IEP Chandigarh, July 6
Haryana Health and Family Welfare Minister, Mr. Anil Vij said that the state government has taken the lead in the country by initiating comprehensive mapping work to cater to the specific health service requirements of its population. This pioneering effort aims to ensure that healthcare services are aligned with the needs of the people. The health mapping work is expected to be completed within the next one month, providing valuable insights into healthcare demands and facilitating efficient service delivery. Additionally, the mapping exercise also includes the collection of data pertaining to AYUSH. Health Minister, Mr. Anil Vij said that the foundation stone for a 700-bed civil hospital in Gurugram will be laid soon. While presiding over a meeting of the officers of Health, Public Works, Urban Local Bodies, Development and Panchayats Departments, Health Minister, Mr. Anil Vij said that state-of-the-art medical facilities will enhance healthcare infrastructure in the region, further strengthening the healthcare system of Haryana.During the meeting, Mr. Vij emphasized the importance of timely implementation of healthcare projects across districts. He directed the concerned officers of the Public Works Department to exert efforts on a district-wise basis to ensure the successful execution of ongoing health projects. He informed the officers about the need for expeditious completion of all health sector initiatives. Mr. Vij further directed the officers to fully comprehend their responsibilities and not underestimate the significance of the Chief Minister’s announcements. He further personally monitors the progress of these projects on a monthly basis, with the next review meeting scheduled for the first week of August. Mr. Vij also directed the officers to adhere to standardized designs for sub-health centres, Community Health Centers (CHCs), Primary Health Centers (PHCs), and civil hospitals.The meeting focuses on progress of various ongoing projects, including the completion of 70% work on the Model Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Panchkula and 55% work on MCH Panipat. Furthermore, progress has been made on MCH Sonipat, Faridabad, and Palwal.The Health Minister was also informed about the progress of ongoing projects in the districts of Gurugram, Jind, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Panipat, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonipat, Yamunanagar etc. Additional Chief Secretary of Development and Panchayats Department, Mr. Anil Malik, Additional Chief Secretary of Health and Family Welfare Department, Dr. G. Anupama, Director General of Development and Panchayat Department Mr. D.K. Behera, Director of Urban Local Bodies Department Mr. Yash Pal, Director General of Health Services Department Mrs. Sonia Khullar, along with officers of CPWD, PWD, Architectures, and representatives of HLL were also present in the meeting.