12 Oxygen Generation Plants under PMCF functional in Kashmir

Important milestone achieved in the preparation of 3rd wave of Covid-19: Div Com Kmr

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 04: The Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Pandurang K. Pole today convened a meeting here to review the Oxygen capacity of hospitals in Kashmir.

During the meeting, the Div Com reviewed the progress achieved in capacity building of Oxygen plants across Kashmir. The meeting was apprised about the functioning of all the 12 Oxygen generation plants across Kashmir which were received by the divisional administration under P.M Cares Fund (PMCF), (Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situation fund).

The Div Com expressed his pleasure over this achievement and described it as an important milestone in the preparation of the 3rd wave in Kashmir.

These plants were installed at JLNM Hospital Srinagar, DH Ganderbal, DH Pulwama, DH Shopian, DH Kulgam, DH Kupwara, DH Bandipora, GMC Anantnag, GMC Baramulla, SDH Magam, CD Hospital and DRDO Khanmoh. With the installation of these 12 oxygen generation plants there has been an increase of 11250 LPM in the Kashmir division.

Before the onset of the Ist wave, the Oxygen capacity of the Kashmir division was just 12466 LPM and it has now reached 60391 LPM. This additional capacity of Oxygen generation plants is an important step in the upliftment of vital capacity in the form of Oxygen which is the most important remedy in treating moderate and severe cases of Covid-19 infection.

The Div Com directed all the district administrators to form CAB monitoring teams in their respective districts so that a strong surveillance mechanism is put in place as the general public is showing complacency vis-à-vis  adopting CAB; which can prove disastrous for the division in view of 3rd wave threat.

The Div Com directed the concerned to pace up the vaccination coverage in all districts of Kashmir division at war footing basis.

The meeting was attended by Incharge Divisional Covid-19 Control Room Kashmir (DCCRK), Tahir Ahmad Magray and various senior level Public Health Specialists of DCCRK.

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DC Srinagar reviews Covid-19 situation, containment measures

Directs for achieving set vaccination target, strict enforcement of CAB

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 04: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad Saturday chaired a meeting to review the present Covid-19 situation and containment measures undertaken to control the spread of infection in wake of 3rd wave as warned by the Medical Experts.

While taking stock of the preparations to tackle any such medical emergencies, the DC asked the Health functionaries to strengthen health infrastructure with focus on pediatric care units.

With regard to ongoing Covid-19 vaccination, the DC directed the Chief Medical Officer and all Zonal Medical Officers to scale up the percentage of the vaccination in Srinagar district. He stressed them to achieve the set target by inoculating Vaccine doses to all eligible persons to break the transmission/ chain of infection in the district. He also stressed on efficient contact tracing.

The DC also directed for collecting details about the vaccination of Staff and Students of all Colleges and Universities in Srinagar for further course of action regarding opening of Educational Institutions.

While taking strong note of violations with regard to Covid Appropriate Behaviour, the DC directed all Tehsildars of Srinagar to strictly enforce Covid protocol and take administrative actions against the violators. He asked Tehsildars to involve Religious leaders and other influencers to motivate people to adhere to Covid-19 SOPs in letter and spirit.

The DC further asked the concerned officers to enforce strict restrictions in all notified Containment Zones to ensure its effectiveness and restriction of outward movement to prevent any spread infection of Covid-19.

SDM East, Owais Mushtaq, SDM West, Akhshay Labro, Chief Medical Officer, Dr Jameel, all Tehsildars, all Zonal Medical Officers and other concerned were present in the meeting.

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