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- Ahmedabad Division Prepared 19 Isolation Wards In Rail Coaches, 304 Beds With Cooler Oxygen Facilities
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Ahmedabad6 hours ago
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Western Railway Corona is ready to help patients.
All the government and private hospitals in the city are full of beds. Western Railway Corona is ready to help patients. A total of 304 beds have been provided by the Railways in 19 coaches. The coach has rooftop cooling and window coolers. Divisional Railway Manager Deepak Kumar Jha said that the railways have always been in the forefront in the fight against the Corona epidemic.
On the recommendation of the local administration, 19 coaches have been prepared in a short time. Out of this, 13 coaches have been erected on platform-5 of Sabarmati station and platform-2 of Chandlodiya. The number of coaches will be further increased as per the need. Efforts will be made to provide all the necessary facilities in the coach.
Each coach has 8 wards, which can accommodate 16 patients. A ward has accommodation for medical and para medical staff. Two oxygen cylinders have been fitted in each coach. The local administration will arrange for its refilling.
Sabarmati MLA Arvind Patel and Ahmedabad Metropolitan Municipality Deputy Commissioner Dilip Rana inspected the coaches with railway officials and discussed the resources needed. Co-commercial manager Atul Tripani and Kiran Vanalia have been appointed as nodal officers on behalf of the metropolitan municipality to oversee the coach.