Tribune Information Service
New Delhi, September 18
After the federal government knowledgeable Parliament that 155 Covid warriors had utilized for insurance coverage underneath the Central scheme meant to cowl their Covid mortality danger and that it didn’t have full information on physician deaths, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi requested the Centre why it was insulting Covid warriors.
“This authorities is averse to hostile information. Extra necessary than clapping for Covid warriors is guaranteeing their dignity. Why this insult to warriors?” Gandhi requested tweeting authorities reply in Parliament that it didn’t have the complete information on loss of life of Covid warriors since well being is a state topic.
Minister of State for Well being Ashwini Choubey knowledgeable the Rajya Sabha this week that well being was a state topic and “such information shouldn’t be maintained at Central degree by Ministry of Well being”. This was in response to a query on the variety of healthcare workers, together with docs, nurses, help workers and ASHA staff, who’ve been affected by the virus or died resulting from it. The IMA has printed an inventory of 382 docs, who’ve died of Covid.