PM Modi to interact with State Chief Ministers on June 16 & 17


NEW DELHI | JUNE 13, 2020: 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with the Chief Ministers of all States and Union territories on June 16 and 17 at 3 pm through video conferencing in the wake of the rising number of Corona Virus cases in the country.

On 16th June, the Prime Minister will interact with 21 States and Union Territories – Punjab, Assam, Kerala, Uttrakhand, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Tripura, Himachal, Chandigarh, Goa, Manipur, Nagaland, Ladakh, Puducherry, Arunachal, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Dadra, Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu, Sikkim and Lakshadweep.

The following day, Modi will interact with 15 States and Union Territories- Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu And Kashmir, Telangana and Odisha. 

This will be the sixth meeting of the Prime Minister with the Chief Ministers since the announcement of nationwide lockdown in March. 


Currently, the country is under the fifth phase of the lockdown which entails much more relaxations than the previous ones. Under Unlock 1.0, the Centre and State Governments have eased several restrictions for the convenience of public and businesses to ensure that economic activities gather momentum. 

Cabinet Secretary yesterday held a meeting with Chief Secretaries of all the states and advised them to focus on containment, testing and tracing, health infrastructure up-gradation, and community engagement for effective management of COVID-19.