Naveen Hands Over CM’s Awards for Excellence In Health Services In Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday handed over Chief Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Healthcare Services.
As many as 153 awards were handed over in six categories in first phase of this award ceremony at a special function organised in Bhubaneswar. Health Minister Niranjan Pujari and Health Secretary Shalini Pandit were present.
As part of the 5T initiative, Chief Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Healthcare service are awarded to individuals and institutions for making outstanding contribution to health services.
It may be mentioned here that the state government has taken several reform measures in the health sector to improve governance and ensure efficient delivery of healthcare services.
The awards were given under the following categories:.
– NQAS Certified Hospitals: 3 Hospitals
– LaQshya Certified Hospitals: 14 Hospitals
– Kaykalpa Winner: 20 Hospitals
– BSKY empanelled Hospitals: 47 Hospitals
– COVID Hospitals: 2 Hospitals
– Central Govt: 2 Institutions
Best Ranking among Public Health Facilities:
– 1st Positions: 7 Hospitals
– 2nd Positions: 4 Hospitals
– 3rd Positions: 4 Hospitals
Individual Awards for Doctors: 28
Individual Awards for Paramedics: 16
Special Award for Outstanding Contribution during the Bahanaga Train Tragedy: 6 Hospitals
Among the top awards, SCB Medical College and Hospital Cuttack got the first position in the Old Medical Colleges & Hospitals category for 2022-23, while Bhima Bhoi MCH, Balangir received the first award among New MCHs for 2022-23.
Similarly, Ashwini Covid Hospital at Cuttack received the Best Standalone Covid Hospital Award and RMRC, Bhubaneswar received the Best Central Govt Institution Award for Exceptional Services during the COVID pandemic.