In In the wake of the outbreak of the second wave of coronavirus in Uttarakhand, as well as in the country, there is a concerted effort to make arrangements for the increasing number of patients. Two Kovid Care Hospitals are being built in Rishikesh and Haldwani, for which the Defense Research and Development Organization of India, DRDO has taken the responsibility. This is part of the project in ASL, which was reported about a month ago.
The plan for 1400-bed hospitals
The project for 1400-bed temporary hospitals in Kumaon and Garhwal regions was announced by the Ministry of Health at the end of April. In the reports quoting Health Secretary Pankaj Pandey, it was said that 500-500 bed hospitals will be built in Haldwani and Rishikesh.
Not only this, in the Himalayan hospital too, with the help of DRDO, 400 oxygen beds should also be arranged, Pandey said. It was told that in addition to these 100 beds will also be with ICU facilities. Now the news agency has confirmed the commencement of this project.
When will this hospital start and what is the cost?
According to the information, both these hospitals being built by DRDO can start from June 15. In the reports quoting the Principal Secretary of the state, it was also told that an amount of about 40 crores has been allocated for this project.
It is believed that with the introduction of Kovid-19 cases in the state, these patients will be able to get quick and proper treatment easily.