x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Siblings striving to train youth for belt forces recruitment in Jammu’s border village | Heavy snow, rain likely from Sunday in J&K, Ladakh | Traffic resumes on Kashmir highway, Leh closed due to snowfall | India's COVID-19 tally breaches 96 lakh-mark; daily caseload remains below 40k | CBI raids three locations in Delhi in Rs 1,800 cr SBI fraud case | Pakistani Rangers open fire on forward posts, villages in Kathua | Geetu eulogizes women, children might in nation building | BJP gifted Jammu toll plazas, unemployment, price hike: Congress | LG should merge Dharmarth Trust in SMVDSB: DTEA | People fatigued with BJP rule, yearning for change: Harsh | File latest Status report or Home Secy to appear: DB | Asif Karim of GDC Kalakote participates in tracking expedition | Mushroom Cultivation, Bee keeping pillars of Atma Nirbhar Bharat: VC SKUAST-J | Gulmarg, other upper reaches receive fresh snowfall in Kashmir | DDC election Phase III: High voter turnout trend continues in Jammu division | Kashmir highway closed for repair work; Leh NH, Mughal road open | Jammu Police arrest man with cash before Phase-3 voting of DDC polls | Navin reviews implementation of CSSs in Agri, Horticulture departments | 'Last wish fulfilled': West Pakistan refugees on exercising franchise first time | Phase I to cover all Health workers: Director FWMCH&I | ACB arrests Naib Tehsildar Rawalpora, Srinagar in disproportionate assets case | Div Com reviews progress on tourism sector projects | Modi's Naya Kashmir dares Pakistan! | 211 terrorists killed, 47 arrested in 11 months | Terror Tunnels: Coward Pakistan uses rat-holes to target Jammu | Rise in voters turnout shows attacks cannot derail democracy in J&K: Thakur | JK reports 544 new cases of COVID-19; 12 fresh deaths, total positive cases 112256 | Lt Governor's initiative yields encouraging results: Young leadership will emerge after DDCs elections | DCs asked to prepare district-wise micro-plans by Dec 7 | LG launches 12 online services; e-Book of Transport Department | Gupkar Alliance leaders have now resorted to political comedy: Dr Darakhshan | BJP committed to improve sports infrastructure in J&K: Ravinder Raina | Election Commissioner condemns attack on DDC candidate | Militants attack on DDC poll candidate | In a First Since Independence, Waqf Boards to Come up in Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh Soon: Naqvi | Electors come out in large number to elect their representatives | Husband of NC DDC contesting candidate attached for alleged violation of MCC | LG for development of villages to move from “Gram Uday” to “Bharat Uday” | Munish Gupta asks government to step in & solve problems of residents | Kishtwar witnessed massive 71% polling for 2 DDCs, 90% for 3 vacant Panch seats | Cash Depositing Machine of J&K Bank at Gole Market Udhampur develops snag yet again | Unfenced transformer in Rajouri’s Ward No 9 poses danger to locals | Bandipora records highest poll percentage in North Kashmir | Cervical Cancer screening camp organised | Govt pays no heed to pleas of striking 45 KP meritorious job aspirants | 2 drug peddlers held with 95 kg of poppy in Udhampur | Mayor kick starts various development works in Jammu City | BJP not fighting DDC elections on local issues: Aketa alleges | Samvedna organises police public meet | ACR flags off trekking expedition to Sanasar | Akshay Kumar conferred with Ph.D Award in Journalism | DPEO Kathua reviews arrangements for counting of votes | Sujok Therapy Clinic reopens at Exh. Ground | NYK organises fit India Prabhat Pheri | Govt plays conspiracy against Mahajan, Khatri community under new land laws: UDA | HSS hails Govt' decision to extend life of vehicles | Power shut down | Samayik : A Practice of Equality & Balance | Slap on face of Pak stooges | Back Issues  
 
news details
50 beded Chanpora hospital awaits up-gradation
5/1/2019 10:58:49 PM
Wajahat Shabir
Early Times Report
Srinagar, May 1: The 50-bed hospital established at Housing Colony Chanapora is waiting up-gradation from primary health center to sub district hospital. The foundation stone of the hospital was laid by former Minister Sham Lal Sharma in presence of the then Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Nasir Aslam Wani on 17th May 2012.
For the last six years, local residents have moved from post to pillar to make sub district hospital fully functional, but all in vain. An amount of Rs 20.5 crore was spent on the establishment of the health facility, the hospital was made functional in 2014, the residents were eager for Sub District Hospital (SDH), but after years of the struggle Primary Health Center (PHC) was made functional instead of SDH.
A four storey building has been constructed for the health facility, but has yet to make it fully functional. It was after protests and repeated meetings with higher authorities, the building was inaugurated.
Altaf Shawl, the President, Colony Committee, said that the construction of the hospital took place during the NC-Congress regime, while the PDP-BJP politicized its inauguration.
"The ministers and bureaucrats would say the inauguration was done by other political party. So we have no reason to intervene. They (officials) delayed the work for one reason or the other. Our committee also met BJP leaders", he added.
Altaf further said that the matter has been taken up with the issue of up- gradation higher authorities, but nothing has happened. "We have come to know that the money was not given to the contractor."
Another resident, Mushtaq Ahmad said: "Residents from adjacent areas including Chadoora, Chanapora, Sanant Nagar, Natipora, Ram Bagh and other vicinity have to visit either SMHS, Rainwari, JVC or SKIMS for emergency and regular checkups. And, if SDH is made functional on time patients do not have to move around too far areas of health facility, this hospital can cater them and save precious lives.
Last year locals urged the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir demanded X-ray plant, functioning of operation theatres, big ambulance, and adequate staff strength as required by the Director Health Service for making hospital functional.
Block Medical Officer Primary Health Center, Chanpora refused to comment stating that we have been told not to talk to media persons.
Chief Medical Officer Srinagar, Dr Talat Jabeen said that funds have been allotted and within two to three month work will commence on the hospital.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU