PM Narendra Modi To Chair All-Party Meeting On Friday To Discuss Coronavirus Situation
New Delhi: PM Modi will hold an all-party meeting on Friday to discuss the coronavirus situation in the country, said the sources. This is the second party meeting on the coronavirus, which has affected over 94 lakh people across India, since the beginning of the pandemic.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Home Minister Amit Shah, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, and Parliamentary affairs minister Pralhad Joshi are supposed to attend the meeting, quoted the news agency PTI as saying, adding that the Parliamentary Affairs Ministry has reached out to the floor leaders of all the parties.
PM Modi on Saturday visited the country’s top vaccine hubs to personally review the development of the coronavirus vaccine and the manufacturing process.
PM Modi’s office said, was meant to help him get a “first-hand perspective of the preparations, challenges, and roadmap in India’s endeavor to vaccinate its citizens”.
Meanwhile, India has logged the second-highest number of cases in the world after the US,it is one of the countries with the lowest death per million population globally, said the Health Ministry morning
Since the first case was reported from Kerala on January 30 more than 88 lakh coronavirus patients have recovered and nearly 1.3 lakh deaths linked to coronavirus have been registered.
Today PM Modi has held a virtual meeting with three teams developing coronavirus vaccine and sought suggestions and ideas on the regulatory processes. Also, he urged the team to make an extra effort to use simple language to inform the general public about the vaccine.
In the last 10 days, this is the fourth important meeting PM Modi has chaired to review the efforts in India to develop a vaccine for the deadly virus