In order to reduce the dependence of Gwalior-Chambal zone from Delhi and other big cities in the field of medicine, full cooperation is being given by the Central and State Governments. With the joint efforts of all, health services are expanding rapidly from Jayarogya Chikitsalaya Group to District Hospital, Community Health and Primary Health Centers of both the divisions. This was stated by the Union Minister of Agriculture, Farmers Welfare, Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Food Processing Industries Narendra Singh Tomar. Tomar was distributing medical equipment to all the eight districts of Gwalior-Chambal division. Rajya Sabha MP and former Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia addressed the program virtual. On this occasion, State Energy Minister Pradyuman Singh Tomar, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Horticulture and Food Processing Bharat Singh Kushwaha, MP Gwalior Vivek Narayan Shejwalkar and MP Guna KPS Yadav were also present on the occasion.
More than 68 thousand 500 medical equipment were distributed to 8 districts of Gwalior-Chambal division in a program organized at the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Convention Center located at Jiwaji University here on Friday in the chief hospitality of Union Minister Tomar. These medical devices include oxygen concentrators, cylinders, nasal cannulae and non-rebreather masks etc. Union Minister Tomar and other guests handed over medical equipment from the stage to the public representatives and chief medical officers from all the districts of both the divisions. After this, vehicles filled with medical equipment were flagged off for the respective districts.
Addressing the program, Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that in the line of expansion of health services in Gwalior-Chambal division, the work of setting up oxygen plants in one and a half dozen government hospitals of both the divisions is going on. Along with this, portable X-ray machines have been given in about one and a half dozen hospitals of Gwalior-Chambal zone. Apart from this, old machines of district hospitals have been converted into digital X-ray machines. CT scan machines have been made available in Gwalior’s Arogyadham, District Hospital Sheopur and Community Health Center Ambah. Eight ambulances have been provided to Morena and Sheopur districts and blood separator machines have been provided at District Hospital Morena.
Union Minister Tomar said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made efforts to deal with Corona with strong will, which has yielded fruitful results. He said that the government has also worked with full willpower in dealing with the medical problems that came up in the second wave of Corona. Along with this, a vaccination campaign is being run to prevent the third wave of corona. Prime Minister Modi has also decided to provide free corona vaccine to people above the age of 18 years.
Union Minister Tomar said that we can defeat Corona only through following the Covid protocol and vaccination. He said that for this corona vaccination campaign will have to be run at a fast pace like polio vaccination. He called upon all the people to participate in this holy campaign. Tomar expressed his thanks to the medical and paramedical staff, district administration, sanitation workers and government servants of various departments, police personnel, social institutions for discharging human responsibilities as well as government responsibilities by risking their lives.
While addressing the program virtual, Rajya Sabha MP and former Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said that the Central and State Governments have made efforts with full commitment to deal with Corona. He called upon himself to be aware of the elimination of Corona and make others aware as well. We all have to take a pledge by following the Corona guidelines that the virus should not enter among us. Scindia said that corona vaccination is the only shield to avoid Covid-19 virus.
Regional MP Vivek Narayan Shejwalkar thanked the Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar for giving special support to Gwalior-Chambal zone in the oxygen system during the second wave of Corona. Along with this, Union Minister Tomar is also cooperating wholeheartedly in making the hospitals of Gwalior-Chambal zone equipped with medical facilities. Shejwalkar said that the entire society has cooperated in dealing with the Corona crisis. This has proved that our society is a powerful society. He also called upon everyone to follow the COVID guidelines and participate actively in the vaccination campaign.
Energy Minister Pradyuman Singh Tomar expressed his gratitude to Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar for giving a huge gift of medical equipment to Gwalior-Chambal division and said that the control of Corona has become possible due to the joint efforts of all. He said that the medical equipment provided by the Union Minister Tomar would be fully utilized. He also urged the Union Minister Mr. Tomar to cooperate in getting the approval of an additional 500-bed hospital.
Minister of State (Independent Charge) Mr. Bharat Singh Kushwaha said that Union Minister Mr. Tomar has helped Gwalior-Chambal zone a lot by providing oxygen and other equipment. Under his able leadership, new dimensions of development are being established in Gwalior-Chambal division.
Collector Kaushalendra Vikram Singh gave detailed information about the equipments distributed in the program.
Gwalior-Chambal division got gifts of these medical equipment
Through the program, Gwalior got a total of 75 oxygen concentrators to all the districts of both the divisions including a dozen oxygen concentrators of 10 liters capacity. Similarly, 80 concentrators were handed over to all the districts of both the divisions including the 5 liters capacity oxygen concentrator found in Gwalior. Apart from this, a total of 300 cylinders were given to all the districts of both the divisions including 70 D-type oxygen cylinders received by Gwalior, 13 thousand 100 nasal cannula received by Gwalior and 37 thousand 100 equipments were given to all the 8 districts of the division. Similarly, a total of 30 thousand 950 non-breather masks were handed over to 8 districts of both the divisions including 6 thousand 450 non-rebreather masks received by Gwalior.