Kedarnath Dham: Medical Health Minister Dr. Dhan Singh Rawat said that the doctor posted in Kedarnath will be given a salary of 5 lakh, in Badi Lincholi 4.5 lakh and in Sonprayag 4 lakh per month.
Uttarakhand Health Minister Dr. Dhan Singh Rawat held a review meeting at the Vikas Bhawan Auditorium regarding the facilities and arrangements being made available for the pilgrims by the Health Department and other departments. Took complete information from the officer and talked in detail about the arrangements at the yatra stops. Medical Health Minister Dr. Dhan Singh Rawat said that the doctor posted in Kedarnath would be given a salary of five lakh, in Badi Lincholi four and a half lakh and in Sonprayag four lakh per month. For this, he has instructed the health department to take immediate action.
Chief Medical Officer Dr. HCS Martolia told Health Minister Dhan Singh Rawat that there is a shortage of doctors, staff and equipment in the MRP being operated on the Yatra route including Kedarnath Dham. He directed that other districts should be asked to deploy duty on the basis of roster for the posting of physician doctor in Badi Lincholi and Sonprayag in Kedarnath Dham. Along with this, if there is availability of a physician doctor on contract, then a release should be issued in the newspapers for this.
Along with this, he has given instructions to mark the land for setting up a sub-hospital between Guptkashi and Sonprayag and provide proposals immediately. Marking the land for setting up a health center in Triyuginarayan, he was asked to provide proposals so that better medical facilities could be made available to the pilgrims coming on the yatra route.
Let us tell you that in this journey, in less than a month, more than four and a half lakh pilgrims have visited Baba Kedarnath in comparison to the previous journey. On this occasion, Chief Medical Officer Dr. HCS Martolia told the minister that so far 44739 pilgrims have been treated in OPD and casualty. 26 people have been air lifted through air ambulance and 93 people have been referred. Along with this, the lives of 15 to 16 people who were brought in critical condition in the hospital have been saved.