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Advisor Vijay Kumar visits CHC Mandi, reviews health facilities

On the instructions of Advisor, DC dispersed Ex-Gratia amount to the victims of Palera road accident

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Poonch , 09 Dec 2018

Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited the Community Health Centre Mandi and took stock of health services provided to the people at this  health institution.Principal Secretary Health Atal Dulloo accompanied the Advisor during the visit, while as Deputy Commissioner Rahul Yadav, DIG  Deepak Kumar Salathia, Director Health Services Jammu Dr Samir Mattoo, Principal GMC Jammu Dr Sunanda Raina and other district officers were  present on the ocassion.At CHC Mandi, the Advisor interacted with the patients and enquired about the health facilities which are available for them at  the facility. He also chaired a meeting with the doctors and medical staff and reviewed the functioning of CHC.During the deliberations, Vijay Kumar  discussed with the medical fraternity the issue of a Pralkote of village Sawjian where 16 cases of deaf and dumb were reported.The advisor directed  the health department to constitute a team of doctors to provide remedial measures such as speech therapy and other related treatment to the deaf  and dumb children. He also directed to carry out a detailed research to find the reasons behind such problem in a particular area. It is pertinent to  mention here that a team of Specialists and ENT Doctors diagnosed 16 cases of deaf and dumb in the said hamlet.

Meanwhile, the Advisor also met various public delegations of tehsil Mandi where people presented their demands related to health and roads in Arai  and Sabjian. The demand of Surgeons and Specialists in CHC Mandi was also raised to which Advisor informed the public that soon the shortage would  be removed for which the process is underway.The Advisor also visited the Palera Road accident spot. He on the behalf of Governor directed the  Deputy Commissioner Poonch to provide ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the legal heir of deceased people in the tragic road accident that took place on  December 08.Later in the day, DC Rahul Yadav on the directions of the Advisor visited the families of Palera accident. He expressed his deep  sympathies with the bereaved families and dispersed ex-gratia amount of Rs 5 Lakh each to the families of 13 persons who lost their lives in the tragic  accident.


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