Director Health service Kashmir visits upcoming Covid hospital at Khanmoh

Interacts with DRDO officials says hospital to be completed in 1st week of June

SRINAGAR, May 17 (KNS): Director Health Services Kashmir, Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather on Monday visited the site of the upcoming Covid-19 hospital at Khanmoh and interacted with a team of officers from DRDO and officers of various executing agencies.

A spokesperson of the Directorate of Health Services Kashmir said that the director visited the upcoming Covid hospital which would be having a 500-bed capacity and would be completed in the shortest period of time.

“Director Health service Kashmir interacted with a team of officers from DRDO and officers of various executing agencies while reviewing the status of a 500 bedded hospital which would be having 125 ICU beds. The Covid Care Hospital is under construction at Khanmoh Srinagar,” the spokesperson said.

He said that the hospital is expected to start functioning in the 1st week of June with the support of the Directorate of Health Services Kashmir and DRDO.

The director emphasized on timely completion of the remaining work and assured all support to the team. He said that the hospital would be completed in the shortest period of time.

The director held an interaction and appreciated the role of engineers of DRDO lead by Anil Khurana, CCE estates North Chandigarh, Brijesh Kumar Maurya, Estate Manager, Zubair Ali, Scientist 'E', Syed Alfar Daniyal, Scientist 'E, Amit Rai, Scientist 'D', Pankaj Patil, T. O –B, Vikas Panda, To-do and Sanjay Kumar, TO-A.

The director hailed the role of engineers and other executive agencies in the construction of the hospital.

The spokesman said once the hospital is ready it would be a big boost for the management of Covid management in the Kashmir division and a great service to the people.(KNS)

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