Proper arrangements should be made for mango export
UP government is committed to the safe return of the labourers/workers : Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath
State Government committed to provide employment and social security to the labourers/workers
Construct houses for the labourers/workers through PM’s special economic package
The process of skill mapping of labourers/workers should be continued
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath emphasises the need of re-establishing the utility of District Employment Offices for facilitating employment to the labourers/workers
Purchase of PPE kits, three layer mask and other articles made by MSME units should be made at the state government level
TruNAT machines should be made available in all the district hospitals, medical colleges and other medical institutes
All the quarantine centres should have pulse oximeter, adequate number of infra-red thermometers should also be arranged
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath asked the principal secretaries of Medical Education and Health departments to improve the arrangements in various district hospitals and medical colleges on the basis of the feedback received from the patients
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath office will establish regular communication with Covid and Non-Covid hospitals to monitor their works
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reiterated his government’s commitment to the safe return of the labourers/workers. He said the government has resolved to provide employment and social security to these labourers/workers. The government has decided to set up a commission in this regard, he added while directing the officers to expedite the process.
Addressing a high-level Lockdown review meeting at his official residence, he said all the labourers/workers should be screened while being taken to quarantine centre. Those who are healthy should be sent for home quarantine along with ration kit and sustenance allowance of Rs one thousand. He said besides distributing food grain to them, their ration cards should be made, further instructing to ensure sanitation and security in quarantine centres and community kitchens.
The Chief Minister said that the houses should be constructed for the labourers/workers through Prime Minister’s special economic package. He also stressed the need of constructing dormitories for low-cost housing facility. He also directed to procure TruNAT machines for speedy results of the testings which he said should be ramped up to ten thousand per day. He said the TruNAT machines should be made available in all the district hospitals, medical colleges and other medical institutes. All the quarantine centres should have pulse oximeter and adequate number of infra-red thermometer, he said adding that the training process for prevention from medical infection should also be speeded up.
The Chief Minister asked the principal secretaries of Medical Education and Health departments to improve the arrangements in various district hospitals and medical colleges on the basis of the feedback received from the patients admitted there. He also instructed to have regular communication between the CM office and Covid and Non-Covid hospitals to monitor their work. Directing to implement the Lockdown strictly, he said while the police patrolling should be ensured in border areas of the state, expressways and highways, foot patrolling should be done to prevent crowd gathering. He also asked to strengthen home delivery system in containment zone.
The Chief Minister said that there are immense possibilities of the employment in MSME sector, One District, One Product (ODOP) and ‘Vishwakarma Samman’ scheme as well as in agriculture, dairy, animal husbandry related activities. He also emphasised the need of re- establishing the utility of the District Employment Offices for this purpose and furnish the skill mapping to provide suitable jobs to labourers/workers. He said the MNREGA works normally do not take place during rainy season but in view of the large number of labourers/workers, the possibility may be explored for MNREGA works to be taken place during rainy season also. The Chief Minister also directed to prepare a data bank of the traditional artisans/workers of ODOP and ‘Vishwakarma Samman’ along with of the construction workers of industrial units. The data bank should have bank details also, he said.
The Chief Minister said that the purchase of PPE kits, three layer mask and other articles made by MSME units should be made at the state government level. The persons found without mask should be challenged and supplied masks made by Livelihood Mission. He also asked to make available cement, sand and other building material at reasonable and fixed prices. He said proper arrangements should be made for export of world famous mangoes of the state. He cautioned against the menace of locusts and asked to take all precautions to save the crops.
Those present in the meeting included the Health Minister Shri Jai Pratap Singh, Minister of State for Health Shri Atul Garg, 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 Dube, 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 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.