RAMBAN SEP 15: Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar today inaugurated Auxiliary Nursing and Midwifery (ANM) School at Ramban.
“The Government’s commitment of providing a better and affordable healthcare system in J&K is being realized through strengthening of nursing and allied services in every nook and corner of the state”, the Advisor maintained.
Financial Commissioner Health and Medical Education, Atal Dulloo, District Development Commissioner, Nazim Zai Khan, Director Health, Jammu, Dr. Samir Mattoo, SSP, Anita Sharma, SSP Traffic, JS Johar, ADDC, Nawab Din, ADC, Dr. Basharat Hussain, CMO, Dr. Janak Raj, Principal ANM, School, Dr. Vinod, besides various senior officers of civil and police administration were present at the inaugural function.
The Advisor complimented the newly selected trainees and impressed upon them to concentrate on learning modern techniques of health services and work hard towards cause of the ailing in the society.
Advisor highlighted the significance of ANM School in improving the status of Para- medical education in the state in general and in the district in particular. He stressed upon the students to gain optimum knowledge in the institute so that they serve the society with in a better way.
Advisor exhorted upon imparting quality education to the trainees enabling them become an efficient asset for the department.
Financial Commissioner, while addressing on the occasion, informed that 11 such new institutes are expected to start functioning in the current year across the state.
It was informed that ANM School building has been completed with an expenditure of Rs. 269.30 lakh while an amount of Rs. 84.90 Lakh has been provided for procurement of lab equipment, audio visual aids, book and furniture etc. Besides, a total of 40 seats have been approved for admission to the school for three courses including twenty seats of FMPHW whereas 10 seats each for Pharmacist and Lab Assistant.
Later, the Advisor interacted with the medical faculty of the institution and took stock of several issues concerning further streamlining of working of the school.
Later, the Advisor had a meeting with officers and officials of health department to review the status of health services being provided to the patients in the DH. He also took stock of availability of drugs, equipments and machinery.