Sharing best practices

The second wave of the pandemic, which continues to spread across India, has been left largely to state governments to combat. On one level, this is a failure of the Union government when it comes to leadership and capacity expansion. But it is also a failure in another way — one of coordination, and of policy exchange. Different state governments have evolved different policy mechanisms to deal with their second waves. Unfortunately, there is no systematic effort to share insights on this subject in a manner that would enable best practices to spread across the country. Several su.....

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