New Delhi: In view of the commendable work done by doctors and healthcare workers in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, the Delhi government has decided to recommend the names of doctors and healthcare workers for the 2021 Padma Awards.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal made an announcement on Tuesday saying, “The Delhi government has decided to send the names of doctors and healthcare workers for this year’s Padma awards. We want to tell them that we are grateful to them.
The Chief Minister asked the public to say these names. People can send their emails to [email protected] before August 15th.
Kejriwal informed that a selection committee has been formed that will review the names within the next 15 days (after August 15) and recommend names to the Delhi government.
“We have made a screening committee that will screen the names in the next 15 days after that (after 15th August) and recommend names to the Delhi Govt. The final names will then be sent to the Central Government,” CM Kejriwal said.
Meanwhile, the daily cases of Coronavirus in the country have started to slow down. In the last 24 hours, India recorded 29,689 fresh cases of Covid-19 and 415 deaths.