COVID-19: Seven Promises PM Modi Wants Every Citizen to Make

India | News18 | April 14, 2020, 4:35 pm
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 1) Take care of elders, especially the ones who have existing ailments - The PM's first pledge focuses on care for senior citizens, especially those with weaker immune systems, as they have been identified as the most vulnerable group to coronavirus. The government had on Monday also released a special advisory related to 16 crore senior citizens in India, asking them not to go to markets or for routine health check-ups. (Image: Network18 Graphics)
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1) Take care of elders, especially the ones who have existing ailments - The PM's first pledge focuses on care for senior citizens, especially those with weaker immune systems, as they have been identified as the most vulnerable group to coronavirus. The government had on Monday also released a special advisory related to 16 crore senior citizens in India, asking them not to go to markets or for routine health check-ups. (Image: Network18 Graphics)

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 2) Follow social distancing: Earlier too, in his first 'Mann ki Baat' after announcing the 21-day lockdown, PM Modi stressed upon
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2) Follow social distancing: Earlier too, in his first 'Mann ki Baat' after announcing the 21-day lockdown, PM Modi stressed upon "increasing social distancing but reducing emotional distancing". (Image: Network18 Graphics)

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 3) Use home-made masks or face covers: This is the second time that PM Modi has sent across the message of using face shields made at home. During the April 11 meeting with chief ministers through video conferencing, the prime minister was seen wearing a gamcha — a cotton scarf he usually wears — as a face cover for the first time in public. (Image: Network18 Graphics)
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3) Use home-made masks or face covers: This is the second time that PM Modi has sent across the message of using face shields made at home. During the April 11 meeting with chief ministers through video conferencing, the prime minister was seen wearing a gamcha — a cotton scarf he usually wears — as a face cover for the first time in public. (Image: Network18 Graphics)

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 4) Improve your immunity and download Aaragya Setu mobile app for assistance: Aarogya Setu, a mobile app developed by the ministry of electronics and IT to help citizens identify their risk of contracting the novel coronavirus, has been at the top of the popularity listings on the Play Store as well as Apple's own App Store for the iPhone ever since PM Modi requested citizens to download it last week. It is aimed at primarily tracking the community transmission and tracing the contact and travel history of individuals that are quarantined, infected or suspected of being susceptible to the virus. (Image: Network18 Graphics)
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4) Improve your immunity and download Aaragya Setu mobile app for assistance: Aarogya Setu, a mobile app developed by the ministry of electronics and IT to help citizens identify their risk of contracting the novel coronavirus, has been at the top of the popularity listings on the Play Store as well as Apple's own App Store for the iPhone ever since PM Modi requested citizens to download it last week. It is aimed at primarily tracking the community transmission and tracing the contact and travel history of individuals that are quarantined, infected or suspected of being susceptible to the virus. (Image: Network18 Graphics)

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 5) Take as much care of poor families as you can, especially try to fulfil their food requirements - The lockdown has had a devastating impact on the lives of migrant and daily-wage workers who live hand-to-mouth, who have been caught unawares as the Indian economy virtually shut down. According to a survey, 92.5 per cent of labourers have already lost work ranging from one week to three weeks and over 40 per cent do not have ration for more than a day. (Image: Network18 Graphics)
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5) Take as much care of poor families as you can, especially try to fulfil their food requirements - The lockdown has had a devastating impact on the lives of migrant and daily-wage workers who live hand-to-mouth, who have been caught unawares as the Indian economy virtually shut down. According to a survey, 92.5 per cent of labourers have already lost work ranging from one week to three weeks and over 40 per cent do not have ration for more than a day. (Image: Network18 Graphics)

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 6) Be compassionate towards the people who work with you in your business or industry. Do not deprive them of their livelihood - The Prime Minister made an appeal to not cut jobs or stop pay of employees amid reports that millions of Indians are staring at job losses due to the economic shock of the coronavirus. Initial estimates of job data show that the coronavirus pandemic could have caused unemployment to rise to 23.4 per cent. (Image: Network18 Graphics)
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6) Be compassionate towards the people who work with you in your business or industry. Do not deprive them of their livelihood - The Prime Minister made an appeal to not cut jobs or stop pay of employees amid reports that millions of Indians are staring at job losses due to the economic shock of the coronavirus. Initial estimates of job data show that the coronavirus pandemic could have caused unemployment to rise to 23.4 per cent. (Image: Network18 Graphics)

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 7) Pay utmost respect to our nation’s Corona Warriors – our doctors and nurses, sanitation workers and police - Indian medical professionals and other essential workers, the frontline warriors in the fight against coronavirus, are also having to battle stigma, discrimination and harassment from the society over fears that they would spread the virus. (Image: Network18 Graphics)
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7) Pay utmost respect to our nation’s Corona Warriors – our doctors and nurses, sanitation workers and police - Indian medical professionals and other essential workers, the frontline warriors in the fight against coronavirus, are also having to battle stigma, discrimination and harassment from the society over fears that they would spread the virus. (Image: Network18 Graphics)

  • First Published: April 14, 2020, 2:30 pm

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