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Showing posts from March 10, 2023

Administration require to crosscheck developmental outputs of GB Pant Hospital since its establishment

  TMI Bureau Port Blair, Mar 08: The mighty sanatorium of A&N Islands 'GB Pant Hospital, Port Blair' is running hopelessly these days and ghastly turning into life finale stall for the patients, especially, who suffers with neurological and cardio-logical illnesses in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Govt. has investing crores of rupees every year on health sector in these islands to provide better treatment and facilities to the patients, but the equipment as life-supporting vehicle, MRI machine, surgery related equipment are always found under disrepair, and sending private clinics to make a diagnosis. Some diseased family members, who have observed in the recent past, say that, "Patients who are entering into the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the GB Pant Hospital may denote as a finale of life. Neither patients' attenders are allowed nor are the duty staffs keeping eye on patients in the ICU to maintain proper communication or status about the patient, negl

Water curtailment started in PHED, APWD and PBMC Jurisdiction; supply will be done once in 3 days; APWD estimates sufficiency till July 2023

  TMI Correspondent Port Blair, March 06: The Andaman Public Works Department (APWD) recently released a notice about "water curtailment in PHED, APWD and PBMC Jurisdiction due to deficit monsoon during 2022 and 2023." The notice states that the storage of water at all sources in South Andaman, including the Dhanikhari Dam, needs to be regulated until the arrival of the next southwest monsoon in May/June 2023. As a result, the water supply to all areas falling under the jurisdiction of PHED, APWD, and PBMC shall now be made once in three days with effect from 09.03.2023 instead of the present schedule on alternate days. The supply from the Dam was 32 Million liters of water per day, which was reduced to 30% from 09 March, and there is no plan for further curtailment because Rutland water project is covering the major part supply. Currently, the Dam is receiving around 06 MLD per day of water from Rutland, and in that, Rutland water supply also directly covers some village