Odisha Govt Accords In-Principle Approval for Expansion of Ama Hospital, Enhances Bed Strength of Jajpur DHH

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government on Tuesday accorded an in-principle approval for expansion of Ama Hospital scheme to all DHH, SDH, CHC and PHCs in the State over the coming four years.

The State Government has also decided to enhance the bed strength of DHH Jajpur from 330 to 420 to provide affordable and quality healthcare services to the public.

“In a partial modification of this Department Notification No. 4074/H dated February 21 and in continuation to this Department Notification No. 5595/H dated, March 13, and in view of the efforts of the government to strengthen healthcare services in the state, the government, after careful consideration has been pleased to accord in-principle approval for expanding the Ama Hospital Scheme to all DHH, SDH, CHC and PHCs in the State, over the coming four years”, the Health and Family Welfare Department said in a notification.

In another notification, the Department said, “In order to provide affordable & quality healthcare to the general public and in view of the change in the norms of NMC for a teaching hospital with a 100 MBBS intake capacity, the government, after careful consideration, has been pleased to enhance the bed strength of DHH, Jajpur (which will be the teaching hospital for Jajati Keshari MCH, Jajpur) from 330 to 420”.

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