New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Health Minister Satyendar Jain to discuss the coronavirus situation in the national capital.
Soon after, Shah ordered the immediate transfer of four IAS officers to the Delhi government and attachment of another two from the Centre to help the national capital fight the coronavirus pandemic.
“@[email protected] directed immediate transfer of 4 IAS officers – Awanish Kumar & Monica Priyadarshini from A&N, & Gaurav Singh Rajawat & Vikram Singh Mallik from Arunachal Pradesh to New Delhi to assist #GNCTD for management of #COVID19,” tweeted Spokesperson, Ministry of Home Affairs.
“HM also directed attachment to #GNCTD of two Sr. IAS officers- SCL Das and SS Yadav from Centre,” it added.
— Spokesperson, Ministry of Home Affairs (@PIBHomeAffairs) June 14, 2020
The orders came after Shah’s meeting with Union Health minister Harsh Vardhan, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and officials of the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) to take stock of the Covid-19 situation in Delhi that has worsened in recent times.
Delhi’s Covid-19 tally now stands at 38,958.