JAIPUR: Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday welcomed the Prime Minister’s instructions for audit of set up and operation of ventilators supplied by the central authorities.
“The prime minister’s determination to get the audit of ventilators supplied from PM CARES Fund is a step in the proper course. There needs to be an intensive investigation as to how faulty ventilators had been equipped to the states,” Gehlot stated.
Gehlot had on Thursday raised questions on the ventilators and had demanded an inquiry within the matter.
Referring to media reviews, the chief minister stated that 59,000 ventilators had been bought from about 10 corporations by HLL Life Care Limited, a Government of India firm, however a few of the corporations had no expertise within the manufacturing of ventilators.
“Therefore, defective ventilators were supplied to many states. Because of this, these ventilators were not used by doctors in most of the places in view of the risk to the lives of the patients,” he stated.
“I hope that the Government of India will take the strongest possible action against the companies which supplied defective ventilators after conducting an impartial probe,” he added.
Chairing a high-level assembly, the PM took critical be aware of some reviews about ventilators mendacity unutilised in storage in some states and directed that a right away audit of set up and operation of ventilators supplied by the central authorities be carried out.
He added that refresher coaching for correctly working ventilators needs to be supplied to healthcare staff if mandatory, the PMO stated.
Meanwhile, Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma on Saturday directed officers to give attention to door-to-door survey, testing and monitoring of coronavirus sufferers in Jaipur district which has the very best variety of lively circumstances within the state.
Of the full 2,08,688 lively circumstances within the state, 49,595 are in Jaipur district alone.
On course from the chief minister to make a technique to include the unfold of an infection in Jaipur, the well being minister held a digital assembly with officers and gave mandatory directions.
He stated that extra focus might be given on door-to-door survey and testing in your complete district.
“RTPCR checks and fast antigen checks might be carried out on massive scale in rural areas by cellular vans of the well being division in order that optimistic sufferers might be detected and their therapy may very well be began,” he stated.
The minister additionally directed officers to transform 20 neighborhood well being centres in Jaipur district as Covid-19 Care Centres in order that the load of sufferers on hospitals may very well be lowered.
All amenities like oxygen cylinders, oxygen concentrators, medicines might be supplied in these centres, he stated.