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CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan urges industries to support state govt efforts in fighting pandemic

Updated: May 21, 2021 11:35:35am

CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan urges industries to support state govt efforts in fighting pandemic

Bhopal, May 21 (KNN) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan has urged industries to support the state government’s efforts in fighting the pandemic and private sector should not only ensure vaccinating their employees but also their dependents and family members.

He also assured that with the efforts taken by the state government during the second wave, Madhya Pradesh will come out of the crisis by month end.

Addressing the interactive session on ‘Vaccination Plan of Industry in MP’, organized by FICCI, jointly with other Chambers, on Thursday, the Chief Minister said, “In Madhya Pradesh, the vaccination drive is getting converted into a mass movement. We have already vaccinated around 1 crore citizens and we are working to get the balance vaccinated.”

“The government alone cannot fight this pandemic. With the people’s participation in Madhya Pradesh, Corona is under control as the positivity rate is declining on daily basis and recovery rate is improving. The way in which we implemented the janta curfew in the state, we are hopeful that by May 31st, we will be able to control the situation totally,” Chouhan added.

He further stressed on the need to increase the availability of the vaccines in the state.

“We will do all efforts to get whatever vaccines are required to be sourced from abroad. The private sector must come forward to source as many vaccines they can procure and help the government’s vaccination drive,” he added.

The Chief Minister also urged industries to come forward in vaccinating the citizens.

He also assured the industry of full support from the state government in simplifying the vaccination registration process and creating a taskforce related to COVID.

Chouhan also said that the state developed a crisis management committee which is supported by the government. They advised on the various steps to be taken to mitigate the impact of the crisis.


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