All the migrant labourers /workers in the state should be treated with respect: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath
Proper dialogue should be carried forward for bring back migrant labourers from other states as well as sending labourers of other states from UP
The IAS and senior PCS officers have already been deployed in the districts to assist all 75 DMs
Directions for use of all available fire brigade vehicles for sanitation of selected areas in every district
Separate Covid and Non-Covid hospitals helped in controlling the Corona
Ensure availability of all the medical resources in the hospitals
Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) directed to study and make case history of corona patients
Expedite setting up of ‘Haystack Bank’ in the state
Simplify sectoral policies with all transparency for smooth functioning of businesses
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed that all the migrant labourers /workers in the state should be treated with respect.
He said the proper dialogue should be carried forward for bring back migrant labourers from other states as well as sending labourers of other states from UP.
Addressing a high-level Lockdown review meeting at Lok Bhawan, he said that the Lockdown should be followed stringently. He said while the social distancing has to be maintained, it should be ensured that no one other than health staff, sanitisation workers and door step delivery persons moves around in hotspot areas.
The Chief Minister said the state government is making all efforts to bring back migrant labour from other states. It is to be ensured that no unauthorised persons enter the state while the concerning states should be asked to furnish list of migrant before sending them back.
Observing that Uttar Pradesh has received maximum number of trains carrying migrants from other states, he directed that all the DMs should be supplied with the district-wise list of migrant labourers. After reaching UP, the state road transport buses should be plied to carry them to their respective home districts. He further directed to make adequate arrangements of quarantine centres/shelter homes with all cleanliness and security along with an effective system of community kitchens with quality food being served to them.
The Chief Minister said that the IAS and senior PCS officers have already been deployed in the districts to assist all 75 DMs. There is a need to maintain regular feedback from these officers and also to make medical screening and quarantine facilities for those coming back from abroad.
He said that the state government is making arrangements for the return of the natives of other states and the natives of UP who are stuck in other states and desirous of coming back. In this regard, the registration process on ‘Jansunvai’ portal has met with success and it is needed to taken forward, he pointed out.
The Chief Minister said that the state government has set up separate Covid and Non-Covid hospitals which helped in controlling the Corona in the state. He asked the Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) to study and make case history of corona patients. He directed to ramp up corona testing and continue with the process as much as possible.
He said the emergency services in the hospitals should be functional only after ensuring protection from infection. He also asked the officials to ensure availability of all the medical resources in the hospitals. He also directed to use all available fire brigade vehicles for sanitation of selected areas in every district.
The Chief Minister was apprised that the beds capacity in the dedicated L-1, L-2 and L-3 Covid hospitals have reached 48,000 against the target of 52,000 beds. In addition to this, the beds with ventilators have also been arranged in every district, he was told.
The Chief Minister directed to expedite setting up of ‘Haystock Bank’ in the state to arrange for the fodder of stray Cows and other cattle in order to preserve those. He said in view of the opportunities of jobs in Cow Shelters, the migrant labours should be involved with this. The Chief Minister also directed to simplify sectoral policies with all transparency for smooth functioning of businesses.
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 Ms. 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 Food and Civil Supply Smt. Nivedita Shukla Verma, 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 CM Shri S.P. Goyal and Shri Sanjay Prasad, Secretary to CM Shri Alok Kumar, Director Information Shri Shishir and other senior officers.