Prepare checklist for possible third Covid wave, says Piyush Goyal to industry associations


Commerce and Industry minister Piyush Goyal has directed industry associations to come up with a checklist to follow in order to deal with a possible third wave of the coronavirus. In a meeting with industry associations on June 1, the Minister called for review the preparedness to meet any pandemic challenges, future or present.

Owing to the rising Covid infections in the country, the mininster had said earlier that industrial production was severely affected, as well as the scarcity of oxygen supply and migration of workers.

“Goyal called upon the industry associations to prepare a comprehensive checklist that needs to be followed for a possible 3rd COVID wave, covering various measures,” a statement issued by the commerce and ministry said.

CII, PHD chambers of commerce and industry, along with other representatives, have shared how they have been preparing for a third wave of Covid.


(With inputs from PTI)



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