Union Cabinet Secretary Shri Rajiv Gauba IAS requested the Chief Secretaries to take up an intensive and focused communication campaign towards creating awareness on Covid appropriate behavior among citizens. Cabinet Secretary held a video conference with all the Chief Secretaries on public health response to Covid-19.
He urged the Chief Secretaries to maintain continuous vigil due to the approaching festival and winter season as well as opening up of economic activities. He stressed the need to avoid huge gatherings. Fear of testing should be addressed and more and more people should be encouraged to undergo testing, he added. Maintaining physical distancing, wearing of mask and hand hygiene should be intensively propagated.
Chief Secretary Shri Somesh Kumar IAS., Secretary, Health and Family Welfare, Shri Rizvi, Director Public health Dr Srinivas Rao and other officials attended the video conference.