During his Video Conference with Chief Ministers of all states to strategize exit plan from Nation-wide lockdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said there is a harmony among the states on the extension of lockdown by another 2 weeks. Prime Minister Narendra Modi underlined that the motto of the Indian government earlier was ‘Jaan hai to Jahaan hai’ but now is ‘Jaan Bhi Jahaan Bhi’, the PMO told.
In the interaction with CMs of all the States, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the Indian government’s motto will now turn from ‘Jaan hai to Jahaan hai’ to ‘Jaan Bhi Jahaan Bhi’. The earlier slogan was quoted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi when the 21-day lockdown was announced.
PM Modi’s 3rd Interaction with the Chief Ministers
The 4-hour long video-conference held was the 3rd interaction, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had with the Chief Ministers of all states. The focus in this interaction was on creating a powerful exit plan from the Nation-wide lockdown.
In one of the necessary decisions that were held out of the -hour-long video-conference, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said: “There look to be a harmony among the states on continuing the lockdown for 2 weeks.”
Other Topics that were Discussed during the Video-Conference
Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed enhancing healthcare infrastructure & reaching out to patients through telemedicine and also recommended that direct marketing for farm produce can be initiated to prevent crowding in mandi, for which model APMC laws should be changed swiftly. This way, Prime Minister Narendra Modi felt farmers would find it easy to sell their products at the point of production.
Prime Minister Modi also acknowledged efforts of all the states in managing the coronavirus pandemic and also felt that the successful coordination between the state government and central government has allowed the number of cases to remain stable in India.