PSAJK expresses concern over halting school buses during convoy movement

PSAJK expresses concern over halting school buses during convoy movement

Srinagar: The Private Schools Association of Jammu and Kashmir (PSAJK) Tuesday expressed concern over halting of school buses during convoy movement, saying the practice has created a chaotic situation for schools. The Association in a statement said that our entire transport plan has been disrupted. “The schools, particularly on National Highway and even those schools […]

Start of 102, 108 ambulances held up by NHM office in J&K

Start of 102, 108 ambulances held up by NHM office in J&K

So too the biomedical equipment maintenance program; JKSMCL officials allege kickbacks involved Srinagar: The office of the National Health Mission (NHM) in Jammu and Kashmir is sitting on files since January for the approval of emergency ambulance services and the Biomedical Equipment Management and Maintenance Program (BMMP) in the state. According to official sources, NHM […]

Despite its large population, Khag only tehsil without an SDH

Despite its large population, Khag only tehsil without an SDH

BUDGAM: Despite the authorities’ claiming to have provided health care facilities at people’s doorsteps across the length and breadth of the valley, Khag in central Kashmir’s Budgam district has belied their tall claims as it is the only Tehsil headquarters in the state that still lacks a sub-district hospital (SDH). Declared a tehsil headquarter decades […]

Turkwangam’s wait for health care stretches for years

Turkwangam’s wait for health care stretches for years

SHOPIAN: Comprising over 30 villages, Turkwangam in southern Kashmir’s district Shopian is craving the completion of a New Type Primary Health Centre (NTPHC) which was sanctioned by the government many years ago at a project cost of Rs 2.34 crore. Locals from the area said that they were facing tough times due to the lack […]

DC Bandipora orders cost audit of under construction maternity hospital

DC Bandipora orders cost audit of under construction maternity hospital

Bandipora: Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Shahid Iqbal Choudhary has ordered cost audit of a maternity hospital which is being constructed by Roads & Buildings(R&B) department in Bandipora. Reader Impact Funded by the National hydroelectric power corporation (NHPC) under its rehabilitation and resettlement plan, the 50 bedded maternity hospital is under construction from six years at Pazalpora […]