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No one should be left hungry, Ensure enough food grains stock in the state: Amid COVID-19, A Humanitarian concern of CG-CS, Madol

Mar 26th, 2020 8:11 pm | By | Category: LATEST NEWS

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(THE NEWSMAN OF INDIA.COM)
Raipur, 26 March 2020 / Amid the Prevention and control of the growing infection of Novel Corona Virus (Kovid-19) and other issues at 3 pm today at the Ministry of Mahanadi Bhawan, Chhattisgarh Chief Secretary R.P. Mandal gave various directions to the entire Divisional Commissioner, Inspector General of Police, Superintendent of Police, Forest Officer, Chief Executive Officer, District Panchayat, Commissioner Municipal Corporation, Chief Medical and Health Officer, Food Officer through video conferencing.

The Chief Secretary has instructed the officers to ensure supply of everyday items including food grains to every village, mohalla, towns and colonies of the state. The Chief Secretary has also given instructions to ensure food arrangements especially for the needy, beggars, elderly, daily wage laborers and others. He has told the officials that events like langar should not be organized in any way for the food arrangements of the needy.

The Chief Secretary said that the intention of Chief Minister, Bhupesh Baghel is that there should be no hunger in the state and there is no shortage of food grains, proper arrangements should be made. Positive cases of corona virus infection have been found in Raipur, Durg, Rajnandgaon and Bilaspur. Instructions were given to the Collector and Chief Medical and Health Officers for health monitoring of these Corona positive persons and their families to ensure proper monitoring and necessary action so that no one else gets affected.

The Chief Secretary said that a state-level disaster management committee, under the chairmanship of Additional Chief Secretary Home Department, is being set up at the state level for the arrangements being made for prevention and control of corona virus, in which five state level Officers be the members, Secretary for Transport and Food related problems, Food and Transport Dr. Kamalpreet Singh, Health Secretary for Health related problems, Smt. DM Awasthi.

The Chief Secretary said that those in the home quarantine should be marked with stickers so that they do not move outside the house and this can prevent others from infection. The Chief Secretary said that the District Collector and Superintendent of Police should ensure that the person who is in the state remains there, irrespective of any state, their health and other needs will be taken full care of. Those who have gone to any other state of Chhattisgarh, do not try to come here. Every problem will be solved by the state government in coordination with the state government and district administration related to their health and other needs.

People from other states should not be able to come to Chhattisgarh from any other state in the districts bordering the state’s inter-state border. For this, the Collector and Superintendent of Police of the border districts will ensure proper monitoring.
It should be ensured that all the shops of the public distribution system are open at all the urban bodies and gram panchayat level of the state, so that people do not have any problem like food grains.

The Chief Secretary said that freight vehicles should also be constantly monitored along the inter-state border so that the freighters transporting fruits, vegetables, food grains and medicines should not suffer much. He said that no other people were able to come illegally from these freight vehicles. Special monitoring should be done for this.

During the lockdown in the state, instructions have been given to the district authorities to ensure strict adherence to the instructions and guidelines given by the Government of India. During the video conferencing, Additional Chief Secretary Home Shri Subrata Sahu also gave necessary instructions to police officers and district officials.

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