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  • 26 Feb 2024
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PM Virtually Lays Foundation of Health Projects in Jharkhand

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Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually laid the foundation of various health projects worth around Rs 177 crore in Jharkhand.

Key Points

  • Under PM-ABHIM (Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission), the projects include two Nursing Colleges, four Critical Care Blocks (CCBs) and three Block Public Health Units (BPHU).
    • The nursing colleges will be constructed at Koderma Medical College and Phulo Jhano Medical College at Dumka.
    • The four CCBs will be set up in four different districts, including one at Rajendra Institute of Medical College (RIMS), Ranchi.
    • The three BPHU will be set up in Deoghar district.

PM-ABHIM (Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission)

  • Launched in 2021, it is one of the largest pan-India schemes for strengthening healthcare infrastructure across the country.
  • Its objective includes:
    • To ensure a robust public health infrastructure in both urban and rural areas, capable of responding to public health emergencies or disease outbreaks.
    • To establish an IT-enabled disease surveillance system through a network of surveillance laboratories at block, district, regional and national levels.

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