May 17, 2021 3:20:34 am
IT’S NOT just Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who are taking meetings to review the preparedness for cyclone Tauktae. BJP chief J P Nadda too joined in and took a review as the cyclone moved towards coastal regions of Goa, Kerala, Karnataka, Daman & Diu, Maharashtra and Gujarat on Sunday. He discussed the precautions and relief work with BJP MPs, MLAs and state party office-bearers of the affected areas. “We will provide all possible help following Covid protocols,” Nadda tweeted.
JOINING THE long list of those helping people fight the second surge of Covid-19 in the country now is the Indian Forest Service Association. Forest officers have converted the Van Vigyan Bhawan, which serves as a guesthouse for the forest department in Delhi, into a 12-bed Covid Care facility and have pooled together resources to acquire oxygen cylinders and concentrators and medicines. The facility has paramedics and is to serve as a transit point for patients who urgently require oxygen and basic medical attention, before they find a hospital beds for themselves.
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