DC inspects ongoing Civil works at District Hospital Kishtwar.
stressed to strengthen the COVID Containment measures in district Hospital
Kishtwar:18th Jan 2022
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kishtwar Ashok Sharma today visited District Hospital Kishtwar to inspect civil work of various ongoing developmental projects viz new additional 100 bedded IPD building and ophthalmology department Building/ eye Block Kishtwar.
He was accompanied by Medical Superintendent District Hospital Dr. Parveez Iqbal Wani besides Concerned officers of the executing agencies.
During his inspection he was apprised that the tile work in the additional 100 bedded building is in full swing and will be completed in all respect by March 2022 besides the work on the eye block is near to completion.
The Deputy Commissioner asked the executing agencies to expedite the pace of work so that the remaining work on the Eye block and 100 bedded extension of the Hospital is completed in stipulated time.
He directed Medical Superintendent to monitor the progress of the all these projects closely to facilitate early augmentation of the Hospital.
Meanwhile Deputy Commissioner kishtwar also inspected Oxygen generation plant (500 LPM Oxygen generation plant made under Prime Minister’s Care Fund and the other unit of 1500 LPM) which has been commissioner recently and reviewed the functioning of both the units.
M/S District Hospital Kishtwar apprised him that the functioning of these OGP has made the district Hospital and Covid care centres self sufficient in Oxygen supply.
The DC maintained that the Oxygen plant is a lifeline asset amid the 3rd surge of Covid-19 and will be a boon for efficient management of any type of emergency during the COVID 3rd surge.
Later, Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar reviewed the COVID mitigation measures in the district hospital.
During his visit, the DC inspected the COVID care centre established in the district Hospital and took stock of the arrangements put in place for the effective management of the COVID positive patients there.
Furthermore,he stressed the Medical Superintendent District Hospital Kishtwar to strengthen the Covid mitigation measures in DH besides ensure the following of the Covid Appropriate Behaviour and SOPs are in OPD and IPD for the safety of patients and attendants as the footfall of visitors remain high in district Hospital.