Bhopal: In Indore, which is the commercial hub of the central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh, 22 new COVID +ve cases were detected on Wednesday, 8 April.
In Indore district, the number of deaths due to COVID-19 infection has risen to 173.
On the third day of total Lockdown in the capital MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh conveyed the message to the officers and employees of the State Revenue department in these words: ‘Na Darna Hai, Na Rukna Hai, Hamein to Bas Jeetna Hai’ (Neither should we fear nor stop; we just have to win). The Chief Minister interacted with the officers and employees of the Revenue department over telephone.
The state government has constituted a four-member committee to give suggestions in dealing with the economic crisis arising due to Corona virus infection. Additional Chief Secretary Finance Shri Anurag Jain has been appointed the Coordinator of the committee. The committee has been asked to submit suggestions by April 15, 2020.
According to the order issued by General Administration Department, former Finance Secretary, Government of India, Shri Sumit Bose, Director NIPFP Dr. Rathin Rai, Professor Shri Ganesh Kumar Nidugala of IIM Indore and Director General Academy of Administration Shri A.P. Shrivastava have been nominated members. The committee will automatically determine the procedure for consultation with qualified subject experts and submission of report.