The migrant labourers should be treated with respect
Special vigil and precautions for effective control on Corona needed : Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath
Directions for addition of 25,000 beds in L-1, L-2 and L-3 Covid hospitals by May 20
Besides effective check on medical infection, it has to be ensured that there is no infection from mandis
The migrant labourers/workers being sent to home quarantine should be given ration kit and sustenance allowance of Rs. 1000 each
Set up vigilance committees in all the Gram panchayats and City wards
Effective check on inter-state and inter-district movement to prevent unauthorised entry
Workers should be motivated to go to work in industrial units which have resumed operations
Nominate ‘Prabhari’ Officers for Covid and Non-Covid hospitals
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed to add 25,000 beds in L-1, L-2 and L-3 Covid hospitals by May 20 next and ensure the bed capacity of one lakh by the end of this month. He called for special vigil and precautions for effective control on Corona.
Addressing a high-level Lockdown review meeting at his official residence here on Monday, he said besides effective check on medical infection, it has to be ensured that the there is no infection from mandis. ”There will be an influx of migrant labourers/ workers during next ten days hence the alertness at all level is required with proper accountability,” he said. The Chief Minister directed to maintain cleanliness and sanitation in the quarantine centres while community kitchens should be strengthened further.
He also directed that the migrant labourers/workers being sent to home quarantine should be given ration kit and sustenance allowance of Rs one thousand each.
He said that no one should travel by cycle, bike or on foot. “If any such person is found, they should be sent to their respective districts after procuring their personal details and proper medical check up,” he further directed. The migrant labourers should be treated with respect and should be subjected to health check up in quarantine centres as well, he added.
The Chief Minister instructed to set up vigilance committees in all the Gram panchayats and City wards which should have participation of Nehru Yuva Kenrda, Yuvak Mangal Dal, Sanitation workers and Village Chowkidars. These committees will inform the administration if any unauthorised outsider is seen, he said while asserting to put an effective check on inter-state and inter-district movement.
He reaffirmed that his government is sending migrants of other states back to their native places. He asked the officials to make district-wise list of such persons. He also issued directions about Nepali citizens living in India saying if they want to go back, they should be sent back and if they want to stay back, they should be made comfortable.
Asking to ensure payment of honorarium of industrial workers during Lockdown period, the Chief Minister directed that they should be motivated to go to work in industrial units which have resumed operations. He also directed to ensure food grain distribution among the labourers.
He said that IAS and senior PCS officers have already been nominated to assist the DMs in 75 districts in arrangements of quarantine centres, shelter homes and community kitchens for returnee migrants. He said these officers should be asked to coordinate the tasks of cleanliness etc. at the quarantine centres/shelter homes.
The Chief Minister also directed to ramp up activities at medical colleges while nominating ‘Prabhari’ Officers for Covid and Non-Covid hospitals. Apart from training to doctors and other health staff for prevention against infection, the adequate quantity of PPE kits, N-95 masks and sanitiser should be ensured, he asserted.
Those present in the meeting included the Medical Education Minister Shri Suresh Khanna, 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 MSME Shri Navneet Sehgal, Principal Secretary Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Shri Manoj Kumar Singh, Principal Secretary Agriculture Shri Devesh Chaturvedi, Principal Secretary, Animal Husbandary Shri Bhuvnesh 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.