Advisor to Lieutenant Governor Farooq A Khan paid a visit to Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura, Srinagar on Monday and assessed various patient care activities, infrastructural developments while visiting different areas of the Institution particularly Cardiac Cath Lab, emergency services, all intensive care areas and some wards besides certain Laboratory Services.
The Advisor was updated about the recent developmental activities as well as its track record.
He interacted with the heads of departments, faculty members, heads of sections, professionals and all other supportive services in the board room of the institute.
He appreciated the work done by the professionals and having brought laurels to the Institute while doing extraordinary, innovative and interventional procedures.
Reacting to the various deficiencies/constraints, the Advisor assured SKIMS Administration of full support from the Government.
He suggested such developmental proposals be forwarded to the Government that would ensure the futuristic vision of this Institution.
He said he would leave no stone unturned in rendering of his support particularly in upgrading its facilities and further expansion programmes.
Director SKIMS Prof. AG Ahangar said SKIMS is taking effective steps to enhance its manpower and equipment on a fast track mode.
He said SKIMS hospital has been rated Swatch in compliance with the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 and, to this effect, a “Swachata Certificate” has been presented to the Director, SKIMS, Prof. A.G. Ahangar, on January 1st, 2020.
The director hoped that these patient centric welfare measures will definitely provide enormous benefits to the community at large.
He SKIMS is at the forefront of providing tertiary patient care in Jammu & Kashmir.
“It has a track record of having served to its fullest under all circumstances including the turbulent times and the worst moments during floods or man-made disasters, etc.”