Kayakalp Award

Raipur Rasulpur health centre first in Jalandhar district

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, October 13

Mini PHC, Raipur Rasulpur, at Adampur, has bagged first place in the district, under Centre’s Kayakalp contests for the fourth consecutive time. The Kayakalp project was started by the Central government to boost the infrastructure of medical facilities across the country. In a two-step competition, Raipur Rasulpur first received 87.40 marks in the contest held in 2-019-20. PHC Randhawa Masandan and PHC, Talwan, (Block Bilga) also received the awards. The awards were disbursed by Deputy CM Punjab, OP Soni during an Amritsar-based event.

Under the Kayakalp project, government hospitals are graded on the basis of their cleanliness, sanitation, bio-medical waste management, dress code, security, water arrangements, among seven main points. The PHC, which received the first prize was given an appreciation letter along with a cash prize of Rs 2 lakh.

While the Mini PHC Raipur Rasulpur at Adampur has bagged the first place in the district getting the aforesaid Rs 2 lakh cash prize; PHCs Randhawa Masandan and PHC Talwan also bagged a Rs 50,000 cash prize, each.

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