Monday, April 23, 2018

Traditional Indian attires at convocation ceremony

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij expressed happiness on the process of adopting traditional Indian attires instead of black gowns during convocation ceremonies in colleges.
        Mr. Vij was speaking as chief guest in the convocation ceremony of Sanatan Dharma College at Ambala Cantt., today. He also inaugurated solar system installed in the campus of the college.
        The Minister said that against this tradition, he himself had not gone to his village to receive his degree and wrote a letter to the principal of the college opposing this tradition and requesting him to change it. Today, this system has been replaced with traditional Indian attires in various colleges of Haryana, he added.
ADDITIONAL SECRETARY:  Yogesh Kumar Mehta, HCS, Additional Transport Commissioner and Secretary, Haryana Right to Service Commission has been posted Additional Secretary, Health Department, with immediate effect. He will also look after the work of Secretary, Haryana Right to Service Commission.
TELE-MEDICINE: Scoring another first on health front, the Haryana Government plans to strengthen primary health services with the ‘Tele-Medicine’ facility which would be shortly launched in the state on a pilot project basis. Under this facility, people would be able to avail themselves of the facility of treatment from specialists available at nearby health centres. 
       Disclosing this here today, the Health Minister, Mr Anil Vij, said the scheme aimed at providing tele-medicine initially at three levels. Under the first level, the health and wellness centre would be connected with Primary Health Centres (PHCs) and Community Health Centres (CHCs) through e-Sanjeevani software.
 Under the second level, the PHCs and CHCs would be connected with district hospitals, and under the third level, district hospitals would be connected with medical colleges.
        Mr. Vij said the health provider at health and wellness centre at first level would conduct routine clinical examination, radiological and laboratory investigations through an integrated health device linked with e-Sanjeevani software. The electronic medical records required for telemedicine consultation would be screened at the PHC and CHC level.
 If specialist consultation is required, medical records would be referred through telemed software to the secondary and tertiary level care units. Apart from this, a regional resource centre and tele-medicine hub would be set up at the PGIMER, Chandigarh, he added.
BHALLA NOMINATED: Haryana Government has nominated Subhash Bhalla of Rohtak as non-official member of District Grievances Redressal Committee, Rohtak, with immediate effect.

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