A 300 ICU beds and a telemedicine centre at Sant Nirankari Ground COVID Care Centre was inaugurated by Delhi’s Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday, in the national capital. With this, the revamped 800 bedded Sant Nirankari Ground COVID Care Centre becomes the first field hospital in the world to be equipped with such facilities.
The COVID care centre dedicated to the public has a telemedicine centre, intensive care units and ventilator support beside general facilities for inmates. The centre will also be aided by 700 doctors from the British Association For Physicians of Indian Origin (BAPIO) who would provide knowledge support.
Satyendar Jain, at the occasion, thanked the Sant Nirankari Trust and its volunteers and BAPIO for this state of the art COVID dedicated health centre, which has achieved the distinction of over 90 per cent recovery and zero fatality. He enumerated how telemedicine is proving to be a game-changer, and the government of Delhi is looking forward to employing it soon. Furthermore, COVID taught the significance of technology in health care.
The Health Minister of Delhi said things were quickened to come up with such health infrastructure in Delhi whereby selfless volunteers and NGOs worked tirelessly in tandem with the government of Delhi that helped deal with the second wave of COVID.
Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi government is dedicated to imparting the best health care to residents of Delhi, and continuous efforts are being made to upgrade the rest of the facilities in the national capital.
The eminent doctors from UK and India present at the occasion commended the government of Delhi in its fights against the pandemic. The event was also attended by MLA Dilip Pandey.