15.10.2020 : Governor felicitates Corona Devdoots from Public Health Department

    Publish Date: October 15, 2020

    Governor felicitates Corona Devdoots from Public Health Department

    Describes State Health Workers as ‘Jivan Datas’

    Compliments Health Minister Rajesh Tope for leading the Corona battle from the front

    Describing health workers from the State as ‘Devdoots’, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari today said the work done by doctors, nurses, scientists, technicians and other heath workers during Covid pandemic was ‘as important as the work done by the jawans fighting the enemy on the nation’s frontiers’.

    The Governor complimented Public Health Minister Rajesh Tope for leading the State’s fight against Corona Virus Disease from the front by remaining present on the field from day one of the crisis. The Governor also applauded the work of Principal Secretary Public Health Dr Pradeep Vyas.

    The Governor was speaking at a felicitation of health workers from the State Public Health Department and Municipal Corporations who had done exceptional work during the Covid pandemic at Raj Bhavan on Thursday (15th Oct).

    Forty medical officers, nurses, laboratory scientific officers, technicians, ward boys, sanitation workers, ASHA workers, Pharmacists, Arogya Sevikas, Ex-ray technicians and scientists from the National Institute of Virology were presented the Covid Warrior Certificates by the Governor.

    Describing the corona warriors as Jeevan Datas for giving a new lease of life to people, the Governor announced a prize of Rs.5000 to all the Corona Warriors felicitated today.

    ‘Work on mission mode’, Minister Rajesh Tope tells health workers:

    Stating that nobody can tell precisely when the Corona Virus pandemic would end, Minister Rajesh Tope appealed to public health workers to continue to work on a mission mode without taking respite.

    Cautioning that there has been a second wave of Corona pandemic in European countries, Tope said the only way to keep Covid 19 under control is observing self discipline, maintaining social distancing and taking all necessary precautions.