Khandu Directs renting Buildings for Patients near Hospitals
What could be termed as succour to many patients from the state availing medical assistance outside the state in metros and facing severe hardships because of accommodation problems in those metros, Chief Minister Pema Khandu has directed Chief Secretary to explore renting buildings in the vicinity of hospitals which are frequented by patients of Arunachal.
In his directives, CM asked CS that till such time a permanent solution is made to solve the accommodation hardship of the people from the state in metros, rented accommodation in New Delhi, Kolkota, Chennai, Vellore and Guwahati through the respective Resident Commissioner/Deputy Resident Commissioners be looked for on an urgent basis.
It may be mentioned that due to lack of adequate health facility in the state, huge number of patients go out of state in referral hospitals for treatment of various ailments. With this move of the Government, the patients are sure to find relief from the hardship of accommodation and shall also cut cost the huge expenses incurred only for accommodation in hotels or guest houses apart from the medical expenses.