Amid the current condition of Covid-19 situation in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is interacting with the district magistrates (DMs) and field officials of 10 states that include Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha, Puducherry, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh today”, informed an official statement.
In the meeting with the district officials, Prime Minister expressed his concerns about how it important it is to fight the coronavirus pandemic together as a country, he said, “Coronavirus has made your work more demanding and challenging. In the midst of new challenges, we need new strategies and solutions. It becomes important to use local experiences and we need to work together as a country.
Coronavirus has made your work more demanding and challenging. In the midst of new challenges, we need new strategies & solutions. It becomes important to use local experiences & we need to work together as a country: PM Modi interacts with District officials of 10 states pic.twitter.com/2T5erwCT2U
— ANI (@ANI) May 20, 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also stressed on that rural India should be made Covid free. He also said vaccines should not be wasted and asked the officials to spread awareness in rural districts so that the spread of Covid can be curtailed in villages.
“With your fieldwork, your experiences & feedback, we get help to form effective policies. Even to strategize vaccination drive, we are moving forward with suggestions given by States & other stakeholders,” added PM Modi.
On the issue of vaccine wastage, Prime Minister said that there is an issue of vaccine wastage. Wasting even a single dose means not being able to give a shield to a life. It is important to stop vaccine wastage.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a meeting with field officials from states and districts about their experience in handling the COVID-19 pandemic. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa also attended the virtual meeting where Union Home Minister Amit Shah was present.