UN Honours KK Shailaja, Kerala Minister, For Efforts To Tackle COVID-19

KK Shailaja, Kerala Well being Minister honoured by the United Nations

New Delhi:

KK Shailaja, the Well being Minister of Kerala, has been honoured by the United Nations on World Public Service Day 2020, for her untiring efforts to manage a pandemic scenario in her state. After seeing how Kerala dealt with the coronavirus scenario, KK Shailaja has been a lot wanted and ministers of different states like Maharashtra and Karnataka have taken her steering to stem the COVID-19 curve. The United Nations awarded her for the exemplary work and invited her to talk at a panel dialogue on COVID-19.

On Twitter, a lot of her admirers congratulated her calling KK Shailaja the “new face of India” and “pleasure of Kerala”.

The primary COVID-19 case had been detected in Kerala on January 31. The provider was an individual who had come from Wuhan, the coronavirus epicenter of the world. By March, Kerala and Maharashtra had the utmost variety of COVID-19 instances. However because of the immediate and focused dealing with of the scenario by KK Shailaja and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, the numbers began happening by mid- April. States together with these underneath the BJP began adopting the “Kerala mannequin”.

Led by KK Shailaja, Kerala confirmed the best way of contact tracing of COVID-19 contaminated folks. Relentlessly door-to-door surveys had been carried out and strict motion was taken if tips weren’t adopted. The state additionally deftly dealt with the inflow of individuals from exterior as employees who had been in Center Japanese international locations had been flown again. There have been additionally lots of of worldwide vacationers within the state when the entire lockdown was introduced.  Not solely dealing with COVID-19, the management in Kerala, chalked out a wise monetary coverage as hundreds of thousands had been affected economically by the lockdown. A cautious exit technique made certain that COVID-19 instances didn’t spike.

KK Shailaja is at all times near the ‘corona warriors’ of her state. On Nurses Week amid COVID-19 disaster, she interacted with scores of nurses through video convention and appreciated their selfless work.

The Well being Minister can also be recognized for her communication expertise. Over video calls she continuously retains in contact with the well being employees of her state.

The United Nations, yearly on June 23, observes the world public service day to understand and pay respect to public servants internationally. The UN had began a recognition programme – the UN Public Service Awards (UNPSA) in 2003, to reward the superb work carried out by public servants.


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