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AK Sharma meets BJP Uttar Pradesh Chief(s)

Member of Legislative Council and newly elected State Vice President of BJP Uttar Pradesh, Shri Arvind Kumar Sharma had a courtesy visit to Uttar Pradesh State President of BJP, Shri Swatantra Dev Singh on 13 July 2021. Sharma took guidance and blessings of the party president and chief ahead of the state elections due in 2022 and a recently recorder victory of BJP in Block President Elections.

A day later, on 14 July 2021, A K Sharma met Shri Sunil Bansal, State General Secretary (संगठन) of BJP Uttar Pradesh. The meeting between them happened at the party office of BJP in Lucknow. They discussed various topics related to संगठन and party’s roadmap to win 2022 polls. Arvind Sharma also met other office bearers in state headquarter of BJP.

 

 

Leaders extend Birthday Wishes to A K Sharma

MLC and BJP State Vice President, A K Sharma received immense love and belonging from friends and well wishers on his birthday. At many places, Sharma’s colleagues and supporters organized works of public interest and public service such as blood donation initiative, cleanliness drive, tree plantation etc. AK Sharma was grateful to his well wishers, friends and colleagues who showed determination to reach out to the masses and do service and works of public interest.

Senior and Prominent Political Leaders of Uttar Pradesh extended birthday wishes to MLC A K Sharma who was recently appointed as BJP State Vice President. They all wished and prayed for Sharma’s long life, health and happiness. The list of leaders include:

  • Shri Keshav Prasad Maurya – Deputy Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh
  • Shri Rajendra Pratap Singh ‘Moti Singh’ – Cabinet Minister, Rural Development, Uttar Pradesh
  • Shri Ramesh Chandra Mishra – BJP MLA, Badlapur, Uttar Pradesh
  • Shri Suresh Kumar Khanna – Minister of Finance, Parliamentary Affairs and Medical Education Department, Uttar Pradesh
  • Shri Upendra Tiwari – Minister of State (Independent Charge) Sports & Youth Affairs and Panchayati Raj, Uttar Pradesh
  • Shri Anupama Singh Lodhi – Independent Director, CWC & National President, Lodhi Yuva Mahasabha
  • Shri Tanmay Shankar – Entrepreneur, Digital Leader, Analyst & Digital Media Consultant for TOI, Jagran, Amarujala
  • Shri Girish Chandra Yadav – Minister of State for Housing and Urban Planning Department, Uttar Pradesh
  • Shri Rajeev Rai – National secretary and Spokesman, Samajwadi Party
  • Dr. Sarojini Agarwal – MLC, Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Parishad

AK Sharma appointed as Vice President of BJP (UP)

Ahead of State Assembly polls in 2022, MLC A K Sharma was appointed as State Vice President of BJP – Uttar Pradesh. In a tweet from BJP Uttar Pradesh dated June 19, 2021, the formal announcement was made from State President BJP – Uttar Pradesh, Shri Swatantra Dev Singh. Arvind Sharma thanked the national and state leadership of BJP for making him the vice-president of Uttar Pradesh BJP. Sharma further ensured that he will be in the service of the society, state and country under the guidance of seniors and with the help of friends.

On 20 June 21, A K Sharma wrote a letter of thanks to State President BJP – Uttar Pradesh, Shri Swatantra Dev Singh for the appointment. Sharma said, as member of BJP, he is committed to put all his efforts towards service of nation. Sharma mentioned about his rural background, his academics, enrollment in Administrative Services as an IAS and his continual association with his village, society and district during his service tenure as Bureaucrat. Sharma also wrote about his works done in Gujarat for prosperity and happiness of common/poor people during his multiple postings as District Development Officer and District Magistrate.

AK Sharma showed his gratitude towards his mentor and Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi. Sharma said that, since 2001 to 2021, he is humbled and honored to be a contributor in development, historic political and global journey of Shri Narendra Modi. Sharma also shown confidence that people of Uttar Pradesh still love Shri Narendra Modi as they had in 2013-14 and name and guidance of such a global and dynamic leader is sufficient enough to win upcoming polls in Uttar Pradesh.

Lastly, A K Sharma promised to put his all the efforts for upcoming State Assembly elections in 2022. Sharma said he believes that under leadership of Senior Leaders of National and State BJP and CM Shri Yogi Adityanathji, BJP will surely register a glorious victory and win even more seats compared to last election.

हरि प्रसाद कछु दुर्लभ नाहीं।

Sharma adopts Ranipur CHC & Suggi-Chauri PHC

With the inspiration of Hon’ble Prime Minister and spirit of ‘सेवा ही संगठन’, MLC A K Sharma adopts Two Public Health Care Facilities of his home district Mau which is a major district of Purvanchal, Uttar Pradesh. AK Sharma adopted Ranipur CHC and Suggi-Chauri PHC.

Soon after the announcement, MLC made available all the necessary medicines, oxygen concentrators and other equipment to both the Health Care Facilities. Staffing requirements were also addressed among other ongoing improvements at both the facilities.

AK Sharma thanked Hon’ble Prime Minister for his inspiration due to which he received immense Public Cooperation in all such Public and Society Welfare related works.

शिवार्पण! #कोविडकेकाममें

 

AK Sharma speaks on COVID & Bhagvad Gita

MLC A K Sharma attended the first training workshop organized for preparing for Third Wave of COVID. The total participants were more than 100 from Uttar Pradesh & other states. In guidance of AK Sharma, a preparedness plan to fight against Third Wave of COVID was prepared after discussion with the pediatricians of Varanasi & other parts of Purvanchal. Training of Health Workers was also part of it.

Arvind Kumar Sharma had a privilege to attend and spoke in a Global Training organized by ISKCON Temple Ayodhya. The objective of the training was, how one should keep state of mind better with modern scientific setup and how Bhagvad Gita can be an ultimate guide to accomplish that.

Varanasi Model gets National Recognition

Soon after PM Narendra Modi’s applaud to Varanasi COVID Management Model, it quickly received National Recognition in all the National and even Regional Newspapers and Print Media. Everyone around the country started studying and praising the model developed by Varanasi COVID In charge and MLC AK Sharma in association with PMO, CSR and KCRC Team.

Links of Articles on this are available on following links:

Times of India: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/varanasi/kashi-gears-up-to-tackle-third-wave/articleshow/82615394.cms

The Print: https://theprint.in/health/how-varanasi-cut-covid-cases-from-1000-to-under-300-thanks-to-modis-man-an-ex-ias-officer/662073/

India Today: https://www.indiatoday.in/diu/story/a-deep-dive-into-varanasi-handling-of-covid-second-wave-1805503-2021-05-21

Indian Express: https://indianexpress.com/article/india/covid-command-centre-varanasi-ghat-pmo-7319307/

Economic Times: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/india/ak-sharma-steps-in-to-control-worsening-varanasi-pandemic/articleshow/82072350.cms

Navbharat Times: https://navbharattimes.indiatimes.com/metro/lucknow/administration/arvind-sharma-spoke-exclusively-on-master-strategy-of-corona-control-in-varanasi/articleshow/83432311.cms

PM Narendra Modi praises Varanasi Model

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 21 May 2021 lauded Varanasi for fighting efficiently against the second wave of the COVID-19 crisis. While interacting with doctors, paramedical staff and other frontline health workers of his parliamentary constituency, PM Modi said, “Varanasi has set a great example by the way it has equipped Pandit Rajan Mishra COVID hospital and increased the number of oxygen beds and ICU beds in the city, in such a short span of time.”

PM Narendra Modi during review shown his deepest grief by stating “Corona has snatched many loved ones from us. I pay my respects to all those people, expressing my condolences to their families. The Second Wave of Corona created great pressure on our health system. We are meeting this challenge with the hard work of doctors, health workers”.

On behalf of people of East Uttar Pradesh (Purvanchal), MLC AK Sharma thanked PM Modi & PMO for their constant guidance and blessings by quoting – पुनि सिर पर प्रभु राम।

PM Modi also praised a system generated by A K Sharma and his KCRC Team named “जहां बीमार वहीं उपचार”, a strategy based on Micro-Containment Zones. PM also said the system is exemplary and a MANTRA.

MLC A K Sharma reviews COVID Preparedness

Ex-Bureaucrat and Member of Legislative Council (MLC) of Uttar Pradesh State, Arvind Kumar Sharma turned out to be a key man of Purvanchal which was significantly hit during second wave of COVID-19. Sharma, the most trusted man of PM Narendra Modi, was initially sent to Varanasi on special mission to handle COVID-19 situation in PM’s constituency. Upon his arrival in Varanasi, AK Sharma quickly acted upon key parameters which can be helpful in management of situation in Varanasi and later in his home district Mau followed by major districts of Purvanchal such as Mau, Azamgarh, Ballia, Gazipur, Jaunpur, Mirzapur, Chandauli.

Apart from making key medical equipment and facilities available in PHCs, CHCs and Rural Facilities, A K Sharma rigorously and dedicatedly worked in service of people on every crucial front avoiding his individual risk of COVID-19 infection.

AK Sharma closely worked with CMO (UP), District Magistrates, Divisional Commissioners, Superintendents of Police, PGI Principle, State & Central Officials and BJP Workers of Purvanchal Districts to extend help for all the people who seek help in fight against COVID-19. In addition to several review meetings through VCs, A K Sharma did not hesitate to travel and inspect ground level preparedness in major districts of Purvanchal i.e. Varanasi, Mau, Azamgarh, Ballia, Gazipur, Jaunpur, Mirzapur, Chandauli.

During site visits in urban and rural areas of East Uttar Pradesh, Sharma appraised all the medical and non-medical front line workers who were working relentlessly in fight against COVID-19.

#कोविडकेकाममें

 

A K Sharma helps Varanasi through CSR collaboration

In IAS Service as the MSME Secretary of India, A K Sharma and MSME Ministry took extraordinary initiatives including special funds to its Technology Centers (TCs) to design products useful in fighting the COVID pandemic. This included pumps for sanitizers, masks, eye shields, etc. Steps taken by Ministry of MSME when AK Sharma was Secretary, resulted in mass local production which lowered the cost of COVID related medical items and auxiliaries including hand sanitizers, masks etc.

AK Sharma’s hands on experience, proficiency in handling ground level situations and robust association with key departments of Government India helped people of Varanasi and entire Purvanchal during the peak of COVID-19 Second Wave. Bureaucrat turned MLC,  Arvind Kumar Sharma, rapidly arranged several crucial medical equipment, enhanced testing facilities and distributed numerous medical kits comprises of all COIVD essentials in Public Health Centers (PHCs), Community Health Centers (CHCs), District Hospitals and other medical facilities of Purvanchal.

With the support of CSR, Government of India and State Administration, AK Sharma & KCRC team jointly managed:

  • HFNC Ventilators in Varanasi & Azamgarh;
  • A 600 LPM Oxygen Plant with PSA Technology in Deen Dayal District Hospital, Varanasi;
  • Large number of Oxygen Concentrators for Varanasi-Mau-Azamgarh-Ballia-Jaunpur-Ghazipur-Chandauli-Mirzapur;
  • Doubling of Testing capacity by replacing human-driven system of RNA extraction with Automated Machines;
  • Several Oximeters to Medical Staff of PHCs & CHCs;
  • COVID Essentials Kits to people of community which includes Steam Inhaler Vaporizer;
  • Generator/DG Sets for uninterrupted Electricity supply in Hospitals.

शिवार्पण ! #कोविडकेकाममें

AK Sharma facilitates Kashi Kavatch Programme

With help from Indian Medical Association (IMA), MLC A K Sharma managed to implement a comprehensive system of tele-counselling under the name ‘Kashi-Kavatch’ for all the patients including COVID patients in Varanasi.

The key objective of ‘Kashi-Kavatch’ was to provide accurate medical advice from experience medical professionals and doctors to all the COVID & Non-COVID patients. Arvind Kumar Sharma also appealed to medico/doctors from private sectors to come forward and join in helping the needy people who suffer from COVID in addition to the existing Government System/Doctors. Sharma also appealed to organizations similar to IMA to come forward and contribute their help and support to the patients.

#कोविडकेकाममें

AK Sharma teams up with GOI to launch KAVATCH

MLC A K Sharma through his connections in Government of India, made an attempt to collect information about the COVID Vaccination-Testing centers of the districts of Purvanchal through technology and named as “KAVATCHKnowledge & Administration of Vaccination And Treatment for COVID through Hospitals” In pilot mode, KAVATCH was implemented for Mau district and later major districts of Purvanchal such as Varanasi, Azamgarh, Balia, Gazipur & Jaunpur were included. An Android-GIS app of KAVATCH was also launched in later days.

Through adequate coordination with district and state administration, A K Sharma managed to set up COVID Control Rooms in Mau, Azamgarh & Balia District. Sharma shared list of key contacts to reach out in case of symptoms/apprehension along with list of medicines and home remedies for public awareness.

Also, to increase the oxygen facility for the benefit of COVID patients in Purvanchal and according to State Government’s mandate, AK Sharma allocated Rs.25 lakh from his MLC fund to Mau district.

#कोविडकेकाममें

 

 

A K Sharma & Kashi COVID Response Center (KCRC)

In a tweet, AK Sharma said that Varanasi provides health care to the entire Purvanchal. Its consolidation was a priority. Also, to make the services of Mau-Azamgarh-Ballia more useful, Sharma is in touch with the Commissioner, DM, Medical College and Health Departments. AK Sharma also said adequate arrangements were made for medicine facilities.

Arvind Sharma said Kashi Covid Response Center (KCRC) is well equipped and dedicated to serve people of Varanasi. KCRC Team launched helpline numbers and Sharma personally reviewed ground level arrangements and instructed officials to be reasonable and compassionate while dealing with public requests. Sharma also urged people to keep the details handy with them and share it to the needy.

#कोविडकेकाममें

COVID Management in Varanasi – AK Sharma

Ex IAS and MLC AK Sharma gears up for COVID Management in PM Narendra Modi’s Constituency – Varanasi. After his arrival in Varanasi, Sharma swiftly started developing Kashi’s response mechanism to fight the second wave of COVID which had hit the city very badly.

As preliminary action, A K Sharma shared list of COVID testing and vaccination centers in Varanasi district along with the required telephone numbers in order to reduce panic among of public. Sharma requested public to share this information to maximum people who may need it at some point in time. Later, AK Sharma and his COVID response team made Graphical Representation of all testing and vaccination centers on district map which immensely help people who are not much tech-savvy.

#कोविडकेकाममें

 

Arvind Kumar Sharma visits Azamgarh

A K Sharma met senior leaders, office bearers and party workers at District BJP office in Azamgarh. AK Sharma received blessings of seniors and love from colleagues while exchanging Holi wishes. Sharma in his address to party workers, promised to work together for the development of Azamgarh District.

AK Sharma also visited the Divisional District Hospital of Azamgarh. After reviewing key aspects of the district hospital, Sharma had a discussion with CMO & CMS. A K Sharma promised to put consolidated efforts for development and strengthening of the important hospital of Purvanchal. In evening, Sharma visited Urban Areas of Azamgarh before leaving for Lucknow.

#होलीपरगांवमें #आज़मगढ़कीआन

Mesmerizing & Soulful Experience of AK Sharma

AK Sharma met people of the Musahar (मुसहर) community of the village at his home. Sharma during his IAS service, settled the work of electrification of Kajha Khurd village. Now, with efforts from A K Sharma as MLC, the road works have also started which will enhance livelihood of people of village. Sharma further ensured to help them in all other ways.

After years, A K Sharma enjoyed blowing “चने का होरहा” with the people of the village and the region. अन्नपूर्णे सदापूर्णे शंकर प्राण वल्लभे ! Sharma also took an opportunity, which he refers as a divine experience, to inquire about happiness and sorrow of his loved ones at village under Amrapali (Mango Tree). AK Sharma also met people of different communities at his home under the कदम्ब tree. Sharma also rememebered his late शिवनाम father who was fond of बेल का शरबत and hence planted बिल्व tree in his home.

भवानी शंकरौ वंदे ! #होलीपरगांवमें

 

 

A K Sharma in Kajha Khurd for Holi Celebrations

On auspicious occasion of Holi, AK Sharma visited his village Kajha Khurd. Sharma was fortunate to receive blessings from all sections of the village people. A K Sharma joyfully played Holi rituals with all the people of his native village. Sharma also took blessings of all the village deities on this holy festival. AK Sharma also recalled and relived his childhood memories of walking in garden and picking “Mahua”.

On next day, A K Sharma continued the Holi celebrations with BJP family which includes Mau Party President and workers. It was an heart touched moment for everyone to witness such belongingness among the Mau BJP Family.

#होलीपरगांवमें

 

AK Sharma visits Mau Bus Station

Under “Mau Ki Muskaan” initiative, A K Sharma initiated reconstruction and renovation of Mau Bus Station after an accepted request from top officials of Transport Department. In march, while Sharma was in Mau for Holi celebrations, he and RM of Transport Department, visited the Mau Bus Station to review the progress of the works. AK Sharma thanked Transport Minister & State Administration for supporting “Mau Ki Muskaan” initiative.

#मऊकीमुस्कान

AK Sharma visits District Hospitals of Mau

In another initiative of AK Sharma under “Mau Ki Muskaan” campaign and as a response to Sharma’s request to Hon. Health Minister and Health Secretary, 2 female disease experts and 1 pediatric expert were appointed on the existing vacancies in Mau District Women Hospital. During Holi, Sharma visited the hospital and discussed various issues with Hospital Administration. A K Sharma performed “श्रमदान” in District Hospitals and distributed Dustbins for cleanliness with public partnership. Sharma thanked all the doctors, staff and district administration for showing support towards his initiative “Mau Ki Muskaan”.

#मऊकीमुस्कान

A K Sharma starts Mau Ki Muskaan Campaign

MLC AK Sharma started a campaign “Mau Ki Muskaan” for his home district Mau. First initiative of this campaign was repair/beautification works of Mau Roads. Sharma requested people to cooperate and pay attention to cleanliness. A K Sharma on his visit to Mau during Holi, inspected the works and had a discussion with the workers. A K Sharma thanked Hon. Chief Minister, Hon. PWD Minister, PWD Secretary and District Administration for supporting his initiative which helped in creating jobs for Mau people.

शीतला माई का वरदान, मऊ में आयी फिर मुस्कान ! #मऊकीमुस्कान

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