Madhya Pradesh’s covid management is appreciated by PM

Bhopal: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has appreciated the public participation model adopted by Madhya Pradesh in Corona management. Prime Minister Shri Modi has said that Crisis Management Committees have been formed at the district, block and panchayat levels. People of all political parties of both ruling and opposition have been added in this. This is the best way to connect with the public. By connecting public representatives, we can use their energy in the fight against Corona. Corona infection is spreading in villages where manpower and public support is must to face it. Public representatives have an important role to play at the village, ward and district level. Prime Minister Shri Modi said that if other states also work like Madhya Pradesh in the direction of connecting political parties in the fight against Corona it will prove to be more effective.

Prime Minister Shri Modi was interacting with state and district officials from all over the country through video conferencing regarding his experiences during the Corona pandemic. These included districts with more Corona cases and infection. In the virtual dialogue, information was shared about the strategy, innovation adopted by the district authorities and the best practices adopted by the districts and the states. Prime Minister Shri Modi also addressed the programme. Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan joined the programme through video conference from his residence. Information was given about the strategy adopted by Indore Collector Shri Manish Singh in Indore, efforts made for public participation, preparation of health facilities and work done in the supply chain in this national level programme. Officers from Gautam Buddha Nagar, Chandigarh, Patna, Dehradun, Chennai also shared experiences in the programme.

Home Minister Shri Amit Shah addresses programme

Giving information about the programme, Home Minister Shri Amit Shah said that the strategies adopted by the districts and the states according to the local conditions can be replicated as per the regional requirement. A presentation was made by the Union Health Secretary, Shri Rajesh Bhushan on the status of Covid in the country and the best practices adopted by the states and districts. The public participation model of Madhya Pradesh is the only state level public participation model in the presentation of best practices held before Prime Minister Shri Modi whereas all other best practices were district level. The Union Health Secretary said that the implementation of Janata curfew in Madhya Pradesh was very effective as a result of ensuring public participation by the formation of Crisis Management Committees at the district, block, panchayat level. Along with this, public participation was also received in the management and vaccination of Covid. Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan thanked the Prime Minister Shri Modi for giving guidance in the management of Covid in the future.

Public support also received in tracing and testing

Collector Indore Shri Manish Singh said that as per the instructions of Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan, support of people is being sought at every level in the battle against Corona in the state. Crisis management committees exist at the district, block, panchayat level. These include public representatives of all levels of all political parties. It is only with their initiative and cooperation that the Janata curfew is being implemented, which helped break the chain of infection. Public support was also found in tracing and testing. Collector Shri Manish Singh also gave information about the precautions to be taken by the villagers for protection against Corona in various activities through self-motivation.

Giving information about the micro containment area, market arrangement, limited operation of industrial units in urban areas and the ongoing Kill Corona Campaign in rural areas, Covid Care Center, Step-down Center and vaccination arrangements, he told that public participation has helped improve better management of arrangements and identification of patients and timely treatment.