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CM inaugurates 46 health institutions including 1 district civil hospital

The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, May 12

Taking his vision of ‘Swasth Haryana’ a step further, Haryana Chief Minister today inaugurated 46 health institutions in 17 districts including 275 bedded Mukand Lal District Civil Hospital at Yamunanagar during the state-level programme to be organized at Yamunanagar.


Besides this, while giving precedence to making those suffering from rare diseases financially strong, Sh. Manohar Lal announced monthly pension assistance of Rs 2750 per month to patients suffering from 55 rare diseases like Pompe Disease, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) and Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) etc.


Notably, presently, the state government is giving pension benefits to thalassemia, hemophilia, stage-III, and IV cancer patients. However, after today’s announcement 55 rare diseases have also been added to this list and the government has made a budget provision of Rs 25 crore to provide the announced financial assistance.


On this occasion, Home and Health Minister, Sh. Anil Vij, School Education Minister, Sh. Kanwar Pal and MLA, Sh. Ghanshyam Arora and other dignitaries were present.


8000 patients to get announced financial benefits


Meanwhile, with this announcement, around 8000 patients will be able to get the financial benefits. Divulging the data about such patients available with the Government, Sh. Manohar Lal informed that there are 3000 patients suffering from Thalassemia and Hemophilia, 4000 stage-III, IV cancer patients and about 1000 patients suffering from 55 other rare diseases, who will now receive the pension.


“These inaugurations and the financial assistance announced for the patients would certainly play a pivotal role in further strengthening the health infrastructure along with providing the best health care facilities to every citizen,” said Sh. Manohar Lal.


Yamunanagar gets 275 bedded Mukand Lal District Civil Hospital


With the State Government giving priority to public healthcare, the Chief Minister inaugurated the 275 bedded Mukand Lal District Civil Hospital in Yamunanagar constructed at a cost of Rs. 100 crore. Besides this, he also inaugurated health institutions in Bhiwani, Karnal, Fatehabad, Rohtak, Kaithal, Faridabad, Palwal, Sirsa, Panchkula, Nuh, Charkhi Dadri, Jind, Yamunanagar, Hisar, Gurugram, Narnaul and Kurukshetra.

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