Virus Still Among Us, Can Mutate, Warns PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the six custom-made Crash Course programme for COVID-19 frontline employees by video conferencing beneath the Skill India scheme.
“We are starting this crash course to train over 1 lakh people to help as frontline healthcare workers. This course will be a short one and these people will be ready to help in 2 months’ time. This will help greatly in our ongoing battle with COVID-19. These new skilled healthcare workers will help the existing frontline workers to help manage the situation across the nation,” PM Modi stated.
Speaking on the event, PM Modi urged the folks to stay cautious, stressing that the virus is “still amongst us” and the potential for it mutating can also be there.
He additionally stated the central authorities is dedicated to supply Covid vaccination free to everybody, beginning June 21.
Union Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Mahendra Nath Pandey and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan had been additionally current on the event.
“These courses are designed to skill as well as upskill the healthcare workforce. 111 such centres are being started from today across the nation under the Skill India programme. With this, we will have more than 1 lakh new skilled healthcare frontline workers in the next few months,” PM added.
The programme goals to ability and upskill over one lakh Covid warriors throughout the nation. The coaching shall be imparted to Covid warriors in six customised job roles specifically Home Care Support, Basic Care Support, Advanced Care Support, Emergency Care Support, Sample Collection Support, and Medical Equipment Support.
The programme has been designed as a particular programme beneath the Central Component of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana 3.0, with whole monetary outlay of Rs. 276 crore, the PMO stated.
The programme will create expert non-medical healthcare employees to fill the current and future wants of manpower within the well being sector.