Day 420: Looking back at India’s Containment Plan

08/05/2021 Day 420 Looking back at the Containment Plan  Looking back at India‚Äôs Containment Plan of the Government of India in April 2021 it is striking that it did not build for scenarios as the current second wave. The keywords in the plan are policy decisions and technical inputs. In retrospect, that plan looks woefully … Continue reading Day 420: Looking back at India’s Containment Plan

India’s Containment Plan for Covid-19: Institutions & Functions

India's political and administrative structure is large and complex. Over the last couple of days, I have been thinking about the institutional structure that the Union government has designed and deployed to control coronavirus' spread in its 29 states with 736 districts and over 650,000 villages. These numbers are overwhelming considering the rapidity with which … Continue reading India’s Containment Plan for Covid-19: Institutions & Functions