Bhubaneswar,23/7(Ao Bureau)Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today reviewed the status of Covids in the state, preparations for the third wave and the provision of Covids. On the occasion, the Chief Minister said that although the positive rate in the state had decreased in the last few weeks, there was still a need for further improvement in the infection situation in some districts. “Even though the situation is under control, not complacency, but more caution will keep us safe,” he said. Therefore, the Chief Minister has directed that the Kovid rules be strictly adhered to so that people do not overcrowd.
“If the third wave comes by the end of August, we will have to deal with it,” he said. Commenting on the fact that healthcare is a top priority of the state government, the Chief Minister said that the state government is emphasizing on investing in human resources along with strengthening the healthcare infrastructure. The district administration has a responsibility to ensure that people are able to access health care without any hassle. Life is precious. “This is the basis of the state government’s health policy,” he said. Therefore, from the District Hospital to the CHC level, there is no problem in health care, from the Police IIC to the Video, SDPO, Sub-Collector, SDP and the District Commissioner to make it a part of their core responsibility. Suggested.
During the second wave of covid, the Chief Minister announced covid support for the poor, especially small farmers, construction workers, MGNREGS workers, indigenous tribal families, Scheduled Castes, tribal students and mothers of Mission Shakti street vendors. The assistance program includes various programs of 10 departments of the state government. So far, Rs 400 crore has been provided to the above categories of people, according to the meeting.
Participating in the meeting, Chief Secretary Shri Suresh Mohapatra emphasized on the immunization of teachers and school staff. Additional Chief Administrative Secretary, Department of Health, Shri P.K. Mohapatra briefed the meeting on preparations for the third wave. Mr. P.K. of the Development Commission and the Special Relief Commission. Jenna spoke about the implementation of the Chief Minister’s Covid Aid. The meeting also reviewed the implementation of the Biju Health Welfare Scheme.
Chief Minister’s Secretary (5th) Shri V.K. Pandian conducted the program.
The meeting was attended by the Director General of Police, the Chief Administrative Secretary of various departments, the Administrative Secretary, the District Commissioner, the SDP chief.