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Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
19-November-2010 15:04 IST
Mobile Medical Van
The need for Mobile Medical Units (MMU) is assessed and reflected by the State/UT Governments in their Annual Programme Implementation Plan(PIP). Funds are released to State/UT Governments as per the approval of National Programme Coordination Committee (NPCC) for actual implementation of the programme. A statement showing number of districts where MMUs are functioning across the country is annexed.

Uttar Pradesh had requested for an amount of Rs. 6175.20 lakhs in the financial year 2010-11 for Mobile Medical Units and an amount of Rs.1792.80 lakhs was approved by the NPCC.

This information was given by Minister for Health and Family Welfare Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad in written reply to a question raised in Lok Sabha today.

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