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LG Sinha lauded the role of SKIMS during COVID-19 pandemic

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Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha appreciated Sher-e-Kashmir Institute Medical Science (SKIMS) administration for their huge contribution in the healthcare service particularly during COVID-19 Pandemic besides unrelentless non-covid care for all the four decades of history since 1982.


Speaking on the occasion of the celebrations of its 39th annual day on Sunday at SKICC Chasmahahi, LG Sinha who is also Chairman Governing Body SKIMS appreciated the administration for their huge contribution particularly their role in COVID-19 pandemic besides unrelentless non-Covid care.


LG Sinha also e-inaugurated various projects of SKIMS including College of Paramedical Sciences, Advanced Paediatric Center, Thousand seater Auditorium, Construction of Library Block, Neurosciences ICU dedicated to patients, Pulmonary ICU at Infectious Disease Block, Obstetrics & Gynecology ICU dedicated to patients, Geriatric Medicine Ward dedicated to patients, Separate OPD Block, New CSSD, SCI OPD Complex, Waiting Hall Emergency Medicine, Extension of staff canteen, Extension of Blood Center & OPD Public Convenience.


Sinha felicitated this year’s Sher-I-Kashmir Orator, Dr Randeep Guleria, Director AIIMS, New Delhi and LifeTime Achievement Awardees.


Advisor Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar who was Guest of Honour on the occasion felicitated COVID warriors for exemplary services during ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.


Bhatnagar lauded Director SKIMS & Ex-Officio Secretary Dr A G Ahangar led team of Medical Faculty & all healthcare workers of SKIMS for their immense contribution & services to the people of Jammu & Kashmir during COVID-19 pandemic and otherwise.


He said SKIMS is always there in the forefront in serving people of J&K and beyond through its best human resource.


Director SKIMS & Ex-Officio Secretary to Govt. A.G. Ahangar, while presenting the Director’s report highlighted the role of SKIMS in fulfilling the aspirations of the people and expanding its horizons all over the globe.


He expressed his gratitude to all the employees of SKIMS including Faculty, Residents, Nurses, Supportive & Paramedical staff for holding the flag of SKIMS high through their countless services towards patient care during the ongoing pandemic.


He reiterated his commitment to make SKIMS a dream Institution that has evolved over the years and brought in diversification in the field of medicine, surgery & allied services and its horizons in Academics and Research of the highest order.


Various employees of the institute were felicitated for their exemplary services in their respective fields.


Also on the occasion SKIMS Magazine & Annual Report was released. This year the Life Time Achievement Award was given to Director Skims Dr AG Ahangar. Special award was given to Dean Medical Faculty Dr.Omar Javed Shah for his distinguished services.


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