Chandigarh, 1 January
Dr. Jaspal Kaur here today assumed the office of Director Health & Family Welfare, Punjab. A MBBS, DGO (Gyne), she joined PCMS in 1983 as Medical Officer in Bilga. Thereafter she remained posted as Medical Officer in Ludhiana and Amritsar districts. She got promoted as Senior Medical Officer in year 2008 and in 2015 she again got promoted as Deputy Director. She also served as Medical Superintendent of ESI Hospital. In October 2017 she joined as Director-ESI Punjab.
Among her priorities are the issues related to strengthening of Maternal and Child Health Services and better health care facilities in Government Health Institutions.