New Delhi, November 23:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday chair a virtual interaction with the Chief Ministers of the eight worst Covid-hit states to review the coronavirus situation, sources say. The PM is expected to discuss with the states the cause for the sudden surge in Covid numbers and the countermeasures planned to stem the virus’s growth, sources add.
PM Modi’s Covid review meeting with states, scheduled to start at 10:30 AM, will be conducted in two parts, sources said. In the first leg, he will interact with the Chief Ministers and Lieutenant Governors of the worst-affected states and Union Territories (UT); in the second, he will hold a general review with the Chief Ministers and L-G’s of all the states and UTs, where he is expected to discuss vaccine delivery, sources say.
The primary focus of the review meeting is likely to be on developing a mechanism for efficient delivery of vaccine and identification of priority beneficiaries, sources said.