Tue. Feb 27th, 2024
Union Minister Inaugurates Super Specialty Block and AIISH Satellite Centre in Kanpur

The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Mansukh Mandaviya, virtually inaugurated a Super Specialty Block at Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. In addition, he also laid the foundation stone for an All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH) Satellite Centre in Kanpur.

The inauguration ceremony was attended by several dignitaries, including Deputy Chief Minister Brajesh Pathak, Ministers of State for Health and Family Welfare SP Singh Baghel and Bharati Pravin Pawar, and other government officials.

Mandaviya highlighted the significance of the Super Specialty Block, stating that it offers 12 super-specialty services to the people, allowing them to access specialized healthcare locally, thus saving valuable time and resources.

Regarding the AIISH Satellite Centre, Mandaviya emphasized its importance as the first state-of-the-art center in North India, providing training for doctors and delivering healthcare services to the people.

The Union Health Minister reiterated the government’s commitment to transforming the healthcare landscape of the country. He mentioned the significant achievements in the healthcare sector, such as the increase in the number of AIIMS institutes from 6 to 23, the doubling of medical colleges to 710, and the establishment of more than 1.60 lakh Ayushman Aarogya Mandirs under the Ayushman Bharat scheme.

Mandaviya also highlighted the government’s efforts to expand the scope of quality care and treatment for the people. He mentioned that 55 crore people are entitled to benefit from the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana and that 50 crore Ayushman Bharat Health Account (ABHA) ID cards have been created.

Furthermore, he praised the healthcare initiatives undertaken in Uttar Pradesh, stating that the state has two AIIMS and the number of medical colleges has doubled in the last decade.

The inauguration of the Super Specialty Block and the foundation stone laying for the AIISH Satellite Centre mark significant steps towards providing advanced healthcare services and training opportunities in Kanpur and North India. These initiatives contribute to the government’s goal of enhancing healthcare infrastructure and improving access to quality care across the country.

FAQ Section:

1. What was virtually inaugurated by Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in Kanpur?
Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya virtually inaugurated a Super Specialty Block at Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

2. What was the purpose of the Super Specialty Block?
The Super Specialty Block offers 12 super-specialty services to the people, allowing them to access specialized healthcare locally, thus saving valuable time and resources.

3. What is the significance of the AIISH Satellite Centre?
The AIISH Satellite Centre is the first state-of-the-art center in North India, providing training for doctors and delivering healthcare services to the people.

4. What are some achievements in the healthcare sector mentioned by Minister Mansukh Mandaviya?
Minister Mansukh Mandaviya mentioned the increase in the number of AIIMS institutes from 6 to 23, the doubling of medical colleges to 710, and the establishment of more than 1.60 lakh Ayushman Aarogya Mandirs under the Ayushman Bharat scheme.

5. How many people are entitled to benefit from the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana?
55 crore people are entitled to benefit from the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana.

6. How many Ayushman Bharat Health Account (ABHA) ID cards have been created?
50 crore Ayushman Bharat Health Account (ABHA) ID cards have been created.

7. What healthcare initiatives have been undertaken in Uttar Pradesh?
Uttar Pradesh has two AIIMS and the number of medical colleges has doubled in the last decade.

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare