Inauguration of the new 40-bedded ICU at SMCH.

Inauguration of the new 40-bedded ICU at SMCH.

A 40-bedded ICU has been built in Silchar Medical College and Hospital, delivered by the PM Cares Fund which was created to provide financial help in fighting the pandemic. This is for the very first time and the highest till now that SMCH had attained a single go supply of 40 ventilators. Dr. Himanta Bishwa Sarma the Health Minister of Assam is likely to visit on 22nd September 2022 to inaugurate the new built ICU.
The Principal of Silchar Medical College and Hospital Dr Babul Bezbaruah said, ” We are almost ready. The gas pipeline work got completed last night and we will test the ventilators today.”
Further he added, ” After The honorable minister inaugurates the ICU we will need two days to sanitize the entire unit following which we will make it available for public.”
Deputy Commissioner, Cachar Keerthi Jalli visited Silchar Medical College and Hospital and had inspected the works for the new ICU cum HDU (Highly Dependency Unit) ward to be opened shortly.