Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Jan Abhiyan Parishad, NCC and NSS have made valuable contribution in social service. In the current Corona crisis, their assistance must be sought to help the public. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan was holding a discussion with the Jan Abhiyan Parishad, NCC and NSS officials through video conferencing.
As many as 416 people of Jan Abhiyan Parishad who have contact with about 27 thousand institutions at the village level are working in the state at the district and block level. There have been no activities in the last one and a half years. The Chief Minister directed that the Parishad should actively work to help people in Corona crisis. The Parishad team should make a list of non-social organizations working in their areas and their support must also be sought in the current Corona crisis.
The Chief Minister directed that the workers of Jan Abhiyan Parishad should work with the help of local administration to deliver food and food grain to the needy. Along with this, they should cooperate in the distribution work of Ayurveda, Homeopathy and Unani medicines in rural areas. These drugs are effective in increasing immunity. They should also provide factual information to the villagers regarding the Corona virus.
Principal Secretary Higher Education Shri Neeraj Mandloi told the Chief Minister that 735 NSS units are working in the state, with total 1.5 lakh students out of which one lakh are college students, whose support can be taken during the Corona crisis. 10,000 students have given their consent to work during the Corona crisis.
Chief Minister Shri Chouhan directed that support from these institutions can be sought for transmission of useful messages, information centre, call center, distribution of food and other materials etc. through social media. Students should be given work that are not risky.
A.D.G. Major General Shri Sanjay Sharma of N.C.C. told the Chief Minister that the services of N.C.C. Senior Division students who are more than 18 years of age can be taken in Corona crisis. As many as 700 children whose families have given consent have been identified. They can be used in helpline, call center, material supply management and relief material distribution etc. They can be put into work by giving them necessary training.
The Chief Minister directed that after providing proper training to them, their services should be taken during the Corona crisis as per rules. They should be put to work with complete safety and caution, children should be made to serve in the city/village to which they belong.