Government approves Rs 2.93 crore for revamping of existing building and new works
Kartarpur (Jalandhar): To boost government healthcare facilities in Kartarpur town, the Cabinet Minister Balkar Singh on Sunday said that Punjab government had sanctioned Rs 2.93 crore for complete revamping of existing local Civil hospital and construction of new OPD and administrative blocks.
Participating in Swachhta hi Sewa Abhiyan in Kartarpur, the Local Bodies Minister said that tenders would be floated by health department soon as government has already approved Rs 2.93 crore for the work. He said that the Punjab Health System Corporation would be executive agency of the project and work would be initiated soon.
Reiterating that Punjab government was accorded top-priority to health sector, Singh said that complete overhaul of infrastructure was being ensured and there was no paucity of funds. He said that this would include recruiting doctors and nursing staff, increasing bed strength, augmenting medical care infrastructure and other measures. He said that Aam Aadmi Clinics were already providing quality health services to the people at their doorsteps and more such centres would be dedicated in the coming weeks.
Meanwhile, Singh also exhorted the people for making clean, green and pollution free Jalandhar, which will be real tribute to father of nation- Mahatma Gandhi. In Swachhta Hi Sewa initiative, he aid that this drive must be made a mass movement for disseminating the message of cleanliness in the district. He expressed hope that the active support and cooperation of the people Jalandhar would soon emerge as a clean, green and pollution free district.