Health Sub-Centre Marothi upgraded to NTPHC


Jammu: The Administrative Council (AC) which met under the chairmanship of the Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, today approved the proposal of the Health and Medical Education Department to upgrade the sub-centre Marothi to New Type Primary Health Centre (NTPHC).

The decision will strengthen health care facilities in far-flung area of Marothi in tehsil Chenani of district Udhampur. The up-gradation will benefit 29,000 habitants from remote areas of Marothi, Chukal, Sarar, Maramti (Doda), and the nomadic population.

The Administrative Council also approved creation of 5 additional posts of Medical Officer, Junior Pharmacist, FMPHW, Nursing Orderly, and office-help to further strengthen the medical facilities at the NTPHC.