Make arrangements to shelter 15 lakh people in state, says CM Yogi Adityanath

Written by Maulshree Seth
| Lucknow |

Published: April 28, 2020 6:16:17 am

The Chief Minister directed officers to restart meals grain distribution to the needy from May 1 and likewise enhance the capability of Level – 1, 2 hospitals and three devoted COVID hospitals throughout the state. (File Photo)
After the video-conference assembly with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday instructed officers to be certain that every district creates quarantine centres and shelter houses to present lodging to 15,000 to 25,000 people, so that there’s general facility to quarantine about 10-15 lakh people in the state.

Adityanath, nevertheless, didn’t make the state authorities’s stand on lockdown clear.

In one other vital choice, the state authorities, which had earlier introduced college students from Kota again to UP, determined to organize transport for round 10,000 college students from completely different districts of the state, who’re caught in Prayagraj, the place they have been getting ready for aggressive examinations. The district administrations, police and UPSRTC have been requested to organize 300 buses in the following two days to ship these college students residence.

Requesting college students to present persistence, Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Kumar Awasthi mentioned the scholars could be despatched to their respective districts in phases. He mentioned in the primary part, practically 300 buses would take college students to Sonebhadra, Mirzapur, Chandauli, Varanasi, Jaunpur, Pratapgarh, Kaushambi, Fatehpur and Chitrakoot districts of jap UP.

The state authorities has additionally began bringing again staff from different states, ranging from Haryana from the place 12,200 staff have been introduced again and have been quarantined in completely different districts. According to authorities’s estimation, the variety of such staff getting back from different states could possibly be wherever between 5 lakh to 10 lakh.

The Chief Minister additionally directed officers to restart meals grain distribution to the needy from May 1 and likewise enhance the capability of Level – 1, 2 hospitals and three devoted COVID hospitals throughout the state.

“Based on the video-conferencing with the Prime Minister, the Chief Minister has instructed that foodgrain distribution to the needy would start from May 1 across the state. He asked officers to increase the capacity of L-1, L-2 and L-3 dedicated COVID hospitals and also ensure proper supply of PPE kits and N95 masks,” mentioned Additional Chief Secretary Awanish Kumar Awasthi.

He mentioned, “Apart from the earlier direction to do geo-tagging of shelter homes and quarantine centres, the CM has also given directions to create quarantine centres with the capacity of 15,000 to 25,000 so that there is facility for stay of 10-15 lakh people in these quarantine centers.”

He mentioned that whereas there is likely to be some college students from different states, the Chief Minister has mentioned that if their respective states need to take their college students, UP would facilitate the identical. Meanwhile, the federal government has additionally given course to put together protocol for correct identification and division of COVID and non-COVID hospitals in the state as all of the 52 medical schools in the state could be changed into COVID hospitals.

With deal with tele-medicine, instructions have additionally been given to put together an software, the place frequent public will be give medical amenities like in outside affected person amenities and likewise put together a listing of medical doctors who can present these amenities over cellphone.

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