21 more mohalla clinics has been started functioning today in Delhi. Today Chief Minister of Delhi has inaugurated one of the 21 mohalla clinics in Munirka. These 21 mohalla clinics are the part of the 100 mohalla clinics which is supposed to be built in this month as pilot project. Earlier, first mohalla clinic was inaugurated by Chief Minister in JJ colony, Peeragarhi in July 2015 as a pilot project. That project has been very successful in its own. People love the facilities offered by the clinic and even the international magazine praises the clinic.
Mohall clinic is the initiative started by the Delhi govt. to improve the health system in the city. This is the first tier of the 3 tier health system. In this mohalla clinic, people will go to solve their less severe diseases like cough, cold, etc. for free. Mohalla clinic offered free services, checkups, 50 tests for free. Doctors are charging Rs. 30 to Rs.40 per patient from the govt. for this.
This mohalla clinic has one doctor, one pharmacist, one helper in it. It is fully air-conditioned with automatic number system in it. Doctor feed the data of their patients into a tablet so that full data will be available to all doctors of all patients. This system will be helpful for the patients as soon there will be no need to carry the old reports at the time of checkup. This initiative is a big leap for the Delhi health system.
Areas where 21 mohalla Clinics Started
These new 21 mohalla clinics will be operational on Monday-Friday 4 hours in a day between 9:00 A.M to 11:00 A.M. It is for the initial phase, later timings will depend on the patients need.
Of the 21 clinics, south-east, south and west districts will have one clinic each, New Delhi, north and Shahdara districts each will have two clinics each, south west district will have three such clinics, east and north-east districts will have four and five clinics respectively. Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated the mohalla clinic today in Munirka after that MLA’s of the area like Pitampura, Rohini and other parts of Delhi inaugurated the mohalla clinics in their own constituency.