Video: Inside Telangana's first-ever COVID19 command centre

Minister of Municipal Administrative and Urban Development K.T. Rama Rao, on Friday, inaugurated Telangana’s first COVID-19 command centre in Hyderabad in preparedness to fight a potential third wave of the pandemic.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  25 Jun 2021 2:16 PM GMT
Video: Inside Telanganas first-ever COVID19 command centre

Hyderabad: Minister of Municipal Administrative and Urban Development K.T. Rama Rao, on Friday, inaugurated Telangana's first COVID-19 command centre in Hyderabad in preparedness to fight a potential third wave of the pandemic. A COVID-related call centre was also inaugurated which can be reached out by dialling 1905.

KTR said that that the control room, set up on the premises of the Indian Institute of Health and Family Welfare, would enable the state administration to have complete control of the situation by aggregating and processing all data related to COVID-19. It will also provide citizens with a reliable forum where they can air their apprehensions and seek medical guidance.

The minister was briefed about the executive dashboard which can provide an overview of all the key metrics to track. A data analytics and artificial intelligence-driven system which can help the officials in taking decisions regarding all COVID-19 related demand, supply status and optimal allocation mechanisms were also explained in detail. The control room would consist of a command centre, call centre, telemedicine facilities and more.

Citizens can dial the call centre and get information about all the COVID-related services like testing and vaccination centres, ambulance services, hospitalization requirements and so on. The minister congratulated the service providers and the staff manning the call centre for their support.

Chief secretary Somesh Kumar, principal secretary industries Jayesh Ranjan, health secretary Rizvi, secretary disaster management Rahul Bojja, director of IIHFW Alugu Varshini and other officials were present on the occasion.


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