In this article for The New India Express, Shankkar Aiyar talks about the lack of preparedness and inaction of the central and state governments that have led to a dire COVID-19 situation in India.
Excerpt(s) from the article:
"Success in public policy calls for planning and execution...nearly eight weeks into the second wave, the government called on start-ups for details on oxygen concentrators and sought details from government hospitals in urban metros to set up extension hospitals. Must good ideas for scaling capacity wait for the eleventh hour of a crisis?"
Read the full article here