Madhya Pradesh to be made child heart disease free state

New form to be given to Bal Hridaya Upchaar Yojna

CM announces at the inauguration of child heart campaign

cmheart11-9-16Bhopal, September 11, 2016 (Ataullah Faizan):   Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Madhya Pradesh will be made Child Heart disease Free State. Mukhyamantri Child Heart Treatment Scheme being conducted in the state since long will be implemented in new form in the state. Moreover a bonding of financial limit of Rs. 2 lakh will be abolished under the scheme. There will be no limit for money in the scheme now. State government will provide whatever amount is required for the heart ailment treatment of the children. Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan was addressing at an inaugural programme of Child heart campaign under the Maukhyamantri Bal Hridaya Upchaar Yojna and Rashtriya Bal Suraksha Yojna at Indore today. It may be mentioned that a special campaign has been launched in the joint initiative of Health department and district administration of Indore taking into account humanly and sentimental approach for free operation of children suffering from heart diseases. Mayor of Indore Mrs. Malini Gaur presided over the programme. Chairman of Indore Development Authority Mr. Shankar Lalwani, Jila Panchayat President Miss Kavita Patidar, MLA Mr. Ramesh Mendola and Former Chairman of Municipal Corporation Mr. Kailash Sharma were present on the occasion.

CM Mr. Chouhan said that a special campaign will be launched to identify children suffering from heart diseases. These identified children will be provided treatment or will be operated by the specialists. All the expenses in this regard will be borne by the state government. Treatment or operation will be conducted in the major hospitals of Delhi, Chennai and Mumbai besides other cities. Mr. Chouhan further said that arrangement for free treatment of children suffering from thalassaemia and diabetes will also be made. Mr. Chouhan praised the child heart campaign and body and organs donation campaign being started in Indore district. He said that these activities are services towards humanity in true sense. Service to suffering humanity is like service to God.

Chief Cardio Surgeon of Medanta Medicity Dr. Naresh Trehan said that the state government is sensitive for the health of common man. Many unique schemes including Bal Hridaya Upchaar Yojna have been launched by the state government. Benefit of these schemes is being provided not only to the patients but to the entire family and society. He further said that liver and heart transplant facility will be started soon in Medanta hospital of Indore. Collector Mr. P. Narhari informed that to identify children suffering from heart ailments, camps at 4 thousand 500 places were organized since last July 1. Total 371 children were identified for operation. These operations will be conducted from today itself. Two children were operated by the renowned cardio surgeon Dr. Naresh Trehan.

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