Sanitisation medicine sprayed in 11769 villages to get rid of corona virus infection: Tirpt Bajwa
Three rounds of sprays to be completed within a week in all the villages the state
Panchayat Minister appeals people to stay in their homes
Chandigarh: Under the campaign to eradicate all the corona virus infections in the state, sanitisation medicine has been sprayed in 11769 villages by the Rural Development and Panchayat Departments till date. Under this campaign, as per guidelines of the Health Department the sodium hypochlorite medicine is being sprayed in all the villages across the state to prevent further spread of the corona virus infection.
The Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Mr. Tirpt Rajinder Singh Bajwa in a press statement issued here today said that under this campaign 295040 litter medicine has been used for the spraying in the villages, this medicine is being supplied by Punjab Alkalies and Chemicals Limited. He said that the spraying work was being done by the department officials in the villages without any cost.
The Panchayat Minister further said that under this campaign, as per now a program has been chalked out to complete three rounds of spray in every village which would be completed within a week.
Mr. Bajwa lauded efforts of the officers of the department and the people of the state for carrying out this campaign on a war-footing. He appealed to the people to remain in their village, they should not go out without any emergency and also do not let others enter their village. He said that in the next fifteen days, those who confine themselves to their homes can save themselves from this disease.
The Panchayat Minister has also appealed to all the Panchayats in the state to provide free ration sent by the Punjab Government under their supervision to the poor and needy families and ensure that no needy family is deprived of this facility.
Mr. Bajwa also said that panchayat funds should be used wisely for this purpose. He said that every village panchayat should ensure that no one in their village remains hungry, every human should be supplied medicine and also ensure that no animal should die without fodder.
ALL VETERINARY HOSPITALS AND DISPENSARIES PROVIDING UNINTERRUPTED SERVICES TO THE LIVESTOCK FARMERS: TRIPT BAJWA
Chandigarh: The state government had declared lockdown and then imposed curfew in the state due to the situation caused by the Corona virus infection across the world. In the midst of this crisis, the livestock farmers are striving hard to continue providing nutritionally rich and essential commodity - milk to the people. To care for these farmers which include dairy farmers, poultry, piggery and goat farmers, the veterinary hospitals and dispensaries are being kept open for meeting the urgent needs of the livestock farmers.
Giving information, Animal Husbandry Minister Mr. Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa said that in Punjab, livestock farming is one of the main associate businesses of the farmers, besides traditional farming. Through these animal husbandry activities, the farmers are providing the most important sources of animal protein which are so vital for human health that is milk, meat and eggs - which are considered essential commodities for the people. Keeping in view the need of milk and other animal products for good health and immunity of the general public as well as current hardships being faced by the farmers, the Punjab Government has decided to provide uninterrupted veterinary services thought the state.
The Animal Husbandry Minister informed that the state government has also continued the services of artificial insemination for cattle and buffaloes. As artificial insemination semen straws can be kept safe only in the liquid nitrogen gas therefore the Department of Animal Husbandry has supplied 12,000 liters of liquid nitrogen gas to all the AI centres across state.
The decision was taken by the state government to maintain the quality of the semen and to continue provide the services of artificial insemination to the livestock breeders. The semen kept for own farm use by the farmers is also being safeguarded by the nearest veterinary hospital and dispensary.
The Director of the Department Dr. Inderjeet Singh said that the department supplies high quality frozen semen of elite bills from Patiala to all the districts of the state.
LABOURFED DONATES Rs. 11 LAKH IN CM COVID RELIEF FUND
Chandigarh: Contributing in the Chief Minister’s COVID Relief Fund, the Labourfed Punjab has donated Rs 11 lakh for the relief works during lockdown and corona virus restrictions.
Disclosing this here today, Labourfed Chairman Gurpartap Singh Khushhalpur on Thursday handed over the cheque of Rs 11 lakh to Cooperation Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa. The Minister thanked officers/officials of Labourfed for their humanitarian gesture in this difficult time.