Govt approves shifting of CD Hospital to GB Panth Hospital

Existing CD hospital to be used as infectious disease hospital

J&K Government

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Government on Tuesday accorded sanction to the shifting of the Chest Disease Hospital to GB Panth Hospital after assessing the functionality of all vital aspects.

According to an order issued by Principal Medical College Srinagar, a copy of which lies with the news agency KNO, CD Hospital shall be utilized as an infectious disease hospital.

“Consequent upon the shifting of GB Panth Hospital to newly constructed 500-bedded Children Hospital Bemina vide Govt. Order No. as mentioned in the reference above, sanction is hereby accorded to the shifting of entire CD Hospital to GB Panth Hospital Sonwar Srinagar after assessing the functionality of all vital aspects by Medical Superintendent Chest Disease Hospital and HOD Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine Chest Diseases Hospital Srinagar,” reads the order.

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It reads that the existing Chest Disease Hospital shall be utilised as a communicable or Infectious Diseases Hospital and in the later stage, may be kept for a Drug De-Addiction Centre also, if the need arises.

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