The Indian Army is working on a war footing to fight the corona. He has a big role in dealing with the second wave of the Corona epidemic.
Coronavirus infection is widespread in the country. To fight this deadly virus, the Central and State Governments are making lakhs of efforts. Meanwhile, the Indian Army has taken a new step. Officials said that the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) is going to recruit retired doctors to strengthen the fight against the Kovid-19 epidemic. These doctors will be admitted for 11 months. The Defense Ministry on Saturday passed an order to allow AFMS to recruit these doctors who were relieved of service between 2017 and 2019.
According to the statement of the Ministry of Defense, the order said that these doctors will be paid by adding the basic pay and specialist allowance of their last salary. This amount will remain unchanged for the duration of the contract and no other allowances will be paid. Actually, the Indian Army is working on a war footing to fight the corona. He has a big role in dealing with the second wave of the Corona epidemic.
Army is building hospitals in Punjab and Haryana
The Army’s Western Command is setting up Kovid hospitals in Punjab and Haryana, in which 100 patients with mild to moderate symptoms will be admitted. These hospitals being built in Chandigarh, Patiala and Faridabad are expected to be inaugurated and opened to the public on 10 May. Army Commander of Western Command, Lt. Gen. RP Singh said that the command is setting up military Kovid field hospitals and providing technical and other assistance to health workers for restarting the closed oxygen plants in Punjab. The officer has assured all possible help to help in tackling the Kovid crisis. So far 108 doctors, 14 nursing officers and 205 medical personnel have been deployed on behalf of the command in the hospitals established by the DRDO coming in the area of Western Command.
Army Chief General MM Naravane met PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the steps taken by the Army and other preparations for the Kovid-19 management along with Army Chief General MM Narwane on 29 April at the end of last month. During this, Army Chief Narwane had told the PM that the Army has deployed its medical staff in the service of the state governments and at the same time it is setting up temporary hospitals in different parts of the country. Narwane had told the Prime Minister that army hospitals are being used in the service of the general public where possible and for this, ordinary citizens can contact the nearby army hospital if they want.
CDS Bipin Rawat and Air Force Chief also met PM
The army chief also informed the Prime Minister that where expert skills are needed in the management of imported oxygen tankers and vehicles, help is being provided by the army workforce. In view of the fast-growing cases of Kovid-19 in the country, the Prime Minister met Chief Defense Chief (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and Air Force President RKS Bhadauria in the last few days for the steps taken by the various organs of the army to fight this epidemic. Preparations were taken.
(With language input)
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