Haryana to spend Rs 565 cr on healthcare

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Chandigarh, 8 Nov (UNI) The Haryana government will spend a sum of Rs 565 crore during the current financial year to provide better health care facilities to the people at their door steps.

Besides, a sum of Rs 15.74 crore has been earmarked for the construction of health institutions in the state.

This was stated by Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda after inaugurating a Primary Health Centre at village Guda of district Kurukshetra.

The Chief Minister said the Haryana government had implemented a number of welfare schemes for the benefit of all sections of the society and the budget for the health services had been increased up to 80 percent in the state during the 32-month tenure of the present government.

A sum of Rs 243 per capita was being incurred in the state on providing health facilities.

He said the vacant posts of doctors had been filled up and a number of programmes had been started in the state under National Rural Health Scheme so that better health care facilities could be provided inthe far flung areas of the state.

Mr Hooda directed the officers to motivate and apprise the beneficiaries about the ambitious schemes so that they could derive maximum benefit from these schemes.

UNI

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