Punjab Chief Minister, Bhagwant Mann on Monday said that 95 per cent of patients visiting the Aam Aadmi clinics recover from their ailments.
Addressing a gathering organized to distribute appointment letters to 271 specialist doctors among others in the health and family welfare department at the Municipal Bhawan, the CM said that the Aam Aadmi clinics have revolutionized the health care sector in the State.
According to him, ever since the starting of these clinics from 15 August 2022, they have witnessed a footfall of more than 10 lakh patients. Mann said that these clinics are acting as a cornerstone in the revamp of the healthcare system in Punjab.
He said the State Government is working relentlessly for complete transformation of the education, health and employment sectors in the State.
The State Government is committed to rejuvenate these sectors adding that major thrust is being laid on these sectors to ensure that more and more people can take benefit from it, said the Chief Minister.
Mann claimed that none of the previous Governments had laid due stress on these sectors due to which, the State has lagged behind in them. He said the State Government has given 25886 Government jobs to the youth of the State in 10 months of its tenure.
The Chief Minister said ever since assuming the charge of office, his Government has handed over job letters to 25,886 youth in the various departments.
“Such a whopping number of jobs in merely 10 months reflect the commitment of the state government to ensure the well being of youth and opening new avenues of employment for them,” said Mann.
The CM said that the State Government is making strenuous efforts for giving impetus to industrial development of Punjab and that during the previous regimes, industrialists had to negotiate with the families of political clout and the agreements were made with them but now industrialists are signing MoU with the State.
According to Mann, with strenuous efforts of the Punjab Government, the State will soon emerge as the industrial hub of the country.
He also urged the people to carry medical kits in their bags and vehicles so that it can save the precious lives of people in case of emergency.
He said that the initial hour is very important in case of any emergency so the focus is to ensure that the precious life of people is saved in that ‘golden hour’.