'Take steps to implement Suvarna Arogya scheme'


Speaking at a preparatory meeting on Suvarna Arogya chaithanya programme, he said “no students should be dropped from the project. It should be implemented effectively.”

DDPI Mohammed M Basheer and DHO Dr Shivaram Nayak explained the purpose of the project.  Suvarna Arogya Chaithanya programme will be held in all the primary and high schools across the district between August 1 and 31. On a particular day, doctors along with staff will visit schools and diagnose students from first standard to tenth standard.

In case of necessity, arrangement will be made to provide treatment in nearby hospitals. In case of serious illness, the students will be sent to taluk or district hospitals for further treatment.

In case the treatment is not available in district hospital, then students will be sent to hospitals which come under Yashaswini scheme.

Deputy Director for Public Instruction  M Basheer said government schools have 48,698 students, aided school has 14,407 and unaided school have 24,606 students pursuing their studies. The newly enrolled students to first standard will be given Arogya Card.

Zilla Panchayat CEO Mirja Akbarulla, District Surgeon Dr Ajith Kumar, BEOs, Akashara Dasoha Nodal Officer among others were present.

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