Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

Chavan steals Pawar’s show

Chavan also announced the implementation of a much-delayed policy that recognises transfer of slum units constructed prior to January 1, 1995. (PTI) Chavan announced implementation of a much-delayed policy that recognises transfer of slum units constructed prior to January 1, 1995. (PTI)
Express News Service | Mumbai | Posted: February 27, 2014 11:32 am

Organization. “The move will render government hospitals and health centres prescription free,” he said.

Director General of Health Services Dr Satish Pawar said a 10 per  cent rise in patients seeking treatment with government health care centres was expected following the move. An average 4.1 crore in-patients and 40 lakh out-patients seek treatment in government hospitals every year.

The move to relax slum eligibility norms is expected to allow 15-20% more slum-dwellers to seek rehabilitation in redevelopment schemes. Under the existing cut-off, about 10.5 lakh slum units are eligible for rehabilitation.

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