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A patient attendant at Government Medical College Jammu had an interview with JK Media executive Ashish Kohli. He talked about his experience at GMC and how doctors treat other patients in the hospital.

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> Sir, how long have you been in the hospital and what have you seen?

A few days ago I stayed overnight in a hospital with a relative admitted to GMC. I noticed that almost every patient here is helpless, searching for doctors and requesting paramedic staff to keep a check on them. No PPT kit, no mask, no sanitizer is provided by the administration. Only junior doctors who are still studying are practicing in the hospital, while the staff are working on Rs. The 6500 is barely performing its duty.

Today in room number 5 no VIP is probably the health commissioner I think, his wife was hospitalized. Every senior doctor is present in the room prepared for his treatment. Paramedical staff is alert for what medicines to give and what not to do. Are there no such facilities for ordinary people as well?

I saw that 5-7 corpses were being carried that night. If doctors were present for them, I think they would have been alive today. I am not against senior doctors treating VIPs but I think they should treat every patient as VIP. Only then a good health cycle can be maintained.

> Are senior doctors only for VIP patients in government hospitals and not for the general public?

I don’t think they are for normal patients! (Sarcastic smile) I have seen many of them crying for help in an emergency. Some also carry their own oxygen cylinders. But no one comes to his rescue.

Sometimes I think these doctors are also associated with ministers. See they do not work for ordinary people but as soon as there is some VIP entry in the hospital, they run here to save their jobs. He fears his suspension. We are like little ants for all of them.

Q. Absolutely, a doctor is suspended if he is unable to save the life of a VIP, but is still in his position when 40 people are dying. Same with some ‘babu logs’. Why?

The Union Territory has the rule of bureaucrats and the rule of administration. Nobody wants to work for ordinary people. We are nothing to them. Modi ji said that the Governor’s rule would prove to be good for the people of UT but I think we were better during the party rule.

Tell me one thing, which law says that there is a media ban in the hospital premises? I have never seen any country preventing media journalists from entering hospitals. Media is the voice of the people. Will you not enter the premises to meet a patient? Media is the fourth pillar if democracy and banning them is something that I do not appreciate.

Some caretakers have started their own businesses inside the campus. They charge Rs 3000-4000 for the care of Kovid patients.

All I want is that the doctors and other ministers remember that one day their lives will come to an end. Your days will not be the same. If you are happy today, then you may have trouble tomorrow. You will face your karma there. Let us not be cruel to anyone because they are dear to someone.

Muskan Langoo, Content Writer, JK Media

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Security forces eliminated Adil, the killer of Uttar Pradesh laborer Sakir, 1 soldier martyred

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In the Dragad area of ​​Shopian, the security forces killed two terrorists of The Resistance Front (TRF) in a few hours. TRF district commander Shopian Adil Ahmed Wani was also among the two terrorists killed today. Adil is the same terrorist, who had killed Sakir Ahmed Wani, a resident of Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, under Target Killing in Pulwama. The identity of the second terrorist is yet to be ascertained. At the same time, in this encounter, an army soldier was martyred while two others were injured.

After the terrorists were killed, the security forces started a search operation in the area and when it was confirmed that no other terrorists were present there, the security personnel returned with the bodies of both the terrorists and the weapons recovered from the encounter. venue.

Meanwhile, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar, while confirming the killing of two terrorists, said that at present one terrorist has been identified. His name was Adil Ahmed Wani and he is active in terrorist activities since July 2020. Not only this, he had killed a poor laborer in the litter of Pulwama. The IGP said that during the ongoing operation against terrorism in Kashmir, the security forces killed 15 terrorists within two weeks. This was the third encounter in Shopian during this period. The identity of the second terrorist is also being ascertained. Internet service has been restored in the area after the operation was over.

According to the information received from the police, the SOG, Army and CRPF personnel reached the Dragad area on seeing the terrorists. As soon as they started searching for the terrorists, the terrorists started firing on them. Since the surrounded terrorists were locals, the security forces asked them to surrender by laying down their arms, but they refused and continued to fire. During this, three army personnel were seriously injured. The injured were immediately taken to the military hospital, but one soldier died without any injuries. At the same time, two other injured soldiers are undergoing treatment.

Police sources say that this was the third encounter in Shopian within two weeks. Security forces have killed 15 terrorists in the Kashmir Valley within 14 days. The campaign is still on.

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Gas cylinder explodes in Digiana, 3 shops burnt to ashes

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On Tuesday, a bicycle repair shop in Rani Talab, Digyana area of ​​Gandhi Nagar exploded and caught fire while filling LPG. The fire spread rapidly, and engulfed two shops (a shop making aluminum doors and windows and a glass shop) as well as a cycle repair shop and a jalebi shop.

After getting information, four fire tenders and emergency services reached the spot; After much effort, they brought the fire under control, but all three shops were burnt to ashes. According to the information, this accident happened around 7 pm. According to the people present on the spot, a cycle repair shop in Rani Talab was illegally filling gas from a large LPG cylinder to a smaller cylinder. During this, a cylinder caught fire. After the fire, the people present in the shop fled leaving the burning cylinder in the shop itself.

The fire spread rapidly as the gas cylinder caught fire. The roof of the shop was covered with wood and tin. Apart from this, junk was also lying inside the shop. As soon as the fire broke out in the junk, the fire broke out and engulfed the wood in the roof. Within moments, the fire spread to two shops built alongside a cycle repair shop. Both the shops were open at the time of the accident. The people present in them saved their lives by running away from the shops. A case of setting fire to Gandhi Nagar police station has been registered.

What caused the fire is being investigated. There were eight gas cylinders in the shop. Fire brigade personnel have recovered eight cylinders, four big and four small cylinders from a cycle repair shop in Digyana area, where the fire broke out. All these cylinders caught fire. Thankfully none of the cylinders burst; Otherwise it could have been a big loss. A major accident was averted due to the intelligence of the fire brigade personnel.

Water and foam were also used to put out the fire; After learning about the cylinder inside the shop where the fire broke out, the Fire and Emergency Service also used foam and water to douse the fire. A fire can be extinguished quickly in a highly flammable material with foam.

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The contractor will complete the artificial lake in 10 months, SAC approves the revised project

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The dream of artificial lake in Jammu will now be fulfilled soon. The State Administrative Council (SAC) in Srinagar on Tuesday chaired by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha approved a revised project worth Rs 73.34 crore for the construction of the remaining works of Tawi barrage. This project will have to be completed by the contractor within 10 months after the e-tender.

The proposed barrage on the Tawi River is one of the three sub-projects of the prestigious artificial lake project. It is for recreational activities like boating and water sports to promote regional tourism in Jammu. Apart from this, the motive was also to make the city of Jammu beautiful. The other two sub-projects were the Tawi River Development Project and the beautification and mobilization of tourism facilities. These were to be completed by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Tourism.

The project was initially approved for completion in 2010-11 at Rs 70 crore. The project was supported by raising funds from various sources for the construction of an artificial lake, but the project was stalled for seven years due to the inaction of the contractor. Due to this the tender was canceled and then its price increased.

Now the administrative council has approved the revised project. It will be completed through e-tendering within ten months from the date of allotment at an estimated cost of Rs.131.53 crore. There is an additional fund of 73.34 crores, while Rs 58.19 crores has already been spent. Lt Governors Farooq Khan and Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar, Chief Secretary Dr Arun Kumar Mehta and Principal Secretary to Lieutenant Governor Nitishwar Kumar were present in the meeting.

The completion of the artificial lake project will boost water recreation and sports facilities apart from promoting commercial activities around the artificial lake. This will create employment opportunities for the local people and the lake will attract tourists to the city of Jammu.

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