Chandigarh : Haryana Governor, Satyadeo Narain Arya said that the present State Government is committed to provide quality, ultramodern and affordable healthcare services to every citizen of the State. Under the Mukhya Mantri Muft Ilaj Yojana, 7 types of services, namely surgeries, laboratory tests, diagnostics, OPD/ indoor services, medicines, referral transport and dental treatment are being provided free of cost.
Satyadeo Narain Arya was delivering his address on the first day of Budget Session of Haryana Vidhan Sabha which commenced here today. He said that it is a matter of great satisfaction that up to December 2019, the State recorded 93.7 percent of institutional deliveries. The sex ratio at birth has been showing steadily increasing trends and is currently at 923 (Civil Registration System, December 2019).
He said that under Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission, coverage of about 1350 health procedures is being provided through a countrywide network of impaneled hospitals in a cashless and paperless manner. Under Ayushman Bharat, Haryana is one of the leading states in timely payments and fraud detection. A total of 432 Health and Wellness Centres have been made operational in the State in 2018-19 and the State has achieved 3rd position in the country for their operationalization.
He said that as per Health Management Information System reports, Haryana has achieved 96 percent full immunization coverage during Financial Year 2018-19 and is committed to achieving above 100 percent coverage in Financial Year 2019-20. Under National Health Mission, Haryana ranked first at national level by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to earn a bonus of Rs 71.72 crore, got the maximum incentive at the rate of 13 percent for performing outstanding services in Health Sector and achieved the highest increase of Incremental Performance of 6.55 points compared to other states in Health Index June 2019 declared by NITI Aayog.
Arya said that in order to promote Ayurvedic education in the State, a new Government Ayurvedic College has been established at Village Pattikara in District Narnaul. Also, the State Government is establishing a Homeopathic College and Hospital in District Ambala at a cost of Rs 47 crore. He said that for setting up of Post Graduate Institute of Yoga and Naturopathy Education and Research at Deverkhana Village in district Jhajjar, 83 Kanal land has been provided to the Government of India. Apart from this, the State Government would also establish a Modern Drug Laboratory and headquarter building at Panchkula at a cost of Rs 22 crore for which land has been allotted.