DAINIK NATION BUREAU
Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said that additional 100 bed facility for Pandit Deen Dyal Upadhaya hospital will be made. This will give relief to the patients coming from Dehradun and other districts. A transit hostel is being started at Pauri. CM disclosed it while addressing the people after inaugurating health camp at harrawala, Dehradun on Sunday.
Chief Minister said that it has been the target of the state government that 90 per cent deliveries are institutionalized so that the expectant mother and newly born child get better health facilities. This would help in reducing child and mother mortality rates. He said that special focus is being done to improve the health of women.
“We have been able to control several communicable diseases. There should not only be government efforts in improving the health facilities but even social organizations can help solve many problems,” he said.
Chief Minister said that efforts should be made to make better atmosphere in the hospitals. He expressed his happiness that in the forthcoming “Investors Summit” several investment proposals in health sectors have come. He said that his government has been able to appoint doctors in 75 per cent of the areas of the state and there are efforts to provide health facilities in the remote far flung areas through technology and Information technology.
Other dignitaries including Sanjay Thakur, Vinay Goyal, Sunil Uniyal alias Gama and others were present there.