Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding measures to handle COVID-19 pandemic, 27/04/2021

  • 27/04/2021

Order of the Supreme Court of India 'In Re: Distribution essential supplies and services during pandemic' dated 27/04/2021. 

The SC directed the Chief Secretaries of the State Governments and Union Territories to file their responses clarifying the infrastructural facilities which are available in the States/Union Territories to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. The apex court also directed the Union of India to consider formulating modalities for ensuring due communication of advisories on a daily basis by a panel of nominated medical experts. This model can then be replicated at the level of each state to ensure dissemination of authentic information.