Work on DRDO’s 500-bed hospital in Jammu near completion

Construction to be completed in next 10 days: Officials

Jammu: The work on Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) hospital is going on with full speed in Jammu division while officials said that the hospital would be functional in next 10 days.

Top health officials told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that around 80 percent work has been completed already while work on the pending part is going on in full swing and it is expected to be completed in next one week while the hospital will be functional in next 10 days.

Dr Sanju Gupta Sudan Medical officer Jammu Municipal Corporation said that such a facility in Jammu division was the need of the hour and it will greatly help the locals.

She said that the sanitization part has been assigned to the Municipal Corporation and they are working on it.

She said that 80 percent work has been already done and hopefully within 10 days the hospital will be functional.

“We will try to beautify it so that people coming here won’t feel depressed and feel mentally comfortable,” she said.

The DRDO has 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.

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


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