Rs 100 cr being spent under NRHM during this fiscal in J

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Srinagar, June 9 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir government will spend Rs 100 crore under National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) in the state during the current financial year.

An official spokesman said today the NRHM had made a significant headway in the state during the last two years.

He said over Rs 57.77 crore were spent on the Mission during 2007-08 while more than 100 crore being spent during current year in the state.

He said the work on upgradation of 200 bedded hospitals in districts and 100 bedded hospital in tehsils would be completed by next year.

Referring to the achievements registered under NRHM in the Baramulla district he said Rs 3.32 crore have been incurred under this programme during the last fiscal while as Rs 2.10 crore are being spent during the current fiscal in the district.

He said to provide health education and safe delivery facilities to pregnant mothers of the district, 1350 ASHS have been engaged and Rs 40.60 lakh incurred on their trainings and remuneration.

He said under the programme 33 assistant surgeons, 34 ISM doctors and 33 pharmists have been engaged in the district.

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