Hyderabad: Corona virus plaguing Telangana forest department: PCCF seeks details
Corona virus is gripping the Telangana forest department. Recently, three members of the same branch died of corona virus infection, while several were receiving treatment for the disease, while others were isolated.
FSO Ishwar and FBO Sunil died on the same day yesterday. Jagapathi a contract employee working in the DPO IT section at the state forest department headquarters has died of a corona virus. Forestry sources believe there were a few more deaths than reported.
Currently, Hyderabad CF Akbar and Medchel-Malkajgiri DFO Venkateshwarlu are in isolation with Corona. In the same way a senior assistant in the same office along with three other staff are suffering with corona. A similar situation prevailed in various districts across the state.
In view of this situation, the government, in coordination with Minister Indra Karan Reddy, has made appropriate arrangements to recognize forest employees as frontline employees and vaccinate them against Covid. However, many executive and clerical employees have been exposed to the corona virus.
PCCF seeks details of corona victims
PCCF R Shobha has asked all departments, circles and district authorities to send reports with full details so that the state forest department can take tough action in the wake of the day-to-day outbreak of the Corona virus.
How many Employees and Executive staff have died due to corona virus in their sections so far, how many are being treated, how many are in isolation. It is learned that she has asked the authorities to give reports on the matter