J-K health facilities generate 8000 kg biomedical waste per day

The Kashmir Walla needs you, urgently. Only you can do it.

The Kashmir Walla plans to extensively and honestly cover — break, report, and analyze — everything that matters to you. You can help us.

Most Read This Week

The health care facilities in Jammu and Kashmir are generating almost 8000 kgs of biomedical waste per day and among all districts Srinagar health care facilities generate the highest 3,854 kgs per day.

As per the details there are around 7366 health care facilities in J-K with 18,102 beds while there are three common bio-medical waste facilities in J-K while 7663•5 kg per day biomedical waste is being generated.

The data reveals that the biomedical waste generated by J-K health facilities has increased from 4482 kg per day in 2018, 5902 kg per day in 2019, 5941 kg per day in 2020 and 7663.5 in 2021.

“26.07 kg per day biomedical waste is being generated in Doda, 835.7 kg per day in Jammu, 23.26 kg in Kuthua, 34.9 in Kishtwar, 19.36 in Poonch, 31.38 in Rajouri, 26.3 in Ramban, 200.37 in Reasi, 40.41 in Samba and 167 in Udhampur,” the data reveals. “The biomedical waste generated by Kashmir division includes 273 kgs in Anantnag, 232 in Kulgam, 197 in Shopian, 389 in Pulwama, 364 in Budgam, 278 in Kupwara, 313 in Baramulla, 171 in Bandipora, 188 in Ganderbal and 3,854 in Srinagar.”

Kashmir generates 6259 kg bio-medical waste per day which includes 5069 kg by hospitals with beds and 1190 by hospitals with no beds while in Jammu as per details 1404.5 kg per day biomedical waste is being generated in Jammu which includes 1089.81 kg by health facilities with beds and 314.69 kg per day by health facilities with no beds.

As per data, 187.38 kg biomedical waste per day is being treated through deep burial in health care facilities of Jammu where service of CMBWTF isn’t available. (KNO)

Choose a plan as per your location

Latest News

BJY: Traffic advisory issued for Srinagar-Jammu highway

In view of Bharat Jodo yatra from Banihal towards Qazigund tomorrow, no vehicular movement shall be allowed from Srinagar...

More Articles Like This