Thursday, 19 May 2022



LATEST NEWS NephroPlus calls out that Hypertension is a leading cause of kidney disease and kidney failure Decoding the link between hypertension, heart diseases and stroke DC asked the health dept to adopt result oriented approach for drug de addiction and rehabilitation World Hypertension Day : Just 36 percent women, 31 percent men have normal blood pressure in J&K, reveal official figures Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar presides over 25th senate meeting at CSK Agriculture University Every child has right to quality education : Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar LPU Boxer confirms Medal at Women’s World Boxing Championships- 2022 in Turkey Interactive workshop on Employment Generation, Skill Development & Training organised Deputy Commissioner urges school principals, teachers & parents to encourage children above 12 years to get vaccinated Mann government in action mode….‘Janta ka CM, Janta ke beech’ Actress Sara Ali Khan gives glimpse of her trekking in Pahalgam District Environment Committee meeting chaired by Deputy Commissioner Red Cross Day observed at Indian Red Cross Society Kapurthala Umran Malik breaks Jasprit Bumrah's record, becomes youngest Indian bowler to pick 20 wickets in an IPL season Nothing more beautiful than a film that connects people: Fatima Sana Shaikh on 'Modern Love: Mumbai' New Zealand all-rounder Amelia Kerr returns to Brisbane Heat for Women's Big Bash League Minor girl allegedly kidnapped, raped in Jammu & Kashmir's Anantnag Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to launch 'Har Ghar Nal, Har Ghar Jal' scheme in MP's Rewa Instagram likely testing new Stories layout that hides excessive posts Arjun Kapoor & Malaika Arora To Marry Soon? Wedding Date Inside Jagjeet Sandhu Works With Diljit Dosanjh In Jaswant Singh Khalra’s Biopic. Details Inside


Dr. Raj Kumar Verka announces to make Punjab a model state in the field of health

Medical Education and Research Minister emphasizes on work with dedication, determination and integrity

Dr. Raj Kumar Verka, Congress, Punjab Congress

Web Admin

Web Admin

5 Dariya News

Chandigarh , 30 Sep 2021

Punjab Medical Education and Research Minister Dr. Raj Kumar Verka has announced to make Punjab a model state in the field of health.Addressing the first meeting of the department at the Punjab Bhawan today after assuming office as the Minister of Medical Education and Research, Dr. Verka said that a state of art government hospital will be set up in the state which would be the best and exemplary not only among the government but also among the private hospitals. Stressing on the importance of health and education for any society, he said that he would make every effort to provide better health care facilities in the state so that the people of the state can get treatment facilities in government hospitals at reasonable rates.Appreciating the role played by the government doctors of the state during the corona period, Dr. Verka said that everyone needs to work with dedication, integrity and determination to address all the shortcomings in order to provide better health care to the people of the state. He said that by raising the standard of health services we need to increase the confidence of the people in government hospitals as compared to private hospitals. He said that he will make every effort to implement all the ongoing projects in the health sector.

Earlier, Director Medical Education and Research Dr. Sujata Sharma informed the minister that at present there are two government sector universities namely Baba Farid University of Health Sciences Faridkot and Guru Ravidas Ayurveda University Hoshiarpur in the state and there are three government medical colleges Amritsar, Patiala and Faridkot, beside Government Ayurvedic College Patiala. There is also proposal to set up Dr.BR Ambedkar State Institute of Medical Sciences, Mohali, Shaheed Udham Singh State Institute of Medical Sciences, Hoshiarpur and Sri Guru Nanak Dev State Institute of Medical Sciences, Kapurthala.Dr. Sharma said that at present there are three VRDL testing labs in  government medical colleges in addition to four other departments labs. In these labs, up to 35,000 RTPCR tests have been performed per day. So far 97 lakh tests have been done till now. Government medical colleges have 4 isolation wards, 358 covid ventilators and 67 non-covid ventilators for patients. Till date, about 24,500 patients have been treated.Earlier, Dr. Alok Shekhar, Principal Secretary, Department of Medical Education and Research welcomed Dr. Verka and gave a brief overview of the department. On this occasion, among others Additional Secretary Rahul Gupta,VC BFUHS Dr Raj Bahadur, VC GRAU Hoshiarpur Dr BK Sharma, Joint Director MER Dr A D Aggarwal and Dr Puneet Girdhar, Chairmans of Medical, Dental, Nursing, Ayurveda, Homoeopathy Councils, Principals and Medical Superintendents of Medical, Dental, Ayurvedic Colleges.



Tags: Dr. Raj Kumar Verka , Congress , Punjab Congress



related news




Photo Gallery



Video Gallery



5 Dariya News RNI Code: PUNMUL/2011/49000
© 2011-2022 | 5 Dariya News | All Rights Reserved
Powered by: CDS PVT LTD