Ganderbal, April 20: DDC Chairperson Ganderbal, Nuzhat Ishfaq and Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Krittika Jyotsna today jointly
inaugurated Health Mela and presided over Public outreach programme
here in block Lar.
Health Mela was organized by Health Department Ganderbal which was attended by ADDC Ganderbal, Khurshid Ahmad Shah, DDC member
Lar, ACR, ACD, CMO, Various District officers, BMO Ganderbal, School children, Asha Workers besides Sarpanchs and panchs of Lar area.
The Mela witnessed huge overwhelming participation of locals who availed the facility of free medical OPD diagnosis, tests and free medicine.
On the occasion Health Department and other departments had installed over 20 stalls like Food Safety, Ayush, ICDS, Youth service and sports etc. besides various medical specialties OPD stalls were erected for locals viz Ophthalmology, Gynecology, Mental Health etc.
DDC chairperson and DC inspected all stalls set up by the departments and appreciated the efforts of Health Department for bringing Medical facilities to the doorstep of common people. They also enquired about the facilities and IEC material available for the general public.
During the programme awareness was spread regarding various schemes offered by various departments and people were urged to take benefits of such schemes including Ayushman Bharat Health Card.
Speaking on the occasion CMO Ganderbal highlighted the importance of various centrally sponsored schemes of the health department particularly Ayushman Bharat Golden Card, JSSK, JSY, WIFS, PMSMA, etc. and appealed the local public to take benefit of such
Deputy Commissioner while speaking on the occasion lauded the CMO Ganderbal and her team for their commendable job during Covid and completing the Covid Vaccination among different age groups on time.
The DC urged the locals to take benefit of various schemes of Health Department which are launched with the purpose to improve their socio-
She also appealed the media present there to play
their part in dissemination of information regarding various individual
beneficiary oriented schemes particularly of Health among the masses so that benefits of such schemes reach to the grassroot level.
Meanwhile, DDC Chairperson and DC presided over a public outreach program as a part of weekly Block Diwas at Lar and listened the issues and grievances of Sarpanchs and locals there.
Sarpanchs and locals apprised the DC about various issues related to augmentation of water supply and electricity, macdamization of roads,charging of Baba canals, dearth of staff, and other demands of public
Speaking on the occasion, the DC said that purpose of holding Block Diwas is to have firsthand appraisal about the issues and demands being faced by the people and to provide on spot redressal of possible grievances and assured time bound redressal of all possible grievances.
She also urged the PRIs to prioritize such works which are people centric and benefit the community while formulating development plan.