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The J & K administration has launched a number of new initiatives for the healthcare system. In this regard Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurated Dr KD’s Multi-Speciality Hospital at Marble Market area of Jammu.

He said that the new Centre will boost the healthcare facilities for Jammu and nearby districts.

Highlighting the key role of Private players in strengthening the healthcare ecosystem and greater investment in medical education, he observed that the government is partnering with renowned healthcare companies and other private health institutions in the health sector to transform the patient-care in J&K, the Lt Governor said.

While reiterating the government’s commitment to ensure accessible, affordable and quality health facilities for all, he said that the J&K Government’s budget lays emphasis on healthcare with various new initiatives.

There is a visible improvement in the system of delivery, decentralization of healthcare at Panchayat level with effective inter-sectoral coordination to ensure health & wellness of all. He highlighted the reforms being introduced to create modern health facilities in the UT.

He  said that J&K led by example in terms of Covid management and vaccination, besides providing universal health insurance coverage for up to Rs. 5 lakh under Ayushman Bharat-SEHAT scheme. We are spending about Rs 1.7 crore daily for disbursing the medical bills of the citizens. This is the testimony of our commitment towards affordable and equitable healthcare for all.

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