KARGIL, Nov 29: Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor (CEC), LAHDC Kargil, Feroz Ahmad Khan here today chaired Rogi Kalyan Samiti (RKS) meeting of District Hospital Kargil (DHK).
Councillor Town, Haji Muhammad Abbas; CMO Kargil, Dr Munawar Hussain Wazir; Medical Superintendent District Hospital Kargil, Dr. Liyaqat Ali Khan and others also attended the meeting in which the CEC reviewed the functioning of DHK and took stock of infrastructural facilities there.
He instructed members to fix priorities for repair, renovation, other construction works and to purchase life saving drugs and Jan Aushadhi drugs and complete other works related to the hospital out of RKS funds.
It was decided that Rs. 20 lakh would be approved for the purchase of emergency and Jan Aushadhi Drugs while the works of roofing of dental section, repairing of various sections like CT Scan Section etc and installation of two submersible pumps in the hospital premises besides white washing works of the hospital building would be executed as per the estimates furnished by the PWD Kargil.
Various issues related to the overall functioning of DHK besides the steps needed to be taken for augmentation of health care facilities were discussed and the CEC instructed the officers to take all required measures in this regard.
As regards to the future utility of the hospital building after the DHK is shifted to 300 bedded structure at Kurbathang, the CEC instructed officers to formulate DPR for development of the building as an Urban CHC with facilities of staff quarters, underground parking, human resources under National Health Mission.
The CEC also instructed the CMO and Medical Superintendent Kargil to project the construction works of the dental section of DHK under District Capex Budget 2022-23.