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JAMMU: Former Minister and senior Congress leader, Raman Bhalla on Wednesday appealed Govt to strengthen health services in both COVID and non-COVID hospitals in the J&K. Health workers should be trained to reduce medical infection.
For helping patients e-consultation services should be prioritized in each districts and toll-free numbers should be issued, he said.
We have shown solidarity before and it’s time to stay united again. A strong network will not only foster national integration but will go a long way in helping India battle COVID-19 together. As we all practice social distancing in a nationwide lockdown to fight COVID-19, India’s real fighters work tirelessly to keep us safe and protected.
Our healthcare professionals battle the pandemic every day at the risk of being most exposed to the virus. India’s security personnel and delivery agents render their services round the clock to keep us safe indoors.
The contributions made by media professionals and several other workers amidst the ongoing predicament are also remarkable, added Bhalla.
Bhalla further said that India’s informal sector, on the other hand, is the worst hit by COVID-19 and the subsequent extended lockdown.
Thousands of migrant workers who used to send home huge remittances have returned to their respective villages, while others are still locked in cities with no source of income and dried up savings.
The daily wagers, street vendors, construction workers, labourers have no means to obtain a square meal for themselves and their families, which also leaves them most vulnerable to the disease.
While we can’t reach out to the needy directly, contributing to their wellness might help the country battle this deadly virus together.
Different religious and social organizations besides political parties are working on different aspects of the crisis. From supporting healthcare workers to providing for daily wage earners, senior citizens and children, they are serving India and its people in the best possible ways.
Meanwhile fulfilling duties and responsibilities of leader of poor and down-trodden in this hour of crisis, former Minister on Wednesday continued distributing Ration and other necessary items among needy and poor families of Gandhi Nagar Constituency Today ration items distributed at Rohi Morh, Bhour Camp, Govind Pura Old Sarwari, Sheikh Nagar and Sanjay Nagar.
Prominent among those who accompanied Bhalla include Block President Amrit Bali, Corporater Dewarka Choudhary, DCC General Secretary Distt Jammu Aman Bawa, DCC General Secretary Distt Jammu Jatin Vashisht, Diwan Chand, Mulakh Raj, Madan, Santosh Sharma, Rakesh Singh, Gupta, Latish Sharma, Panch Santosh Gupta, Madam Veena Sharma, Raj Kumar, Rajinder Singh, Dewarka Mahajan, Kewal Krishan, Rajesh Sharma Babbi, Rajinder Gupta, Ravi Kumar, Ashok Kumar, Vijay Kumar, Sunny Sharma, Mintu, Chandan, Rinku, Joginder Kumar, Meyank Mahajan, Ricky Gupta, Karun Pachyata, Kulbushan Singh, Jasbir Jassi and Rohit Choudhary.