G’bal The Health Department Ganderbal Monday organized a daylong Mega Health Mela here in Shallabugh Ganderbal which was inaugurated by District Development Council (DDC) Chairperson Ganderbal, Nuzhat Ishfaq.
The Health Mela was attended by DDC Vice chairperson Ganderbal, Bilal Ahmad, CMO Ganderbal Dr.Afroza Shah, Various District officers, BMO Ganderbal, M. Amin Baba, School children, Asha Workers besides Sarpanches and panches of Shallabugh area.
The Mela witnessed overwhelming participation of locals who availed the facility of free medical OPD diagnosis, tests and free medicine.
On the occasion, stalls of various departments like Food Safety, Ayush, ICDS, Youth service and sports etc. besides various medical specialties OPD stalls were erected for locals viz Ophthalmology, Gynecology and Mental Health etc.
The day-long Health Mela was organized under the overall supervision of CMO Ganderbal. A dedicated stall was also kept for locals for the registration of PMJAY Golden Card.
The DDC chairperson inspected various stalls set up by the departments and appreciated the efforts of the Health Department for bringing Medical facilities to the doorstep of common people.
During the programme awareness was spread regarding various schemes offered by various departments and people were urged to take benefits of such schemes including Ayushman Bharat Health Card.
Speaking on the occasion CMO Ganderbal highlighted the importance of various centrally sponsored schemes of the health department particularly Ayushman Bharat Golden Card and appealed to the local public to take benefit of such schemes.