North Gazette News/Chandigarh
Dr Jatinder Kaur on Wednesday took over as the new Director of Punjab Health & Family Welfare Department.
A Punjab government spokesperson said that Kaur was appointed as Director of Punjab Health & Family Welfare Department after the superannuation of Dr Karanjit Singh on March 31, 2015.
Dr Jatinder is MD (Gyne & Obst) and has joined Punjab Civil Medical Services in the year 1980 as Medical Officer and served on many key positions in Punjab and UT Chandigarh.
She served at Government Multi-Speciality Hospital Sector 16, Chandigarh as a Senior Gynaecologist and has vast clinical experience to her credit. Thereafter she also remained as Medical Superintendent of Mata Kaushalaya Hospital, Patiala. She also served as Civil Surgeon of Patiala and SAS Nagar (Mohali) districts.
She said her priority as new the new Director Health & Family Welfare would be to improvise the health care facilities for the benefit of the people of the state. Her another focus area shall be to ensure that all National health programmes and schemes available for the people are implemented effectively.