Punjab

Punjab Government set to transform rural dispensaries, Recruitment of 460 Medical Officers soon: Tript Bajwa Medicines worth Rs. 48 lakh supplied for village dispensaries,

October 22, 2019 05:09 PM

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Government would provide all required facilities to the dispensaries of the rural areas in order to make available top notch healthcare amenities to the inhabitants of rural areas. Disclosing this here today in a statement, the Rural Development & Panchayat Minister Mr. Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa said that the State Government would soon recuit 460 Medical Officers for which the process has been started. Clear instructions have been issued in this regard to the departmental officers.

The minister further said that medicines and other necessary paraphernalia would be provided in the rural dispensaries. For this purpose, medicines worth more than Rs. 48.30 lakh have been sent to the dispensaries in the rural areas. Apart from this, orders for purchasing Rs. 2.58 crore is being placed for the next 3 months.

Directing the officers of the department, S. Bajwa said that strict vigil be maintained over the process of providing top notch healthcare amenities to the people in the rural area dispensaries. He also directed that the staff of the dispensaries must be punctual and the patients must not face any difficulty. The minister also gave directions for preparing a project with regard to transforming the dispensaries situated in the rural areas so as to ensure better facilities to the people.


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