Covid19: LG Manoj Sinha Talks To Senior Politicians, Seeks Cooperation

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JAMMU: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today spoke to the senior leaders of various political parties of J&K over the phone, and sought their cooperation and suggestions.

The Lt Governor observed that the representatives of public and political leaders have an important role to play in these trying times. With everyone’s support and cooperation, we can successfully break the chain of the spread of Covid pandemic.

“Let us all come together to protect and save precious lives by discharging our duty towards the society”, added the Lt Governor.

The administration is committed to the safety of the people. We are working round-the-clock and doing our best to ensure the availability of all the necessary medicare facilities, besides taking comprehensive measures to strengthen the rapid response mechanism to deal with the emerging situation, said the Lt Governor.

The Lt Governor observed that the present Covid situation in the UT is under control. The capacity of medical oxygen in J&K has increased three times in the last six months with most of the big Covid care Government hospitals in J&K having their own oxygen generation plants. Six months ago, medical facilities in J&K had only 17 oxygen generation plants and currently the number has gone up to 44. Ten more such plants are set to be installed in a couple of weeks. Besides, the government has ensured an uninterrupted supply of oxygen cylinders, he added.

The Lt Governor also invited their suggestions for strengthening the control measures being taken by the Government to curtail the spread of this deadly virus.

During the telephonic conversation, the Lt Governor talked to Dr Farooq Abdullah, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Dr Nirmal Singh, Muzaffar Baig, besides senior leaders of their respective political parties GA Mir, President JKPCC; Altaf Bukhari, Saifudin Soz, Bhim Singh, Sajad Lone, Ravinder Raina, Devender Singh Rana, and Ravinder Sharma. They assured the Lt Governor of their cooperation in Covid containment efforts of the UT Government.

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