The inauguration of the 150-bedded Ujala Cygnus super-specialty hospital in Nowgam Srinagar marked the start of medical tourism within the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
On the third anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurated the 150-bedded Ujala Cygnus Kashmir Superspeciality Hospital in Nowgam.
The Lieutenant Governor mentioned that the brand new state-of-the-art hospital, outfitted with all of the superior medical services, will strengthen the federal government’s efforts of making certain high quality healthcare companies to the folks of J&Ok, apart from producing employment alternatives for the locals.
To defend the well being of residents is the foremost duty of the administration. The UT Government is partnering with famend healthcare firms, bringing non-public gamers on board and facilitating all such efforts to bridge the well being hole by extending inexpensive and accessible healthcare services for all segments of society, noticed the Lt Governor.
Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary whereas talking on the event noticed that the inauguration of Ujala Cygnus Hospital marks the start of medical tourism in J&Ok. The UT is forward within the nation on numerous well being parameters and would develop into a hub of medical tourism. All hospitals in J&Ok will likely be ranked based mostly on their efficiency, he added.
Ujala Cygnus Group broadcasts enlargement of its operations in Kashmir
Ujala Cygnus Group of Hospitals has introduced the enlargement of its operations within the Kashmir valley. The healthcare group has arrange its 18th hospital, its first 150-bedded superspeciality hospital in Srinagar, which can even serve communities in Anantnag, Bandipore, Baramulla, Budgam, Kupwara, Pulwama, Shopian, Kishtwar, Punch, Ramban, Kathua, Rajouri, Ladakh, Leh apart from Srinagar.
Probal Goshal, Executive Chairman, Ujala Cygnus Group of Hospitals’ expressed his dedication to offering the best customary of healthcare companies to the folks of J&Ok.
Digital and bodily healthcare companies shall be offered to folks even residing in far-flung areas for the well-being of individuals, he added.
Ujala Cygnus Kashmir has dedicated to providing medical companies underneath Ayushman Bharat Yojana.
The new hospital has secondary and tertiary care services in Interventional Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic, and Joint Replacement Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Neonatology, Internal Medicine, Urology, Rheumatology, OncoSurgery, Ophthalmology, ENT, Plastic and Vascular Surgery, Pulmonology, Nephrology, Neurology, 24×7 Trauma and Critical Care. The hospital additionally features a state-of-the-art radiology division, round the clock pharmacy, labs, and ambulance companies. It additionally has a 24×7 toll-free psychological well being helpline facility, it was knowledgeable.
Medicity to be developed in J&Ok
The Lieutenant Governor mentioned J&Ok is getting a a lot greater common per capita healthcare price range allocation than many states having greater than twice the inhabitants.
Within a 12 months, 22 proposals value Rs 4400 crore have been authorized for creating Medicity in Jammu and Kashmir, which is able to create extra 1000 MBBS seats, and add hundreds of beds for sufferers in well being services, apart from offering giant employment alternatives to medical professionals, famous the Lt Governor.
The Lt Governor additionally highlighted the enhancements registered in numerous well being parameters over the past couple of years.
In Jammu and Kashmir, the neonatal mortality fee has come right down to 9.8, which is means lower than the nationwide common of 24.9 (Per 1000 stay births).
The nationwide common of toddler mortality fee is 35.2 whereas in Jammu and Kashmir, it’s 16.3. J&K’s under-5 mortality fee is eighteen.5 as in comparison with the nationwide common of 41.9. Sex ratio at birth- National common is 929 whereas, in Jammu and Kashmir, it’s 976.
The UT of J&Ok can also be in a greater place within the nation with 92.4% Institutional births, and 96.5% Fully Immunized Children, apart from having a Life Expectancy Rate of 74, knowledgeable the Lt Governor.
All these achievements are a mirrored image of the federal government’s resolve in the direction of bettering the standard of life and high quality of well being for all, the Lt Governor mentioned.