Mangaluru, July 04, 2016: Currently the Food and Civil Supplies Minister U.T. Khader, (until recently Minster for health) said on July3, Sunday that he had toiled hard during his three-year term as Health Minister, but a lot more remains to be done to make health facilities within reach for everyone.
Speaking at a function to felicitate senior ayurveda doctors and meritorious AYUSH students, Minister Khader said he had received good support from officials and Health Department staff in implementing various schemes and initiatives. He called upon officials to work hard to address the new challenges in the health sector. U T Khader said a 50-bed super-speciality ayurveda hospital would soon start operations on Government Wenlock Hospital premises. He said 12 new posts were created for this hospital, which would be the first of its kind in the country. He added he hopes to work at his best in the Food sector now.