High level GoMs reviews current status, actions for prevention & management of COVID-19
Author: Desk March 12, 2020
A second meeting of the GoM held at Nirman Bhawan on Wednesday under the chairpersonship of Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare. Hardeep S. Puri, Minister of Civil Aviation, Dr. S. Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs, Nityananda Rai, Minister of State for Home, Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State (I/c), Ministry of Shipping, Chemicals and Fertilisers and Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State, Health & Family Welfare were present.
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