New Delhi: Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi has sent emergency relief supplies to flood-ravaged regions of Jammu and Kashmir to help it overcome the acute shortage of medicines and blankets.
"The director general of health services, Srinagar yesterday (Friday) apprised the hospital management (Sir Ganga Ram) that most of the hospitals in the Valley have become non-functional except Ahmed hospital," Sir Ganga Ram Hospital said in a statement Saturday.
"He (director) also told that there is acute shortage of medicines, blankets and eatables in the Valley for patients," it said.
According to the requirement mentioned, the hospital has dispatched the first lot of blankets, bedsheets, injections, I.V. fluids, disposable syringes, inhalers, tablets, adhesive plaster and other items.
Besides this, the consultants and employees of the hospital have decided to contribute one day's salary for the relief efforts. If required, the hospital will also provide further relief and manpower, it said.