UP Govt to set up mega health parks to improve health facilities in state

The UP government is also working to achieve the target of establishing a government medical college with state-of-the-art facilities in each district

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Lucknow: After becoming the second-best economy in India. The Yogi government wants to leave no stone unturned to bring UP into the top league in health infrastructure also. The Govt under the aegis of Deputy CM and Health Minister Brajesh Pathak has been working on a proposal to set up six Dhanwantri Mega Health Parks in various zones of the state with an investment outlay of about Rs 30,000 crore, informed the state government. The mega health parks along with exports will also help make the state self-reliant in medical equipment and medicines production.

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To improve the health infrastructure of UP, Rs 10,000 crore was earmarked under the Maharishi Sushruta Health Infrastructure Mission

To develop the health infrastructure at par with international standards, the Yogi government is working to achieve the target of establishing at least one government medical college with state-of-the-art facilities in each district.

Along with increasing the number of seats in medical colleges, the state government has planned to recruit 6,000 doctors and 10,000 paramedical staff in various healthcare facilities across the state. The number of ambulances equipped with state-of-the-art life-support facilities will also be increased.

Meanwhile, the state government has already given a go-ahead to the health department to set up dialysis centers in all the districts with the latest technology machines, and, expand the network of Jan Aushadhi Kendras so that the common people can get the generic medicines at an affordable cost. Along with that, the Yogi government is also committed to making UP a TB-free state by 2025, he said.

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