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MLC A K Sharma reviews COVID Preparedness

Ex-Bureaucrat and Member of Legislative Council (MLC) of Uttar Pradesh State, Arvind Kumar Sharma turned out to be a key man of Purvanchal which was significantly hit during second wave of COVID-19. Sharma, the most trusted man of PM Narendra Modi, was initially sent to Varanasi on special mission to handle COVID-19 situation in PM’s constituency. Upon his arrival in Varanasi, AK Sharma quickly acted upon key parameters which can be helpful in management of situation in Varanasi and later in his home district Mau followed by major districts of Purvanchal such as Mau, Azamgarh, Ballia, Gazipur, Jaunpur, Mirzapur, Chandauli.

Apart from making key medical equipment and facilities available in PHCs, CHCs and Rural Facilities, A K Sharma rigorously and dedicatedly worked in service of people on every crucial front avoiding his individual risk of COVID-19 infection.

AK Sharma closely worked with CMO (UP), District Magistrates, Divisional Commissioners, Superintendents of Police, PGI Principle, State & Central Officials and BJP Workers of Purvanchal Districts to extend help for all the people who seek help in fight against COVID-19. In addition to several review meetings through VCs, A K Sharma did not hesitate to travel and inspect ground level preparedness in major districts of Purvanchal i.e. Varanasi, Mau, Azamgarh, Ballia, Gazipur, Jaunpur, Mirzapur, Chandauli.

During site visits in urban and rural areas of East Uttar Pradesh, Sharma appraised all the medical and non-medical front line workers who were working relentlessly in fight against COVID-19.



PM Narendra Modi praises Varanasi Model

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 21 May 2021 lauded Varanasi for fighting efficiently against the second wave of the COVID-19 crisis. While interacting with doctors, paramedical staff and other frontline health workers of his parliamentary constituency, PM Modi said, “Varanasi has set a great example by the way it has equipped Pandit Rajan Mishra COVID hospital and increased the number of oxygen beds and ICU beds in the city, in such a short span of time.”

PM Narendra Modi during review shown his deepest grief by stating “Corona has snatched many loved ones from us. I pay my respects to all those people, expressing my condolences to their families. The Second Wave of Corona created great pressure on our health system. We are meeting this challenge with the hard work of doctors, health workers”.

On behalf of people of East Uttar Pradesh (Purvanchal), MLC AK Sharma thanked PM Modi & PMO for their constant guidance and blessings by quoting – पुनि सिर पर प्रभु राम।

PM Modi also praised a system generated by A K Sharma and his KCRC Team named “जहां बीमार वहीं उपचार”, a strategy based on Micro-Containment Zones. PM also said the system is exemplary and a MANTRA.

Varanasi Model gets National Recognition

Soon after PM Narendra Modi’s applaud to Varanasi COVID Management Model, it quickly received National Recognition in all the National and even Regional Newspapers and Print Media. Everyone around the country started studying and praising the model developed by Varanasi COVID In charge and MLC AK Sharma in association with PMO, CSR and KCRC Team.

Links of Articles on this are available on following links:

Times of India: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/varanasi/kashi-gears-up-to-tackle-third-wave/articleshow/82615394.cms

The Print: https://theprint.in/health/how-varanasi-cut-covid-cases-from-1000-to-under-300-thanks-to-modis-man-an-ex-ias-officer/662073/

India Today: https://www.indiatoday.in/diu/story/a-deep-dive-into-varanasi-handling-of-covid-second-wave-1805503-2021-05-21

Indian Express: https://indianexpress.com/article/india/covid-command-centre-varanasi-ghat-pmo-7319307/

Economic Times: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/india/ak-sharma-steps-in-to-control-worsening-varanasi-pandemic/articleshow/82072350.cms

Navbharat Times: https://navbharattimes.indiatimes.com/metro/lucknow/administration/arvind-sharma-spoke-exclusively-on-master-strategy-of-corona-control-in-varanasi/articleshow/83432311.cms

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