Prime Minister Narendra Modi is interact with the chief ministers (CMs) of all the states via video conferencing on 27th April Monday). PM Modi has earlier already conducted in two such conferences to discuss the coronavirus pandemic and the steps being taken to arrest the spread of the virus.
Meeting was started at 10:00 a.m in which the Chief Minister of Kerala didn’t participate.The Chief Minister of various state inluding, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Puducherry, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Odisha, Bihar, Gujarat and Haryana make effective strategies to fight against deadly coronavirus.This video conference basically took place to discuss on a number of issues like Migrant Workers, students stranded in other states, the decision on the extension of lockdown, relief in services, opening of shops & small industries.
This will be third such meeting of prime minister Narendra Modi with chief ministers. The agenda of this meeting is focused on several things like lockdown extenstion and what to do after lockdown is over. The 40-day lockdown in India is successful to minimise the spread of the deadly coronavirus in india.On 14 april had announced that extension of the nationwide lockdown till 3rd may 2020.
Highlights of the meeting:
- Chief Ministers of four states suggested the extension of Lockdown beyond 3rd may.
- PM Modi Stated that “Our aim must be rapid response, need to follow mantra of ‘do gaz doori’
- The PM Modi said that efforts of states should be directed towards converting the red zones into orange and thereafter to green zones
- PM Modi also mentioned this “Lockdown has yielded positive results, country has managed to save thousands of lives in the past 1.5 months”
- PM Modi also said that “Impact of Coronavirus will remain visible in the coming months, masks and face covers will be part of our life”. We have to more cautious in the upcoming days.
- PM Modi also mentioned that with the collective efforts of State and the centre play a significant role to control spread of coronvirus,
- Currently,the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in India stand at 27,892.
- PM Modi also stated that “We have to give equally importance to the economy as well as continue the fight against COVID-19”
The statistics keep on changing, as more infected people are being reported. It has to be noted that both state and central governments are trying hard to make people aware of the impending dangers of spreading the infection to one another.UP government has announced that no mass gathering will take place till 30th June 2020. Other states governments are also planing to take some efficient steps to assure the safety of the citizens of India.
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