KATRA, Sept 9: Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board has established Satellite Dental Healthcare Clinic at Sanjichatt, which was inaugurated today by Anshul Garg, Chief Executive Officer, SMVDSB.
This newly established clinic in the premises of Medical Unit, Sanjichhat will provide basic dental services like extraction, cleaning of teeth, filling and preventive dental care to the visiting pilgrims, staff and largely their families stationed at Sanjichatt and adjoining areas.
It is well equipped with modern equipment and other allied facilities like one dental chair, dental X-ray machine, scalers, sterilisation equipment and other allied facilities. Dental surgeons, technicians and other staff would be available to address the dental treatments. Provisions are also made to refer and treat patients at Katra dental clinic for specialized treatments.
Speaking on the occasion, the CEO said that this newly established facility as per the directions of Chairman SMVDSB, Lt Governor Manoj Sinha, would benefit about 1200 employees and their families at large stationed at Sanjichatt and adjoining areas like Bhawan, Bhairon Ji, Himkoti and Adhkwari besides, the visiting pilgrims.
Now, the staff and their families need not climb down to seek medical assistance for oral health problems. The clinic will provide the primary dental care, which would help resolve the dental problems and would go a long way in providing dental care services to promote oral health among staff and their families, he said.
He also enumerated various other measures that had already been taken for the general welfare of the Shrine Board employees. CEO also interacted with the staff and issued on the spot directions to the concerned for time bound disposal of personnel matters of the employees.
Besides, CEO thanked Dr Inder Dhir, a dental surgeon serving in Canada and a devotee of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji, for her support in setting up this dental clinic for the facilitation of pilgrims and staff.
The clinic would be visited by Dental Surgeon Dr Oshin, Dr Kritika Rajput, Dr Romi Pandita, and Dr Sakshi Thakur on Tuesday and Wednesday of every 2nd and 4th week of month.
Among those present on the occasion were Dr Sunil Sharma, Joint CEO; Sudhir Bali, SDM, Bhawan; Chander Parkash, Dy CEO and Ajay Salaan, Assistant CEO, SMVDSB, officers, staff of the Shrine Board and pilgrims at large.