The UT adviser Manoj Parida on Monday appointed IAS Yashpal Garg as the overall in-charge of COVID Management in Government Medical College & Hospital, Sector 32 here. Garg is having following charges in Chandigarh Administration: Chairman, Child & Women Development Corporation, Chairman, SC, BC & Minorities Financial & Development Corporation, CEO, Chandigarh Housing Board.
The decision was taken by the administration following rising cases of COVID cases. As per the order, Garg will coordinate with Director Principal and Medical Superintendent to ensure that adequate number of beds, medicines, doctors and infrastructure is available for treatment of corona patients. He will report to Principal Secretary Health on this matter.
Also, Sourabh Arora, PCS, Joint Commissioner, Municipal Corporation will assist Yashpal Garg in day-to-day matters of Covid Management in GMCH-32. Both the officers will function from a temporary office in GMCH.