According to medical bulletin issued by Goa Medical College & Hospital ( GMC ), AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik’s general condition Is Improving. The bulletin said that “He is shifted out of the ICU to the VVIP room no 1 – ward 121. All his parameters are under normal limits. He continues to be on nasal prongs oxygenation with 2 liters oxygen flow and Is maintaining Saturation of 100%. All his blood tests done today are within normal limits”.
The GMC further said that “His upper limb and thigh dressings have been changed and wounds are healthy. Bedside physiotherapy is continued for his limbs and chest. The Hon’ble Minister is having a full normal diet sitting bedside”.
Meanwhile, the Indian president on Tuesday gave additional charge of the Ayush Ministry, to Union Sports and Youth Affairs Kiren Rijiju. “The President, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed that during the hospitalisation and treatment of Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH); and Minister of State in Ministry of Defence, following a road accident, his portfolio related to Ministry of AYUSH, be temporarily assigned to Shri Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State (Independent Charge) in addition to his existing portfolios.”
“The President has further directed that this arrangement may continue till Shri Shripad Yesso Naik resumes his work related to Ministry of AYUSH.”