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The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi dedicated L& T Armoured Systems Complex in Hazira to the nation today. He also visited the Complex and showed keen interest in the innovative spirit behind the project. Prime Minister also laid foundation stone of Nirali Cancer Hospital at Navsari. It will benefit people of the region in accessing preventive and curative aspects of cancer treatment.

 

With this, PM has concluded his visit to Gujarat with Silvassa and Mumbai being the next destinations of the three day visit. 

 

Day 1 of  PM visit to Gujarat was marked by the inauguration of  the flagship Global Trade Show at the Exhibition centre in the run up to Vibrant Gujarat Summit. PM unveiled the state of art, super-speciality public hospital - Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Ahmedabad. Addressing on the occasion, he said that in keeping up with its commitment towards equal opportunity for all and for the development - Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikaas is the way forward for New India.

 

Inauguration of Ahmedabad Shopping Festival-2019 at the Sabarmati Riverfront by the PM was yet another attraction. Speaking on the occasion, he said, the Government is constantly working to create a conducive environment for business in the country.

Day-2 of PM visit to Gujarat marked the beginning of three day long Vibrant Gujarat Summit-2019.  PM  Modi  inaugurated the 9th edition of the Summit at Mahatma Mandir Exhibition cum Convention Centre in Gandhinagar. Addressing the Gathering on this occasion, he said doing business with India is a great opportunity.

 

During this period, bilateral interactions  of  PM  with the  visiting President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Prime Minister of Czech Republic Mr. Andrej Babis, Prime Minister of Malta Dr. Joseph Muscat and Prime Minister of Denmark Mr Lars Løkke Rasmussen was in the limelight on 18 January 2019.  It was followed by 3D laser projection show at Dandi Kutir in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Captains of industry announced a series of investment projects to mark the Vibrant Gujarat Summit.

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PM to visit UP on October 25 and launch Pradhan Mantri Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana (PMASBY)
October 24, 2021
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PMASBY to be one of the largest pan-India scheme for strengthening healthcare infrastructure across the country
Objective of PMASBY is to fill critical gaps in public health infrastructure in both urban and rural areas
Critical care services will be available in all the districts with more than 5 lakh population
Integrated Public Health Labs to be set up in all districts
National Institution for One Health, 4 New National Institutes for Virology to be set up
IT enabled disease surveillance system to be developed
PM to also inaugurate nine medical colleges in UP
PM to inaugurate development projects worth more than Rs 5200 crores for Varanasi

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will visit Uttar Pradesh on 25th October, 2021. At around 10.30 AM in Siddharthnagar, Prime Minister will inaugurate nine medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh. Subsequently, at around 1.15 PM in Varanasi, Prime Minister will launch Pradhan Mantri Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana. He will also inaugurate various development projects worth more than Rs 5200 crore for Varanasi.

Prime Minister Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana (PMASBY) will be one of the largest pan-India scheme for strengthening healthcare infrastructure across the country. It will be in addition to the National Health Mission.

The objective of PMASBY is to fill critical gaps in public health infrastructure, especially in critical care facilities and primary care in both the urban and rural areas. It will provide support for 17,788 rural Health and Wellness Centres in 10 High Focus States. Further, 11,024 urban Health and Wellness Centres will be established in all the States.

Critical care services will be available in all the districts of the country with more than 5 lakh population, through Exclusive Critical Care Hospital Blocks, while the remaining districts will be covered through referral services.

People will have access to a full range of diagnostic services in the Public Healthcare system through Network of laboratories across the country. Integrated Public Health Labs will be set up in all the districts.

Under PMASBY, a National Institution for One Health, 4 New National Institutes for Virology, a Regional Research Platform for WHO South East Asia Region, 9 Biosafety Level III laboratories, 5 New Regional National Centre for Disease Control will be set up.

PMASBY targets to build an IT enabled disease surveillance system by developing a network of surveillance laboratories at block, district, regional and national levels, in Metropolitan areas. Integrated Health Information Portal will be expanded to all States/UTs to connect all public health labs.

PMASBY also aims at Operationalisation of 17 new Public Health Units and strengthening of 33 existing Public Health Units at Points of Entry, for effectively detecting, investigating, preventing, and combating Public Health Emergencies and Disease Outbreaks. It will also work towards building up trained frontline health workforce to respond to any public health emergency.

Nine medical colleges to be inaugurated are situated in the districts of Siddharthnagar, Etah, Hardoi, Pratapgarh, Fatehpur, Deoria, Ghazipur, Mirzapur and Jaunpur. 8 Medical Colleges have been sanctioned under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme for “Establishment of new medical colleges attached with district/ referral hospitals” and 1 Medical College at Jaunpur has been made functional by the State Government through its own resources.

Under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme, preference is given to underserved, backward and aspirational districts. The Scheme aims to increase the availability of health professionals, correct the existing geographical imbalance in the distribution of medical colleges and effectively utilize the existing infrastructure of district hospitals. Under three phases of the Scheme, 157 new medical colleges have been approved across the nation, out of which 63 medical colleges are already functional.

Governor and Chief Minister of UP and Union Health Minister will also be present during the event.