Chief Minister Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated the Tele-Radiology facility based on Public Private Partnership at District Headquarter Pauri on Friday. This facility has been started in 12 hospitals of State including District Hospital of Pauri commissionaire. Now, Uttarakhand became 5th State adopted the Tele-Radiology service. Chief Minister said the initiative a mile stone in the health services sector of the State. He added that people of the remotest areas will get treatment of the every disease at right time. X-ray, CT scan, MRI and Mammography related instant tests will be provided here. Tele Radiology related services will be available in the 35 hospitals of the State. It will reduce the treatment expenditure and time. Chief Minister observed the CT scan report received in 20 minutes on the occasion. Further he said that Tele-Radiology services would be started in remaining 23 places of the State soon. Vital Health Group will provide the radiology services in the State. This technique will ensure the remarkable improvement in the health services of the State. The initiative not only will give new dimensions to the medical facilities in hills but diseases will be treated easily through the consultations by specialists. CM said that this technique is used in western countries in abundance. Chief Minister Shri Trivendra apprised that doctors were being invited to provide their services in the State from across the nation. Applications are being received from Kerala, Mijoram, Odisha and Assam. He informed that more than 2000 applications were received from the army and others. Apart from this, retired doctors from the army are also being invited to provide their services in the State after discussion with the Army Chief. 1-1 ICU is being set up in every district hospital of the State. Digital connectivity is very necessary for Tele services. Internet facilities will be provided to the people for digital services under Digital India. Frontier areas of the State will be connected with balloon internet services with the cooperation of IIT Mumbai, Chief Minister Shri Trivendra underlined.
BJP State President Shri Ajay Bhatt, Education Minister Dr. Dhan Singh Rawat, MLA Shri Mukesh Koli were also present on the occasion.