Warangal: Justice G Chandraiah Call to protect human rights
Human rights are like armour, hence they need to be protected earnestly, State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) chairman Justice G Chandraiah said
Warangal: Human rights are like armour, hence they need to be protected earnestly, State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) chairman Justice G Chandraiah said. The chairman along with other members – Nadipally Ananda Rao and Md Irfan Moinuddin - inspected several wards in the MGM Hospital on Sunday and spoke with the duty doctors and officials.
Justice Chandraiah enquired about the basic amenities being provided in the hospital. Later, he elicited information about the healthcare facilities and Covid-19 tests etc. He stressed the importance of doctors on duty 24X7 and ensuring infrastructure in the hospital. The Chairman interacted with the patients and took their feedback on amenities and healthcare facilities.
Conducting a review meeting with the officials, he directed the Revenue officials to sensitise the people about the importance of pattadar passbooks. He said that onus is on officials to ensure proper distribution of essentials. Responding to the chairman's query about the issues faced by the farmers such as Rythu Bima etc, the RDO Vasu Chandra said that there were no problems.
Turning focus on education, Justice Chandraiah told the officials to ensure online classes to all the students, especially those living in remote areas of the district. The responsibility is on Revenue and Panchayat staff to visit villages and enquire about online education.
Sectoral officer in the education department Manoj Kumar told the Commission that 90 per cent of the students were attending the online classes. Commissioner of Police P Pramod Kumar informed the Commission members that his department was trying its best to provide relief to the complainants. "With majority of people acquiring knowledge about human rights, the crime rate has also come down in the region," Pramod said. Later, the DM&HO Dr K Lalitha explained about the measures being taken by them to provide best healthcare to the people.
Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation (GWMC) Secretary Vijayalakshmi informed the Commission that due to the staff crunch the city was facing sanitation problems.
A Task Force committee has been constituted with the Urban District Collector Rajeev Gandhi Hanumanthu as its head to look into the issues that cropped up after the floods in Warangal in mid-August, Vijayalakshmi responded to a query.
Later, Justice Chandraiah and others inspected Warangal Central Prison.