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Covid-19: DRDO’s 500 bed hospitals to be completed very soon 

DRDO hospital Jammu to be completed in next two days, DRDO hospital in Kashmir by June 05: Atal Dallo

SRINAGAR, May 27: The work on two Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) hospitals in both Jammu and Kashmir divisions is in full swing and both hospitals are almost near completion.

Officials in the health department told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that around 95 percent work has been completed on DRDO hospital Jammu already while work on the pending part is going on in full swing and it is expected to be completed in next two to three days.

They said that around 80 percent of the work has also been completed on DRDO hospital in Central Kashmir and is expected to get completed in the first week of June.

The officials said that such facilities in both divisions was the need of the hour and it will greatly help the locals.

Financial Commissioner Health and Medical Education Atal Dallo told KNO that work on both DRDO hospitals is going on with full speed and both hospitals will start functioning very soon.

He said that DRDO hospital in Jammu will be completed in next two days and DRDO hospital in Kashmir will be completed by June 05.

The DRDO had started construction of two 500-bed hospitals one each in Jammu and Kashmir.

The 500 bed Covid hospital is being constructed at State land near Amarnath Yatri Niwas Bhagwati Nagar Jammu.

In Kashmir, the hospital is being constructed at Khanmoh area in the outskirts of Srinagar.

The hospitals will have 500 isolation beds with oxygen support including 125 fully equipped ICU beds—(KNO)


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