Unlock does not mean freedom: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath
Guidelines to be issued with regards to protocol for permitted exemptions from June 8,2020
Action plan with regards to generate one crore man days per day between June 15 and June 30, 2020
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed Urban Development and Rural Development departments to prepare a model to link the street vendors to PM Package
Comfortable housing should be arranged for labourers as per provisions of PM’s Special Economic Package
Government wants to ensure participation of returnee labourers in reconstruction of the state
Develop a software for identifying the job opportunities for workers/labourers in rural and urban areas
Surveillance committees to be kept activated all the time
Ensure corona suspects are kept in quarantine centres: Corona patients should be treated in Covid hospitals only
Special focus on the health services in the medical colleges of Agra, Aligarh, Meerut, Kanpur and Firozabad
Ensure all required arrangements in the cow-shelters
Continue sanitation work in urban and rural areas
Asserting to exercise alertness and take precautions at all levels to break the chain of Covid-19 infection, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath made it clear that unlock does not mean freedom. Social distancing has to be maintained and ensure that more than five persons do not gather at public places, he pointed out asking the police to do effective patrolling to prevent mass gathering.
Presiding over a high level unlock review meeting at his official residence here today, the CM said that phase-wise exemptions are being given outside the containment zone and several activities will be exempted from 08th June, 2020. He directed the Additional Chief Secretary (Home) to issue guidelines with regards to protocol for permitted activities.
He directed to make an action plan with regards to generate one crore man days per day between 15th June and 30th June, 2020. He said all the concerned departments should identify activities and work to make this action plan successful. During this period employment opportunities should be created in the works related to digging for plantation by agriculture, horticulture and forest departments, check dam construction, Jal Jeewan Mission, PM Rural Road Scheme etc.
The CM directed the Urban Development and Rural Development departments to prepare a model to link the street vendors to PM’s Package and choose one district to study it. He told that the loan of Rs 10,000 is envisaged for the street vendors through PM’s Special Economic Package. He directed to give street vendors benefit of this scheme and also identify such places for them where they can do their business without obstructing the traffic.
The CM also expressed the government’s resolve to ensure no one sleeps on the roads as there is provision in the PM package about construction of houses for rent for labourers/workers. These provisions should be used fully to make available comfortable and safe houses for the labourers on reasonable rent, he said adding it will benefit the labourers/workers and urban poor a great deal.
The CM said that the labourers working in UP but belong to other states will be facilitated for their safe return. The written consent of such labourers, desirous of staying back here, should be obtained. He directed to ensure presence of the officers of administration, police and health departments at all the railway stations in the state.
He reiterated that his government wants to ensure participation of returnee labourers in reconstruction of the state. He asked to ensure the employment to labourers/workers in every district. He also directed to develop a software for identifying the job opportunities for workers/labourers in rural and urban areas.
He also asked to make an action plan to explore employment possibilities for the construction labourers. The CM directed the Chief Secretary to communicate with the industrial fraternity and traders organisations beside maintaining regular communication with the divisional commissioners and DMs to ensure strengthening of medical and health services in the Covid hospitals.
He asked to keep surveillance committees activated all the time. He also directed to ensure that the Corona suspects are kept in quarantine centres and Corona patients treated in Covid hospitals only. He also stressed the need of training to doctors and other medical staff on regular basis.
Directing to keep arrangements in the Covid hospitals up to the mark, he also asked to take care of cleanliness and security aspects in all the hospitals. The doctors, nurses and paramedics will be expected to take regular rounds and should look into the supply of lukewarm drinking water apart from digestive and nutritive food to the patients. He also directed to pay special attention to the health services in the medical colleges of Agra, Aligarh, Meerut, Kanpur and Firozabad.
The Chief Minister asked to ensure all required arrangements in the cowshelters including adequate fodder for cows. The cattle should be protected from heat and rains. He also directed to continue sanitation work in urban and rural areas.
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 Sanjeev Mittal, Additional Chief Secretary Revenue Mrs. Renuka Kumar, Director General of Police Shri H.C. Awasthi, Principal Secretary Health Shri Amit Mohan Prasad, Principal Secretary Medical Education Shri Rajneesh Dubey, Principal Secretary MSME Shri Navneet Sehgal, Principal Secretary Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Shri Manoj Kumar Singh, Principal Secretary Agriculture Shri Devesh Chaturvedi, Principal Secretary Housing Shri Deepak Kumar, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Shri S.P. Goyal and Shri Sanjay Prasad, Secretary to Chief Minister Shri Alok Kumar, Director Information Shri Shishir and other senior officers.