PM Modi chairs review meeting with CMs of Northeast states on COVID-19

During the review session, secretary (MoHFW) Rajesh Bhushan made a detailed powerpoint presentation on the present COVID-19 scenario in the Northeastern states and the measures taken up by the government to contain the disease in these states.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday chaired a review meeting to assess the COVID-19 situation in the Northeastern states.

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh; Union Home Minister Amit Shah; Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Mansukh Mandaviya; Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Minister G Kishan Reddy and top officials were present in the meeting.

During the review session, secretary (MoHFW) Rajesh Bhushan made a detailed powerpoint presentation on the present COVID-19 scenario in the Northeastern states and the measures taken up by the government to contain the disease in these states.

All the chief ministers of Northeast states, including  Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh presented the overall preparedness and steps taken up by the state government towards tackling the COVID-19 pandemic. He expressed his gratitude to the Prime Minister, union home minister and others for their priceless support and cooperation to the states during this crucial juncture.

Advisor to CM (Health) Dr Sapam Ranjan, chief secretary Dr Rajesh Kumar, principal secretary (Health) V Vumlunmang, secretary to CM Ningthoujam Geoffrey, director (Health) Dr K Rajo and other officials of Health department attended the meeting.

 

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First Published:July 13, 2021, 11:48 p.m.

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