Jagan proposes including more medical procedures under Aarogyasri, wants incentives for Arogya Mitras

Regarding Aarogyasri, Jagan said the government has increased the number of services besides processing timely payments to network hospitals. He said 16 new teaching hospitals are being set up across the state. He also inquired about the recruitment process in the medical and health department and instructed the officials to complete all appointments by the end of May without any delay.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  12 April 2022 12:44 PM GMT
Jagan proposes including more medical procedures under Aarogyasri, wants incentives for Arogya Mitras

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S Jagan Mohan Reddy inspected the information kiosk model which is to be set up in Aarogyasri hospitals and directed officials to set up signboards in hospitals for easy access.

During a review meeting held at the camp office here on Tuesday, the Chief Minister suggested honouring Arogya Mitras (volunteers) by recognising their services by providing a cash incentive. He also proposed increasing the medical procedures under Aarogyasri, if necessary, to cater to a large number of people. In addition to these, he asked the officials to constantly monitor the facilities and services that are being offered to the public right from sanitation to hospital maintenance.

Regarding Aarogyasri, Jagan said the government has increased the number of services besides processing timely payments to network hospitals. He said 16 new teaching hospitals are being set up across the state. He also inquired about the recruitment process in the medical and health department and instructed the officials to complete all appointments by the end of May without any delay.

The Chief Minister said more doctors will be appointed and salaries will be increased in order to provide better medical services in government hospitals. He also said that the private practice of government doctors will soon be banned.

Reviewing the status of Nadu-Nedu welfare scheme in hospitals, Jagan instructed the authorities not to compromise on the quality of the works under any circumstances. He directed the officials to focus on getting clearances from the Centre and told them to start the construction works in the remaining medical colleges by 15 May.

Regarding COVID-19, the officials told the CM that the daily active rate has fallen to 0.13% and only five positive cases have been registered. On the vaccination front, the officials said that 4,30,81,428 people have been administered two doses of the vaccine. They said both doses have been completed for everyone in the 15-17 age group in the state.

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