Narendra Modi to hold video conference with CMs today; interaction to be held days ahead of end of nationwide lockdown
Modi had earlier interacted with chief ministers four times over the COVID-19 situation via video conferencing.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a meeting, through video conference, with state chief ministers on Monday at 3 pm to discuss the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the country.
"PM Narendra Modi to hold the 5th meeting via video-conference with state chief ministers tomorrow afternoon at 3 pm," PMO India tweeted.
The Prime Minister had earlier interacted with chief ministers four times over the COVID-19 situation via video conferencing.
The upcoming interaction comes days ahead of the scheduled ending of the nationwide lockdown. The ongoing lockdown, which was imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus , is scheduled to end on 17 May.
This move marked the end of the “roadmap” for gradually easing restrictions, which had been announced back in February. A major point stressed by politicians was that progress towards opening up again would be “irreversible
More than 4.49 crore (4,49,03,025) balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and UTs to be administered, the ministry said.
The number of daily new cases has remained below 50,000 for the last 78 consecutive days