Srinagar: The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Srinagar, Mohammed Aijaz Asad, on Saturday conducteda whirlwind tour of Bone & Joint, Lal Ded and G B Panth Hospitals and took stock of the patient carefacilities available there.
He also inspected major developmental projects being executed in City hospitals and reviewed pace ofwork on these mega projects.
While visiting Bone and Joint Hospital, Barzulla the DDC inspected various wards and units of thehospital including Trauma ward, OPD, IPD, General and Post Operative wards, besides Covid-19 Isolationand Vaccination units.On the occasion, the DDC interacted with the patients and attendants and inquired about the patientcare facilities available there.
The Medical Superintendent and other staff apprised the DDC about the functioning of the hospital andhealth care facilities being provided to the patients.
He also inspected the construction work on Rs 88.95crore project for 120 bedded Specialized Orthopedic Units including six bedded ICU in Bone & Jointhospital.
The DDC directed the concerned executing agency to redouble the efforts to speed up the pace of workfor timely completion of the project. The MS B&J put forth the issue of parking before the DDC andurged for early resolution of the same.
At Lal Ded hospital, the DDC accompanied by MS and other officers visited various compartments andwards and received the first hand appraisal of the patient care facilities.
The DDC also inspectedAyushman Bharat(Golden card) Center in the hospital to oversee its functioning.During his visit to Lal Ded hospital, the DDC inspected the progress of work on Rs 133.35 crore megaproject being carried for construction of new Extension Block for Gynaecology, Oncology and Infertilityat Lal Ded hospital.
The DDC directed the concerned executing agency to ensure timely completion of the prestigiousproject by putting in extra men and machinery in place so that the patients get benefitted.
Later, the DDC paid a visit to G B Panth Children Hospital Sonwar and went around various wards andsections of the hospital including District Early Intervention Center.
He also interacted with the patientsand their attendants and enquired about the status of the healthcare facilities being provided to thenew born babies and other children undergoing treatment.
He also asked the hospital authorities to submit proposal for various works that are required to becarried out in the hospital.On the occasion, the Medical Superintendent and HoD G B Pant also projected the issue of parking atthe hospital and sought his intervention to resolve the issue.
The DDC stressed on maintainingcleanliness in and around all city hospitals besides strict adherence to the Covid-19 SOPs. Joint DirectorPlanning , Mohammed Yaseen Lone and other concerned accompanied the DDC during the tour.