PM Modi In Discussion With 14 States CMs Of Day 2 Consultations On Coronavirus CrisisJune 17, 2020 19:53
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PM Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah interact with CMs of 14 states and the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The discussion with all the state representatives to look over the spread of coronavirus during unlock 1.0.
The virtual meeting is scheduled in two sessions to cover all the states. A set of states are scheduled to attend the meeting on June 16 and other few on the next day. The first day consultation meeting was with less affected states by the virus and the second day is for 15 worst affected states.
The Chief Ministers of Maharashtra, Delhi, Karnataka, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar have attended Modi’s virtual meeting.Interactions with the specific state governments is crucial as they are the most affected by coronavirus in the country.
The states which generally contribute more for economy and high employment have planned to discuss their strategy to run the economic activities following the strict lockdown restrictions in red zones.
India has the highest record over 2000 fatalities in a single day and the spike touched about 11,000 new cases.
It is expected to discuss the steps to be taken for the huge number of migrants moving inward and outward.
The day before, the PM held another meeting to focus on the economic condition of the country. The meeting included the Chief Ministers, LGs and administrative authorities. In this meeting, Modi said that he is expecting improvement in Indian economy as most of the nation is free from lockdown restrictions.
He spoke about the importance of both life and livelihood. At this point, health infrastructure must be the priority and on the other hand, economic activity should be managed.
By Ramya C