Kohima, January 31 (NEx): The Principal Director Dr. Vizolie Z.Suokhrie inaugurated the State- Warehouse of the Directorate of Health & Family Welfare (DoH&FW) on Saturday, January 30, 2021.
A press release from the health department informed that Dr. Kevichusa Medikhru, Mission Director National Health Mission (NHM) chaired the program and Dr. Khriezotou Paphino, DDO pronounced invocation prayer for the program.
The Mission Director stated that the Warehouse has been completed in record time of three months and applauded all the officials for the dedication and workmanship to complete the warehouse.
The State-Warehouse has been constructed under the initiative of Nagaland Health Project (NHP), who had committed to improve the storage facilities in the State and District level by constructing warehouse, meeting the standard of WHO.
For the State-Warehouse, as per the
assessment conducted by PHFI, the area recommended was 3500 Square feet. Given that, the warehouse for the health department in the state, except for store rooms, accordingly during designing the warehouse the plinth area approved was 4320 Square feet.
Preparation of site and ground work for the warehouse started on March 5th, 2019 and the site preparation work was completed on October 29th, 2019 Anf construction of warehouse using pre-fabricated materials started on November 21st, 2020 which was completed on January 27th, 2021.
The warehouse has 8 turbo vent installed for ventilation and proper circulation of air to avoid damping. One level of mezzanine floor is also available which increases the storage area by 2304 square feet.
The warehouse will help the health department by providing sufficient storage space for medical supplies and function as a central depot. The project will also procure and install heavy duty palletise racking system and forklifts for the warehouse, said the press release.