CS holds Teleconference with Doctors, DGP with police officers

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Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar and Director General of Police Mahender Reddy held a separate Teleconferences with the Doctors of various hospitals treating COVID patients and the Police officers various departments, respectively today.

The Chief Secretary has personally interacted with all the members and explained about the various proactive steps taken up by the government under the leadership of the Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Rao and assured all the possible support from the Government to all the doctors working in the field for management of COVID. The Chief Secretary discussed Individual hospital problems related to personal protection gear, security, sanitation, travel of staff, accommodation of the staff, management issues related to the patients in detail.

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DGP Mahender Reddy, Special Chief Secretary (Health) Smt Shanti Kumar participated in the teleconference and explained the various measures taken up by the respective departments. Superintendents and doctors of Gandhi hospital, King Koti, Sarojini Devi eye hospital, Chest hospital, Nature Cure, Nizamiatibbi, MGM Warangal participated in the meeting.

The CS also conducted a separate Teleconference with the COVID laboratories
Wherein he interacted with all the laboratory heads along with Special Chief Secretary ( Health) and suggested various measures based on the feedback given by the frontline officers to improve the laboratory capacity and efficiency. Chief Secretary has thanked all the doctors, officers and Director CCMB especially for taking the responsibility of testing for the COVID patients.

During the Teleconference, the following issues were discussed in the meeting. The CS requested the laboratory in charges to enhance the testing capacities. The CA directed the officials to resolve issues related to supply chain mechanisms, manpower and reporting.

DGP Teleconference with Police

DGP Mahender Reddy conducted a separate teleconference with at least 3000 police officers right from DG to the SI at the ground level. While appreciating their humanitarian efforts while dealing with the lockdown violators, Mahender Reddy asked them to be extra cautious at the ground level only to protect themselves from the dreaded COVID virus.

He declared that the government would provide every policeman on duty with a Virus Prevention Kit to keep themselves and their families away from the virus. He wanted those cops especially working at hospitals and quarantine centres to be more cautious about their health. He also announced that CM may come up with some incentives after the completion of lockdown.

The CS also conducted a separate Teleconference with the COVID laboratories
Wherein he interacted with all the laboratory heads along with Special Chief Secretary ( Health) and suggested various measures based on the feedback given by the frontline officers to improve the laboratory capacity and efficiency. Chief Secretary has thanked all the doctors, officers and Director CCMB especially for taking the responsibility of testing for the COVID patients.