Gujarat: All MLAs must allot Rs 50 lakh for health infrastructure
All MLAs in Gujarat will have to allot a minimum of 50 lakh rupees compulsorily from their local area development fund to upgrade facilities at hospitals. Gujarat government took the decision at a meeting of the Core Committee for Covid Control.
According to the Gujarat government, every MLA will be required to allot their local area development fund to purchase medical equipment for the hospitals.
This will help to upgrade the medical facilities in civil hospitals, district hospitals, community health centres, primary health centres and hospitals run by local civic bodies.
According to the official sources, MLAs can allot the funds to the hospitals in their constituencies. MLAs can also donate their grants to the hospitals run by charitable trusts on a no- profit basis.