Govt releases Rs 3 cr for NTPHC Pahalgam

Jammu: Minister for Health & Medical Education Bali Bhagat Tuesday informed the Legislative Council that government has released Rs 3 crore for up-gradation of NTPHC Pahalgam.
He said that the funds have been provided under National Health Mission (NHM) but work on the project has not been taken up due to imposition of ban on construction work in the area.
The Minister was replying to a question of legislator Sofi Yousuf.
Meanwhile, the Minister informed that NTPHC Kullar is entitled to one post of doctor and the vacancy would be filled after recruitment against the already advertised posts was completed. He however said that one doctor engaged under NHM has been posted at NTPHC Kullar.
The Minister said that the proposal for up-gradation of PHC Srigufwara is under examination of the government.