Rajouri : In a remarkable demonstration of commitment towards public welfare, Secretary, Health and Medical Education, Bhupinder Kumar, on Wednesday chaired a public darbar at Gurha Top to assess public issues and concerns.
Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, VikasKundal, was present on the occasion.
The people expressed satisfaction over the outreach programme saying that Public Darbar provides them an opportunity to voice their grievances before the government for resolution, through appropriate channels.
The event served as a pivotal platform for direct interaction between the government and the public, addressing an array of critical issues. A plethora of critical issues were brought to the forefront during this engaging session.
Specific issues which were highlighted during the event were shortage of staff at sub centre Fatehpur Danna, sanctioning of a dispensary, paucity of staff at GMC&AH Rajouri, sanctioning of a trauma centre, operationalization of MCH, trauma centre at block Dhangri, dispensary at Dalhori, Ayush Hospital, speedy implementation of JJM, illegal mining, High School at Malut, PHC at panchayatDarhal, sub centre at FatehpurGurrian, operationalization of PHC at DodasanBalla, Ayush Centre at DodasanBalla etc.
Diverse stalls adorned the venue, each depicting implementation of impactful schemes dedicated to welfare of the public. Attendees were not only heard but were also motivated to explore and avail themselves of the manifold benefits offered by these initiatives.
During the event, Secretary actively inspected the stalls, gaining firsthand insights into the innovative schemes and initiatives being undertaken.
Addressing the Public Darbar, Secretary committed to address the pressing issues brought forward by the local community. He emphasized that the top priority of the Government is to ensure that basic facilities and services are delivered to the general public in an efficient and timely manner.
Bhupinder Kumar reiterated his unwavering commitment in improving the lives of the citizens of Rajouri. He affirmed that the government would take concrete actions to address the raised issues and work towards fulfilling the demands of the community.
Secretary underscored the commitment to transparency and accountability within government institutions, highlighting the significant strides made in ensuring these principles. Enumerating a plethora of government schemes, he emphasized that their outreach has substantially increased, indicative of a concerted effort to benefit a larger segment of the population.
In the realm of healthcare, Secretary provided a comprehensive update on the sector’s progress, citing the establishment of the Government Medical College (GMC) at Rajouri as a pivotal milestone. This development, he noted, has substantially strengthened health services in the region, resulting in a notable rise in patient footfall.
Bhupinder Kumar also emphasized the augmentation of healthcare facilities saying that a new thalassemia care center has been set up at GMC & AH Rajouri. Furthermore, to enhance blood transfusion services, a state-of-the-art blood components separation unit has been set up reflecting a commitment to continuous improvement.
Among others, DDC member Rajouri, Sai Abdul Rashid; DDC member Thanamandi, Abdul Qayoom Mir; Sarpanchs, Panchs and general public in huge number attended the event.
Besides, officers including Principal GMC, Amarjeet Singh; DFO Nowshera, SateyendraMaurya; CPO, Mohammad Khurshid; SE Hydraulics, BharamJyoti Sharma; DDE, QadeerUlRehman; ACD, Vijay Kumar; ACP, SherazChowhan; DPO, AuqilNuvaid; DSHO, PP Sagotra; CAHO, Dr Khalid Hussain; CMO, Dr Rajinder Sharma; LDM SanjeevBhasin and other district and sectoral officers attended the event.