Tackling Covid-19 in UP: Hospitals equipped with facilities, Yogi govt releases Rs 100 crore for medicines, testing kits, N95, PPE kits

Despite tested COVID positive, CM Yogi is making sure that the people of his state do not feel any kind of discomfort in getting treatment. For this, the CM has instructed the hospital administration to ask for any kind of help required by the Government.

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New Delhi: When the deadly coronavirus has mutated to become even deadlier, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has apparently switched on the ‘warrior mode’ to protect the people of his state from the infection.

Despite tested COVID positive, CM Yogi is making sure that the people of his state do not feel any kind of discomfort in getting treatment. For this, the CM has instructed the hospital administration to ask for any kind of help required by the Government.

To keep COVID under control, the Department of Medical Education, under the State Disaster Response Policy, has released an amount of Rs 100 crore to provide medicine, testing kits, N95, and PPE kits in medical colleges, medical universities, and institutes of the state.

Ensuring beforehand that there is no shortage of hospital beds for the patients and people are getting all the facilities for the treatment against the virus in the state, CM Yogi, on a daily basis holds review meetings.

As a result, not only resources and beds are increasing in the state but medicines and oxygen are also available in adequate quantity. The Chief Minister, however, looking at the current surge in COVID-19 cases has instructed to increase its number.

The capacity of ICU and isolation beds in the 12 most affected districts of the state including Lucknow, Prayagraj, Moradabad, Jhansi, Kanpur will be doubled with immediate effect.

In this regard, CM Yogi has issued directions asking the Medical Education Minister to increase the facilities of GSV Medical College, Rama Medical College, and Naraina Medical College in Kanpur.

Doubling Covid beds, oxygen plants & medicines availability: CM Yogi’s elaborate plan to fight pandemic

Medical College Should have Its Own Oxygen Plant

CM Yogi while addressing a review meeting on Monday said that before accrediting any medical college in the state, it should be ensured that the concerned medical college has its own oxygen plant. This arrangement should be made effective immediately by the Department of Medical Education.

State-of-the-art Healthcare Facilities For Treatment

Not only CM Yogi is vigorously engaged in the battle against Corona to ensure Uttar Pradesh stays ahead of the virus, but he has upped the ante by improving the medical education several notches to set up the best healthcare facilities in Uttar Pradesh.

To strengthen the health infrastructure and provide state-of-the-art facilities for treatment, the Yogi Government has made several budget provisions.
As many as 60 Government and private medical colleges will be affiliated with Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University, Lucknow, once it is fully set up. For this, the budgetary provision of Rs 100 crore has been allocated to ABVMU

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CM Yogi has directed the concerned authorities to complete the work of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University by the end of 2021 so that affiliation to other medical colleges of UP can also be considered. Along with this, the students’ facilities will also improve.

Consent Letters To 11 Medical Colleges

Vice-Chancellor Dr. AK Singh had earlier stated that a grand auditorium will be set up in the campus, in which 2,500 people can sit at a time. The university is also planning to provide accommodation for Vice Chancellors, doctors, officers, and other employees on the campus.
So far, the consent letters have been given to as many as 11 medical colleges and 60 nursing colleges. With the establishment of Atal Medical University, the path of affiliation of medical colleges, paramedical colleges, dental, and nursing colleges will become easier.

10 New Oxygen Plants Set Up in Lucknow

There is no shortage of oxygen, producing over 6,900 metric tonne oxygen: Health Ministry

In pursuance of the CM’s order to set up 10 new oxygen plants at different locations of the state, a liquid oxygen plant of 20 thousand liters has been installed in SGPGI in the state capital within the stipulated time frame. Along with this, DRDO is also lending support in setting up another nine new oxygen plants.

The CM has also directed the top officials to maintain the availability of oxygen in line with the projected demand for the next 15 days. “Continuous supply of oxygen to COVID hospitals in all districts must be ensured. The control room set up by the Food Safety and Drug Administration Department in connection with this should also remain active 24 hours,” he had stated.

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