Amritsar, September 12
The District Health Department reviewed the progress of Rashtriya Bal Swastha Karyakaram (RBSK) here today. The meeting was also attended by officials of the Education Department and Women and Child Development Department.
On the occasion, the nodal officer of the project, Dr Ramesh Pal Singh, asked officials of the Education and Child Development Departments to ensure maximum attendance of children in schools and aganwari centres on days of visits of mobile medical checkup teams.
Health officials said benefits of the project would reach out to maximum children if they were present on days of visits by their teams.
Dr Ramesh said teachers and aganwari staff should inform children and their parents about scheduled visit of the health staff well in advance so as to ensure maximum participation.