Bhubaneswar: Even as the opposition BJP has been criticizing the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik-led BJD government alleging poor healthcare services in the State, the Centre today appreciated the Odisha Government for delivering quality public healthcare services.
The Union Health and Family Welfare Department awarded Odisha at the national level for providing best outpatient services in the country.
Odisha has secured the second position in public health facilities during the period 2016-17 to 2017-18.
The State has received the award during the 5th National Summit on “Good & Replicable Practices & Innovations in Public Health Care Systems in India” at Kaziranga, Assam today.
The award was handed over by Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare JP Nadda at the summit.