Post covid scenario, central government has been very liberal to fund medical infrastructure projects in Jammu and Kashmir. Apart from establishing AIMS in Kashmir and Jammu region, the government has sanctioned more medical colleges so that doctors are easily available for common people.
Recently the Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir reviewed the progress of work regarding the medical infrastructure.
He said that all five Medical Colleges & Ahs would be completed by the end of this year. He said AIIMS at Jammu would be dedicated to the public by Oct this year.
Recently he reviewed of the progress of works on all the newly established Medical Colleges across J&K besides the ongoing work on the two All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) being established at Vijaypur (Jammu) and Awantipora (Kashmir) here with Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta , it was stated that all five Medical colleges approved during phase one shall be completed before end of the financial year.
The meeting was attended by Secretary, Health; MD, JKPCC; Chief Engineers of PWD Kashmir/Jammu besides other concerned officers.
It was impressed upon all concerned to complete all the pending works of Colleges such as Academic, Administrative and Hostel Blocks by June this year and finish works of all Associated Hospitals (AHs) by the year end. It was emphasized that the academic and medical activities at these colleges should not get affected in any way.