Govt terminates service of 150 absentee doctors

Govt terminates service of 150 absentee doctors

Srinagar: The government has terminated the services of 150 doctors who were found absent from duty and are reportedly working outside Jammu and Kashmir. Minister for Health and Medical Education Aasiya Naqash told Kashmir Reader that a termination notice would be published in newspapers soon. The PDP’s minister also called for a “debate” on whether […]

Despite promises, new operation theatres at LD hospital still defunct

Despite promises, new operation theatres at LD hospital still defunct

Srinagar: Five months after the administration at Lal Ded maternity hospital said the four new operation theatres would be started within 20 days, no headway has been made so far. Three years on, the theatres constructed in 2014 in the new block of the hospital remain non-functional. Officials at the lone tertiary care maternity hospital, […]

CM grievance cell finds no lapses at LD Hospital

CM grievance cell finds no lapses at LD Hospital

SRINAGAR: Taking prompt cognizance of complaint highlighted by a local news paper regarding the functioning of Government LD Hospital, Coordinator in the Chief Minister’s Grievance Cell, Tassaduq Mufti, today deputed two senior officers of the Chief Minster’s Secretariat to physically verify the genuineness of the complaint in the hospital, an official statement released here said. […]

LD hospital takes alibi of faulty elevator for dysfunctional OTs

LD hospital takes alibi of faulty elevator for dysfunctional OTs

Nazima Sidiq SRINAGAR: Failing to meet deadline of making four hi-tech Operational Theatres functional within 20 days, the hospital authorities at Lal Ded Hospital have linked the delay to the non-functioning of elevator. The four OT’s were set-up in 2014 at new block of the hospital but are dysfunctional despite huge requirement at the hospital. […]

Dysfunctional elevator greets patients at Lal Ded hospital

Dysfunctional elevator greets patients at Lal Ded hospital

Nazima Sidiq SRINAGAR: The elevator in new building of the largest maternity hospital of Kashmir—Lal Ded Maternity hospital—is dysfunctional for several weeks causing immense trouble to the patients and their attendants. The lack of lift facility is forcing pregnant ladies and caesarian patients to climb up staircases for several stories. The patients unable to climb […]

16 projects under AMRUT sanctioned for city

16 projects under AMRUT sanctioned for city

SRINAGAR: As many as 16 projects costing Rs. 234 crore have been sanctioned under AMRUT for Srinagar city and out of these work on four has been started. Also the Rs. 3600 crore Smart City project is being submitted to Centre for approval under which 101 projects of city development would be taken. This was […]