While the whole nation is suffering The Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi held a video-conference call, the fifth after the lockdown was commenced by the national government on Monday in order to make decisions with the Chief Ministers of all the states and to seeks their view on how to go ahead with the easing of restrictions after the COVID-19
The meeting mainly focussed on the topic of easing the lockdown restrictions and avoiding the spread of the COVID-19 at the same time. The large-scale movement of migrant workers on trains, buses and even on foot to their respective homes has given rise to the risk of spreading the novel coronavirus pandemic to new places. With the migrant workers gone, the industries and companies may decelerate due to shortage of workers.
At a meeting on Sunday, the state Chief Ministers told the cabinet secretary, Rajiv Gauba that while protection is required from COVID-19, economic activities also need to be stepped up in a calibrated manner.
Modi’s discussions with chief ministers of states and union territories on Monday are expected to revolve on steps for reviving the plunging economy and regarding the measures that can be taken to convert the red zones into green or orange zones.
– Christo Freddy, NMTV News