The Council of Ministers met at this time to debate the state of affairs arising out of the second wave of COVID in the nation. The meeting, held by video conferencing, was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi & attended by Ministers as properly Principal Secretary to PM, Cabinet Secretary. Member (Health) NITI Aayog Dr. VK Paul made a presentation on administration of Covid-19 pandemic. The Council of Ministers meeting famous that the current pandemic crisis is ‘once in a century crisis‘ and has thrown a large problem for the world.
Government of India’s Team India strategy to battle COVID, primarily based on the collective efforts of the Centre, State Governments and other people of India was highlighted.
PM Narendra Modi mentioned that every one arms of the Government are working unitedly & quickly to cope with the state of affairs. He additionally urged the Ministers to remain in contact with individuals of their respective areas, assist them and preserve getting their suggestions. He careworn upon the necessity to make sure that points on the native stage are promptly recognized and addressed.
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The Council additionally reviewed all of the efforts made in the final 14 months by the Central and State Governments and the individuals of India.
The efforts by the Central Government in coordination with the states in the direction of increase infrastructure in the shape of ramping up hospital beds, PSA oxygen facilitiesetc, resolving points in manufacturing, storage & transport of Oxygen, tackling issues referring to availability of important medicines have been briefed.
The measures being taken to additional ramp up their provide and availability have been additionally identified. The help measures to the susceptible inhabitants in the shape of provision of food-grains and monetary help to Jan Dhan account holders have been additionally identified.
It was additionally famous that India might efficiently produce two vaccines and there are numerous candidates on the varied levels of approval and induction. More than 15 crore vaccinations have been performed as on date.
The council of Ministers additionally careworn the significance of Covid applicable behaviour– sporting a masks, conserving bodily distance of 6 toes and washing palms regularly.
The Council reiterated that the participation of society is a key facet to perform the big activity forward and expressed confidence that the nation will rise to the event and defeat the virus.
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