KULGAM: District Development Commissioner Kulgam Sajad Hussain on Wednesday chaired a meeting to review financial and physical achievements in health sector in the district. He also took stock of implementation status of different schemes for development of infrastructure and other components in health department.
The meeting was attended by CPO, Exen R&B, Dy CMO, and BMOs of all health blocks of Kulgam, MS DH Kulgam, DPM, BPM and other officials of the health department.
BMOs briefed the meeting about the ongoing works in their respective blocks under various schemes. It was given out that against an approved cost of Rs 17696.96 lakh, Rs 9630.93 lakh have been incurred up to ending March 2018.
The DDC was informed that all four floors of IPD block DHS Kulgam are completed in all respects and building of MCH Kulgam will be completed in next four months.
He was also informed that PHC Devsar ground floor and ISM dispensary at Nillow are complete and the executing agency will hand over these projects to health department by the end of this month. While work on NTPHC Chowgam is in full swing.
The DDC directed ACR Kulgam to identify land for the construction of the NTPHC Malvan and Gudder at an earliest so that work on these approved projects will be started.
He exhorted upon the Police Housing Corporation, JKPCC and other executing agencies to work in synergy and coordination to expedite work on all under construction projects and to complete work within stipulated time.
He also directed the authorities to bring in his notice all the land dispute issues which are hindering the construction work of approved projects for augmentation of healthcare facilities in the district.
During the meeting, DDC also reviewed the function of various centrally-sponsored schemes like JSY, JSSK, and RBSK and appreciated the department for implementing these schemes properly for target beneficiaries.
He also laid stress to establish approved baby wellness centres in the district at KaniPora and Mirhama before August 2018.