BHOPAL:Preparations are in full swing at JP Hospital for the ‘ Sardar Patel Nishulk Dava Vitaran ojna’ to be launched by the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan on November 17.
The under going maintenance and construction works at the hospital were expedited as soon as it was declared that the chief minister will launch the scheme from JP Hospital. Collector Nikunj Srivastava visited the hospital to review the preparations. The outer walls of the new OPD of the hospital were painted and the damaged tiles, floor etc were repaired. The medicine distribution center in the OPD was shifted to another room in the new building.
The entire hospital is going for a facelift in view of the CM’s visit. Apart from exteriors, the wards, attendant lounges, OPDs etc were also being cleaned thoroughly. The authorities of the hospital were seen giving instructions to the concerned officials. Apart from JP Hospital, preparations for the launching of the free medicine scheme were being made at all govt hospitals of the state.
CM taking credit for Schemes funded by Central govt, says Congress
M P Congress Committee alleged that chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan and his government want to take credit for the welfare schemes funded by the Centre. Congress state president Kantilal Bhuria said the BJP government led by chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan was doing this manipulation with the intention of taking political mileage. Bhuria further said the BJP government was about to launch a free medicine scheme after a lot of delay from November 7 as it is eying the state assembly elections.
Bhuria said in the publicity of this scheme, it is suppressed that the scheme was a Centrally funded. Bhuria further said the scheme was named after Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel as part of political stunt of chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan.