Year ender-2020: COVID-19 pandemic has been biggest story of the year


News Services Division brings you glimpses of “The Year that was” in our Special Series Year ender-2020. COVID-19 pandemic has been the biggest story of the year and India has seen a fightback against the disease under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

India’s Covid-19 infections per million and deaths per million are both much lower than many developed countries. India, in fact, was among the quickest to react at the government and institutional level.

Talking to AIR News, Principal Scientific Adviser to the Central Government Professor K VijayRaghavan said that India, amidst all it’s complexities, was able to handle the COVID pandemic by timely utilisation of it’s scientific prowess and acumen.