Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on October 18, held a high-level assembly at his official residence and reviewed the implementation of the Ayushman Bharat Scheme, the status of medical faculties underneath building, and efforts being made for the prevention of dengue.
“There has been a rise in dengue cases recently, particularly in Moradabad, Kanpur Nagar, Lucknow, and Gautam Buddha Nagar. Efforts should be made to prevent the emergence of hotspot situations in any area. Additional beds should be arranged in hospitals as per requirements. Whether in villages or cities, not a single infected patient should suffer due to a lack of treatment. There must be regular reporting of new patients in all Government and private hospitals and medical colleges,” CM Yogi stated.
He additional emphasised on fogging and spraying strategies to management mosquito populations.
“Concrete efforts are necessary to control the situation of outbreaks in the districts. The Urban Development, Rural Development, and Panchayati Raj Departments should carry out fogging and larvicidal spraying to effectively control mosquito populations. Consistent sanitisation in the mornings and fogging in the evenings should be done,” he added.
CM Yogi additionally stated that the Ayushman card should be made for each household eligible for the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana and Mukhyamantri Jan Arogya Yojana.
“The State Government has adopted the policy of PPP mode for setting up medical colleges in unserved districts. Under this, work has started in Shamli, Mau, Maharajganj, and Sambhal whereas for Baghpat, Mainpuri, Kasganj, Mahoba, Hamirpur, and Hathras, approval has been received from the Government of India under Viability Gap Funding. Work should be started everywhere soon,” Yogi Adityanath stated.
“Ensure proper deployment by providing appointment letters to 293 selected teachers and more than 1950 staff nurses in various medical colleges. Qualified doctors should be appointed to the vacant posts of Professor, Associate Professor, and Assistant Professor in Government medical colleges as soon as possible,” he added.
(with inputs from ANI)