IEP SAS Nagar, April 26
Deputy Commissioner S.A.S. Nagar Mrs. Aashika Jain said that large number of people are taking advantage of the Aam Aadmi Clinics established by the Punjab government in the state, under which all kinds of medicines and tests are done free of cost.
The Deputy Commissioner said that in S.A.S. district 28 Aam Aadmi Clinics functioning and about 3 lakh patients have been successfully treated free of cost and along with this free lab tests have also been done for about 36 thousand patients.
She said that the Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has started Aam Aadmi clinics to provide free basic health facilities, check-ups and medicines to the people of the state. Where large number of patients are availing basic healthcare facilities of checkup and medicine near their homes without any problem.
The Deputy Commissioner said that these Aam Aadmi clinics have reduced the problems of people like long ques in the hospitals. With the opening of Aam Aadmi Clinics, the pressure on OPDs in government hospitals has already reduced, patients are getting free medicines and check-up facilities near their homes.
She said that the government hospitals are also now being freed from the burden of OPD to a large extent and specialist doctors and medical staff are continuously treating patients.
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