PM Modi affirms economy is returning on track of normalisation after first phase of nationwide unlock
Author: Desk June 17, 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has affirmed that the economy is returning on track of normalisation after two weeks of the first phase of nationwide unlock. In his opening remarks during his interaction with the Chief Ministers of 21 States and Union Territories through video conference today
PM Modi emphasized the need to focus on both life and livelihood, boosting health infrastructure, testing and tracing as well as increasing economic activity. He said, due to recent efforts, several green shoots in economy are now visible, which are encouraging us to forge ahead.
He appealed to the Chief Ministers to turn crisis into opportunity. He said, the views and the experiences of all states and Union Territories will be discussed to strategize future roadmap of nation’s fight against the global pandemic. He highlighted the timely decisions taken by the government and early preparedness approach which helped the country to chalk out measures to save many lives. PM Modi said, when India’s fight against COVID19 will be analysed in future, this time will be remembered for how the Centre and States worked together in fighting the pandemic. He said, it served as an example of cooperative federalism. Prime minister said, in last few weeks, thousands of Indians returned to India from abroad and hundreds of migrant workers reached their home towns.No tags for this post.