Union Home Minister Amit Shah (File photo)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah (File photo)

Home Minister directs immediate transfer of 4 IAS officers to assist Delhi Govt amidst COVID-19 crisis

ANI | Updated: Jun 14, 2020 19:25 IST


New Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday directed immediate transfer of four IAS officers -- two from Andaman and Nicobar and two from Arunachal Pradesh to New Delhi to assist Delhi Government in the management of COVID-19, said Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
"Home Minister Amit Shah directed immediate transfer of four IAS officers -- Awanish Kumar and Monica Priyadarshini from Andaman and Nicobar, and Gaurav Singh Rajawat and Vikram Singh Mallik from Arunachal Pradesh to New Delhi to assist Delhi Government in the management of COVID-19," said MHA.
Besides, Shah also directed two senior IAS officers from Centre -- SCL Das and SS Yadav to assist Delhi government.
Meanwhile, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal arrived at the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for their meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and Mayors of Municipal Corporations to review preparations with regard to COVID-19.
After the first round of meeting, Shah announced a series of measures to tackle the disease in the national capital including increasing testing three times in six days, providing 500 converted rail coaches to add 8,000 beds and steps for the availability of 60 per cent coronavirus beds in private hospitals at lower rates.
After having two rounds of meeting, the Home Minister called an all-party meeting on Monday to review the management of COVID-19 situation in Delhi. (ANI)

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