Thursday, November 1, 2012


New Delhi, Nov 01 (Only Kashmir) : Jammu and Kashmir bagged best state award in the health sector at the India Today conclave held in New Delhi today. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah who attended the conclave received the award from the organizers. Addressing the conclave, Omar said that his government has flagged health as one of the most important concerns in the development policy of the State adding that focused attention is being paid to upgrade basic health needs in the state. The Chief Minister said that the primary, secondary and super specialty health care sectors are receiving equal attention of the government to universalize modern health facilities in the State. He said that while hospitals and health centers in rural areas are being equipped with adequate medical and para medical staff, the necessary investigation facilities are being put in place in these centers besides modern health gadgets. Omar said that under a sustained approach strengthening of institutions is receiving continuous attention which would be carried forward with added zeal and commitment during the coming years. (OK)


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