Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar on Saturday visited G B Pant Children Hospital, Srinagar to review the flood preparedness in view of the incessant rains and to access the facilities being provided in the hospital to the people visiting for medical treatment, an official statement said.
“During the visit, the hospital authorities apprised the Advisor about the steps taken to deal with any kind of eventuality that may arise due to inclement weather conditions. It was informed that all important medical equipment and machines were shifted to the higher floors of the hospital building after the floods in 2014,” the statement said.
The Advisor asked the hospital authorities for keeping the availability of medicines and other medical facilities in sufficient quantity keeping in mind the alarming situation.
He complimented the hospital authorities for making out all efforts with regard to flood preparedness and asked the staff to take prompt action during the occurrence of any kind of disaster.
Later, the Advisor took stock of the facilities being provided in the hospital and also visited the Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Units, besides other wards, and interacted the attendants accompanying the patients.
He expressed satisfaction over the overall working of the hospital and asked for providing best healthcare facilities to people visiting the hospital for the treatment, the statement said.