Bhubaneswar: In order to deal with the COVID-19 situation in the state, the Odisha government has formed a committee to engage with various knowledge institutions, experts and technology companies.
Reportedly, the committee will provide strategic direction and measures to deal with the situation arising out of COVID-19 pandemic and the way forward to tackling the emerging situation.
Senior bureaucrats Ashok Meena, Hemanta Sharma, Vishal Dev, Manoj Mishra, R. Vineel Krishna and representative of health department are the members of the committee.
The committee can co-opt any member from government or non-governmental organisations. Besides this, the committee can also engage any consultancy firm or consultants with relevant domain knowledge.