SRINAGAR, MAY 17: Minister of State for Health & Medical Education, Housing & Urban Development and Social Welfare, Ms Asiea Naqash said that special priority will be given to health sector for achieving the culmination level. She said that we quality healthcare will be provided across state.
During her visit Mirza Muhammad Afzal Beigh Memorial Hospital (MMABMH) in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, Ms Asiea said that government will give special priority to the health sector so that people get hassle-free healthcare facilitates in government-run hospitals.
Meanwhile Ms Asiea Naqash took stock of the Medicare facilities being provided to the patients at the hospital and directed authorities to ensure cleanliness in and around the hospital premises and treat the patients with good care and utmost professionalism so that they cannot be referred to the hospital,” she told officials.
The minister was accompanied by District Development Commissioner, Anantnag, Syed Abid Rashid Shah, Director Local Bodies, Mr Tufail Mattoo and other senior officers of Health; Housing and Urban departments were accompanying the Minister.
Later the Minister also inspected Sport Stadium, Anantnag and site of Sewerage Treatment Plant (STP) at Mhandikadal. At Sports Stadium, the Minister directed for construction of fencing and installation of street lights immediately.
The Minister asked the Local Bodies department to upload the e-tendering for STP, Mhandikadal within stipulated time frame.
Interacting with the people on the occasion, the Minister said that the Government under the leadership of Chief Minister Ms Mehbooba Mufti is committed to provide equitable development to the people of all the three regions of the State. She said government was also committed to provide better health care facilities to the people at their door steps. She said that efforts are afoot to upgrade the basic infrastructure in all core sectors.
2015 Kashmir Despatch