Haryana Government committed to ensure road safety and curb accidents in the state

Institute of Driving Training and Research (IDTR) being constructed in Karnal will be dedicated to public on Saturday

IDTR plays an important role to curb road accidents

Chandigarh, Aug 5- Haryana Government led by the Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal is committed to ensure road safety in the state. To curb road accidents in the state, Haryana Government has been establishing Institute of Driving Training and Research (IDTR) in Karnal in collaboration with Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. The construction work of IDTR on about 9.25 acres of land near the new bus stand has been completed. The Chief Minister will dedicate this institution to the people of the state on coming Saturday.

Referring to a report, the Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal said that road accidents are the leading cause of death across the world. Therefore it is necessary to curb road accidents and this institution will play an important role. He said that in this institute, the drivers across the state will get proper training classes, which would ensure road safety in the state. He said that the institute will be the first driver training and research institute equipped with modern facilities. With the establishment of the institute, driving training facility will be imparted to the drivers of Panchkula, Ambala, Yamunanagar, Kurukshetra, Panipat and Sonipat including Karnal.

It is worth mentioning that training for driving two wheeler, four wheeler light and heavy vehicles will be imparted and driving tests will also be taken in this institute. The duration of training will be 2, 4 and 6 months. Through the automatic driving test track, minor mistakes of the trainee will be checked, rectified and a certificate will be issued after passing the test. Facilities like passing of all types of vehicles will also be available here. Along with this, male and female instructors will impart the training. Arrangement of smart class rooms, canteens, hostels and workshops have also been made. The institute will be operated under the joint aegis of Transport Department and Honda Company. All types of facilities for the drivers will be available in the institute.

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Haryana Government has announced One Time Settlement (OTS) scheme 2022 for the indebted farmers / members of cooperative credit consumers.Chandigarh, August 5- Haryana Government has announced One Time Settlement (OTS) scheme 2022 for the indebted farmers / members of cooperative credit consumers. Cooperative Minister, Dr. Banwari Lal said in a press conference today that Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal has announced a one-time settlement scheme 2022 for the indebted members of District Agriculture and Land Development Bank (Land Mortgage Bank). In the scheme announced for the loanee members of the District Primary Co-operative Agriculture and Rural Development Bank, 100 percent rebate in the overdue interest will be provided mainly in the loan account of the deceased borrowers till March 31, 2022. For this, 100% waiver of overdue interest will be provided by the heirs of the deceased borrower on depositing the entire principal amount in the loan account and penalty interest and other expenses will also be waived.

Cooperation Minister said that the total number of dead loan holders of the bank is 17,863 whose total amount is Rs. 445.29 crore including principal amount of Rs. 174.38 crore and interest of Rs. 241.45 crore and panel interest of Rs. 29.46 crore. Apart from this, 50 percent interest will also be given to all other overdue borrowers under OTS Scheme-2022 and their penalty interest and other expenses will also be waived. This scheme will be applicable on all types of loans of the bank. According to the scheme, if the loan holder could not pay his loan due to any reason and was declared a defaulter by the bank on March 31, 2022 he can take advantage of this scheme.

It may be mentioned that a total of Rs. 2,069.78 crore is overdue towards 73,638 overdue borrowers of 19 District Primary Co-operative Agriculture and Rural Development Banks working in the state, in which principal amount is Rs. 844.91 crore and interest is Rs.1,111.80 crore and penalty of Rs. 113.07 crore is included. OTS Scheme-2022 has been implemented by the government again for such defaulters to pay their loans.

The Cooperation Minister said that this scheme is for a limited time, so consumers can take advantage of the OTS scheme on the lines of 'First Come-First Serve'. District Primary Co-operative Agriculture and Rural Development Bank and its 70 branches established at tehsil level can be contacted for taking advantage of the scheme and for detailed information. He said that even before this, interest waiver scheme was implemented by the government in the year 2019, under which Rs. 605.22 crore was recovered by the bank and under this scheme, an amount of Rs. 181.88 crore was waived off of 21,881 loanee members as interest.

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Bus service for Khatu Shyam will soon be started from Panchkula, Mool Chand Sharma

Bus service for Khatu Shyam is already been started from Rohtak and Jind

Chandigarh, August 5 – Haryana Transport Minister, Sh. Mool Chand Sharma said that the bus service for Khatu Shyam will be started from Panchkula soon. For this, necessary directions have been given to the General Manager, Panchkula to determine the route and buses. He said that bus service has already been started for Khatu Shyam from Rohtak and Jind districts.

The Transport Minister said that a large number of passengers travel via Haryana Roadways every day. He said that 550 electronic buses would soon be included in the fleet of Roadways. Sh. Mool Chand Sharma said that Haryana Transport Department is continuously providing best of the class facilities to travelers.

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Transport Minister urges various Departments to hoist national flags in the offices

Chandigarh, August 5 – Haryana Transport Minister, Sh. Mool Chand Sharma urged the Transport, Mining and Geology, Skill Development and Industrial Training and Election Department to hoist national flags in the offices from August 13 to 15. He said that the country is celebrating ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ to mark the 75th year of India’s Independence. Contributing to the campaign ‘Har-Ghar Tiranga’ started by Prime Minister, Sh. Narendra Modi, all the Departments should hoist the tricolor in the respective offices from today itself, he added.

Sh. Mool Chand Sharma said that the tricolor should be hoisted in every house from August 13 to 15. He urged all the people of the state to take an active part in this campaign and celebrate Independence Day with zeal. He said that this campaign would work to inculcate the feeling of patriotism in the hearts of the citizens and increase awareness about the national flag. Sh. Mool Chand Sharma said that tricolor is being made easily available to every citizen. With respect, any person can hoist the tricolor at his place, he added.

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Kin of deceased EHC get Rs 50 lakh under insurance scheme

Chandigarh/Panchkula, Aug 5– A compensation of 50 lakh was on Friday handed over to the family members of late EHC Narsi Ram in Sirsa district.

Sharing the information here today, the Haryana Police spokesperson informed that Superintendent of Police, Sirsa Dr. Arpit Jain handed over cheques to the family members under the accidental insurance scheme.

A cheque of Rs 45 lakh was given to Smt. Raj Bala, wife of EHC Narsi Ram and Rs 5 lakh to his mother. Besides, the son of the deceased employee has also been appointed as a constable under the ex-gratia scheme.

Conveying his heartfelt condolences to the members of the bereaved family, Superintendent of Police Sirsa Dr. Arpit Jain said that EHC Narsi Ram would be long remembered for his commitment and exceptional services to the Police Department. He also assured all possible assistance and support to the bereaved family under the welfare schemes of the department.

Besides the family members of the police personnel, officials of the HDFC bank were also present on this occasion.

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HEALTH DEPARTMENT GOVERNMENT OF HARYANA

Website: haryanahealth.nic.in Email: dhs.idspdatam@hry.nic.in

Media Bulletin on COVID–19, Dated- 05/08/2022

The Detailed Status of Surveillance Activity for COVID-19 as on 5th August, 2022 is given below:

Total No. of Sample Taken Today

14962

Total No. of Positive Cases Detected Today

1055

Total Active COVID-19 Patients

4074

Total No. of Active Cases under Home Isolation (05-08-2022)

3904

Total No. of Samples found Positive till date

1034204

Total Positive COVID-19 Patients Recovered / Discharged till date

1019460

No. of Deaths

10647

Total No. of People Vaccinated Today

22071

(1st Dose: 1317

2nd Dose: 5105

Precaution Dose: 15649)

Cumulative Coverage of COVID-19 Vaccination - 1st Dose

(Achieved 100% for 18yrs above population)

23628745 (100%)

Cumulative Coverage of COVID-19 Vaccination - 2nd Dose

(Achieved 88% for 15yrs above population)

19684379 (88%)

Cumulative Coverage of COVID-19 Vaccination - Precaution Dose

1526609

Cumulative Coverage of Total COVID-19 Vaccination

44839733

COVID-19 Today (05-08-2022) Positivity Rate

7.05%

Recovery Rate

98.57%

Fatality Rate

1.03%

District Wise Details:

Sr

No

Name of District

Positive Cases Today

No of Active Cases

Cumulative Positive Cases

Cumulative Recovered/ Discharged Cases

Recovery Rate (%)

No. of Deaths

COVID-19, Vaccination Status

(NHM, Haryana)*

Coverage of Vaccination on 05-08-2022

Cumulative Coverage of

Vaccination

Dose 1st

Dose 2nd

Precaution

Dose

1

Gurugram

416

1330

290018

287675[223]

99.19

1013

123

321

2550

5610104

2

Faridabad

117

442

133519

132336[81]

99.11

741

29

124

570

4144140

3

Hisar

47

147

63050

61727[35]

97.90

1176

112

486

635

2405914

4

Sonipat

18

77

59149

58796[8]

99.40

276

32

329

444

2334533

5

Karnal

53

261

49493

48633[23]

98.26

599

134

381

828

2440282

6

Panchkula

77

326

47177

46433[95]

98.42

418

19

57

506

1165252

7

Ambala

51

326

42125

41257[21]

97.94

542

83

116

1530

2189426

8

Panipat

18

71

36469

35724[8]

97.96

674

104

240

619

2107473

9

Sirsa

11

42

33881

33299[22]

98.28

540

90

136

233

1971593

10

Rohtak

16

138

32620

31928[19]

97.88

537

58

408

360

1788437

11

Yamunanagar

68

186

31689

31046[29]

97.97

457

11

60

638

2014902

12

Kurukshetra

27

124

27489

26964[29]

98.09

401

83

632

360

1605738

13

Bhiwani

20

71

26839

26103[13]

97.26

665

13

419

1279

1859506

14

Mahendragarh

4

41

24892

24686

99.17

165

70

357

508

1429400

15

Jind

27

124

24922

24256[17]

97.33

542

36

340

596

1762360

16

Rewari

6

11

24783

24548[8]

99.05

224

10

39

448

1613533

17

Jhajjar

18

50

23752

23344[8]

98.28

352

44

77

344

1618308

18

Fatehabad

7

25

20187

19664[2]

97.41

498

38

120

226

1204651

19

Kaithal

31

228

14843

14243[9]

95.96

372[1]

37

157

2041

1848058

20

Palwal

3

13

13563

13379

98.64

171

115

158

213

1565006

21

Charkhi Dadri

18

37

7597

7415[5]

97.60

145

76

141

712

934962

22

Nuh

2

4

6147

6004[2]

97.67

139

0

7

9

1226155

Haryana

1055

4074

1034204

1019460[657]

98.57

10647[1]

1317

5105

15649

44839733

Position of COVID-19 Beds* in Haryana: -

Districts

Govt O2 Other

than ICU

Pvt. O2 Other

than ICU

Govt Beds

O2 ICU

Pvt. Beds O2

ICU

Govt

Ventilators

Pvt.

Ventilators

Total

Total

Occupied

Available

Total

Occupied

Available

Total

Occupied

Available

Total

Occupied

Available

Total

Occupied

Available

Total

Occupied

Available

Total

Occupied

Available

Ambala

436

21

415

364

11

353

41

0

41

40

0

40

33

0

33

24

0

24

938

32

906

Bhiwani

350

0

350

211

0

211

7

0

7

66

0

66

21

0

21

17

0

17

672

0

672

Charkhi Dadri

190

0

190

27

0

27

1

0

1

34

0

34

11

0

11

0

0

0

263

0

263

Faridabad

531

0

531

1640

7

1633

91

0

91

530

3

527

61

0

61

126

0

126

2979

10

2969

Fatehabad

73

0

73

106

0

106

47

0

47

46

0

46

11

0

11

26

0

26

309

0

309

Gurugram

259

0

259

2203

17

2186

10

0

10

637

28

609

32

0

32

237

2

235

3378

47

3331

Hisar

383

0

383

584

0

584

40

0

40

207

0

207

85

1

84

128

0

128

1427

1

1426

Jhajjar

75

0

75

549

0

549

25

0

25

287

0

287

13

0

13

50

0

50

999

0

999

Jind

225

0

225

183

0

183

20

0

20

61

0

61

12

0

12

12

0

12

513

0

513

Kaithal

115

0

115

85

0

85

14

0

14

25

0

25

17

0

17

14

0

14

270

0

270

Karnal

115

3

112

165

3

162

41

0

41

106

0

106

5

0

5

18

0

18

450

6

444

Kurukshetra

37

0

37

326

0

326

0

0

0

147

0

147

15

0

15

85

0

85

610

0

610

Mahendragarh

181

0

181

141

0

141

0

0

0

59

0

59

15

0

15

18

0

18

414

0

414

Nuh

149

0

149

14

0

14

24

0

24

3

0

3

31

0

31

0

0

0

221

0

221

Palwal

150

0

150

200

0

200

8

0

8

127

0

127

25

0

25

21

0

21

531

0

531

Panchkula

201

0

201

157

0

157

49

0

49

50

0

50

55

0

55

12

0

12

524

0

524

Panipat

414

0

414

276

0

276

10

0

10

140

0

140

4

0

4

45

0

45

889

0

889

Rewari

75

0

75

334

0

334

8

0

8

187

0

187

8

0

8

34

0

34

646

0

646

Rohtak

983

0

983

289

0

289

326

0

326

176

0

176

291

0

291

82

0

82

2147

0

2147

Sirsa

460

0

460

240

0

240

10

0

10

102

0

102

25

0

25

39

0

39

876

0

876

Sonipat

535

0

535

654

0

654

60

0

60

105

0

105

60

0

60

35

0

35

1449

0

1449

Yamuna Nagar

131

0

131

356

0

356

26

0

26

152

0

152

5

0

5

27

0

27

697

0

697

Total

6068

24

6044

9104

38

9066

858

0

858

3287

31

3256

835

1

834

1050

2

1048

21202

96

21106

*Data above includes total patients admitted including Non-Haryana Residents and is dynamic in nature.

*Source – NHM Beds Portal, Haryana

Major Activities undertaken by the State of Haryana to control the spread of COVID-19

• Department of Health fixed the per day upper cap of COVID treatment charges in all private hospitals through order dated 25.06.2020. The rates for isolation beds (Rs. 8, 000 per day for Non- NABH Hospitals, Rs. 10, 000 per day for JCI/ NABH Hospitals), ICU Beds without Ventilators (Rs. 13, 000 per day for Non- NABH Hospitals, Rs.

15, 000 per day for JCI/ NABH Hospitals), ICU Beds with Ventilators (Rs. 15, 000 per day for Non- NABH Hospitals, Rs. 18,000 per day for JCI/ NABH Hospitals).

• State Government has fixed the Rates/ Charges for different type of COVID 19 testing as below:-

1. CBNAAT testing- 2400/-.

2. True NAT Testing- 1250/-

3. RTPCR Samples collected at private hospitals/ labs and their designated collection centers - 299/-

4. RTPCR Samples collected through home visits - 499/-

5. Rapid Antigen Testing-50/-

6. IgG based ELISA Testing-250/-

• The Government of Haryana has fixed the upper limited of lab test in patients of COVID-19/ post-COVID

Sr. No.

Investigation

Maximum Charges in Rs.

1

CT/HRCT Chest

2100

2

IL -6

1000

3

D- Dimer

400

4

LDH

250

5

CRP

350

6

Procalcitonin

1500

7

Ferritin

300

sequelae, as tabulated below:-

• Haryana Village General Health Checkup Scheme: The scheme was initiated from May 15, 2021 & villages with high COVID load were taken on priority and Rapid Antigen Testing (RAT) was the main stay of screening. Till date, total 1,73,79,228 were screened and 1,10,928 cases of ILI were detected and 5,164 positive cases were diagnosed, isolated and treated to prevent the spread of disease. The villages with positivity more than 5 were re-screened. Out of 13,22,058 people re-screened, 90 positive cases were detected and treated to effectively curtail the spread.

• Total labs capacity available in Haryana for COVID-19 testing.

Total Labs

53

Govt. Labs

26

Govt. Labs Capacity

10130 per day

MoU with Private Labs

27

MoU with Private Labs Capacity

108950 per day

Total Labs Capacity

119080 per day

• Sero Survey- Health Department, Haryana has conducted 3rd round of Sero Survey in the month of September 2021 in the State, wherein Seroprevalence was found to be 76.3 (Urban 78.1 & Rural 75.1 ). In previous 2 rounds, the Sero prevalence was found to be 8 in 1st round and 14.8 in 2nd round of Sero Survey.

• Govt. of Haryana has made 2nd dose compulsory for which detailed guidelines have been issued to all Deputy Commissioners on 22 December 2021.

• Vaccination for population between 15 to 18 Years of age was started on 03-01-22.

• Govt. of Haryana has started administering COVID-19 Booster/Precaution Dose on 10th January 2022 to Health Care Workers, Front Line Workers, and to people of 60 Years and above with comorbidity, who have completed 9 months since the 2nd Dose.

State Nodal Officer – IDSP

24x7 State Control Room-nCoV number: 8558893911(Panchkula, Gurugram and Faridabad district)1075 & 108

MoHFW, GoI 24x7 Control Room Number: +91-11-23978046

Website:www.mohfw.gov.in