Health cards to 30 lakh students: Srihari

Deputy Chief Minister K Srihari and Health Minister Dr C Lakshma Reddy today said that the government will distribute health cards to 30 lakh students in the state from July. At a review meeting here they said that it was decided to conduct medical tests for the students and offer them health cards.

Medical tests will be completed in six months in schools and 5 lakh more health and hygiene kits will be distributed. Awareness classes will be conducted for girl students and training for teachers they said. They directed the officials to make arrangements for a drive to distribute health cards and conduct medical tests to all the students. (NSS)