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House passes Health & Medical Education Deptt Grants

Govt building infrastructure to ensure prescribed patient-care standards: Bali Bhagat Works on 2 AIIMS, 5 Medical Colleges, 2 Cancer Institutions under execution; Proposal formulated for establishing Model Health Institution in each constituency 656 vacancies referred to PSC, 3375 posts created for new Medical Colleges, Rs 13.47 cr released by GoI for 136 BSL ambulances JAMMU, JANUARY 23: Describing the health as ... Read More »

RDD schemes remodelled to stimulate rural economy: Abdul Haq

Technology driven monitoring mechanism put in place to track works JAMMU, JANUARY 23: Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice Abdul Haq Khan said that various programmes and schemes launched by the government aimed for holistic development of rural areas of the state. He said the effective implementation of RDD schemes has changed the lives of people by ... Read More »

Dr Ahanger was attached because of his ‘innocence’: PDP leader

‘Attaching him for no reasons is totally wrong’ Srinagar, Jan 15 (KNS): Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Zadibal, Abid Ansari on Monday said that the recently attached Director of SK Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Dr A G Ahanger is suffering because of his ‘innocence’. Talking to KNS, Ansari said that the head of the institute was firstly called from outside the ... Read More »

SMC working through multipronged strategy to cut dog populace: Asiea Naqash

  JAMMU, JANUARY 15- Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development, Social Welfare, Health and Medical Education, Asiea Naqash today said that Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) has been working on multiple strategies as per the guidelines issued by Animal Welfare Board of India to reduce the stray dog populace.  She said this while replying to a calling attention notice ... Read More »

Patients suffer as B&J hospital ‘sans’ X-ray machine

3 machines available, but patients don’t want to wait for their turn: MS Srinagar, Jan 13 (KNS): Even as the state government claims to provide better healthcare to the patients in the Valley hospitals, the non-availability of X-Ray machine at Kashmir’s lone Bone and Joint Hospital in Barzulla, Srinagar has come under severe criticism with the patients as well as ... Read More »

SKIMS Controversy: Opposition corners Govt, stages walk out

Resolve issue on priority basis: Dy Speaker tells Govt Srinagar, Jan 11 (KNS): The opposition members on Thursday staged walk out over the raging controversy over SKIMS Soura. According to the KNS correspondent, the opposition leaders including NC MLA Mian Altaf, MLA Langate, Er Rasheed pressed on speaker Kavinder Gupta to direct government to debate over the issue of removal of Prof ... Read More »

Dir SKIMS being punished for no reason, say protesters

Urge Govt to reinstate him Srinagar, Jan 10 (KNS): Days after the government attached the Director of Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), the supporters of Dr A G Ahanger on Wednesday staged protest against the government for taking ‘unnecessary action’ against the head of the institute, saying that the step taken by the government will affect the institute. The protesters including ... Read More »

Doctors seek reinstatement of Director SKIMS

Srinagar, Jan 10, CNS: The Government decision to attach Director SKIMS Dr AG Ahangar sparked protest in different parts of Valley.     The faculty members of the Institute observed a strike while Residents Doctors Association also held protest resenting government action.     After a media report that some doctors at SKIMS have been indulging in private practice, the Director SKIMS, Dr ... Read More »

JK Govt to introduce Rehbar-e-Sehat scheme to end staff scarcity in JK Hospitals

Similar to ReT pattern, ReS to be introduced across JK, says Health Minister Srinagar, Jan 10 (KNS): The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday said that it is going to create posts of Rehbar-e-Sehat on a similar pattern of Rehbar-e-Taleem (ReT) in Jammu and Kashmir to end the staff paucity in the health institutes of the state. The Minister for Health, Bali ... Read More »

Start evening clinics, impose blanket ban on Private Practice in all teaching institutes: DAK

Appeals CM to take in-depth cognizance of the matter Srinagar, Jan 07 (KNS): Doctors Association Kashmir(DAK) President Dr Suhail Naik in a communiqué today said that government must impose blanket ban on Private Practice by all doctors who are working in teaching Institutions across state.  Dr Naik further added that teaching Institutions are primarily considered as the landmark and epicenter ... Read More »