JAMMU: Minister for Health and Medical Education Ch Lal Singh Thursday paid surprise visit to primary as well as urban health centres in Jammu region.
According to an official statement, Singh visited Soujhana, Kot Bhalwal, Subash Nagar, Gujjar Nagar and Digiana health centres and reviewed the functioning of these institutions.
Chief Medical Officer, Dr Robinder Khajuria besides other senior officers of health department accompanied the Minister during the visit, the statement said.
The statement said that while expressing grave concern on finding urban evening health centres at Subash Nagar, Gujjar Nagar and Digiana closed, the Minister directed the Chief Medical Officer to seek explanation from the absent medicos and paramedical staff.
“He asked the CMO to ensure punctuality of the staff in the health institutes so that the people do not face any inconvenience.”