Chandigarh: With an aim to provide the highest quality of health services, four new Urban Health and Wellness Centres would be established in Panchkula under the 15th Finance Commission Health Grant. Initially these centres would be set up for a period of five years.
This was informed in the first meeting of the District Level Committee regarding the setting up of Urban Health and Wellness Centres held under the Chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner, Sh Mahavir Kaushik at the Mini Secretariat.
These Urban Health and Wellness Centres would be established at Red Cross, Sector-15, Community Centre Sector-28, Saketri and Bhudanpur. A grant of Rs 70 lakh per year per Centre would be provided for the construction or renovation of building and for medicine, equipment, lab facilities and salary of the staff. It was also informed that the Health Department has already signed a MoU with Red Cross Society ,Sector-15 for the setting up of Health and Wellness Centres and it would start functioning soon. The site at the Community Centre in Sector-28 has been finalized and an MoU would be signed within the next few days. The site for Health and Wellness Centres at Saketri and Bhudanpur is yet to be finalized.