Shimla, Feb 15 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal today dedicated newly constructed OPD Block of Nurpur Civil Hospital to the people of the area.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Dhumal said that the new OPD, constructed at a cost of Rs 1.19 crore, would provide better health facilities to the people. He reiterated the resolve of the state government to strengthen the health infrastructure and make specialised medical services available to the people of the area.
He said the state government had already decided to engage the services of private medical specialists on part time basis in the hospitals where no government specialists were available. He said that it would help in providing rural people specialised medical facilities near to their homes.
Mr Dhumal said the state government aimed at creation of quality health infrastructure which could match the best so that people did not have to go out of the state to avail such services.
He said that IGMC Shimla had already been equipped with all the specialised medical services and Dr RP Govt Medical College, Tanda was nearing completion which would add to the quality health services in the State.
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