About Careers Internship MedBlogs Contact us
Medindia LOGIN REGISTER
Advertisement

Healthcare And Education Top Most Priority Of The Govt: Nitish

by Medindia Content Team on June 20, 2006 at 2:21 PM
Font : A-A+

Healthcare And Education Top Most Priority Of The Govt: Nitish

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said providing quality healthcare and education to the people of Bihar was the topmost priority of his government and for this the government had earmarked enough fund .

After flagging off four mobile hospitals christened as 'apan asptal (own hospital) and an incinerator unit at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) here, Kumar said his government has initiated a number of measures to develop the district hospitals and primary health centres as state of art hospitals for which the government had already provided requisite fund.

Advertisement

He said from the first day of next month out door patients would get 13 medicines free of cost and those being treated for terminal diseases would be entitled for 26 medicines in medical colleges and government hospitals.

He said from now onwards people living below the poverty line (bpl) would not have to run for getting medical aid from the government as their proposals would be cleared from district levels. Necessary instructions have been issued to the concern ed authorities in this regard, he added.
Advertisement

Kumar said the IGIMS which was set up with much fanfare during congress regime had failed to deliver the goods and the government was committed to improve the condition of the institution and bring it on par with all India institute of medical sciences (AIIMS).

He said the IGIMS would soon have teaching facility too.

He said all the 38 districts would have mobile hospitals by the end of the next month so that rural masses could be delivered healthcare at their doorsteps.

(Source:PTI News)
Advertisement

Advertisement
News A-Z
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
What's New on Medindia
Prevent Hacking of Medical Devices: FDA Sounds Alarm
Black Water: Benefits and Uses
World Hypertension Day 2022 - Measure Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer!
View all
Recommended Reading
News Archive
Date
Category
Advertisement
News Category

Medindia Newsletters Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!
Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

More News on:
Awareness about Healthcare Insurance in India Healthcare Insurance-Common Terms and Definitions 

Most Popular on Medindia

Selfie Addiction Calculator Post-Nasal Drip Pregnancy Confirmation Calculator Noscaphene (Noscapine) Sanatogen Find a Hospital Drug Interaction Checker Iron Intake Calculator How to Reduce School Bag Weight - Simple Tips Drug Side Effects Calculator

Disclaimer - All information and content on this site are for information and educational purposes only. The information should not be used for either diagnosis or treatment or both for any health related problem or disease. Always seek the advice of a qualified physician for medical diagnosis and treatment. Full Disclaimer

© All Rights Reserved 1997 - 2022

This site uses cookies to deliver our services. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use