Saving lives of people and providing better healthcare facilities is priority for government: Rameshwar Oraon

Ranchi: Welcoming the decision of the state government which declared a partial lockdown in Jharkhand JPCC Chief and Finance Minister Rameshwar Oraon on Tuesday said that saving the lives of the people and providing them with proper healthcare facilities is on the priority list of the government.

Addressing a press conference at the JPCC headquarters on Tuesday said that the party gives special thanks to the government for allowing Agriculture, industrial and minning related activities to continue in the state which will help the poor and daily money earners.

He said that once again the migrant workers are returning back to the state and it is the responsibility of the government  and apart from providing healthcare to all, ensuring food to everyone is also the responsibility of the state government and if needed Didi Kitchen, Mukhyamantri Kitchen will be once again started.

Attacking the centre he said that had the Union Government wanted arrangements of beds, ventilators, injections and medicines could have been provided to the states. He said that countries like USA and UK managed to control the pandemic as on a war footing injections were given.

Dr Oraon said that previously also the party had demanded that the age limit for vaccination be reduced from 45 years and all those who are above 18 years of age be given the Corona vaccine.

The finance minister said that with its limited resources the state government was trying it’s best to tackle the pandemic. He asked the private hospitals not to indulge in money making as it was the time for acting with sensitivity. To a query he said that if the centre will allow Jharkhand will buy medicines from Bangladesh.

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