OSD Dr. Vinod Rao visited crematoriums in Vadodara to review the situations there. He interacted with the officials and workers and praised their efforts as Corona warriors.
He visited Khaswadi Smashan and reviewed the situation with VMC officials and Jalaram Sewa Trust volunteers working there. There has been complaints of waiting at the crematorium. Congress Councillor Chirag Zaveri also raised the issue recently.
Dr. Rao informed, normal cremation and cremation under COVID protocol is going on very smoothly there and there is no waiting as of today on Sunday morning. Two gas chitas are working and there is no shortage of wood for normal 14 wood chitas.
He further said that, Temporary bottleneck arise when bodies are kept waiting for relatives or when bodies arrive late from hospital due to procedural delays. They will try and minimize it in the coming days.
He also had an interaction with cremation workers who tirelessly work day and night and thanked them for their services as our COVID Warriors. He said about publicly honor them all for their priceless service, once the situation subsides.
Dr. Rao then visited Akota Smashan and interracted with cremation workers. He also took feedback of relatives of deceased persons who were happy with the services in SSG Hospital where the patient was admitted and also with the services of Akota crematorium.
He then Visited Vasna Smashan and interracted with trustees, volunteers and workers of Jalaram Sewa Trust. They are doing a great service to the City. The request of neighbors to avoid cremation between 6 pm to 9 pm has been accepted, and hence cremation under COVID protocol is also happening there without any issues now.