Tribune Information Service

Chandigarh, Could 20

In a bid to supply the most effective healthcare providers freed from value to the folks throughout the state, the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Friday introduced to launch his authorities’s flagship program of Mohalla Clinics with dedicating 75 such clinics in first part on the historic event of seventy fifth Independence anniversary on this August 15.

Chairing a excessive stage assembly of senior officers right here at his official residence this afternoon, Bhagwant Mann stated that his authorities could be fulfilling one of many main ballot guarantees with establishing of those clinics each in city and rural areas in a phased method on Delhi sample. Well being and Household Welfare Minister Vijay Singla additionally attended the assembly. 

Collaborating within the deliberations, the Chief Minister additionally gave nod to transform the non-functional Sewa Kendras throughout the state into Mohalla Clinics thereby refurbishing such complexes on the uniform sample with primary inside elements together with physician’s room, reception-cum-waiting space, pharmacy, apart from separate bogs for employees and visiting sufferers. He additionally directed the Principal Secretary, Public Works, to work out the modalities for sprucing-up the interiors of Sewa Kendras, in order that these might be suitably transformed into Mohalla Clinics.

The Chief Minister additionally recommended forming a cluster of 5 to 6 adjoining villages by establishing a Mohalla Clinic at a central location, simply accessible to all. This could assist in bringing majority of individuals residing in rural areas inside the ambit of Mohalla Clinics.

Through the assembly, temporary presentation was made by the Senior Architect to apprise the Chief Minister concerning the varied choices for the proposed design and structure of those Mohalla Clinics.

In the meantime, Secretary Well being and Household Welfare knowledgeable the Chief Minister concerning the already present community of almost 3000 sub-centres within the rural areas being effectively manned by the educated para-medics employees headed by Group Well being Officer. Subsequently, he mooted a proposal to transform these sub-centres additionally into Mohalla Clinics thus widening its cope and outreach in order that most variety of folks residing in villages might be benefitted from the state govt’s distinctive well being care initiative.

Summing up the deliberations, the Chief Minister requested the Secretary Well being to right away begin the method to rent providers of medical doctors/paramedics on contract foundation, who had been prepared to supply their providers for this noble trigger in Mohalla Clinics. Bhagwant Mann additionally directed the Secretary Well being to work out an motion plan for hiring an company for scientific exams. To which, secretary well being knowledgeable that course of for recruitment of requisite employees was already underway and the tendering course of for hiring the providers of company for scientific exams could be achieved by Could 31.

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