25August2019

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Principal Secretary (Health) Reviews Phase-I Construction of 50 Bedded AYUSH Hospital

Port Blair, Aug 25: The Principal Secretary (Health), A & N Administration, Shri. K.R. Meena, IAS visited AYUSH Hospital, Junglighat on 24-08-2019 to review the progress of construction of Phase-I building of upcoming state of the art AYUSH Hospital. The Principal Secretary (Health) was received by the team of Officials from AYUSH & APWD; and was appraised that the triple storied building of 1st Phase is expected be completed by the end of year 2020. The building will accommodate the essential clinical and allied units of AYUSH to facilitate improved services to the public. On completion of the phases I & II of the construction, the institute will function as a Centre of Excellence in AYUSH Holistic Healthcare with augmented bed capacities. The Principal Secretary also visited various clinical department of AYUSH Hospital (i.e. OPDs, Wards, Panchakarma, Yoga, Physiotherapy, Lab etc.) and interacted with OPD and IPD patient about the services provided at the Hospital.

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