CS Interacts with Patients, Doctors, Health Workers and Checks 102 Control Room

Port Blair, March 7: In a first move after assuming the charge of the Chief Secretary of the Andaman & Nicobar Administration, Shri Jitendra Narayan alongwith Shri Suneel Anchipaka, Deputy Commissioner (SA) paid a surprise visit to GB Pant Hospital during the midnight of Saturday to take first hand stock of prevailing conditions in the hospital.

The Chief Secretary inspected Emergency Room, Casualty & others wards along with Director of Health Services. He made intensive interactions with patients in almost all the wards & enquired about the services being provided to the patients by the doctors and other paramedical staffs. He also interacted with the Pharmacists in the medicine counter and enquired about the availability of medicines. 

The CS later interacted with Duty doctors, Nurses, Ambulance drivers, OPD counter staff & Security Guards. The functional aspects of the 102 Control Room and Ambulance response time was also noticed. He appreciated the services being rendered by the doctors and other staffs in providing quality services in the health sector and urged each one of them to render their services with utmost dedication.

Jitendra Narayan reiterated that the basic purpose of such a visit was to encourage doctors on duty & other paramedical staffs. He assured that the A&N Administration is committed to improve the health care services being provided to the local populace.