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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.11.NQ66060

Post COVID-19 Role of Government: A Study of Healthcare Administration in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir

Tavseef Ahmad Mir and Dr. Manvendra Singh


The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has wreaked havoc on people’s life, requiring citizens, businesses, and governments to adapt their responses. The crisis has highlighted the need for governments to respond swiftly, honestly, and effectively while ensuring accountability, retaining faith in public policies and actions, and engaging and partnering with communities and stakeholders in several ways.The crisis affected all states and Union Territories of India. District Pulwama is located in Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory. More than two hundred doctors are working in the district.According to the 2011 census, the Pulwama District has 327 census villages, with 08 of them being uninhabited, and the district’s total population is 5.60 lac. This paper used a hybrid approach, integrating quantitative and qualitative research techniques. The publicly accessible government figures were used to examine socioeconomic and demographic factors. The offices of the Directorate of Health Services Kashmir and the Pulwama-based Chief Medical Officer provided information about the district’s healthcare system. One hundred respondents participated in this research.A dynamic management approach required for the healthcare industry is presented. This approach is built on scientific, administrative, and geographic variables to providethe district’s population with immediate and efficient diagnoses at the nearest healthcare establishments in the future.


Pulwama, COVID-19, Governance, Healthcare, and Capacity Building

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