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Covid-19 pandemic: Srinagar administration spends over Rs 15 Crore till August

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Neyaz Elahi

 Srinagar, Oct 27, KNT: District Administration Srinagar has spent over Rs 15 Crore to deal with Covid-19 pandemic till the month of August this year.

This has been revealed by the government in response to a letter filed under Right to Information Act by senior social activist Mir Mubashir Shujah.

Funds worth Rs 15,21,21,739 Crore have been released by government to Health Sector, Departments and Corporations, Tehsildars, Individuals, Medical Agencies and others through State Disaster Response Fund and these payments have been made till 22 August, 2020.

This amount has been distributed among 61 beneficiaries. Over Rs 4 crore have been released for the Health Sector among which over Rs one crore has gone into the kitty of Government Medical College Srinagar. Those who have been allocated funds in Health Sector include Chief Medical Officer Srinagar (95 lakh), GMC Srinagar (1 crore 11 lakh), SKIMS Soura (10 lakh), Rainawari Hospital (67 lakh), JVC Bemina (70 lakh), SMHS (20 lakh), Lal Ded Hospital (10 lakh), GB Pant Hospital (20 lakh), Social and Preventive Medical Department (5 lakh).

Over Rs 6 crore 43 lakh have been allocated to some departments and corporations that include R&B, RTO, SRTC, Food Department and some top bureaucrats heading important departments.

Seven Tehsildars of Srinagar city have been given over Rs 1 crore 35 lakh. These include Tehsildar South Srinagar, Tehsildar Khanyar Srinagar, Tehsildar North Srinagar, Tehsildar Shalteng Srinagar, Tehsildar Chanapora Srinagar, Tehsildar Pantachowk and Tehsildar Eidgah Srinagar.

Over Rs 3 Crore 24 lakh have been awarded to Medical Agencies and some individuals. These included Peace Printing Press Srinagar, M/S Stationery Srinagar, Nova Life Health Care Centre Srinagar, Khanday Pharmaceutical Distribution Srinagar, Issar Service Station Srinagar, Raihan General Store Srinagar, Hamzah Trade Trends Srinagar, PC Solutions Srinagar, S.W.O Combines Srinagar, Peerage Pharmaceuticals Srinagar, Ibrahim Gas Agency Srinagar, Umar Yousuf Bhat, Mehraj Kitchenware Srinagar, Tourist Taxi Stand Srinagar, LA Multi Venture Srinagar, M/S Ehsas Trust Trades Srinagar, M/S Manaan Entreprises Srinagar, Al Wahid Traders Srinagar, M/S New Allay Srinagar, M/S Muhammad Rafiq Srinagar, M/S Hygiene Health Care Srinagar, Pir Son Group Srinagar, M/S Noor Enterprises Srinagar, M/S Red FM Srinagar, M/S Farooq Ahmed Bhat, M/S GM Pharma Srinagar, M/S ZA Traders Srinagar, M/S Associates Media Srinagar, M/S Abbass New Agency Srinagar, M/S Adil Enterprises Srinagar, M/S Raved-ul-Islam Srinagar, M/S Edlyn Ventors Pvt Ltd Srinagar, Pick and Choose Srinagar. (KNT)


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