Omar orders vibrant monitoring mechanism for super-specialty hospitals
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Jan 4: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today ordered special monitoring mechanism for regular gauging of pace of progress on twin Super-specialty hospitals being established at Srinagar and Jammu at a cost of Rs 240 crores.
He asked the concerned executing agencies to formulate the work schedule for next six months. “Submit the same to me through Minister for Medical Education and also intimate fortnightly progress on work”, he told them.
Reviewing the two hospital projects at a high-level meeting here, the Chief Minister stressed on fast track completion of these to ensure advanced healthcare facility to the people. “Officers concerned with the execution need to put in every effort to accomplish the task entrusted to them within the stipulated time frame”, he emphasized.
Omar said that the government is keen to commission the super-specialty hospitals at Srinagar and Jammu to upgrade the healthcare facilities in the two capital cities and reduce the dependence of patients on the hospitals outside the state. He said the 15 disciplines in modern medicine and surgery to be provided in the duo hospitals would give considerable fillip to the endeavours of the government to modernize health facility in the state.
The centrally funded two super-specialty hospitals with 15 modern healthcare disciplines in the two Government Medical Colleges of Srinagar and Jammu are being established at Reshamghar, Jammu and Shreenbagh, Srinagar. The hospitals will house Neuro Surgery, Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Urology and Renel Transplant, Neurology, Cardiology, Nephrology, Gastroenterology, Surgical Gastroenterology, Plastic Surgery, Paediatric Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Endocrinology, Pulmonary Medicine, Clinical Hematology and Medical Oncology.
The Institute of Traumatology at Srinagar will provide nine allied super-specialties. It will have a 4-storied building complex housing 220 beds with IPD, ICU, day care, pre and Post operation wards. There will be emergency, triage, resuscitation, OPD, operation theatre, ICU, ultra sound, x-ray, MRI and CT scan units in the ground floor while as operation theatre, cath lab, pre and post operated wards, anesthetist room and sterilize store will be at third floor.
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