July 19 2019 in United News Of India

New Delhi, Jul 19(UNI) Under the programme Capacity Building for developing trauma care facilities in Government hospitals on National Highways, during 11th and 12th Five Year Plans (FYP), a total of 116 and 85 trauma care facilities (TCFs) respectively were identified and central assistance of Rs 461.8837 crore and Rs 269.1296 crores respectively was released, the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.

Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey in a written reply here said during the 10th Five Year Plan (FYP), under a pilot scheme on strengthening emergency services in Government Hospital, financial assistance of Rs 1.5 crore was provided to Bikram Referral Center, Patna.

The Bihar government has informed that six bedded Trauma Centre at Bikram, Patna has already been constructed in 2004.