Army to establish COVID Health Care Centre at Rangreth
Srinagar: The Army is establishing a COVID Health Care Centre for the people of Kashmir. The facility will be opened up at the Old Air Field, Rangreth under the aegis of the Chinar Corps, a defense spokesman said in a statement issued today.
This facility will cater for an approximate strength of 250, Level one and Level two patients. The Nodal Officer of the Chinar Corps is Brig Ajeet Deshpande and his counterpart from the Civil Administration is Dr Zakir Khan, said the spokesman.
“The Army and Civil Administration are working in close coordination to ensure that the facility provides the best healthcare to the patients. The medical team of Army doctors and medical staff will be headed by Brig Atul Sood.
“The implementation of this project will not only enable availability of proper COVID specific medical facilities to the patients, but will also go a long way in bolstering the capability of the joint efforts in combatting the pandemic. The work to prepare the facility is in full swing and is likely to be completed very soon,” added the spokesman.