The Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu, presided over the Silver Jubilee function of the Himachal Medical Officers Association (HMOA) and spoke about the radical reforms implemented by the state government in the medical field. He assured that the results of these reforms would be visible within a year. Sukhu Lauds Medical Reforms
Efforts to Provide Modern Medical Facilities
The CM also highlighted the government’s efforts to provide modern medical facilities to the people of the state. Despite the challenging economic situation, he assured that there would be no shortage of funds for development.
Provisions for Medical Equipment and Robotic Surgery
Under the Rajiv Gandhi Self-Employment Scheme, a provision of 50 percent subsidy has been made for the purchase of medical equipment for dental doctors. The CM also announced that robotic surgery would be introduced in the four medical colleges, and the government is moving in this direction.
Efforts to Reduce Carbon Emissions (Sukhu Lauds Medical Reforms)
The CM also spoke about the state government’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions. He said that e-vehicles will be used in all government departments in three years, and diesel buses fleet of HRTC would be transformed into e-buses in a phased manner.
Financial Assistance for Solar Power Projects and Reinstated Old Pension
The state government is going to provide 40 percent financial assistance for solar power projects with a capacity ranging from 250 KW to 2 MW. The CM also reinstated the old pension, demonstrating strong willpower and giving priority to the self-esteem of the employees.
Role of Healthcare Workers During Covid-19 Era
Dr. (Col.) Dhani Ram Shandil, the Health and Family Welfare Minister, praised the efforts of doctors, para-medical staff, and ASHA workers in protecting humanity during the Covid-19 era. He also appreciated the first budget of Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu, where special attention has been given to the health sector.
Association’s Activities and Contributions
The HMOA President, Dr. Anupam Badhan, welcomed the CM and thanked him for reinstating the old pension. He also gave detailed information about the activities of the association. The association presented a cheque of Rs. 21 lakh towards the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.
The Chief Minister’s speech acknowledged the contribution of healthcare workers during the Covid-19 era and spoke about the state government’s efforts to improve medical facilities and reduce carbon emissions. The text is now SEO-friendly, with shorter paragraphs, subheadings, and transitions added.