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Minister of State for Health & Medical Education, Asiea Naqash, today directed the concerned authorities for speedy execution of all repair and replacement works including the AC system, lift system etc in Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC&H), Jammu, and other hospitals in the city. 

The minister also directed for installation of another oxygen plant in SMGS Hospital, Jammu.

The directions were given by the minister in a high level meeting held here today during which she reviewed the functioning of tertiary care health institutions and other hospitals in Jammu City.

The meeting had threadbare discussions on several issues related to functioning of these health institutions besides reviewing the status of OPD, sanitation, repair and renovation works in Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC&H) and other hospitals in the city.

The minister directed the Principal, GMC Jammu, and all the Superintendents of other hospitals to ensure that issues in sewerage system in GMC and all other hospitals are redressed at the earliest. 

She also directed for speedy execution of all repair and replacement works including the AC system, lift system, broken mirrors and window panes, floor tiles, repairs of wash room, hand wash system etc.

The minister asked the Principal Secretary, H&ME to convene a meeting of all Superintendents and review the functioning of their respective institutions.

She stressed upon strict adherence to dress code by all the paramedics besides asking to provide medicines, IB fluids in Trauma hospitals and emergency ward in all the hospitals.