New ordinance shows our commitment to protect healthcare workers: PM
Soon after the Union cabinet amended the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1987 in order to ensure the safety of health workers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to suggest that it showed his government”s “commitment” to protect the medical fraternity.
The Prime Minister tweeted: “The Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 manifests our commitment to protect each and every healthcare worker who is bravely battling COVID-19 on the frontline.”
Modi, who chaired the cabinet meeting, added, “It will ensure safety of our professionals. There can be no compromise on their safety.”