Srinagar: Prominent Socio Political activist Inam Un Nabi has called for war foot measures to tackle coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir.
He called on J-K govt to take immediate steps to designate ISM/AYUSH Hospital at Shaltang and other AYUSH district Hospitals as Quarantine centre / Isolation centres to cater the lack of space. Similarly ISM / Unani dispensaries across Jammu and Kashmir needs to be designated as Rural COVID-19 awareness centre.
Inam said “It is the need of hour that the Under construction 400 bedded maternity hospital at Bemina be made operational, It needs electricity connection which can be done within shortest period of time. It is very big and can lessen load on health sector.”
Inaam further suugested all essential drugs should be made available in all health centres across J-K .
He hoped all these measures would be taken immediately.
Kashmir needs independent journalism…
…now, more than ever to give a voice to the voiceless. The press in Kashmir has operated under tremendous pressures of reporting from a conflict zone but since August 2019 we find ourselves in unchartered territory. The Kashmir Walla is among the oldest independent media outlets in Kashmir and has withstood successive lockdowns as well as attempts to suppress us, fighting back with authoritative ground reports based on facts.
We believe in making the powers that be accountable to their actions but to also hold the mirror to the society. We believe in covering all sides of the story and that empowerment in essence means the ability to make informed decisions. As such we have not allowed our journalism to be influenced by the pressures.
Despite the new and still unknown pressures, we are all the more committed to keep informing you of events and stories that matter. Our recent coverage of events has brought us an increased readership. However, the coronavirus pandemic and resultant economic crisis has affected our operational capabilities. We are facing an existential threat but only your support can help us withstand this and maintain our editorial independence.