Each District to have 200 bedded hospital, Says Haryana Gov
Chandigarh: Governor Bandaru Dattatreya announced on Wednesday that the Haryana government will open a 200-bed hospital in every district of the state. The announcement was made during the opening of the Budget session of the Assembly.He informed that along with the 200-bed hospital several other medical colleges will also be set up in the near future.Bandaru told Indian Express, "The...
Chandigarh: Governor Bandaru Dattatreya announced on Wednesday that the Haryana government will open a 200-bed hospital in every district of the state. The announcement was made during the opening of the Budget session of the Assembly.
He informed that along with the 200-bed hospital several other medical colleges will also be set up in the near future.
Bandaru told Indian Express, "The state government has proposed to set up a medical college in every district. In addition, a 200-bed hospital is being set up in every district. Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical College has already been started in Chhainsa, Faridabad. Government medical colleges are being set up in Bhiwani, in the name of renowned freedom fighter Pandit Neki Ram Sharma, in Haibalpur village in Jind and in Koriavaas village in Mahendragarh. Government medical colleges are also being set up in Kaithal, Sirsa, and Yamunanagar districts. The process of setting up nursing colleges in Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Faridabad, Rewari, and Panchkula has also been started. Also, a medical college in Hasan Khan Mewati and a dental college in Nalharh are being set up."
He also praised the state government for its efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Explaining further, he stated that "The (health) department has setup 91 PCA plants in the state, out of which, 86 are functional. Of these, 43 have been set up under PM-CARES and 48 under CSR."
Keeping in mind the importance of Ayurveda, he also declared that Ayush hospital will start soon and OPD services will also be provided. In addition, a new Ayush Hospital will be opened soon.
"We have been following Ayurveda, yoga, and natural medicine for centuries. Due to lifestyle-related diseases, today, people have a renewed interest in these systems of medicine. The government has set up Sri Krishna Ayush University, Kurukshetra, where admissions were given for 82 seats this year. In Patti Kadaan village in Mahendragarh, a government ayurvedic hospital has been started. In Devarkhana village in Jhajjar, OPD services have been launched at the naturopathy education and research institute. In Ankeda village in Nuh, an Unani college will be set up and in Ambala, a homeopathic college will be started. In Mayad village in Hisar, a 50-bedded Ayush hospital will be opened soon." the Governor added.