Navy chief briefs PM Modi about aid efforts, oxygen operation


THE NAVY is opening its hospitals in numerous cities to civilians, sending its medical doctors to help different medical services and in addition joined the efforts to deliver oxygen containers from different nations to combat the second wave of Covid, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was knowledgeable on Monday.

Modi met Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh on Monday to evaluate all of the Covid-related initiatives taken by the Navy. The Prime Minister’s Office mentioned in a press release that Singh briefed Modi “about various initiatives being taken by the Indian Navy to assist the countrymen in the pandemic” and talked about that it has “reached out to all state administrations and have offered help in terms of hospital beds, transportation and other such things”.

Singh knowledgeable the PM that naval hospitals are “being opened for use of civilians in various cities”. He informed Modi that “medical personnel in the Navy have been redeployed at various locations in the country to manage Covid duties” and Navy personnel are “being provided Battle Field Nursing Assistant Training to be deployed in Covid duties”.

Seven of its ships are concerned in Samudra Setu 2 operation to move oxygen containers.