DC visits DH Baramulla, reviews facilities, winter preparedness

BARAMULLA: Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash Sunday visited District Hospital to review the facilities available there in the wake of inclement weather conditions which disrupted the normal life from last 24 hours.
The DC was accompanied by Engineers of line departments and various other concerned officers.
On the occasion, DC was briefed about the facilities being served to the patients by the Chief Medical Officer wherein DC stressed for facilitating every basic amenity for their convenience. He interacted with the patients and attendants and enquired about the same during which they expressed satisfaction over the facilities being provided to them.
Later the DC visited the Mechanical Division wherein he was informed about the snow clearance measures. The DC directed them to keep ready all of their men and machinery to meet any kind of eventuality in the event of inclement weather. He directed the concerned to give preference to the hospitals and other places of emergency services for clearing of road blockades due to snowfall.
Meanwhile, Dr Naqash was informed by the PDD authorities that all the lines that were damaged by the snowfall have been corrected and the electricity has been restored in the entire district. The DC also directed the Municipal authorities to install the dewatering pumps in waterlogged areas so that hassle-free movement of commuters is ensured.