Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya ensures comprehensive readiness to tackle Cyclone ‘Biparjoy’ in Gujarat
Gandhinagar, Gujarat – In light of the approaching Cyclone ‘Biparjoy’, Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya conducted a thorough review of the preparedness measures taken by the state of Gujarat. Acknowledging the potential threat posed by the cyclone, Dr. Mandaviya emphasized the importance of proactive planning and coordination among various departments to ensure the safety and well-being of the people in Gujarat.
During the high-level review meeting, attended by officials from the State Disaster Management Authority, Health Department, and other relevant agencies, Dr. Mandaviya stressed the need for comprehensive preparedness measures. He urged the authorities to closely monitor the situation, issue timely warnings, and evacuate vulnerable areas, if required, to prevent any loss of life.
Recognizing the significance of healthcare services during such emergencies
Recognizing the significance of healthcare services during such emergencies, Dr. Mandaviya instructed the health department to ensure an adequate stock of essential medicines, medical supplies, and equipment in all healthcare facilities across the cyclone-prone regions. He also directed the deployment of additional medical teams and ambulances to promptly respond to any medical emergencies.
Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya assures central assistance to Gujarat for cyclone preparedness
In order to maintain seamless communication and coordination, the Union Health Minister emphasized the importance of establishing dedicated helplines and control rooms. These measures would enable efficient dissemination of information, coordination of rescue and relief operations, and provide assistance to the affected population.
Expressing his confidence in the preparedness efforts, Dr. Mandaviya assured the people of Gujarat that the central and state governments were working in tandem to mitigate the impact of Cyclone ‘Biparjoy.’ He urged the citizens to follow the instructions issued by the authorities and stay safe during the cyclone.
Central and State governments aim to minimize the damage caused by the cyclone
The cyclone, ‘Biparjoy,’ is expected to make landfall in Gujarat in the next 48 hours. The state government has already activated its disaster response machinery and is closely monitoring the situation. The combined efforts of the central and state governments aim to minimize the damage caused by the cyclone and ensure the safety and well-being of the people in Gujarat.