Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said that physicians, nursing staff working in hospitals will be paid an additional 25 per cent of the current pay-honorarium for the days of Covid service. Similarly, all health workers, doctors, paramedical staff, housekeeping staff, sanitation workers, ASHA and Anganwadi workers etc. will be given additional honorarium in the form of incentives for the work related to Covid.
Similarly, additional honorarium will also be provided for other Corona Warriors. This additional honorarium will also be given for their isolation period after duty. The Chief Minister also said that the services of medical and nursing final year students will also be availed in Covid service work. The experiences of retired health workers, experienced physicians, ex-servicemen should also be taken advantage of. They should also be associated with Covid work. All will be given honorarium as per rules. An order in this regard should be issued at the earliest.
The Chief Minister said that all necessary efforts are being made to improve the supply of oxygen in the state. On Sunday, seven hundred metric tons of oxygen has been supplied. Reduced unnecessary consumption based on preliminary reports of oxygen audits. Process is also being taken to make oxygen gas from the nitrogen plant by making technical changes. Oxygen Express will come from Jamnagar (Gujarat) with 40 tonnes of oxygen within the next one or two days. Similarly, a train with 10 tankers from Jamshedpur is reaching UP. Tanker is also supplying oxygen from West Bengal.
Command centers should be made more effective in all districts
The Chief Minister said that Covid Integrated Control and Command Center is expected to treat sensitive relatives of the patient. Our cooperative attitude will be a big support for the family in this disaster. If a person is going for refilling of oxygen cylinders for a patient, he should not be stopped to cooperate as much as possible. Integrated Covid Command Center has a backbone role in Covid management. There is a need to make it more effective in all districts. The Minister of State for Health inspects the system by surprise inspection of Lucknow’s ICCC. PTI