Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today inaugurated Radhaswami Satsang Beas COVID dedicated Makeshift Health Center (DCHC) at Khaliar in Mandi district.
This hospital has 200 fully oxygenated beds, serious patient wards with a capacity of 20 beds and central oxygen supply facilities.
This hospital has separate washrooms with hot and cold water facilities, lounge for patients comfort, treatment music, fire protection system and hot and cold water RO facilities for patients. It features 16 CCTVs and an automatic switchover power backup gen-set and on the spot lab, which will be operated by 140 health workers.
The Chief Minister presided over the meeting with senior officers of the district in the DRDA conference room at Mandi, saying that this 200-bed capacity mashshift hospital would prove helpful in providing better health care facilities to Kovid-19 patients. He said that another pre-fabricated hospital with a capacity of 100 beds is also being constructed at Bhangrotu.
Jai Ram Thakur said that the rapid increase in the number of Kovid-19 patients is a matter of concern. To meet the ever increasing demand for beds for Kovid patients, the State Government has set up pre-fabricated Kovid Hospitals in Shimla, Kangra, Nalagarh etc. He said that a similar hospital is also being built in Nerchek.
The Chief Minister said that for the treatment of COVID patients, Radhaswami Satsang Beas has made available its premises for the construction of MakeShift Hospitals at Khaliyar in Mandi District, Paraur and Solan in Kangra District. He said that the construction work of MakeShift Hospital at Parour is also nearing completion. Initially this hospital will have a capacity of 250 beds, which will be increased to 1000 beds as per the requirement. The Chief Minister thanked Radha Swami Satsang Beas for helping the State Government during the epidemic.
Jai Ram Thakur said that health workers should keep in constant contact with patients in home isolation so that their condition can be monitored regularly. He said that health workers should ensure that if the condition of the patients in the home isolation deteriorates, they should be immediately transferred to the hospital.
The Chief Minister urged MLAs and other elected representatives to actively help in providing assistance to patients in home isolation. He said legislators should personally provide health kits given to corona-infected patients in home isolation. He said that legislators should motivate people to strictly follow the guidelines and standard operating procedures issued by the state Government.
The Chief Minister said that the State Government will provide a dead body van to carry the body of the corona infected dead to their ancestral place so that people do not have to face any kind of trouble.
Deputy Commissioner Mandi Rigveda Thakur welcomed the Chief Minister and made a detailed presentation regarding the status of Kovid-19 in the district.
Water Power Minister Mahendra Singh Thakur, Health Minister Dr. Rajiv Saizal, MLA Colonel Indra Singh, Rakesh Jamwal, Indra Singh Gandhi, Heera Lal, Jawahar Thakur, Vinod Kumar, Prakash Rana and Anil Sharma, Chairman Zilla Parishad Pal Verma, Mayor, Municipal Corporation Mandi Deepali Jaswal among others were also present on the occasion. Were.