Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on August 18 inaugurated a 10-bedded Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Kushal Konwar Civil Hospital in Golaghat.
The new ICU ward has been built to augment health infrastructure to fight against COVID pandemic and to give critical care to the COVID positive patients of the district.
Chief minister Sarma while inaugurating the ward said that the new state of the art ICU ward will be able to provide advanced and accessible healthcare facilities to the people of Golaghat. He also said the oxygen plant set up adjacent to the ICU ward will further boost critical care during odd hours.
The chief minister thanked the PWD (Building) and health department for their mutual coordination in giving shape to the ICU ward expeditiously.
Health and family welfare minister Keshab Mahanta, finance minister Ajanta Neog, agriculture minister Atul Bora and MP Kamakhya Prasad Tasa were also present during the occasion.