DRDO builds 1000-bed hospital in just 11 days. DRDO with Tata Sons assistance have build a 1000-bed COVID-19 Hostpital with capacity of 250 ICU beds. This feat was completed in 11 days at New Delhi.
The hopistal with 1000 beds will have specialised intensive care unit beds with full air-conditioned.
Delhi recorded 2,505 fresh coronavirus cases on Saturday, taking the tally within the city to over 97,000, while the price from the disease mounted to three ,004, authorities said.
The ICU and Ventilator Ward within the hospital has been named as Col B Santosh Babu Ward.
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has decided to call different wards of latest Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID-19 Hospital in Delhi after the Indian Army troops who lost their lives within the Galwan valley clash last month.
“In honour of Indian Army troops who lost their lives within the Galwan Valley Clash on June 15, DRDO has decided to call different wards of latest Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID-19 Hospital, Delhi after them,” said Sanjeev Joshi who is that the Technology Advisor to DRDO Chairman.
Meanwhile, Delhi’s biggest COVID-19 care centre has been erected at the premises of the Radha Soami Satsang Beas in Chhatarpur area, located near the Delhi-Haryana border, has the capacity to deal with and treat 10,000 coronavirus patients at an equivalent time.
More than 2,000 Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and other Central Armed police (CAPF) personnel, including doctors, are managing operations at the hospital.
The development comes on the day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Leh in Ladakh where 20 Indian soldiers lost their lives during a violent face-off within the Galwan valley on June 15-16 after an effort by the Chinese troops to unilaterally change the established order during the de-escalation.