Srinagar: Minister for Health and Medical Education Devinder Kumar Manyal Thursday chaired maiden review meeting of health sector in Kashmir Division at Banquet Hall, Srinagar.
The meeting was attended by Minister of State for Health and Medical Education Asiea Naqash, Principal Secretary to government, Health and Medical Education, Dr Pawan Kotwal, Commissioner Food Safety, Dr. Abdul Kabir Dar, Mission Director NHM, Directors of Family Welfare, JKSACS, ISM, Deputy Directors, Chief Medical Officers, Medical Superintendents of District and Sub District Hospitals, Nodal Officers of various schemes and other officers of Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir.
Pawan Kotwal in his inaugural speech briefed about the pertinent issues which need to be prioritised and addressed. He stressed upon the district level officers to work in a time bound manner to complete the on-going projects and programmes of the Govt.
The meeting was hosted by Director Health Services, Kashmir Dr Saleem ur Rehman. He in his presentation gave a comprehensive overview of the functioning of department. The meeting was attended by medical superintendents of major hospitals of Jammu also.
Asiea Naqash in her address said that a lot of development in health sector has happened during the last three years and these efforts need to be intensified for better health care.
Manyal in his address appreciated the work done and milestones achieved by Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir. He directed the officers to put in additional efforts to improve the health care service system and assured officers of the Directorates of all possible cooperation in achieving the goals of this government with respect to health care. He assured to resolve long pending demands of health personnel working in the department. He also informed the officers that he will be touring the health institutes of the Kashmir Division shortly.