Umang Narula while interacting with the health functionaries in Nubra valley.
Advisor Umang Narula visited Nubra Sub-Division and reviewed the functioning of various departments on June 28.
Sub Divisional Magistrate, Nubra, Sonam Norboo welcomed the Advisor and gave a detailed presentation on the developmental activities and overall functioning of the departments.
Umang Narula reviewed developmental works and various beneficiary oriented schemes being implemented in the subdivision.
He asked the Health Department to submit a proposal for the establishment of I.C.U. at Sub-District Hospital, Diskit, list of required medical equipment like ventilators, oxygen piped beds, CT Scan facilities, etc. He also issued instructions for the establishment of separate COVID Care Centres for the symptomatic and asymptomatic cases.
While reviewing the status of ongoing work of roads and bridges in Nubra Sub Division under various schemes, he was informed that 12 km of roads will be blacktopped this financial year.
During the review of the Forest Department, Umang Narula issued an instruction to plan for extensive large scale Sea Buckthorn plantation under CAMPA, adopting silvicultural practices to reap maximum fruits from this plant which has a huge potential in Ladakh.
The departments were asked to ensure 100% coverage of eligible beneficiaries under various beneficiary oriented schemes. The departments were asked to conduct special drives for identification and inclusion of left out beneficiaries under various schemes.
Later, Umang Narula visited designated COVID Hospital at TRC Nubra, took stock of the facilities put in place at the hospital, and interacted with the health functionaries. It was informed that all the admitted patients are cured and presently there are no COVID cases in Nubra.
He issued various instructions for augmenting facilities at the COVID hospital and asked the Health Department to submit proposals in this regard. SDM Nubra was asked to organize awareness camps in the villages regarding the precautionary measures to contain the spread of the virus.