Sikkim Dental Registration Tribunallaunches official website

Gangtok, 02 Aug [IPR]:

Minister for Health Care, Human Service & Family Welfare Department, Arjun Kumar Ghatani, launched the official website of Sikkim Dental Registration Tribunal [Sikkim Dental Council]in a function organized at Health Secretariat in Gangtok today.

The function also had the presence of Health Commissioner-cum-Secretary, Vishal Chauhan, Principal Director, Mission Director-National Health Mission, Medical Superintendent [STNM Hospital] and other officials.

The Health Minister congratulated the dental fraternity for putting extra effort to ensure strong working mechanism through launch of the website. He marked the event historic for the Health Department and advised concerned officials to keep updating various kinds of facilities available for the public under dental section.

He expressed his gratitude to the health professionals for their dedicated service and further urged them to work with inter-sectoral cooperation and coordination so that people of Sikkim receive the best health services.

He also informed that the academic classes in newly established Pharmacy College at Sajong has commenced from 01 Aug, 2018.

Further, the 1000-bedded Multi Specialty Hospital at Sichey and Nursing College are on the verge of completion which can be considered as the most noteworthy infrastructural development in the health sector of the State, he added.

“With the recruitment of 47 General Duty Medical Officers, two doctors have been deputed in every Primary Health Centers in all districts and additional four specialists have joined the District Hospital in Gyalshing,” he stated.

Earlier, the Minister inaugurated the office of the SDRT within the premises.

Commissioner-cum-Secretary, Mr Chauhan, also congratulated the Dental Council for launching the website and assured to leave no stone unturned to deliver requirements of dental fraternity in order to ensure best medical services to the patients.

Principal Director, Dr SK Rai, who is also the Registrar of SDRT,in his welcome address, gave an overview on various properties of the websites. He also mentioned that the website will assist in dissemination of information among dental professionals and educate on work ethics.

Thereafter, the Health Minister visited different sections of the Health Secretariat along with the Commissioner-cum-Secretary. He instructed concerned official of Treatment Outside State [TOS] to enlighten patient party about various provisions of referral facilities and to ensure smooth flow of files. He also urged for internal coordination so that people face no difficulty with the official processes and work is delivered smoothly and on time.