SILCHAR: The Executive Committee meeting of SM Dev Civil Hospital, Silchar was held at SMDCH Conference hall under the chairmanship of Cachar Deputy Commissioner Keerthi Jalli. A range of new decisions have been taken after a threadbare discussion to improve the service delivery of the hospital including proposal under ECRP -II.
As per the discussion, four new specialist departments viz. Surgery, Orthopaedic, Opthalmology & Psychiatry are to be started within this August. Specialist doctors have been appointed for the department under National Health Mission. Cachar DC Keerthi Jalli, while conversing with the media stated, "Physiotherapy Clinic will be there throughout the week with trained Physiotherapist. The X - Ray & CT Scan services will be available on 24X7 basis and USG services will be available during OPD hours and on emergency basis." It is also assured that the New Born Stabilization Unit (NBSU) will be strengthened with installation of 2 new Radiant Warmers to improve the services of new born care. Along with that the services of Dental Clinic will also be improved with Dental X-ray facility which is not available in any government hospital except SMCH.
Moreover, the internal roads of the hospital have also been asked to be improved by the PWD department and new transformer will be installed by APDCL to meet the increase load of electricity for the hospital. Dedicated beds have been kept in reserve for admission of high risk pregnant mothers at any point of time. It is to be noted here that since the last one month, the night C-section cases have been increasing at the hospital for which the Comprehensive Emergency Obstetrics Care has been improved at hospital as O&G & Anesthesia doctors are made to be available 24/7 a day, stated a press release.