Srinagar, Feb 20 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today assured Medical Employees Federation (MEF) that their demands for upgradation of medicare facilities for patients and improvement in academic standard in medical college would be would be given due cognizance.
The leaders of the MEF who met Mr Azad apprised him of the functioning of the associated hospitals, an official spokesman said.
The Federation demanded improvement in academic standard in Medical College Srinagar, upgradation of medicare facilities for the indoor and outdoor patients, better accommodation for nursing staff and filling up of vacant posts in various sections of the hospitals.
The federation leaders assured the Chief Minister of their full support for making the functioning of the associated hospitals more transparent and accountable.
Several other deputations and individuals belonging to various areas of the valley called on Mr Azad at his private office here today.
The Deputations of Municipal Councilors of Chrar-i-Sharief, delegation from Pahru Nowgam and Chattergam led by Congress leader G N Mir, Chrar-i-Sharief citizens council led by Mirwaiz Molvi Amir-u-Din Shah also met the Chief Minister.
The Councilors of Chrar-i-Sharief besides other demands raised the issue of allotment of funds to Municipal committee Chrar-i- Sharief and re-locating of Housing department at Chrar-i-Sharief presently functioning from Chanapora area.
They also raised the issue of construction of Chadoora bridge.
The Chief Minister in a reply to their demands said that Chadoora and Bemina bridges have already been brought under double-shift work system as earlier their construction was going on at a snail pace.
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