- Ashu, Capt Sandeep Singh Sandhu & Others Also Inspect Hygiene At Kitchen Where Food For People Staying in Isolation Centres Is Prepared.
- Leaders Also Have Lunch From The Same Kitchen.
- Say That Punjab Govt Committed To Provide Best Healthcare & Other Facilities To People Staying At Isolation Centres.
- Motivate Staff Of Health Department & District Administration To Work Hard For Welfare Of Society.
- Personally Monitoring The Entire Situation On Daily Basis: Bharat Bhushan Ashu
Cabinet Minister Mr. Bharat Bhushan Ashu and Member of Parliament Mr Ravneet Singh Bittu today visited the isolation centre being set up at Meritorious School, here and took stock of the arrangements there. They were also accompanied by senior Congress leader Capt Sandeep Singh Sandhu, Ludhiana Improvement Trust Chairman Mr Raman Balasubramaniam, MC Councillor Mr. Sunny Bhalla, PEDA vice-chairman Mr Karan Warring, besides several others.
Mr Bharat Bhushan Ashu and Capt Sandeep Singh Sandhu also took a round of the kitchen where the food for people staying inside the Isolation Centre is being prepared. Showing satisfaction over the hygiene being maintained in the kitchen, both the leaders along with others also enjoyed the same food.
Punjab Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Minister Mr. Bharat Bhushan Ashu said that the food being distributed amongst the people staying inside isolation centre is same like home-cooked food. He said that it contains four chapatis, daal, sabzi and salad. He informed that these persons are also provided tea three times daily along with rusk, biscuits and Mathis. He assured that the best facilities are being provided to these persons and there is no compromise on the quality of food served. He said that a new setup for washing bed sheets, pillow covers etc at this Isolation Centre is also almost ready.
Mr Ashu said that he is personally monitoring the entire situation and have deputed MC Councillor Mr Sunny Bhalla to assist the District Administration in case they require anything at the Isolation Centre set up at Meritorious School, here.
The leaders also interacted with the staff from the health department, district administration as well as other departments, that have been deputed at this particular isolation facility. They not only motivated, but also thanked them for their service towards the society in today’s testing times.
MP Mr. Ravneet Singh Bittu also interacted with the staff and handed over PPE kits to them. He appreciated the health department officials, who have been on the forefront, in this fight against COVID 19. He said that the Capt Amarinder Singh led Punjab government is committed for the welfare of the residents. He said that there is no shortage of funds when it comes to providing best healthcare to the residents. He informed that on the basis of demand provided by District Administration, medical equipment worth Rs 1 crore has already been provided to the health department out of his MPLAD funds. He has also offered more funds if the health department wants to purchase additional equipment. He assured that there is no shortage of funds and hailed the doctors and health department officials who have been on the forefront in fight against COVID 19.
Mr Ashu informed that he had come to know that there was requirement of additional PPE kits at this particular isolation facility and that is why, he has personally donated 250 PPE kits. He informed that 100 PPE kits were personally handed over by MC Councillor Mrs Mamta Ashu on Saturday, whereas 150 kits were handed over today. He said that more such kits would also be handed over to the staff deputed at Isolation Centre in Meritorious School in coming days as well. “I assure the health department staff that they would be provided best infrastructure in the fight against COVID 19,” said Mr Ashu.
CEO Ludhiana Smart City Ltd-cum-Nodal Officer COVID Mr. Sanyam Aggarwal, SDM Ludhiana (West)-cum-Incharge of Isolation Centre at Meritorious School Mr. Amrinder Singh Malhi, besides several other officials, were also present on the occasion.