Empowered Group constituted by Government of India

1 min read

News:Government of India has constituted an Empowered Group to undertake discussions in dealing with COVID-19.

Facts:

  • The empowered group is chaired by NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
  • Mandate:To hold discussions with the stakeholders regarding identification of problems, effective solutions and formulation of plans against COVID-19.
  • Stakeholders: a) UN agencies, World Bank, Asian Development Bank b) Civil Society Organisations and development partners and c) Industry associations – CII, FICCI, ASSOCHAM, NASSCOM.