While work has already started for making new super-speciality hospitals and medical colleges, the footfall in Mohalla Clinics will soon reach 50 lakhs. Many of these were refurbished sewa kendras left defunct by the previous government. They also provide invaluable data on the State’s health profile.
|Defunct sewa kendras refurbished into Mohalla Clinics|
Fitness and sports also have an effect on the health of the people. Punjab has always been in the forefront of sports, with many sportsmen winning medals for India at international events.
“Sports is the only means through which the unbounded energy of the youth can be channelised in a positive manner.” Chief Minister, Bhagwant Mann
Bhagwant Mann recognises the role of sports and has been quick to encourage Punjab’s sportsmen and women. The ball was set rolling while he inaugurated the Khedaan Watan Punjab Dian event where he himself played some volleyball.