Doctors and other medical staff should be protected of Covid-19 infection
Dedicated teams to check and prevent medical infection
Emphasis on series of Covid hospitals, uninterrupted supply of oxygen in the hospitals and strengthening of the training of the medical staff
An additional C.H.C in every district as L-1 hospital
No industry shall resume its functioning where the chances of infection spread are present
50 lakh quintal of wheat purchased so far
No shortage of agriculture equipments in the state
Directing to form dedicated teams to check and prevent medical infection, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said that all the doctors and other medical staff should be insulated of any infection of Covid-19.
Addressing a high-level lockdown review meeting at his official residence, he said that better and effective efforts are needed to contain medical infection. He directed Health and Medical Education departments to set up dedicated teams at state headquarter and the district headquarters which will have the focused task to evolve ways and means to check medical infection in all government and private hospitals.
The Chief Minister directed to have a series of Covid hospitals, ensure uninterrupted supply of oxygen in the hospitals and strengthen the training of the staff involved in Covid treatment. He stressed on the training of Medical Education and Ayush students.
He also directed to create more L-1, L-2 and L-3 hospitals while prepare an additional C.H.C in every district as L-1 hospital. He said such work should be undertaken on time-bound basis and an officer should be nominated to coordinate the whole exercise.
The Chief Minister reiterated that the lockdown should be followed completely while special attention on maintaining the social distancing. He expressed concern over the sensitivity of Sant Kabir Nagar in terms of Covid infection and directed to appoint Divisional Commissioner, IG and a health official as nodal officers of the district.
He said that the testing of all those engaged in supply chain work should be done while the social distancing to be maintained in Shelter Homes and Quarantine Homes. ”Those labourers who complete their quarantine period should be sent back home with free ration and Rs. 1000 as sustenance allowance.
The Chief Minister said the works in the district should be monitored regularly and separate officers have to be appointed for smooth conduct at that level. “It is also needed to make the official machinery more accountable for their works,” he made it clear.
He said the government has constituted a committee to create jobs for migrant labourers which he described as ‘challenging’ and can be done with an action plan. He said the work of ponds and check dam should be started in which the migrant labour can be employed.
The Chief Minister discussed at length the return of migrant labourers stuck in other states. He said for which the number of shelter homes should be increased which should be equipped with public address system, community kitchen and toilets.
He made it amply clear that no industry shall resume its functioning where the chances of infection spread are present. In this regard, he said the MSME units should be encouraged as there had no such threat. The Chief Minister directed the Principal Secretary of MSME department to ramp up PPE kits supply while stressing the need of a supply chain for raw material in this sector.
The Chief Minister directed the Agriculture Department to widely publicise that there was no shortage of agriculture equipments in the state as well as encourage the farmers to come to purchase centres to sell their produce. He was informed by the officials that 50 lakh quintal of wheat has been purchased so far.
Those present in the meeting included the Chief Secretary Shri R.K. Tiwari, Agriculture Production Commissioner Shri Alok Sinha, Infrastructure and Industrial Development Commissioner Shri Alok Tandon, Additional Chief Secretary Home and Information Shri Awanish Kumar Awasthi, Additional Chief Secretary Finance Shri Sanjiv Mittal, Additional Chief Secretary, Revenue Ms. Renuka Kumar, Director General of Police Shri H.C. Awasthi, Principal Secretary Medical Education Dr. Rajneesh Dube, Principal Secretary Health Shri Amit Mohan Prasad, Principal Secretary Industrial Development Shri Alok Kumar, Principal Secretary MSME Shri Navneet Sehgal, Principal Secretary Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Shri Manoj Kumar Singh, Food and Civil Supplies Ms. Nivedita Shukla Verma, Principal Secretary Agriculture Shri Devesh Chaturvedi, Principal Secretary Animal Husbandary Shri Bhuvnesh Kumar, Principal Secretary to CM Shri S.P. Goyal and Shri Sanjay Prasad, Director Information Shri Shishir and other senior officers.