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LG thanks PM for strengthening healthcare in J&K

05:16 AM Feb 26, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
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Srinagar, Feb 25: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Sunday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for strengthening the critical healthcare and Emergency Response System in Jammu and Kashmir.

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The Lt Governor tweeted: “Hon'ble PM Shri Narendra Modi Ji today virtually laid the foundation stone of 13 Critical Care Blocks at the district hospitals across J&K & dedicated 6 mobile food safety labs, 3 each in Jammu & Kashmir div. It is a momentous occasion for UT's health sector. The projects under Prime Minister-Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission (PM-ABHIM) & COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness Package Phase-II will make crucial & standard health facilities available to all the citizens.”

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The projects worth Rs 207.75 crore under Prime Minister-Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission (PM-ABHIM) include 100-bedded critical care blocks each at Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu and District Hospital Budgam; 50-bedded critical care block at GMC Baramulla, GMC Rajouri, GMC Kathua, Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Bemina, and District Hospital Kulgam.

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The critical care blocks under COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness Package Phase-II (ECRP-II) to be constructed at Rs 142.5 crore are 50-bedded critical care blocks each at District Hospitals Pulwama, Kupwara, Reasi, Shopian, Poonch, and Public Health Centre Sonamarg and Ganderbal.

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