Governor updates President about status of Corona through video conference
Friday - March 27, 2020 11:01 pm , Category : MADHYA PRADESH
Bhopal 27 March 2020: Governor Lalji Tandon gave information to President Ram Nath Kovind about the prevaling condition of Corona Virus in the state and about the medical arrangements along with measures being taken to control, through video conferencing. The President, Vice President and Governor were reviewing the Action being taken to control the disease at the national level through a video conference from their respective residence today. He said that the citizens of the state are cooperating by following the suggestions given by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to protect Against Corona. Negligent people are also being controlled when needed.
Governor Tandon informed that all the district collectors of the state have been given permission to act on their own level as per the time and situation. Along with the government, Red Cross and other religious and voluntary organizations are also arranging medicines, food etc. at their respective levels. The government has taken initiative to provide medical facilities there by acquiring closed hospitals.
The Governor told in the video conferencing that the Vice-Chancellors of all government and private universities have been entrusted with the responsibility of bringing awareness through students, so that the pandemic does not spread to the villages. Students cooperation has been taken in the work of making the citizens of the state aware by maintaining social distance.
The Governor while discussing about Corona said that this tragic situation has arisen due to those coming from outside (abroad). Its outbreak is more in Indore district of Madhya Pradesh. One or two cases have been reported in the remaining districts. Two people have died due to Corona in Madhya Pradesh, including an elderly woman and a youth in Ujjain district.
In the beginning of the video conference organized by the President, the Governors of Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka, Haryana, Delhi, Gujarat, Telangana, Rajasthan and Punjab-Chandigarh apprised with the latest status of Corona in their respective states and measures being taken for its prevention.
In the video conferencing, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu discharged the role of coordinator between the President and the Governors. He told all the governors that they are the first citizens of the state and So they have a very important role in dealing with this crisis. Therefore, the Governors should garner support of youth and intellectuals along with all the resources available in the state. He said that private sector should understand their responsibility during lockdown. Retired people associated with Kendriya Vidyalaya, University, Pharma Students and Medical field should give their services. He appealed to people to stay in their homes and said that they should spend their time with family. Read good books and practice yoga because “Your step out Corona in”.
In the video conferencing, the President thanked the service personnel engaged in dealing with the Corona conflict in all the states. He appealed to all the citizens of the country to maintain patience, restraint and cooperation in this hour of crisis. Window to News
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