Adopt pro-active approach to control the menace of Covid-19

Ahmedabad

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Ji has laid emphasis on the pro active approach to control the menace of Covid-19. He asked for the better coordination through Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC) to provide all health facilities to the patients. Presiding over the unlock review meeting at his official residence on Saturday, he said that the medical institutions should maintain adequate health services. There should be enough availability of ventilators and portable ventilators as and when required. He directed to arrange more ventilators for BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur and Jhansi Medical College. CM further directed to conduct more than a lakh Covid tests everyday. These tests should be done by RTPCR and Rapid Antigen methods as well as by TruNAT machines. He also asked to maintain availability of Rapid Antigen kits for more tests by this method. He urged to exercise sensitivity towards the facilities for the patients so that they may be provided bed, ventilator, oxygen when needed. He said that the effective communication should be maintained with the patients in home isolation. He also directed to dispose of medical bio-waste as per the prescribed norms.

The Chief Minister said that all arrangements have to be ensured to protect the medical personnel from medical infection. For this, they should be provided with masks, gloves, sanitiser and PPE kits. Asking to complete the work on Paediatric Institute in Gorakhpur by 15 August, 2020, he directed to engage additional teams to work round-the-clock. He asked to keep activated the effective and transparent system of food grain distribution. Asking to involve people’s representatives and social workers in cow shelters, he urged to make constant efforts to improve their condition. Chief Minister directed to provide all possible help in flood-affected areas. He instructed to distribute dry ration packets in flood-affected areas. CM said the assistance of the public representatives may be sought in flood relief works. He said the regular media briefing should be done at the state level as well as the flood-affected districts to aware the people about flood relief measures. He directed to exercise every caution to observe all festivals peacefully. The adequate security arrangements should be in place. The police patrolling is a must, he said. Asking to follow social distancing norms, he said the mass gathering should be avoided at public places. He directed the State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) to ply buses on all the routes on the occasion of Rakshabandhan.

CM further asked to keep district employment offices more functional. The employment portal should remain active and updated daily with details of availability of jobs and the number of persons employed. Those present in the meeting included the Medical Education Minister Suresh Khanna, Chief Secretary R.K. Tiwari, Infrastructure and Industrial Development Commissioner Shri Alok Tandon, Agriculture Production Commissioner Alok Sinha, Additional Chief Secretary Finance Sanjiv Mittal, Additional Chief Secretary Revenue Smt. Renuka Kumar, Additional Chief Secretary to Chief Minister S.P. Goyal, Director General of Police Hitesh Chandra Awasthi, Additional Chief Secretary Medical Education Dr. Rajneesh Dube, Additional Chief Secretary Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Manoj Kumar Singh, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Sanjay Prasad, Secretary to Chief Minister Alok Kumar and other senior officers.