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Deputation from Pouni calls upon Health Minister

Deputation of prominent persons under the banner of “Tehsil Pouni Development Forum” in the leadership of BJP State Secretary & local leader, Sanjay Baru met Health Minister of Jammu  Kashmir, Bali Bhagat to apprise him of the Health Services related issues of the area.

The deputation asked the Health Minister to raise the Health infrastructure in Tehsil Pouni. They apprised the Health Minister of the very scanty availability of emergency health services in the area. The deputation said that the area caters to the needs of about 80,000 souls. Also in addition to the local population, the area boasts of providing the services to the thousands of pilgrims visiting the famous shrine of “Shiv Khori”. They apprised the Health Minister that there is no major hospital nearby and the ailing and the ill have to move distances for availing simpler surgical purposes. As such they requested the Health Minister to recommend for the upgradation of existing Primary Health Centre in the area.

Sanjay Baru also thanked Health Minister for his prompt action on the matter of providing availability of 2 Doctors in the area. Shortly few days before, the deputation from the area approached Health Minister for the same. Sanjay Baru said that the locals had requested Health Minister for the provision of 2 doctors in the area including one Gynaecologist for the female population of the area, to which Minister acted swiftly.

Bali Bhagat assured the deputation, that the matter will be taken due care in swift and prompt manner. He immediately issued instructions to look into the matter and asked them to prepare the DPR for the same. He said that their every issue related to Health or any matter will not remain unattended.

Vikas Gandotra, Suraj kumar, Parkash Singh, Deedar Singh, Romesh lal, Surinder Kumar, Gurdyal Singh, NHPC Mohinder Singh, Babu Ram, Joginder Singh, Mukesh Salaria, Sanjay Kumar and other prominent members of Civil Society from Pouni also accompanied the deputation.