Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal has said that the way Doctors are serving humanity as Corona Warriors during the COVID-19 pandemic is commendable.

Chandigarh, July 1: Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal has said that the way Doctors are serving humanity as Corona Warriors during the COVID-19 pandemic is commendable. During this hour of need, a new initiative in the form of telemedicine was also started.

In a message issued here today on the occasion of National Doctor's Day, the Chief Minister said that a doctor’s mission to serve the needy people during this crisis is the greatest service to humanity.

The Chief Minister said that to ensure that there is no shortage of doctors in the state, the State Government is planning to set up medical colleges in every district. He said that regular recruitment process of doctors has also been simplified. During the pandemic, appointment letters have been issued to 642 doctors, he added.

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Haryana Education Minister, Mr. Kanwar Pal said that all the government and private schools across the state shall remain closed from July 1, 2020, to July 26, 2020, for summer vacations.

Chandigarh, July 1 – Haryana Education Minister, Mr. Kanwar Pal said that all the government and private schools across the state shall remain closed from July 1, 2020, to July 26, 2020, for summer vacations. During the vacations, there is no need for teachers and non-academic staff to be present at the schools. Subsequently, from July 27, 2020, the school will reopen for teachers and non-academic staff only and the students will not attend school. However, the Union Home Ministry will issue necessary guidelines regarding the decision to permit students to attend schools during the re-opening of schools as per the circumstances prevailing at that time.

Giving more information, he said that during the summer vacation ‘Chief Minister's Distance Education Programme’ will continue to function. The teachers and students can watch the class wise, subject wise broadcast which will be telecasted on Edusat from their respective homes through DTH, Cable TV, Jio TV. Meanwhile, the students will continue to study following the Three S- Mantra of the Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal (Stay at Home, Study at Home, School At Home). He informed that all the school heads and other officers appointed for supervision will prepare the supervision report of the above Programme as done previously and will be presented to the directorate.

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Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Haryana Government has laid special emphasis on strengthening delivery facilities in both public and private health institutions across the State

Chandigarh, July, 1- Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Haryana Government has laid special emphasis on strengthening delivery facilities in both public and private health institutions across the State to ensure safe and uninterrupted institutional delivery facilities being given to pregnant women.

Sharing details in regard, an official spokesman said that in Non-COVID Hospitals, a provision for separate LDR room i.e. (labour, delivery, and recovery) has been made. Along with this, a facility of an isolation ward for delivery and admission of COVID positive pregnant cases, in case where it is not possible to send pregnant women to special COVID hospitals.

He said that entry point screening for pregnant women present in Obstetric Unit triaging is being done to minimize contact between probable COVID and non-COVID cases. Besides this, home distribution of essential medicines like IFA, Calcium, Albendazole is being given by ASHA and ANM in their respective areas.

He said that a list of High-Risk Pregnancy cases is being made and shared with district control rooms and ASHA, ANM, MO who are in-charge of their respective areas so that such pregnant women can be timely sent to hospitals who need higher facilities for further management.

The contact number of ASHA and ANM and Gynecologist of FRU are also shared with High-Risk Pregnant cases. Besides this, during last trimester high-risk pregnant women are contacted telephonically telephonic ASHAs, ANMs to enquire about their health status for timely referral to hospitals for delivery, he said.

He said that during the COVID-19 crisis, telemedicine services are being provided to give consultation to the pregnant women or answer any query asked by them regarding the safety of institutional deliveries.

The spokesman said that a comparison of the pre-COVID period (April 2019 to February 2020) and COVID period (March to May 2020) and analysis of delivery data from HMIS portal shows that out of total reported deliveries in Haryana, during the pre-COVID period, 95.8 percent were Institutional deliveries, while during the COVID period, there were 95.4 percent were institutional deliveries.

Similarly, the percentage of Public institutional deliveries is 59.3 percent in pre-COVID period and 59.4 percent during COVID 19. Percentage of Private institutional deliveries is 40.7 percent in pre COVID period and 40.6 percent during COVID 19.

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Haryana Chief Secretary, Mrs. Keshni Anand Arora today presented a certificate of Record given by India Book of Records and Gold Medal to Dr. Raj Rup Fuliya, IAS (retd.), a Haryana bureaucrat turned singer

Chandigarh 1 July: Haryana Chief Secretary, Mrs. Keshni Anand Arora today presented a certificate of Record given by India Book of Records and Gold Medal to Dr. Raj Rup Fuliya, IAS (retd.), a Haryana bureaucrat turned singer. Dr. Raj Rup Fuliya had sung more than 27,000 songs in 42 languages during the past two years. The Chief Secretary handed over certificate and medal to Dr. Raj Rup Fuliya in the presence of a representative of India Book of Records here today.

Congratulating Dr. Raj Rup Fuliya, Chief Secretary said, “It is a matter of proud that Dr. Fuliya who has also served as Additional Chief Secretary, in Government of Haryana and while following his passion has excelled in the field of music.”

Sharing his success story, Dr. Raj Rup Fuliya said that initially, he had started singing songs soon after his retirement. He has created five records in last fourteen months consecutively by singing 27,000 songs in 42 languages (including 21 foreign languages) within a period of two years.

Dr. Raj Rup Fuliya's efforts were appreciated by India Book of Records by presenting him the fifth certificate of Record and Gold Medal.

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Chandigarh, July 1 - The next meeting of Haryana Cabinet will be held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal at 11am on July 6, 2020 at Committee Room, fourth floor of Haryana Civil Secretariat, Chandigarh.

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Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) has developed 34 Industrial Estates and 1,100 developed plug and play plots of different sizes (ranging from 450 sq.mt. to 4,000 sq.mt.)

Chandigarh July 1: Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC), Managing Director, Mr. Anurag Agarwal said that Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) has developed 34 Industrial Estates and 1,100 developed plug and play plots of different sizes (ranging from 450 sq.mt. to 4,000 sq.mt.) are available in IMT Faridabad, IMT Bawal, IMT Manakpur, IE Panipat, Udyog Vihar Gurugram while more than 4,000 plots are in the pipeline at IMT Sohna (1500 acres) and Kharkhoda (3000 acres).

He said this today while apprising the representatives of Japanese companies through a Webinar on ‘Investment Opportunities in Northern States of India with Japanese Companies'.

To promote industries in the State and to woo maximum foreign investment especially from Japan, he said that the State provides robust connectivity by providing access to 2 International Airports, wide-spread rail and road network, 9 inland container depots, 3 container freight stations and 8 private freight terminals.

He said that the State has secured 3rd position in India in the latest Ease of Doing Business Rankings (DIIPT, World Bank) and 1st in North India. He further said that the industrial ecosystem in the State thrives on robust infrastructure and pro-active policy interventions.

He said that there are 7 operational Special Economic Zones having an investment of over Rs 10,000 Crore and providing employment to over 1 Lakh people in the State.

While describing the manufacturing potential of the State, he said that Haryana is a leading manufacturer of Capital Goods where 80% of excavators, 52% of cranes in the country are manufactured. This Capital Goods manufacturing zone is dedicated in Manesar-Bawal region, he said.

Apprising about the corridors connecting the industrial hubs with Haryana, he said that the entire State is connected by at least one major industrial corridor which includes (Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor, Amritsar-Kolkata Industrial Corridor and Kundli-Manesar-Palwal Expressway).

He said that as per a study undertaken by JETRO, the number of Japanese Companies registered in India has increased from 267 in 2006 to 1369 companies in 2017 and 1441 in 2018. Out of these 1441 Companies (1369 Companies in 2017), 393 Companies (340 in 2017) are based in Haryana. More than 27% of the Japanese companies are investing across the country while Haryana has witnessed the highest growth rate of these Companies in India i.e. an increase of 15.6% as against the countrywide growth of 5.26%, he said.

He said that Haryana’s Enterprise Promotion Policy 2015 provides investors an array of fiscal incentives such as Investment Subsidy up to 75%, 100% reimbursement of Stamp Duty, 100% Electricity Duty exemption, Employment Generation Subsidy.

He said that the State has sector specific dedicated policies for Agro & Food Processing, IT & ESDM, Logistic & Warehousing, Textile and Pharmaceutical sector.

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Haryana Government while adhering to the directions issued by Central Government regarding Minimum Performance Benchmark for the workers engaged under National Health Mission (NHM), is implementing the same in a phased manner.

Chandigarh, July 1 - Haryana Government while adhering to the directions issued by Central Government regarding Minimum Performance Benchmark for the workers engaged under National Health Mission (NHM), is implementing the same in a phased manner. The Minimum Performance Benchmark aims to increase the quality of work and generate a sense of healthy competition towards the work among the employees. The State Government and NHM is carrying out this procedure in compliance with the orders of Government of India.

Giving information in this regard, an NHM spokesperson said that Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) had issued directions to implement Minimum Performance Benchmark for NHM workers from the financial year 2019-20. The process aims to increase the quality of work and generate a sense of healthy competition towards the work among the employees.

The Ministry had further directed that this Performance Benchmark should be an integral part of contract renewal of employees. In compliance with these directions, orders were issued by NHM office to Civil Surgeons in all districts of Haryana, the spokesman said.

The spokesman said that there are about 449 categories of posts under NHM and in the first phase, orders regarding the evaluation of eight categories at district level were issued that include District Program Manager, District Account Manager, District Asha Coordinator, DEIC Manager, District Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, District Bio-Medical Engineer, Fleet Manager and RBSK Coordinator. The evaluation of employees is based on their performance.

The spokesperson further clarified that this process is not related to COVID-19. The purpose of implementing this Performance Benchmark is only to increase the quality of work and generate a sense of healthy competition among the employees.