Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday in a dialog with Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat mentioned the preparations and operations being undertaken by the Armed Forces to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic
CDS Rawat briefed PM Modi that every one medical personnel from armed forces who’ve retired or taken pre-mature retirement in final 2 years are being recalled to work in Covid amenities inside proximity of their current place of residence.
Other medical officers who retired requested to make their companies out there for session by way of emergency helplines. The Prime Minister was knowledgeable that every one medical officers on workers appointments at Command HQ, Corps HQ, Division HQ and comparable HQ of Navy and the Indian Air Force can be employed at hospitals.
The Chief of Defence Staff additional knowledgeable PM Modi that nursing personnel are being employed in massive numbers to enhance the docs on the hospitals. PM was additionally briefed that oxygen cylinders out there with armed forces in varied institutions can be launched for hospitals.
Bipin Rawat went on to say that they’re creating medical amenities in massive numbers and the place doable navy medical infrastructure can be made out there to civilians.
The Prime Minister additionally reviewed the operations being undertaken by IAF to move oxygen and different necessities in India and overseas.
The essential cellphone name occurred at a time when India is battling the lethal second wave of Coronavirus. The nation reported 3,52,991 new Covid-19 circumstances and a pair of,812 deaths within the final 24 hours.
As per Union Health Ministry, energetic caseload within the nation constituted 16.25% of the full constructive circumstances to this point and stood at 2,813,658. So far, 17,313,163 circumstances and 195,123 deaths have been reported in India.