Take care of Covid warriors, says Naveen
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday urged the officials to remain vigilant in July in their fight against coronavirus.
Interacting with District Collectors and SPs through video conferencing, Naveen said provision of fund and training and assistance to the COVID Care Committees are very essential.
The Chief Minister said he has been talking to COVID-infected warriors to collect feedback. He said so far the feedback has been good. He urged the officials to take care of COVID warriors as they are doing their best to serve people. They should be sensitised to protect themselves, he added.
The Chief Minister also urged them to ensure that the offices should be zero-infection zones and the employees protected at any cost. The head of the office has to provide them advisory on the do’s and don’ts, Naveen said and added that the office head will be responsible for any act of omission or commission.
The Chief Minister said nearly 4.7 lakh core committee members at the ward level are being trained properly to fight against the dreaded coronavirus. People must not forget to use masks, sanitisers and maintain social distancing to keep COVID-19 at bay.
The video conferencing was attended by the Chief Secretary, DG Police, Development Commissioner, 5T Secretary, District Collectors and SPs.