Haryana CM inaugurates civil hospital in Yamunanagar, 45 health facilities across state
Chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced that health projects worth ₹229 crore had been opened across the state on Thursday, including the hospital at Yamunanagar that has been built at a cost of ₹95 crore.
Chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar inaugurated the 350-bed Mukund Lal District Civil Hospital in Yamunanagar besides virtually opening 45 other health facilities in 17 districts of Haryana on Thursday.
State health minister Anil Vij and state education minister Kanwar Pal were among those present at the event.
Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Khattar announced that health projects worth ₹229 crore had been opened for the public, including the hospital at Yamunanagar that has been built at a cost of ₹95 crore.
The chief minister said that with a medical college in every district soon, the number of seats in medical colleges will increase from the present 1,900 to 3,000 in the coming years.
With allowance to patients suffering from three incurable diseases already announced, the CM declared monetary help for at least 100 patients suffering from any of the 55 rare diseases, saying they can apply through the state portal.
A budget of ₹25 crore has been sanctioned for this purpose.
Vij suspends five staff members at Mullana CHC
Haryana health minister Anil Vij on Thursday conducted a surprise inspection of a community health centre (CHC) in Ambala’s Mullana and placed five staff members under suspension for being absent from duty.
While returning from a state-level event in Yamunanagar, Vij halted in the town and entered the health facility.
Officials said that he checked the attendance register of doctors and staff at the CHC and met a few patients admitted in the ward to take feedback.