Uttar Pradesh Policemen On The Covid-19 Frontline To Get Rs 50 Lakh Insurance From Adityanath Government

by Swarajya Staff - Apr 8, 2020 03:23 PM +05:30 IST
Uttar Pradesh Policemen On The Covid-19 Frontline To Get Rs 50 Lakh Insurance From Adityanath GovernmentYogi Adityanath’s battle with COVID-19 in Uttar Pradesh.
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  • Uttar Pradesh has extended insurance cover worth Rs 50 lakh to its police who is playing a key role in the battle against Covid-19 pandemic.

Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government has extended help to policemen who are working to fight the spread of Covid-19 in the state. The government has extended an insurance cover worth Rs 50 lakh to the men in khaki who are in the midst of state's efforts to mitigate and control the spread of the virus.

According to Additional Chief Secretary (home) Avinash Awasthi, the written order will be out soon, as per this report.

According to a report, the state is witnessing a steep rise in the positive cases of Covid-19 owing to the impact of infected Tablighi Jamaat workers. The number of positive Covid-19 cases in the state now stands at 350.

Administration in different districts is working to identify people who have come in contact with the workers of Tablighi Jamaat who have returned from the congregation in Delhi's Nizamuddin area.

Policemen are playing a vital role in the related moves. They are involved in other measures from the state government which are meant to serve people and to protect law and order in the state.

Adityanath will hold a meeting with his cabinet through a video conferencing session later today (8 April).

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