Jammu Military Hospital awarded
STATE TIMES NEWS
UDHAMPUR: The Jammu Military Hospital (MH) has been awarded the best zonal military hospital in the Northern Command.
In a function held at Udhampur, Lt Gen D.S Hooda, GOC-in-C Northern Command (Army Commander) awarded the Trophy to Brigadier M.M Harjai Commandant Military Hospital Jammu.
Situated at the gateway of J and K, 166 Military Hospital was raised as MH Jammu in place of Section Hospital of 148 BH (Base Hospital) on 1st July 1970. Renamed as 166 MH from 1st June 1978, the bed strength increased to 499. On 11th November 2006, 31 family beds of MH Palampur were shifted, hence at present it is a 531 bedded hospital with further capacity of crisis expansion of 50 beds.
Brig Man Mohan Harjai, a Paediatric Surgeon of note assumed command of this strategically located hospital on 1st September 2012. Using his administrative acumen, vision and incredible capability of putting in long intense hours of work he transformed the image of this prestigious hospital.
The committed, devoted and highly motivated ‘team 166’ under Brig Man Mohan Harjai’s astute leadership functions with the hospital’s motto of achieving excellence in comprehensive and holistic patient care with an aim to provide patient care comparable to best in the world.