THE MUMBAI Police, which has misplaced 122 personnel to Covid-19 until now, has launched a health programme, underneath which every individual will bear one-on-one counseling periods with diet specialists. Relying on the seriousness of their comorbidity, they shall be assigned eating regimen and workout routines. Additionally, the advance of their well being can be monitored for 3 months.
A pilot undertaking has begun on July 19 and a batch of 100 personnel are presently present process counselling periods. The Mumbai Police has misplaced 99 personnel to Covid-19 in 2020 and 23 until the primary week of July this yr.
Joint Commissioner of Police Rajkumar Vhatkar (Admin) mentioned that 95 per cent of the personnel who died of Covid-19 had been affected by comorbidities. “We realised that in their day-to-day actions, they have a tendency to neglect to deal with themselves and the division wants a programme the place somebody is consistently monitoring their well being and suggesting obligatory modifications of their eating regimen and train.”
For the health programme, the police have tied up with The Indian Diet Coach, owned by the daughter of a serving sub-inspector.
Officers mentioned that 20 personnel every from 5 police stations — Ghatkopar, Pant Nagar, RCF, Shivaji Nagar and Trombay — who’re above 45 years of age and affected by comorbidities have been chosen for the pilot programme.
Further Commissioner of Police Sanjay Darade (East Area) mentioned, “These personnel initially underwent blood check-ups beneficial by the institute and are actually being counselled.”
The police mentioned that throughout the three-month programme, the counsellors will work together with the personnel to know them personally, perceive their way of life and consuming habits and on the premise of the seriousness of their comorbidity, beneficial them diets and workout routines.
The counsellors will go to them on the police station each week the place their progress can be assessed. “We’re at an preliminary stage of this programme. To this point, we plan to take up 5 police stations at a time… the counsellors will go to every police station from Monday to Friday and counsel the chosen 20 personnel each day for 3 months,” mentioned Darade.
The personnel may even bear a number of check-ups in between their periods to watch their enchancment and accordingly their diets and train might change, mentioned an officer.
Sources mentioned that Mumbai Police pays Rs 3,000 from its welfare fund for every police personnel for this programme.
Darade mentioned the mission is to have an energetic and match pressure and to inculcate wholesome habits among the many personnel. “We regularly see that they eat vada pav, samosa and different fried meals objects. We are going to encourage them to eat nutrient wealthy eating regimen and handmade meals as a lot as potential,” mentioned an officer.