Kupwara, Feb 10: District Registration Authority (DRA) for Registration of Clinical Establishments met here under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Ayushi Sudan on Saturday to review the progress of registration and regulation of clinical establishments in the district.
An official spokesman in a statement issued here said that addressing the meeting, the Deputy Commissioner said that the health sector is a very sensitive sector which receives top priority of the Government adding that the registration and regulation of clinical establishments will ensure better health services to the people.
Regarding the regulation of the clinics, the Deputy Commissioner directed the officers to frame committees at the Medical Block level comprising of Tehsildar, BDO, BMO and others concerned for regular inspection of health institutions operating across the district.
Earlier, the CMO Kupwara, Dr Ramzan informed the meeting that 108 applications have been received for provisional registration of clinics including nursing homes. Out of which Provisional Registration Certificates have been issued to 81 applicants.
ACP Kupwara, CMO, Police Officers and other concerned attended the meeting.