid, president Hemophilia Association of Kashmir for providing funds on permanent basis for treatment of Hemophilia patients throughout the State.

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