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GOI felicitates Himachal for surpassing target of functionalizing Health and Wellness Centres

Yadavindra S Rana | April 14, 2021 04:55 PM

HAMIRPUR (HP):On the occasion of third National Ayushman Bharat Health and
Wellness Day, the state of Himachal Pradesh has been felicitated by the Union Health and
Family Welfare Minister, Dr Harsha Vardhan. It is stated by Mr Amitabh Awasthi, Secretary,
Health, Himachal Pradesh on Thursday.
The event was organized virtually in which mission director, National Health Mission,
Dr Nipun Jindal has represented the state.             
Mr Awasthi said that Government of India had allocated a target of functionalizing
983 Health and Wellness Centres (HWCs) for the year 2020- 21 and the state functionalized
1022 HWCs as on March 31 which was 104 per cent achievement. For this achievement the
state was felicitated by the Union Health Minister during the national celebration of 3rd
Ayushman Bharat-Health and Wellness Day on April 14.
Dr. Nipun Jindal dedicated this felicitation to all the Chief Medical Officers, District
Program Officers, All BMOs, All Primary Health care teams. He said that without their
dedication and commitment this could not have been possible. He further expressed hope that
the Health care services shall further be strengthened at the grassroot level through the Health
and Wellness centres in the coming years.

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