Centre sanctions over 17 crore rupees for upgradation and strengthening of trauma care facilities in Himachal
The Centre has sanctioned more than 17 crore rupees for upgradation and strengthening of trauma care facilities in various government hospitals in Himachal Pradesh.
The funds were sanctioned as part of the centrally sponsored, capacity development for developing trauma care facilities in government hospitals located on national highways.
Health Ministry in a release said, of the total amount, around three crore each has been sanctioned for four trauma care facilities at Hamirpur, Rampur, Shimla and District Hospital in Chamba of Himachal Pradesh. Whereas around six crore has been sanctioned for Dr. Rajendra Prasad Government Medical Hospital at Tanda in Kangra.
It said, the Ministry has taken several steps for strengthening public health infrastructure in Himachal Pradesh which includes sanctioning of an AIIMS. The process of making it operational is underway.