Addressing the ‘Cities Against COVID-19-Global Summit 2020’ through a video hyperlink on Wednesday, he talked about the important thing steps taken by the Delhi authorities to include the virus.
- Last Updated: June 3, 2020, 10:58 PM IST
A whole lockdown helped the Delhi authorities in strengthening the well being infrastructure to successfully fight COVID-19, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia stated on Wednesday.
Addressing the “Cities Against COVID-19-Global Summit 2020” through a video hyperlink, he talked about the important thing steps taken by the Delhi authorities to include the virus.
“As Delhi got its first COVID-19 positive case on March 2, it was very important to curb the spread of the disease. The total lockdown enabled us to spread awareness about the virus among the citizens and strengthen our health infrastructure to effectively fight the disease,” he stated.
Sisodia stated the federal government has ample medical amenities to cope with coronavirus instances and its reduction groups have been working round the clock to offer meals to nearly 1,000,000 individuals twice a day.
“Delhi plans to restore economic activity safely in a phased manner,” the deputy chief minister stated.
Sisodia, who can be the training minister, stated the new-age classroom expertise traits adopted by colleges have given college students an enhanced studying expertise.
“What gives me the most satisfaction is our adoption of various new education initiatives during the lockdown to minimize the academic damage due to loss of learning time. We were able to provide online learning modules to 9,00,000 students from kindergarten to grade 12,” he stated.
Sisodia expressed pleasure to be part of the summit and stated it was an insightful expertise.
“Met with leaders of various cities across the world to learn from their experiences in fighting COVID-19 at the CAC Global Summit 2020 by the Seoul government. The overwhelming challenge posed by corona (virus) offers great opportunities for us to come together and help each other,” he tweeted.
The summit was attended by mayors and consultants from 21 cities, together with Moscow, Jakarta, Istanbul, Budapest, Tehran, Tel Aviv, Buenos Aires, Vancouver and Chongqing.