Mumbai: BJP Corporator Chandrakant Sitaram, Ward No 13D says “Coronavirus will gravely impact on the economy of the country” to Hello Mumbai News reporter Nitin Dwivedi
Mumbai: COVID-19 pandemic presents yet another challenge to already battered and desperately overburdened health, education and social protection systems.
Several people that includes children too, are living through conflict or in some most fragile places, with limited access to essential services posing a sad daily reality.
Even as COVID-19 looms, it is essential to keep basic services going, ensuring children are not dying from conditions. We know how to treat, even as we take precautions to prevent the virus spreading. Handwash is a must. Physical distancing measures also nèed to be maintained. There is a need for clean and hygienic environment at home.
Amid this, Hello Mumbai News reporter Nitin Dwivedi interacts with Corporator Chandrakant Sitaram, Ward No 13D to get his views and his activities thereof.
Chandrakant believes that we need to keep on striding with a positive approach. This unfortunate and difficult phase shall pass within no time if the requisite norms formed by the Government is duly followed.
With each passing day, the number of cases nationwide is ncreasing massively and creating stress in every single citizen of the country as well as on the government.
Chandrakant while continuing said that Coronavirus will gravely impact on the economy of the country. But doesn’t tantamounts for a stop. It has just put a break. However it’s for sure that we will bounce back with a much more positive attitude
He also affirms that no sooner the virus issue gets and everything bounces back to normalcy, it will generate a lot of employment opportunities for people who were jobless prior to the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.
As he continued further Hello Mumbai News got to know on the initiatives he has been taking to handle the crisis in the slums of Ghodbandar Village ,kashi village Hatakesh , Beverly Park.
For 45 days he ran a community kitchen to feed approximately 1000 people daily with the number gradually decreasing when people started departing to their native places.
The speciality of the community kitchen was that it was totally managed and controlled by the ladies of the locality. They also ensured that there is a change in menu on food served daily.
In addition,he has also distributed half litre sanitizers throughout the village along with general ration for the villagers.
News Report by: Nitin Dwivedi
News Edit by K.V.Raman