MP Bansal, Dr Shakti visit Chamber House, brief CCI team on progress of Jammu AIIMS
Jammu: All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), Jammu, Director Dr Shakti Gupta informed on Tuesday that 95 percent civil work done of the AIIMS Jammu has been accomplished and the rest will be completed in the coming six months.
He said that the said project completion will make it feasible for the government to commission this national level healthcare facility in the forthcoming May month next year.
Dr Shakti Gupta informed this while Naresh Bansal Member Rajya Sabha was reviewing the progress of Jammu AIIMS today.
Naresh Bansal that BJP Government led by PM Modi is committed to bolster healthcare sector in J&K to such an extent that need to refer patients outside the UT for specialized treatment get eliminated once and for all.
Bansal, who is also the member of AIIMS Committee was interacting the CCI Jammu team during a visit to Chamber House. The Rajya Sabha member was accompanied by Director Dr Shakti Gupta.
At the outset of the meeting, Arun Gupta President of CCI Jammu appreciated their services in establishing AIIMS Jammu in record time with no compromise on quality and speed of the work.
Citing that Jammu conventionally is confronting dearth in healthcare edifice, the CCI President said that there is dire need to raise small hospitals engaging local doctors to cater to the daily needs of people living in the vicinity.
He said that healthcare services are on edge and there is need to provide proper emphasis on the issue and create healthcare facilities locally in all the areas.
He suggested that small 10 bedded hospitals in localities would go a long way in catering to the needs of the people as far as basic healthcare requirement is concerned.
Dr Shakti also informed that Tata Group has provided two medical vans to cater to the needs of local people living in the nearby rural areas.
The CCI team members present on the occasion included Rajeev Gupta, Junior Vice President CCI, Rajesh Gupta Secretary and Rajesh Gupta Treasurer. Others who attended the meeting were Subash Dableria, Jagdish Langer, Vishal Gupta, Ravinder Sawhney, Hira Lal Abrol, Sanjay Aggarwal, Anil Gupta, KK Khosa, Bharat Bhushan Gupta and Charanjit Singh.