New Delhi

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed to further improve the activities undertaken to control the Covid-19 menace. He asked to prepare an action plan at the district level after setting up a committee of the DM, CDO and CMO. He said these committees should be given some financial powers also.

Presiding over the unlock review meeting at his official residence on Wednesday, he directed the senior officials to do on-the-spot review of health services of Gautambudh Nagar-Bulandshahr, Meerut-Muzaffarnagar, Hapur- Ghaziabad and Shamli-Saharanpur on Friday. On this occasion, the Infrastructure and Industrial Development Commissioner (IIDC) and Additional Chief Secretary, Health submitted their review report of Bareilly and Moradabad divisions and the Additional Chief Secretary of Medical Education and Additional Chief Secretary of Rural development and Panchayati Raj furnished report of Agra and Aligarh divisions.

Chief Minister directed that the survey teams engaged in door-to-door medical screening should be compulsorily equipped with masks, gloves and sanitiser. Those found suspect should be subjected to Rapid Antigen testing and for which the adequate number of kits should be available in the state. He asked to further activate various ambulance services in the state as well as strengthening the tele-medicines facilities. He said that the availability of on-line E-Sanjivani OPD services should be well publicised so that people sitting at their homes could benefit from medical consultation. Chief Minister also directed to equip policemen engaged in the enforcement duties with masks, gloves and sanitiser. Chief Minister also laid emphasis to run efficiently, the Integrated Command and Control Centres, set up in every district to conduct and monitor the Covid-19 related activities. He said that the Prime Minister’s special economic package has made provision of providing Rs. 15,000 crore loans for MSME sector. He asked to expedite it. The district level employment offices should prepare their respective portals.

Chief Minister reiterated that the technology may help in minimising the loss to human lives in the calamities. In view of this, the State Government has launched an ‘Integrated Early Warning System’ which can go a long way in helping save lives from inclement weather and lightning. He directed the officials to implement it efficiently. Those present in the meeting included the Medical Education Minister Suresh Khanna, Health Minister of State Atul Garg, Chief Secretary R.K. Tiwari, Infrastructure and Industrial Development Commissioner Shri Alok Tandon, Agriculture Production Commissioner Alok Sinha, Additional Chief Secretary Information and Home Awanish Kumar Awasthi, Additional Chief Secretary Finance Sanjeev Mittal, Additional Chief Secretary to Chief Minister S.P. Goyal, Director General of Police Hitesh Chandra Awasthi, Additional Chief Secretary Medical Education Rajneesh Dube, Additional Chief Secretary Health Amit Mohan Prasad, Additional Chief Secretary Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Manoj Kumar Singh, Additional Chief Secretary MSME Navneet Sehgal, Additional Chief Secretary Agriculture Devesh Chaturvedi, Principal Secretary Animal Husbandry Bhuvnesh Kumar, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Sanjay Prasad, Secretary to Chief Minister Alok Kumar and other senior officers.

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