Press Releases

17 April 2020
17 April 2020

  • Chandigarh April 17: Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal has given his nod for immediate procurement of additional logistic items, medicines, consumables and equipments like thermal scanners and ventilators worth over Rs 72.32 crores for COVID-19 through the Haryana Medical Services Corporation Limited (HMSCL) so as to meet the demand of the health institutions in the State.
  • While stating this here today, an official spokesman said that the essential medicines, consumables or equipments to be purchased include 11,91,390 N-95 masks, 54,54,634 triple layer mask, 14,81,639 sterile PPE kit, 38,59,867 gloves, 11,63,043 hydroxy-chloroquine tablet (400mg), 3,12,050 hand sanitizer (500 ml), 85,000 rapid test kits, 7000 real time PCR kit, 1.10 lakh disposable bed sheets, 77 lakh levo-citrizine, 22 lakh azithromycin (500mg), 11 lakh zinc tablet, 55,000 cotton (500gm), 44,000 cotton gauze than, 4,400 disposable dead body bags, 44,000 denatured spirit, 1,03,042 VTM and 22,000 disinfectant-hypo chloride solution.
  • The spokesman said that equipments and other items to be purchased include 2200 hand-held thermal scanner at the rate of 100 each for all districts, 1 digital flat panel detector system doing X-ray and 1 ultrasound machine with convex, sector (cardiac) and Linear (vascular) probes for COVID-19 patients for Radiology Department, Civil Hospital Panchkula, 46 Ventilators (Adult) - Panchkula (2), Ambala (3), Yamunanagar (3), Kurukshetra (3), Kaithal (3), Jind (3), Panipat (2), Palwal (3), Nuh (3), Rewari (3), Hisar (3), Bhiwani (1), Narnaul (3), Fatehabad (3), Sirsa (2), Charkhi Dadri (3) and Jhajjar (3).
  • Apart from this, 35 Ventilators ( Pediatric) would also be purchased. These include Panchkula (2), Ambala (2), Yamunanagar (1), Karnal (2), Kurukshetra (2), Kaithal (2), Jind (2), Panipat (2), Faridabad (2), Rohtak (1), Palwal (2), Nuh (2), Rewari (2), Bhiwani (2), Narnaul (2), Fatehabad (2), Sirsa (1), Charkhi Dadri (2) and Jhajjjar (2).
  • Chandigarh April 17: In view of the extension of nationwide lockdown, the Haryana Government has decided to further extend the temporary closure of the toll collection or fee at 15 toll points in the State being run on Build–Operate–Transfer (BOT) basis, through entrepreneurs or departmentally till May 3, 2020.
  • While stating this here today, a spokesman of Public Works (Building and Roads) Department said that Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal has approved a proposal in this regard. He said that however, during the temporary closure of these tolls, all goods traffic would be allowed to operate.
  • He said that presently, 15 commercial toll points are being run by Public Works (Building and Roads) Department in various districts of the State. Out of these, while 5 toll points are on BOT basis through concessionaires, 6 toll points are being operated through Entrepreneurs and 4 are being run departmentally. The State Government had earlier given approval for temporary closure for collection of toll tax on all these toll points with effect from March 30, 2020 to April 14, 2020.
  • These 15 toll points and roads where temporary closure for collection of toll tax has been extended include Gurugram-Faridabad road, Gurugram-Faridabd road, crusher zone, Ballabhgarh-Sohna road, BS I Plaza, Ballabhgarh-Sohna road, BS2 Plaza and Firozpur-Jhirka-Biwan road in district Nuh.
  • He said that similarly, the toll points which are being operated through Entrepreneurs include TP-18, Narnaul-Nizampur road near Rajasthan border, TP-24, Kaithal-Patiala road near Punjab border, TP-25, Pehowa-Patiala road, Teokar village near Punjab border, TP-27, Rohtak-Kharkhauda-Delhi Border road near Delhi border, TP-39, Hodal-Nuh-Pataudi-Patauda road and TP-42, Punhana-Jurhera road upto Rajasthan Border.
  • He said that the toll points which are being run by the department include TP-23, Kaithal-Khanauri road near Punjab border, TP-40, Rai Nahra Bahadurgarh road, TP-51, Hodal-Nuh-Pataudi-Patauda road after Jatauli and TP-52, Punhana to Lahanpur Sri Singalheri, Thenkri, Jamalgarh, Ranota Manota to Dondal road upto Rajasthan border in district Nuh.