Ladakh LG unveils foundation stone for 90 bedded pediatric ICU ward at SNM Hospital in Leh

Ladakh LG unveils foundation stone for 90 bedded pediatric ICU ward at SNM Hospital in Leh


Ladakh Lieutenant Governor RK Mathur has unveiled the foundation stone for a 90 bedded pediatric ICU ward with Oxygen facility in SNM Hospital in Leh.

He also launched an immunity boosting programme for under 18 age group populations in Leh. Under the programme booster dose will be given to strengthen immunity for any eventuality of 3rd wave of covid pandemic.



Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Mathur said, Ladakh will soon be the first state to complete one hundred percent of two doses of vaccination.

Mr Mathur said, highest rate of covid testing has protected Ladakh from the pandemic.

He said, UT administration focus is on enhancing facilities in public health and treatment.

LAHDC CEC Tashi Gyalson said, improvement in the Medical and health sector became possible as Ladakh became a Union Territory.



He said, Centre’s Special Development Package facilitated the development of infrastructure.

Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal said, under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi every concern of Ladakh is being addressed.

Advisor Umang Narula, Health Secretary Dr. Pawan Kotwal, Health Director Dr. Phuntsog Angchuk also spoke on the occasion.

 

Source – News on air

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