CEC Feroz Khan inaugurates Oxygen Plant at District Hospital installed by NHPC

VoL Desk, July 26: Chairman and CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Mr. Feroz Ahmed Khan, inaugurated 500 LPM PSA Oxygen Plant installed by NHPC Ltd. under CSR&SD initiative at District Hospital, Kargil.

On the occasion, Executive Councillor for Works and Power, Mr. Syed Mehdi, Group General Manager, Chutak Power Station & Nimoo Bazgo Power Station Mr. Bikram Singh, and Cjief Medical Officer, Dr. Munwar Hussain Wazir, were present.

With the objective to save life and in view of immense demand of medical o...

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Delhi-based doctors propose providing telecommunication facilities in remotes areas of Ladakh

Leh, Jul 3 (PTI) A Delhi-based private company of doctors on Sunday proposed providing telemedicine facilities in remote areas of Ladakh, an official spokesman said.

The proposal was submitted by a delegation of doctors led by the director of Medijunction smart healthcare private limited which called on Ladakh Lieutenant Governor R K Mathur in New Delhi, he said.

The spokesman said the delegation proposed providing telemedicine healthcare facilities along with the physical presence of ...

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Aapke Dwar Ayushman AB-PMJAY campaign launched in Ladakh

Beneficiaries to get health cover of Rs. 5 lakh per family per year

Leh, July 2:  State Health Agency, UT Ladakh launched Aapke Dwar Ayushman programme under the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri, Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) scheme at SNM Hospital, Leh in the presence of Principal Secretary, Health and Medical Education, Dr. Pawan Kotwal. He also flagged off two vehicles for the camp of Aapke Dwar Ayushman to Nubra and Kargil, respectively.

AB-PMJAY is a centrally sponsored scheme funde...

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Doctors studied under Ladakh quota must serve for 5 years

Otherwise, they are liable to pay a penalty of Rs 50 lakh, according to an order issued last week by Ladakh’s Health and Medical Education Department.

KARGIL, JUNE 28: Faced with an acute shortage of doctors, the administration in Ladakh has modified its government service policy and made it mandatory for those who get admission in medical colleges in Jammu Kashmir and elsewhere in the country against seats reserved for Ladakh to compulsorily serve in the UT for a minimum five years after...

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Lamdon Senior Sec. School Leh close down after influenzas type illness reports

VoL Desk, June 27: The Office of the Deputy Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer, Leh has directed to close Lamdon Senior Secondary School, Leh as influenzas like illness reported from the school.

The Chief Medical Officer reported 91 cases of influenzas type illness cases from the school students.

Subsequently, the DC who is also the District Disaster Management Authority in a letter to the Principal, Lamdon Sr. Secondary School, Leh ordered the closure of the school.

The Admin...

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LG Mathur inaugurate oxygen plant at Sankoo

VoL Desk, June 18: The Lieutenant Governor, UT Ladakh Radha Krishna Mathur inaugurated 500 LPM PSA Oxygen Plant installed by NHPC Ltd. under CSR&SD initiative at Community Health Centre, Sankoo, Kargil.

On the occasion, Chairman/CEC LAHDC Kargil, Feroz Ahmad Khan, Executive Counsellor Health Mohsin Ali, Deputy Commissioner/CEO LADHC, Kargil, Santosh Sukhadeve, Group General Manager, Chutak Power Station & Nimoo Bazgo Power Station, Bikram Singh, Councillor Sankoo Syed Ahmed Rizvi, and CMO...

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World Blood Donor Day observed at DH Kargil

KARGIL, JUNE 14, 2022: District Health Society in collaboration with supporting agencies like Ladakh Blood Donors, Al Reza Health Care and Research Foundation and Baqirya Health Care and Research Centre Kargil today observed World Blood Donor Day at District Hospital Kargil.

A day-long blood donation camp has held at the district hospital in which hundreds of blood donors including Executive Councilor Works, LAHDC, Kargil Aga Syed Abbas Razvi, President Jamiat Ul Ulama Isna Asharia Kargil...

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70 percent of households in Ladakh covered under PMJAY Scheme

Health Dept, UT Ladakh sets June 21, 2022 as target to cover the remanent

Leh, May 25: ‘Almost 70 percent of the households in Ladakh have been covered under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) and Universal Health Coverage scheme of UT Ladakh.’ This was informed in the meeting chaired by the Principal Secretary, Health and Medical Education Department, UT Ladakh, Dr. Pawan Kotwal who reviewed the progress on the inclusion of families into the Universal Health Coverage Scheme (He...

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BHC&RC to conduct total knee replacement camp, CEC conducts preparatory meeting

KARGIL, MAY 12, 2022: Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor (CEC), LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan today chaired a preparatory meeting with Health Department and Baqirya Health Care and Research Centre (BHC&RC) Kargil to organize total Knee and hip replacement (TKR & THR) surgery camp at Kargil.

The Knee Replacement Camp is organised by BHC&RC in collaboration with Health Department, LAHDC Kargil that will be held in Kargil from May 19 to May 21, 2022.

On the occasion, Executive Counc...

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Principal Secretary Health Dr Pawan Kotwal visits CHC Drass, Sonamarg

KARGIL, APRIL 14, 2022: Principal Secretary (Health/Revenue/Planning, Dev & Monitoring/Forest), Dr Pawan Kotwal along with Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC Kargil, Santosh Sukhadeve and Director Health Services Ladakh, Dr Motup Dorjey today visited CHC Drass and Sonamarg.

During the visit at CHC Drass, the Principal Secretary along with the officers inspected all the sections of the hospital and interacted with health care workers and patients.

Later, Dr Pawan Kotwal along with DC Kargil alo...

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