Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the best arrangements for treatment of Corona should be ensured in all the districts of the state. We have to help every Corona patient recover and send him home. All arrangements should be made in the Corona hospitals and treatment should be done by following the protocol with promptness and caution. Lockdown should be strictly followed in infected areas and every effort should be made to prevent infection.
Chief Minister Chouhan was reviewing the situation and arrangements of Corona in the state today through video conferencing. On this occasion, Health Minister Dr. Narottam Mishra, Chief Secretary Iqbal Singh Bains, DGP Vivek Johri, ACS Health Mohammad Suleman etc. were present.
While reviewing Indore district, Chief Minister Chouhan said that commendable work has been done in the direction of Corona control there. Further, work should be done with full alertness and caution in such a way that we can free Indore from Corona and set an example in the country. During the review of Jhabua district, instructions were given that Corona infection should not increase in the district. Health check of migrant labourers should be ensured at the border.
During review of the work of bringing back migrant labourers to Madhya Pradesh, it was informed that so far three lakh 12 thousand migrant labourers have returned to Madhya Pradesh from different states. Out of these, 86 thousand labourers have returned through 72 trains and two lakh 26 thousand labourers have come through buses etc. As many as 68 thousand labourers from Maharashtra have come in 25 trains, one lakh 58 thousand labourers from Gujarat have come to Madhya Pradesh through 23 trains. Similarly 12 trains from Haryana and five trains carrying labourers have come from Telangana. Right now the workers continue to come.
Chief Minister Chouhan lauded all concerned for the excellent work of procurement of wheat in the state. It was informed that so far 79.50 lakh metric tonnes of wheat has been procured from 12 lakh farmers in the state. Out of these, Rs 8 thousand 500 crore has been paid to 8 lakh 30 thousand farmers. Minister Narottam Mishra said that information has come about queues forming in a few centres. In this connection, it should be ensured that there is no crowd anywhere and physical distancing is followed completely.
Chief Minister Chouhan said that MNREGA works are going on a large scale in the state. As of today, 18 lakh 81 thousand 666 labourers are working in different places of the state. He directed that the labourers should get their wages on time.