Punjab way up through health facilities; 80 more Aam Aadmi clinics dedicated in Punjab by AAP leadership
Kanwar Inder Singh/ May 5,2023
Taking a leap forward towards carving out a healthy, progressive and prosperous state, the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday dedicated 80 more Aam Aadmi Clinics to people thereby bringing total tally of such operational clinics go 580.
Addressing the gathering, the Chief Minister said that with this around 580 Aam Aadmi Clinics are now operational in the state to offer free healthcare services to people. He said that 580 clinics have been dedicated to the people of state in three phases. Bhagwant Mann said that these clinics have already proved to be a cornerstone in imparting quality health services to people.
The Chief Minister further said that equipped with state of the art infrastructure, these these clinics are providing world class treatment and diagnostic facilities to the people free of cost. He said that so far 25.63 lakh patients from across the state have been benefitted from these Aam Aadmi clinics by their visit. Similarly, Bhagwant Mann said that total 41 type of diagnostics tests are being provided at these clinics free of cost and till April 30, 1.78 lakh patients have undergone these tests.
The Chief Minister further said that above all these clinics have helped the government in preparing a database for checking the various diseases prevalent in the state and combating them effectively. He said that total 80 drugs are being provided free of cost to the patients at these clinics. Bhagwant Mann said that most commonly used drugs are for the hypertension, diabetes, Skin ailments, Seasonal outbreaks like viral fever and others.
In his address, the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal lauded the state government for taking this historic initiative. He said that this is unprecedented as Punjabis have never witnessed such revolution in health sector. Arvind Kejriwal said that it was first implemented in Delhi and now successfully replicated in Punjab after people gave chance to them.
The Delhi Chief Minister hailed the state government for taking several pro-people and development oriented initiatives in the state. He said that while Delhi government 500 clinics were opened after 5 years, in Punjab they are operational within an year. Likewise, Bhagwant Mann said that free power in the state is big boon in the state.
On the occasion Cabinet Minister Dr Balbir Singh, Rajya Sabha MP Raghav Chadha and Sanjeev Arora besides other were present.