Srinagar, September 03 (Scoop News) –A meeting of officers of Government Medical College and Associated Hospitals was held here today under the chairmanship of Minister for Medical Education, R.S. Chib, convened to review the availability of drugs, transport for carrying the staff and patients, details of number of in- patients and out- patients for the last two months.
The officers apprised the meeting about the various activities being carried out by them efficiently in the hospitals and also discussed the budgetary requirement for the coming days.
The Minister directed them to leave no stone unturned in providing best possible medicare, free diet, medicines and above all free to and fro transport facilities to the patients and their attendants. He further directed to monitor and supervise the functioning of their hospitals round the clock, adding that it is endeavour of the government to extend best possible medicare in spite of all odds to the patients.
However, Chib expressed satisfaction over the efforts put in by doctors and para-medics in providing the medicare during prevailing circumstances and also for rendering their duties regularly.
She further said that the students of first year MBBS are attending their classes regularly since August 18, 2010 and University examinations for second and final year MBBS were conducted smoothly.
Deliberating on the budgetary requirement for the remaining months of the current financial year, the Minister assured the Medical Superintendents that the required budgetary support would be provided to them for purchase of medicines, however the Medical Superintendents asserted that medicines over two months are available with the administration of associated hospitals.
Secretary, State Red Cross Society assured the Minister that his organisation would continue to provide Ambulatory support and supply of required medicines to the Government Medical College Hospitals. Chib expressed his gratitude to the Secretary for timely supply of medicines and other necessary items to the hospitals.
Chib directed the