Srinagar, May 1: (GNS) In order to facilitate the general public regarding Covid-19 related queries and to ensure systematic Redressal of such issues, the District Disaster Management Authority(DDMA), Srinagar Saturday launched a 24/7 dedicated Helpline at Covid-19 War Control Room.
The facility was inaugurated by the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole in presence of Chairman DDMA Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad.
After inauguration, the Divisional Commissioner was briefed about the facilities available at Covid War Room and made aware about the initiative.
The Divisional Commissioner was informed that people can log on to the website www.waseela.in – developed by NIC, Srinagar – to get real time information about Covid-19 related issues including the number of isolation beds, Oxygen & beds as well as normal beds available in city hospitals besides getting to know of the statistics about positive cases, tests conducted, vaccination details, information regarding containment zones etc. available on the web portal.
Divisional Commissioner was further informed that all City hospitals have been mapped with the Covid-19 War Room so that all Information is timely updated on the website.
Help or query if any on Covid-19 can be sought on 01942483650, 01942483651.
The Divisional Commissioner appreciated the efforts of DDMA for timely setting up of the Control Room to facilitate the people in this crucial time.
On the occasion, the Chairman DDMA said the basic purpose of establishing the Covid-19 War Room is to provide instant information to the people about Beds, Oxygen, Ventilators, ICU available in the hospitals besides addressing other Covid-19 related issues. He also said that necessary support in the form of medicines and food etc will also be facilitated for the deserving covid positive persons especially ones belonging to BPL families through voluntary organisations.(GNS)