Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said here today that the government is ensuring proper management and flow of information during the period of lockdown due to COVID-19. He said a State Control Room for COVID-19 pandemic management has been established.
He said that government has set up dedicated helpline numbers 0177-2626076, 0177-2626077, 0177-2622204, 0177-2629688, 0177-2629939 and toll free numbers 1070 and 1077 for assisting people in the hour of need.
Phone numbers 0177-2626076 and 0177-2626077 are operational from 8:00 AM 10:00 PM every day. Other phone numbers 0177-2622204, 0177-2629688, 0177-2629939 and toll free numbers 1070 and 1077 are operational round the clock.
Helpline numbers 0177-2626076 and 0177-2626077 have been set up to assist people of Himachal Pradesh living in other states. He said that the people stranded in other states were being provided facilities of shelter, food and medical emergency. He said that most of the cases were being resolved by coordinating with other state governments.
Helpline numbers 0177-2626076 and 0177-2626077 and toll free number 1070 are also being used by people stranded in different parts of Himachal Pradesh for requirement of medicines. Chief Minister said that it was proving of great help especially for the senior citizens and chronically ill persons suffering from serious kidney ailments and cancer. He said 325 people in the State have been assisted by providing them medicines.
He said toll free number 1077 has been set up in disaster control rooms in all districts of the State. He said the number is operational round the clock and can be called from any mobile or landline number for any kind of assistance. He said that the government was ensuring proper arrangements of food, shelter etc. for the needy people stranded in any part of the state.
Helpline numbers set up in Chandigarh for helping people of Himachal Pradesh are 0172-5000103, 0172-5000104, 8146313167 and 9988898009. The helpline numbers set up in Delhi are 011-23711964, 011-23716574 and 011-24105386 which can be contacted from 10 am to 5 pm and helpline numbers 011-23716124-25,26 and 27, 011-24105386-87 and 88 can be contacted from 5 pm to 10 am. People stranded in Chandigarh and Delhi are also being assisted in every possible way by providing grocery, food, shelter and medicine as per their need.