Govt requisitions specialized retina surgeons from outside JK


Jammu and Kashmir News

SRINAGAR, JULY 13: A specialized team of surgeons from New Delhi and other parts of the country are being rushed to Kashmir to take care of the persons injured in ongoing law and order situation and needing super-specialty care.

Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti spoke to the Union Health Minister, Mr J P Nadda this morning requesting him to send a specialized team of doctors including retina surgeons to Kashmir to take care of the injured who have suffered ophthalmic and other traumas.

“We are expecting these specialized doctors to arrive here today and get down to the job immediately,” a Health Department official said.


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He said on the instructions of the Chief Minister, the Government is also facilitating shifting of any injured person outside the state, who needs super-specialized treatment, not available locally.

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