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UP govt planning to launch control centers to boost health infrastructure

UP govt planning to launch control centers to boost health infrastructure

Health, Uttar Pradesh
Seeking to boost health system at the grass-roots level, the Uttar Pradesh government will soon launch a network of “24×7 control centres” across the state that will allow people to consult doctors through telephones. State’s health minister Siddharth Nath Singh said this late evening here, at a time when deaths of children in Gorakhpur and Farrukhabad hospitals have hogged headlines. “When it comes to IMR (infant mortality rate), MMR (maternal mortality rate), we are perhaps one of the worst states. “We have a shortage of 7,500 doctors and about 19,000 paramedical staff. But, we are committed to improve the situation,” he said while addressing the valedictory session at 10th Medical Technology Conference. At the event, hosted by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and also
UP CM Yogi Adityanath and two deputy CMs elected unopposed in council polls

UP CM Yogi Adityanath and two deputy CMs elected unopposed in council polls

Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, his two deputies and a minister were today declared elected unopposed to the Legislative Council. No other candidate was in the fray for the bypolls to the five vacant seats in the upper house. Adityanath, deputy chief ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma and minister Swatantradev Singh had filed their nominations papers for the by-election on Tuesday. The four were declared elected unopposed, Principal Secretary (Vidhan Sabha), Padeeep Dueby, who is also the returning officer, said. Meanwhile, the nomination papers of another minister Mohsin Raza were found valid on scrutiny today, he said. Opposition parties did not field any candidate for the by-election to these five seats. The chief minister had filed his nominations on...