x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Behave like a Governor, not politician' | BJP again betrayed the nation | Delhi proposes, J&K Governor disposes | Ram Madhav refuses to tender apology for alliance with pro-militant PDP | Govt teacher turns spokesman of terrorists | Janipur residents face 'wrath' from Jammu & Kashmir Police, receive batons for raising “Bharat Mata Ki Jai” | Police furnishes details about security cover of separatists, MHA to take decision | Tourists struck in Kashmir, a worried lot | Not a single leader attends wreath laying ceremony of brave hearts | PDP's pseudo love for Gujjars exposed | How CRPF troopers got trapped | Soldier injured in Pak firing along LoC | HC directs Govt to take final view on easing school bag burden in 6 weeks | Pulwama attack main conspirator Abdul Rashid Gazi traced, claim sources | Army Major martyred in IED blast in Rajouri two days after Pulwama terror attack | JKBOCW Welfare Board least bothered about labourers' welfare | Roads leading to Baramulla town in shambles | Will Modi Govt scrap Indus Water Treaty ? | Pulwama: India's response should be informed by history | Teach Pakistan a Lesson - Aar Ya Paar | Priyanka's entry into politics - Master Stroke of Congress | Reasi Police nab notorious drug smuggler | Curfew continues in Jammu for 2nd day | Pulwama attack: NIA probes 15-km span, calls from Pakistan | DLSA to organize mega legal awareness camp | 8th Shri Jagannath Rath Yatra postponed | Curfew to continue tonight, says Jammu DC | Day after Pulwama attack: Thin traffic, heavy security on highway | Land grabber attempts to encroach prime State land in Sidhra | Prime suspect is Masood Azhar's nephew Mohammed Umair: Agencies | Various social, political organizations condemn attack on CRPF convoy | SHEER projects resolutions on industrial status to waste management | JKHCBA lodges protest demonstration | SSB postpones biometric reverification scheduled for Feb 18 | Loan on forged documents; FIR lodged against fraudster | Avalanche warning issued for 9 Kashmir districts | 'Why free air service for standard Kashmiris', why not for our Para Military Forces convoy' | Decisions of erstwhile regime boosted morale of militants: Harsh | Civil Society delegation tours Janipur Housing colony | Manohar lambasts Pakistan for its nefarious designs | Shiv Sena bats for another surgical strike | Thousands attend last rites of CRPF Jawan in Rajouri | UTPET Mendhar elects body | Art Exhibition inaugurated at Kala Kendra | Back Issues  
 
news details
Advisor Kumar, CS reviews progress of flagship projects in Health sector
11/19/2018 7:54:51 PM

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 19: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar and Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam today chaired a high-level meeting to review the progress of flagship projects under the health sector initiated in the state. The meeting also discussed in detail various inter-departmental issues which need immediate resolution for timely completion of these projects.

The meeting was attended by Home Secretary R K Goyal, Principal Secretary Health & Medical Education Atal Dulloo, Principal Secretary Finance Navin K Choudhary, Principal Secretary Planning Rohit Kansal, Commissioner Secretary R&B Khurshid Ahmed, Commissioner Secretary GAD Hilal Parray, Commissioner Secretary Forests M K Dwivedi, Commissioner Secretary PDD Hirdesh Kumar, besides Chief Engineers of CPWD and PWD, Principals of New Medical Colleges, Commissioner Food Safety, MD JKMSCL, MD JKPCC, Director General Finance (Codes) and other senior officers of concerned departments.

Principal Secretary Health while informing the meeting about the important projects undertaken by the health department also apprised the chair about the present status of works including establishment of 02 AIIMS at Vijay in Jammu and Awantipora in Srinagar, establishment of 05 New Medical Colleges at Anantnag, Baramulla, Rajouri, Doda and Kathua, up-gradation of district hospitals.

In order to have clear picture of the present status of works and action plan with regard to completion of these important projects, the concerned departments were asked to provide upto date status of ongoing works and proposed time of completion of works.

Discussion was held on the status of creation of utilities at AIIMS sites, construction of main buildings of New Medical Colleges and status of up-gradation of existing District Referral Hospitals besides the meeting also had brief discussion on creation of various posts for the existing health institutions for their smooth functioning.

With regard to recruitment of doctors and other paramedical staff, the representatives from PSC and JKSSRB informed the chair that the recruitment process is underway.

Principal Secretary Health also raised other important issues pertaining to the implementation of various programmes in the state including Ayushman Bharat, National Health Mission (NHM), National Ayush Mission (NAM) besides issues related to re-organization of Drug & Food Control Organization and establishment of new Combined Drug & Food Testing Laboratory at Lakhanpur Kathua also discussed briefely.

Regarding 102 & 108 Ambulatory service under NHM, it was told that by March 2019, all 416 ambulances which are being networked for the purpose shall be made operational by March 2019.

Addressing the officers, the Advisor said that that the health is priority sector for the government and all the flagship projects undertaken in the state needs to be expedited and completed in given time frame.

He asked the concerned departments to focus on completion of these key projects so that the state’s health scenario would be improved and best healthcare facilities would be made available to the people of the state.

The Advisor reacting on the commitments given by the officers said that your commitment must reflects on ground by meeting the deadlines.

While directing the officers for close monitoring of these priority projects for the state, the Chief Secretary asked the Principal Secretary Health to depute some dedicated officers to ensure effective project management on the ground. There must be have an effective mechanism to review the pace of works on weekly at lower basis and monthly review at higher level, he added.

All these projects need focused attention and there needs to be have coordination among all the agencies for their timely completion, the Chief Secretary said.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU