Committed to affordable access to public healthcare: LG 

SRINAGAR, JUNE 13: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha asked the authorities to make systemic interventions for quality care, and affordable and accessible healthcare services to the patients.

“It must be ensured that all the necessary medical equipment are being procured and functioning properly. We must focus on a people-centered approach for accessible, equitable, and efficient delivery of healthcare services. We are committed to affordable access to public healthcare and to building a healthy society,” he said.

LG Sinha was chairing the Governing Body Meeting of SKIMS, at the Civil Secretariat.

Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar; Advisor to Lt Governor; Atal Dulloo, Chief Secretary; Santosh D Vaidya, Principal Secretary, Finance Department; Dr. Mandeep Kumar Bhandari, Principal Secretary to Lt Governor; Dr. M Srinivas, Director AIIMS New Delhi; Dr. Rajiv Bahl, DG ICMR; Sanjeev Verma, Commissioner Secretary, GAD; Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Secretary, Health and other members attended the meeting.

This was the first meeting after the re-constitution of the Governing Body of SKIMS Soura, Srinagar.

The meeting held extensive deliberations on key aspects of patient-care services and gave in-principle approvals to various agenda items for improving the overall functioning of the reputed health institution.

The members of the Governing Body also shared their valuable suggestions and inputs on the augmentation of healthcare facilities in SKIMS.

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