50-bed Trauma Centre proposed for district: Minister
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50-bed Trauma Centre proposed for district: Minister

Minister of State for (PWD) R&B and Revenue Sunil Sharma today said that a 50-bed trauma centre has been proposed for Kishtwar district.

Minister of State for (PWD) R&B and Revenue   Sunil Sharma today said that a  50-bed trauma centre has been proposed for Kishtwar district. 

"A small Hospital/ Trauma Centre of 50 -bed capacity has been proposed to be constructed at   Mandal area of Kishtwar near Sarkoot" Sharma said  after inaugurating a Blood Donation Camp here at District Hospital Kishtwar.

Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar Mr. Mohammad Javaid Khan, SSP Kishtwar Mr. Yougal Manhas,  Superintendent District Hospital Kishtwar Dr. Parvaiz Hussain Wani besides  Commandant CRPF Kishtwar, Doctors , Volunteers and Para-medical staff of the District Hospital was present on the occasion.

Minister said that the District Hospital Kishtwar is the life line for the region ranging from Gandoh to Padder, Dacchan, Marwah , Chatroo and Kellar of Himachal Pardesh and has to deal with all sort of accidents, mishaps and medical emergencies. 

"To minimize the burden of patients in DH Kishtwar Government is planning to create/ upgrade Health Care Institutions in far flung areas including  a Trauma centre at Mandal" he said 

Mr. Sharma also said that Government is planning to cover District Hospital under the Government medical College Jammu after which the Junior Doctors will be deputed to   Kishtwar for internship course. This would also help in supplementing the already available medical fraternity.

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