Developing Medi- cities in Jammu and Kashmir
Health is the basic need of every human being. The ragging pandemic of Coronavirus which has killed millions since past two years . It has brought to standstill many economies .
In a bright development for health care of Jammu and Kashmir, which met here under the chairmanship of the Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, approved the proposal of Industries and Commerce Department to establish two medi-cities, one each at Sempora, Pampore and Miransahib, Jammu.
It was stated that Farooq Khan and Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisors to the Lieutenant Governor, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary, J&K and Nitishwar Kumar, Principal Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor attended the meeting.
The decision aims at strengthening the health services in the Union territory and support recovery and disaster resilience in calamity prone areas by increasing the Government’s capacity to promptly respond to emergency situations.
The Medicity in Kashmir Division will be established in an area of Sempora, Pampore Pulwama. The centrality of the place will act as a focal point for the for the whole population of the valley for specialized health services.Similarly, Medicity in Jammu division, will be established at Miransahib, Jammu. The land is ideally located close to the main city and can cater to the medical service requirements of the entire division.One hopes that health care of Jammu and Kashmir would receive much needed boost due to development of these medicities.