Kohima, March 30 (NE): Kohima Smart City Development Limited (KSCDL) handed over two Smart Ambulances to Naga Hospital Authority, Kohima for emergency COVID-19 operation at the KMC/KSCDL Office Complex Kohima, today, March 30, 2020.
Advisor for Urban Development and Municipal Affairs, Dr. N. Nicky Kire in his brief address said, the two smart ambulances handed over by the KSCDL to NHAK was a ‘blessing in disguise’ as such an ambulance was in need as it has separate compartments for the patients and the drivers especially during such times of the COVID 19 pandemic. He also added that it was the right time for such ambulances to utilized if there was any case of outbreak of COVID 19 in the State. Dr. Kire also mentioned that he has visited the different hospitals around Kohima and informed that a lot of preparation has been done to tackle this pandemic and the people are also aware and concerned about the COVID 19, said a notification from DIPR.
The Advisor also informed that the state government is doing its best to see that things are being done to check that the people of our state are kept safe from this pandemic. He said that preparations for safety measures are going in full swing and advised that one should be aware about the negative messages being spread in social media about the works of the state government and advised that people that they should also see to the good works being done by the government too.
Advisor, Dr. N. Nicky Kire also handed over the keys of the two smart Ambulances to MD NHAK, Dr. Thorse.
Principal Secretary Urban Development & DMA, Himato Zhimomi who also spoke during the program said what our state government is doing is absolutely into it and assured that not a moment goes away without thinking of its citizens. He also thanked all the doctors, nurses and the paramedics and he called them true messengers of God, it added.
CEO, KSCDL Kovi Meyase in his short introduction said, the Kohima Smart City had procured these two Smart Ambulances with the intention to provide Emergency Health Service to the citizens. He said in view of the prevailing circumstances in the state, UDD & DMA Advisor Dr. Nicky Kire and the committee had taken the decision to hand over the ambulances to the Naga Hospital Authority to be utilized during this outbreak of CoVID-19.
The ambulances are equipped with Oxygen Cylinders b type/bulk type, Ventilator, ECG, Suction, Foot Suction, Monitor, Laryngoscope, 5 KVA online UPS, Portable Stretcher, Surgical Disposals, Syringe pump, Defibrillator and AC Built in. Operation Manual
MD, NHAK, Dr. Thorse in his short speech thanked the Kohima Smart City for the two Smart Ambulances handed over to NHAK and said that they were desperately in need of such ambulance, and assured that they will make the best use of these hi-tech ambulances for the patients which is safe for both the patients, the drivers and the attendants. Dr. Thorse also said that as on now there was no positive case of COVID-19 in the state, since all the test send out returned negative but added that they could not take a chance.
Dedication prayer was proposed Pastor UBC, Rev. Dr. Rachulie Vihienuo.