30 Industry Leaders To Form Task Force To Tackle COVID

To balance the function of the industrial sector, whilst so tackling the pandemic, the Maharashtra government has decided to make a 30-Member Task Force.

30 Industry Leaders To Form Task Force To Tackle COVID

According to reports, on Monday, the Maharashtra Government curated a task force of 30 members in order to facilitate the seamless working of the industrial sector, whilst juggling the COVID-19 responsibilities. Set to be headed by Subhash Desai, Industries Ministers it will also include revered corporate tycoons. Additionally, Chief Secretary Sitaram Kunte will be the force’s Vice Chairman.

The task force brings under its spectrum, officers from the industry department, corporate representatives from the government as well as the private sector which include the services and manufacturing sectors. According to a Government Resolution (GR), reports claim, the force will not just develop an emergency response to COVID-19, but also make a plan for the medium term. Liaising relief activities that include vaccine availability, testing and quarantine centres, oxygen and meals for employees will also fall within its purview.

Whilst ensuring that the health conventions are adhered to, developing healthcare competencies will be done by this task force. Depending on the needs, the force will either meet monthly or fortnightly.

To understand if the task force is efficacious, its capacity to solve substantial problems, in the state’s industry department and key industries will be reviewed.

Uday Kotak, Sanjiv Bajaj, B Thiagarajan, Naushad Forbes, Baba Kalyani, Ashok Hinduja, Sanjay Jindal, SN Subrahmanyan, Anish Shah, Ajay Piramal, Banmali Agrawala, Harsh Goenka, Nikhil Meswani, Niranjan Hiranandani, Neel Raheja, Keshav Murugesh are some of the private sector representees.

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