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Div Com inspects progress on 100 bedded Emergency block at GMCH Jammu
Work at its final stage; executing agencies directed to ensure completion by May 31, 2021
Jammu, May 15 (Scoop News)-Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer today inspected the progress on construction of New Emergency Block of Government Medical College Jammu. He was accompanied by Principal GMC Jammu, Dr. Shashi Sudhan, Medical Superintendent GMC, HOD, Anesthesia besides Engineers of JK Police Housing Corporation, JPDCL, PWD, Mechanical Engineering Department and other concerned. The Divisional Commissioner took a round of each section of the block and inquired about the work progress. The concerned engineers briefed the Div Com about the work completed so far and ongoing works and expected date of completion. It was informed that the work was in final stage and w...

Jammu admin holding special vaccination drive on May 16 to inoculate left-out persons of 45 plus category
DC appeals targeted lot to avail opportunity
Jammu, May 15 (Scoop News)- District Administration Jammu is going to conduct a Special Covid Vaccination drive on Sunday (16th May 2021) to administer 1st dose of vaccine to all the left-out persons in 45 plus age category. The vaccination will be done at all designated sites across the District. Deputy Commissioner, Anshul Garg, informed that as per the Government directions, the vaccination for this category commenced on 1st April 2021 and approximately 98% of the estimated beneficiaries have been vaccinated till date. “In order to cover left out beneficiaries, a Special Vaccination Drive is being held on 16th May 2021 (Sunday) at all vaccination sites across the Jammu District” he ...

COVID-19 recovered patients emerging as ray of hope in Kishtwar during these critical times
Kishtwar, May 15 (Scoop News)- As the second wave of the pandemic has hit the country hard, district Kishtwar has also been adversely affected and persons from all walks of life and society in the district have contracted this virus. As the virus is creating anxiety among the population, the recovered patients are emerging as the ray of hope among the locals in these critical times. Three of the COVID-19 survivors who have been discharged today from District Hospital Kishtwar after their complete recovery urged people not to lose hope and follow government guidelines effectively to defeat this dreadful virus. One of COVID-19 survivor, Chandrawati from Bunjwah Kishtwar aged 87 years old, ...

DLSA Udhampur extends helping hand to stranded Travelers in distress
Udhampur, May 15 (Scoop News)- In a view of ongoing lockdown imposed around the country due to COVID-19, the District Legal Services Udhampur proves a beacon of hope for sixteen family members of Delhi who have been vacated by local hotel owner for not paying rent today. After getting the information of it that 16 standard travelers including women and children are on road due to forcible eviction by a local hotel owner where they were putting up from last fifteen days and are appealing for help, on the direction of Chairman District Legal Services Authority Chairman Y.P Bourney, Secretary DLS A , Rajni Sharma swung into action and initiated their efforts to mitigate ...

Committee constituted to regulate HRCT charges by private imaging centres
Jammu, May 15 (Scoop News)-The Government has constituted a committee to regulate the HRCT scan charges being charged by the private imaging centres from the Covid-19 patients. “In view of several references being received from the general public regarding exorbitant rates being charged from the patients undergoing HRCT/other scans required in the management of Covid-19 patients/ suspected cases; by some private Radiological clinics/Imaging centers a committee has been constituted” an order issued by Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer stated. As per the order, the committee comprising Additional Commissioner with Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Director Health Services, Jamm...

470 bed-capacity created in Poonch; Two 2400 LPM Oxygen plants nearing completion: DM
Poonch,May 14 (Scoop News)- District administration Poonch has created 100 Level 02 and 370 level- 3 beds capacity in the district, while two 2400 LPM capacity Oxygen plants including 2200 LPM in district Hospital and 200 capacity in Mandi Community Health Centre are coming nearing completion, Against the total beds, 43 are occupied in level-2 and 8 are occupied in level 03 facility. The information was given today by District Magistrate, Inder Jeet here at a press briefing. He further informed that two District Level and three sub-district level COVID Control Rooms have been set up in the district which are functioning 24/7 to get feedback from the COVID positive patients. The dist...

Div Com Jammu visits Mandi -Poonch; inspects progress on mega developmental projects
Also reviews Covid management, control measures in the district
Poonch, May 14 (Scoop News)-Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer on Thursday visited Mandi - Poonch and inspected the progress on developmental projects being executed there. He was accompanied by District Development Commissioner, Inder Jeet; Senior Superintendent of Police, Vinod Kumar; Chief Executive Officer, Poonch Development Authority, Dr Mohammad Tanvir; Executive Engineer PWD, Pervaiz Ahmed besides other concerned officers. The projects inspected included landscaping and beautification of the Tourist Reception Centre, PSC Mandi Bridge, OPD Complex at Community Health Centre Mandi, Oxygen generation plant and Government polytechnic building at Sathra. During his visit ...

Constitute high level committee to monitor price rise of essential commodities: Manjit Singh to LG
Samba, May 14 (Scoop News)- Apni Party Provincial President and Former Minister Manjit Singh today urged Govt. to set up a committee to control the price rise of essential commodities particularly related to health/medical. The Former Minister Manjit Singh said the price of essential commodities and health/medical has gone out of pocket of the common masses. “It’s an agony that Govt has become a spectator and no action against the black marketers has been taken which has put the masses in a difficult financial situation,” he said. He said that the illegal profit makers have taken COVID medicines off the market which has contributed to the inflation of the rates of the essential co...

Home Deptt clarifies on news item published in a section of media
Jammu, May 14 (Scoop News)-The Home Department has clarified on a news item published in a section of media regarding the deployment of staff from School Education Department to Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL), wherein a distorted picture has been presented regarding deputation of officials in the FSL. In this context the Home department has presented certain facts and said that the deputation has been done to overcome the shortage of manpower in FSL and is a transient measure. The department further maintains that Fresh Recruitment is going on but given the disruption caused by the pandemic, it may take time and adds that this temporary arrangement is not by engaging unqualified staff...

District admin distributes COVID -19 Sehat kits in Udhampur
Udhampur, May 14 (Scoop News)-The District Administration Udhampur today started the distribution of Covid Sehat kits here under the supervision of Deputy Commissioner, Indu Kanwal Chib. Speaking to the media persons at the launch, the DC said that as per the direction of LG, J&K, Covid kits comprising oximeter, Tab paracetamol, Azithromycin, Invermectine, Zinc, Vitamin -C and D have been handed over to concerned officers of 06 medical blocks of the district for its further distribution among the Corona infected persons. These kits were also distributed through urban teams constituted by the Health department among the Covid positive patients under home isolation. The DC informed that th...

Enforcement teams recover 5,900 fine from violators in Ramban
Ramban, May 14 (Scoop News)-Continuing the drive to implement covid protocol across the district Ramban, the Enforcement teams today fined scores of violators for roaming without wearing face masks and not maintaining physical distance. As per a report issued by District Magistrate, Ramban, the enforcement teams, during the inspection in their respective jurisdictions, recovered a fine of Rs 5,900 taking the total amount fined since April 1, 2021 to Rs. 7, 21,900. The Enforcement officers urged the people to wear face masks and maintain physical distance besides taking Covid vaccination doses at their nearest CVC. District Immunization Officer, Ramban, Dr, Suresh informed that as many ...

Oxygen Supported Beds doubled, Surplus O2 to cater other Health Units: DC Kathua
Kathua, May 14 (Scoop News)- Deputy Commissioner Kathua Rahul Yadav today said that the Health infrastructure of GMC Kathua and allied health units has been strengthened in shortest possible times to deal with sudden Covid-19 upsurge. Interacting the media persons, the DC informed that the strength of Oxygen Supported Beds in GMC Kathua has been doubled with recently Commissioned 2250 LPM capacity Oxygen Generation Plant. He said currently district Kathua has 250 Oxygen Supported Beds, which include 160 beds in GMC and 90 beds in CHC Parole, CHC Hirangar, CHC Basohli and CHC Billawar. He said presently only 116 beds have been occupied and rest are available to accommodate patients in nee...

ADGP Jammu reviews the measure in place of tackling COVID -19
Jammu, May 14 (Scoop News)- Addl DG Jammu Shri Mukesh Singh visited Poonch and reviewed Covid management efforts of police at Poonch. He appreciated the efforts of the district police in getting police frontline workers vaccinated in time thereby restricting the spread of corona virus among police personnel. Addl DG also reviewed the functioning of district police and held a meeting with gazettes officers of the district. Among the initiatives of the officers, Addl DG took note of the record building of police stations, efforts to speed up pending investigations, improve implementation of CCTNS project, arrest of absconders and tracing of missing persons. Proposals were submitted by th...

BJP providing succour to people confronting Covid-19: Yudhvir
‘Declare journalists as frontline warriors’
Jammu, May 14 (Scoop News)- Yudhvir Sethi, Vice President BJP J&K and Convenor Sewa Hi Sangathan Abhiyan-2 on Friday said that his party is rendering selfless service to provide succor to the people confronting with COVID-19 and related issues. In a statement issued here, the senior BJP leader said that the party is working round the clock to reach out to the people facing difficulties with regard to healthcare facilities, hunger, livelihood, education, etc. He said that party cadre has lived the Mantra of ‘Sewa Parmo Dharma’ by its unrelenting and selfless service of providing food packets to patients, organizing Covid testing camps, providing assistance to people for vaccination, arra...

Majority COVID19 patients not getting the benefit of Golden Cards: Ch. Zulfikar
Seeks free of cost treatment to COVID patients under Ayushman Bharat
Rajouri, May 14 (Scoop News)-Apni Party, Vice President, Choudhary Zulfikar Ali today urged Govt to provide golden cards to the left out people particularly in the wake of spike in covid19 cases in J&K. In his statement to the press, Ch. Zulfikar Ali said that the Govt must ensure that the covid infected people can get the benefit of the golden cards as majority of the population still do not have Ayushman Bharat Golden Cards. He said that “Even as all J&K residents are impaneled for health insurance coverage of Rs 5 lacs/family. However, most of the population is still without Ayushman Bharat Golden Cards.” He further said that it is imperative amid the present covid situation in J&K;...

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