Week after launch, ITBP-run COVID centre remains under-utilised due to lack of oxygen, medicines

Official data accessed by PTI showed that as on Sunday, only 350 oxygen beds (out of the total 500) were operational at the Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre (SPCCC).

published on : 4th May 2021

ITBP red-flags oxygen supply at Covid centre

Says less than half of 500 oxygen beds at Sardar Patel facility occupied as supply of life-saving gas remains ‘limited’.

published on : 29th April 2021

Only one-third beds in ITBP COVID care centre taken as oxygen supply 'limited'

The total occupied beds, as per the data, are 164 while nine patients have been discharged, three referred to hospitals while eight patients have died after admission.

published on : 28th April 2021

ITBP COVID centre with 500 oxygen-beds starts in Delhi; 123 admitted so far

The border guarding force has been designated by the Union Home Ministry as the nodal agency to run it.

published on : 26th April 2021

ITBP's COVID centre with 500 oxygen-supported beds starts in Delhi's Radha Soami Beas campus

Delhi is currently facing an acute shortage of oxygen beds for serious COVID-19 patients and has almost run out of ICU facilities amid soaring infections.

published on : 26th April 2021

Chhattisgarh: ITBP jawan injured in IED blast in Narayanpur

A team of police and the ITBP had gone to the spot after learning that a cow died after coming in contact with an Improvised Explosive Device in a nullah in Basing area, an official said.

published on : 21st April 2021

Delhi HC dismisses ITBP official's plea to stall transfer on pretext of wife's mental health

The official had challenged his transfer order relying upon an office memorandum of October 8, 2018, which dealt with the posting of government employees who have differently-abled dependents.

published on : 30th March 2021

In a first, ITBP deploys retired combat canines as 'therapy dogs'

Dogs, at present, who retire from these central forces are usually handed over to animal NGOs or kept at a retirement home within the organisation for post-retirement care.

published on : 26th March 2021

Snowfall: ITBP rescues 17 tourists including 3 children stranded in Sikkim's Sherathang

The rescue mission was carried out by the 48th Battalion of ITBP on Tuesday at 13,500 feet.

published on : 24th March 2021

ITBP jawan killed in IED blast in Chhattisgarh's Naxal-affected Narayanpur district

On Thursday, a Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) jawan was killed when a pressure IED, planted by Naxals, went off in Dantewada district of the state.

published on : 5th March 2021

Uttarakhand: ITBP, SDRF remove obstacles from artificial lake in Chamoli

According to ITBP sources, the flow of the water is not very high and water is discharging smoothly.

published on : 25th February 2021

Maoist attack: Two personnel including ITBP killed in Chhattisgarh

The rebels triggered an improvised explosive devices (IED) blast targeting the ITBP troopers who were returning from de-mining operation near Sonpur.

published on : 24th February 2021

ITBP DG, over 200 personnel get COVID-19 vaccine shot

Deswal, 59, was injected the Covishield vaccine, manufactured by the Pune-based Serum institute, at a camp held at the headquarters of the force at Delhi in the CGOs complex on Lodhi Road.

published on : 22nd February 2021

Boulders in debris inside Tapovan tunnel biggest hindrance to search operations: ITBP officer

Kedarnath MLA Manoj Rawat said excavators and Pokland machines should be brought in to speed up the process.

published on : 10th February 2021

Men in uniform saved our lives: Survivors of Chamoli disaster grateful for new lease of life

In a bid to save the men trapped in the tunnel, the ITBP used ropes, pulleys, carabiners and spades to descend into the muck.

published on : 9th February 2021
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