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Both the central government and J&K administration post pandemic have been trying to set right the health infrastructure here. They have also tried to give a common man affordable medicare by providing them with Ayushman Health Card.

There is no doubt J&K Govt is according prime focus on ensuring adequate, affordable medicare to people at doorsteps. Recently the central government allocated a healthy budget including that for the health sector in Jammu and Kashmir.

Jammu and Kashmir government is working tirelessly to augment and expand healthcare network in the Union Territory so that the ailing populace is facilitated with best medicare at their doorsteps.

Abrogation of Article 370 from the erstwhile state further accelerated the growth and development scenario in J&K with complete implementation of several revolutionary policies and interventions in the Union Territory.

The J&K administration is focusing special attention on three areas ‘Prevention, Better Treatment and Care’ besides ensuring several incentives for poor patients of the UT. In his regard, seven new medical colleges, two AIIMS, nearly 1000 healthcare and wellness centres, five new nursing colleges have been established in J&K besides introducing BSc paramedical courses and increasing medical seats by almost more than 100 percent.

The focus of the government is not only on creation of best of the best private hospitals in Jammu and Srinagar but also on strengthening hospitals in districts and other remote areas.

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