Published On: Tue, Mar 17th, 2020

Centre deputes 30 Joint Secretary and above rank officers to assist state govts on COVID-19

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New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday deputed 30 officers in the rank of joint secretary and above to states so that they can effectively deal with the outbreak of coronavirus.

The move comes after 137 people so far tested positive and three persons died of the outbreak. “Government of India deputes 30 officers of Joint Secretary and above level, to assist State Governments in effective management of #COVID19india,” an official spokesperson said.

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