A Science and Technology Empowered Committee for COVID-19 response has been constituted.
The committee will be chaired by Vinod Paul (member, NITI Aayog) and K. Vijay Raghavan (Principal Scientific Adviser to the government).
It said this committee would coordinate virus research among science agencies, scientists, industries and regulatory bodies.
The Committee will work with the Department of Science & Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Defence Research and Development Organisation and Indian Institute for Science to take speedy decisions on research.
Source : The Hindu