Centre has deployed a three-member high-level central team to review Medical Care and Public Health arrangements for Kumbh Mela at Haridwar in Uttarakhand.

The team is being led by Dr SK Singh, Director, National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Dr SK Jain, Additional Director and Dr Meera Dhuria, Deputy Director, both from NCDC are the team members.

Ministry of Health said that the team will focus on the status of implementation of the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the Kumbh Mela issued by it in the context of implementing preventive measures to contain spread of COVID-19.

The team will also review the implementation of its field level recommendations given to the State during its last visit, a month back.


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