New Delhi: Corona infection is spreading rapidly in the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is constantly monitoring the situation. Given the increasing cases of corona in the country, PM Modi held a meeting with all the governors. In this meeting, PM Modi took stock of the situation created in the country from Covid-19. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan also participated in this meeting with PM Modi.
‘Speed up vaccination campaign’
During the virtual meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, Vaccination Drive has been expanded, new vaccination centres have been opened during the four-day Tika Utsav. He told the governors, besides spreading the message about vaccination and treatment, the governor can also make people aware of the measures related to Ayurveda.
‘Collective power needed’
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the government is committed to ensuring the adequate availability of vaccines. No shortage will be allowed. He said, in the fight against Covid-19, there is a need to use the combined power of all community organizations, political parties, NGOs, social institutions.
‘All work together
At the meeting, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu urged everyone to act like a team to defeat the Coronavirus bypassing political differences. In a digital dialogue with the governors on the situation of Covid-19 and the vaccination campaign, Naidu said that the proven and authentic strategy of ‘testing, tracing and treatment’ needs to be implemented with new energy to combat the coronavirus.
Prepare new strategy
President M Venkaiah Naidu said that the most useful lesson we learned last year is that we were successful in the fight against Covid-19 because of collective work. Naidu said that the central government has decided the strategy of Covid-19 with the state governments. He called on everyone to work together as a team, bypassing political differences. Expressing concern over the increasing cases of Covid-19 in the country, Naidu warned that there will definitely be a lot of pressure on the health infrastructure.
‘Governor should guide the state government’
The Vice President said that special attention should be paid to 10 states where 85 per cent of cases of infections and 89 per cent of deaths have been reported from across the country in the last 14 days. Describing every governor as an important role as the constitutional head of state in the fight against the epidemic, Naidu said that he should work actively with the chief ministers of his states and form a consensus. He told the governors, ‘You can not only share your experience and expertise but can also give guidance to the state government on creating a more effective strategy.’