Covid-19 resurgence: J&K admin constitutes high level panel to ensure adequate, timely oxygen supply to all hospitals of UT
Panel to be headed by Principal Secretary Industries & Commerce; Div Coms of Kashmir, Jammu its members
Srinagar, Apr 17 : Jammu and Kashmir government Saturday constituted a high level member committee to ensure adequate and timely supply of medical oxygen to all hospitals for meeting the requirements of Covid patients.
As per news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the order issued by the Commissioner Secretary to the government Manoj Kumar Diwedi, reads that sanction is hereby accorded to the constitution of a committee to ensure adequate and timely supply of medical oxygen to all hospitals to meet the requirements of Covid-19 patients in J&K UT.
The committee will be headed by Principal Secretary to the government Industries and commerce department while its members include Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir/Jammu. Member, Director SKIMS, Principal, Government Medical College, Jammu/Srinagar, Director, NHM J&K , Director Industries & Commerce Jammu/Kashmir, Director, Health & Family Welfare, J&K and Director Health Services Jammu/Kashmir Member.
The order, a copy of which lies with the KNO, reads that to meet frequently and make necessary arrangements for ensuring regular and adequate supply of medical oxygen to all hospitals to meet any current and future needs.
“To ensure adequate stocking of medical oxygen, wherever necessary, the committee shall be serviced by Industries & Commerce department,” the order reads—(KNO)