CM: Conclusion on fabric, diamond components tomorrow | Surat News


Surat: The destiny of the famed diamond and fabric businesses of Surat is going to be determined on Monday, stated Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani on Saturday throughout his day-long trip, amidst concern over increasing coronovirus instances from the Diamond City.
Rupani said that the decision will be taken following a thorough conversation with the senior officers.
Surat has observed spurt at Covid-19 cases during the past couple of days, with various persons testing positive at Katargam, Varachha and Sarthana localities, that are home to gemstone polishing units and fabric employees.
Rupani visited the town together with deputy CM Nitin Patel who also holds the health portfolio along with other senior administration officials such as main principal secretary K Kailashnathan.
“Our attention is really on Surat. Covid-19 instances are on the increase from textile and diamond sectors. Decision on whether to permit the businesses to run will be obtained after comprehensive interview with officials and elected representatives on Monday,” that the CM told mediapersons in Surat.
“We might need to have a decision about the best way best to operate. When they (diamond and fabric ) are all set to operate their components and stores following stricter criteria, we’re ready. Otherwise, we’ll need to close the businesses. We can not risk the lives of men and women of the town,” stated CM.
Rupani stated that the state government has made instant decision Rs 100 crore for transformation of their stem cell and kidney hospitals at the New Civil Hospital (NCH) campus as committed Covid-19 hospitals.
“At the forthcoming eight days, we’ll commission stem mobile clinic to get Covid-19 patients and over a month’s period we’ll develop kidney hospital too. In the event, the Covid-19 cases climbs in Surat, there’ll be additional facility in the stem cell and kidney hospital to its Covid-19 sufferers,” he added. CM declared that 200 ventilators were allotted for Surat plus they hit hospitals by Monday.


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