Saturday, June 19, 2021

Defence Minister asks Army Chief, Defence Secretary and DRDO Chief to offer available facilities and expertise to civilians during COVID-19 crisis

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Army Chief General MM Naravane, Defence Secretary and DRDO chief and asked them to offer available facilities and expertise to civilians during the COVID19 crisis.

Mr. Singh also directed Army Chief that local commanders must reach out to Chief Ministers and offer all possible help. Following it Defence Secretary also issued instructions to 67 Cantonment Board Hospitals across the country to extend medical services to every patient who reaches out to them.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is chairing a meeting through Video Conference to review Defence Ministry’s preparations and response to COVID-19 situation. The meeting is being attended by the three Service Chiefs, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat Defence Secretary, DRDO Chairman and Director General of Armed Forces Medical Services.

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