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Assam CM attends Swasthya Seva Utsav Conclave in Guwahati

Staff Reporter, Guwahati, July 5: Assam Cm Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma attended "One day swasthya sewa utsav conclave" at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakhetra, here. This is a project to evaluate the healthcare facilities of the state and to assess the quality and infrastructure of government health facilities and bridge the gaps so that these health facilities can be upgraded to the Indian Public Health Standards (IPHS). The Assam Government has launched the Swasthya Sewa Utsav on the lines of Gunotsav, which was created to assess both the quality of education and the infrastructure of government educational institutions in the state where over 1,245 public health institutions in Assam were evaluated by officials, public representatives & other stakeholders. In Indian Standard Public Health Standard, 2022, 12% of the hospitals of Assam got Grade A, 49% hospitals got Grade B & 39% hospitals got Grade C. Since the bulk of hospitals are in Grade B, with a little push from the Health Dept, these can be upgraded to Grade A. This Utsav will help to provide quality healthcare services across the state covering 1,252 government health institutions (21district hospitals, 16 sub-divisional civil hospitals, 205 community health centres and 1010 primary health centres. Keshab Mahanta, Health and Family Welfare, Science and Technology, Information Technology; Chandra Mohan Patowary, Minister for Environment & Forests etc.; Jayanta Mallabaruah, Minister Public Health Engineering, Skill Development Employment & Entrepreneurship and Tourism, Urkhao Gwra Brahma, Minister, Handloom & Textile and Sericulture; Nandita Gorlosa, Minister of Power etc.; BTR chief Pramod Boro, Dr. P Ashok Babu, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare; Dr. Dhrubajyoti Bora, Vice-Chancellor of Srimanta Sankardev University of Health Sciences along with other dignitaries were attended the event.

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