Army Inaugurates Crisis Expansion Ward at 403 Field Hospital (Siachen)

26 Aug: To cater for the exigencies which may arise at any given point of time, pandemic or disaster, the vision for building a Crisis Expansion Ward (CEW) was conceived in the year 2020.



The CEW was inaugurated on Thursday by Brig Padam Dev Thakur, Commander 102 Inf Bde in presence of Col Saurabh Bhardwaj, CO 403 Field Hospital and Lt Col Dhruv Mathur, GE Pratap Pur.


The CEW has immensely increased the patient holding capacity of the hospital for dealing with various kinds of emergencies and will help in better care of patients including ESMs and civilians.


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