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Crash skill course for COVID warriors: PM Modi starts campaign

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Introduction 

We all know how COVID-19 has devastated the whole country. Many people lost their lives while battling this deadly disease. But even in this precarious situation, COVID workers (Doctors, frontline workers, paramedical staff etc.) continue to provide services to people to protect your life in covid-19. We can hardly payback for the sacrifices of our doctors and frontline health workers. 

This deadly situation has shown a need to train the health workers for such a situation. Keeping in view the need for preparation for pandemic and epidemic, a separate subject was also introduced in the curriculum of medical students. Based on the same principle, prime minister Narendra Modi has announced a Crash skill course named ‘Customised Crash Course programme for COVID-19 Frontline workers’. 

In this article, we will tell you all the details about this crash course for the COVID frontline workers

What has PM Narendra Modi told about this campaign 

PM Narendra Modi told about this campaign

Prime minister Narendra Modi has recently announced a skill crash course for over one lakh, Covid warriors. This customised crash course aims to provide necessary skills to the Covid frontline workers in the country. While launching this new upskill crash course, prime minister Narendra Modi requested people to remain cautious. 

Emphasising the fact that covid-19 is still not gone and therefore, we should not leave preventive methods like wearing masks, using sanitisers, taking vaccine doses, maintaining social distancing etc. The father said that the virus is still Mutating, and there is a possibility of the third wave of COVID-19. Therefore, we need to remain vigilant. To strengthen the fight against covid-19 prime minister Narendra Modi has announced that the Central Government will provide free vaccinations to all the eligible people (i.e. eighteen-year-old citizens) from 21st June 2021 (International Yoga Day). 

All the details about this ‘Customised Crash Course programme for COVID-19 Frontline workers’ 

  • Under this ‘Customised Crash Course programme for COVID-19 Frontline workers, COVID preparedness skills will be provided to ‘almost one lakh frontline workers.
  • Under the programme, the central government aims to set up almost 1,500 oxygen plants. The government has clarified that it will try to reach maximum districts to ensure your holistic oxygen supply in times of covid-19. 
  • There will be six job roles under this training program. These are: 
  1. home care support, 
  2. basic care support, 
  3. advanced care support, 
  4. emergency care support, 
  5. sample collection support,
  6. medical equipment support.
  • The course is under the flagship programme ‘Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana 3.0’, a central development scheme. 
  • The expected funds allocated for this training are Rs 276 crore. 
  • The program is not only for medical workers. Instead, it will also give training to non-medical workers to fill the void in the medical sector. 

What is the objective behind this training

Prime minister Narendra Modi

Prime minister Narendra Modi elaborated the objective behind this ‘Customised Crash Course programme for COVID-19 Frontline workers’. He told the media that during the second wave of over 19, we saw massive infections and learnt many lessons. Therefore he emphasised tackling the challenges that the covid-19 second wave taught to frontline workers and citizens. To achieve the desired preparedness, training of the front line workers is essential. Therefore prime minister Narendra Modi has decided to develop an upskill training programme for about 1 lakh frontline “Corona warriors” to boost COVID preparedness. 

Conclusion

Covid-19 pandemic is a tough time for every one of us. But we need to buy this pandemic with preparedness and help others while maintaining social distance. The training programme launched by the government seems a good initiative towards rendering training to frontline workers who are working 24 by 7 to protect us from this covid pandemic. But the major challenge will be its enforcement. To conclude, only effective enforcement of this program will help in achieving the desired goals.

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Supreme Court to declare a two day lockdown if needed in Delhi because of air pollution

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Supreme Court to declare a two day lockdown if needed in Delhi because of air pollution

Introduction

Keeping in view the severe pollution surrounding Delhi-NCR, Supreme Court on Saturday (13th November 2021) told the centre to declare a two-day lockdown to reduce air pollution. 

Two-days lockdown in Delhi due to air pollution

Due to severe air pollution in Delhi, the Supreme Court has suggested a two-day lockdown. It also asked the government to take some steps to bring down the severe air pollution of Delhi. Justice N V Raman said it is a serious issue. The court suggested that people must wear masks at home as well. They said currently immediate measures should be taken and later long term measures will be taken. It said that no political games should be played. 

Conclusion

Further, the court has asked Punjab and Haryana to stop the stubble burning so that the pollution will go down and the situation won’t improve until 15th November.

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Kangana Ranaut to return her Padma Shri

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Kangana Ranaut to return her Padma Shri

Introduction

In a recent comment made by Kangana Ranaut where she said that it was in 2014 when the BJP government took the position that India got freedom. She also added that the 1947 independence was alms. 

Kangana to return her Padma Shri if it is proved that she disrespected freedom fighters 

To the comment of Kangana, Nawab Malik, spokesperson of NCP said that Kangana spoke too much. He even added that her Padma Shri must be revoked and that she was insulting freedom fighters. After Nawab Malik demanded that Padma Shri of Kangana must be revoked, Kangana wrote by sharing an excerpt and said that if someone can prove that she is disrespecting freedom fighters then she will return the award and apologize as well. 

Conclusion

She justified her comment and said that in 2014, we gained freedom as India was set free in terms of consciousness and conscience before it was only physical freedom. 

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Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath : Inaugurates Rebuilt Shankaracharya Samadhi

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Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath Inaugurates Rebuilt Shankaracharya Samadhi

PM Narendra Modi will offer prayers at the Kedarnath Temple on November 5 and will open the Shri Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi. It is currently under reconstruction following its destruction during floods in the 2013 Uttarakhand floods. He will also reveal the shrine of Shri Adi Shankaracharya.

2013 Kedarnath tragedy:

A devastating natural catastrophe that was triggered by torrential rains that were unimaginable in size was raging through Kedarnath between 16 and 17 June 2013. The event caused massive destruction in the fragile ecologically Himalayan region. Its banks along the Chorabari Lake in Kedarnath were sunk by an erupting cloud that produced a huge flash flood, which caused massive devastation in Uttarakhand and caused massive loss to the infrastructure, agricultural land as well as the lives of animals and humans.

PM Modi Inaugurates Rebuilt Shankaracharya Samadhi in Kedarnath:

The decade is a part of Uttarakhand and there will be an unimaginable growth in connectivity throughout the region over the next few years and the movement of people who live in the hills will be stopped the way it is now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday. Modi addressed a large group of teerth purohits and worshippers at the Kedarnath temple following the unveiling of the 12-foot Adi statue Guru Shankaracharya in the seer’s samadhi, which was rebuilt by the seer.

Conclusion:

Kedarpuri reconstruction is often regarded as the dream project of the prime minister The progress of the project is inspected personally by him every few months.

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