Tag: Covid Management

Provisions For OBC Quota In Local Bodies Can't Breach 50% Limit: SC
SC Takes Cognisance Of Covid Situation, Asks For National Policy

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday took suo motu cognisance of Covid management — supply of oxygen, essential drugs supply, method and manner of vaccination and judicial power to…

Cabinet Secy Rajiv Gauba Reviews Surge In COVID-19 Cases
Cabinet Secy Rajiv Gauba Reviews Surge In COVID-19 Cases

New Delhi: Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Saturday chaired a high-level review meeting with Chief Secretaries of various states and Union Territories and advised them not to lower their guard, enforce Covid-19 appropriate behaviour and deal firmly with the violations. The meeting to review and discuss the Covid management and response strategy, held through video […]

In COVID Management, Odisha Slips Behind North East, Bihar And UP: SBI
In COVID Management, Odisha Slips Behind North East, Bihar And UP: SBI

Bhubaneswar: Notwithstanding Odisha government going gung-ho over the Ganjam Covid-19 management model to showcase how skilfully the State had controlled the novel Coronavirus pandemic in the State, the bitter home-truth is that Odisha has been ranked lower than the North-eastern states, including Assam, Bihar and UP in the management of Covid-19 pandemic across states in […]

India Should Scale Up Syringe Supplies For COVID Vaccination, Say Experts
India Should Scale Up Syringe Supplies For COVID Vaccination, Say Experts

New Delhi: With India getting ready for Covid-19 vaccine and focusing on its early availability, experts on Saturday stressed that the country must remain well-equipped with secured stock of syringes in advance. The Union government should immediately scale up syringe supplies to deal with the vast number of inoculations required to control the pandemic, said […]

Unable To Home Isolate Self, Odisha Covid Positive Patient Surviving On Verandah

Nabarangpur: At a time when Odisha government is boasting of handling the COVID pandemic situation better than many States in the country, an incident reported from Nabarangpur district allegedly points at the glaring lapses. It’s been two days that a youth of Tentulikhunti area here has been waiting for a response from the administration with […]

PM Modi: Containment, Contact Tracing Key To COVID Management

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a review meeting with Chief Ministers or representatives of 10 states badly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic and advised that containment, contact tracing, and surveillance were key to effective management of the virus infections in the country. In his address during the video conference meeting, the […]

Amid Covid19, Odisha Govt Claims Fall Flat As Patients Face Hard Times To Get Treatment

Bhubaneswar: Has a pandemic like COVID-19 swelled the cases of medical negligence and mismanagement? Seems so. The fear of getting infected with coronavirus appears to be testing not only the governance of local administrations but the humanity of the entire human race. The recent cases of alleged negligence and mismanagement at the hospitals are more […]

Over Rs 1900 Cr Spent On COVID Management, To Borrow More Within FRBM Limits: Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has so far spent around Rs 1912 crore on COVID management and due to revenue contraction amid declining economic activity on account of the pandemic, the State will have to depend on borrowings to meet this extraordinary stress on the budget, informed chief secretary Asit Tripathy here on Wednesday. Presenting details of […]

Family Members Of COVID19 Patients Should Be Kept Informed: Odisha CM To Officials

Bhubaneswar: Hours after the State’s COVID-19 tally crossed 10,000-mark following the highest single-day spike of 571 new cases today, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced to include COVID management under its ‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative and suggested officials to devise a mechanism to keep family members informed about the health condition of infected persons. Covid management […]

COVID19: Ward-Level Committees For Grassroots Surveillance In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government is trying all its firepower in its arsenal to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. After roping in panchayati raj institutions, the State government on Friday decided to set up special committees at ward level for effective community surveillance. Informing about the decision, Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy informed that the ward-level committees will be […]