Maharashtra government is supposed to form a group to protect children orphaned by Covid-19. The government is going to create the task force tram in every district of Maharashtra says government officials on Monday.
According to the reports released by Maharashtra government the Collectors would be guiding the task force team and the team will include police chiefs, rural health officials, commissioners of civic bodies etc from the district.
Yashomati Thakur, the Minister of Maharashtra Women and Child Development says that getting child orphaned because of Covid-19 has become a major social issue. She also asked the government to take care of the children in terms of their protection as well as their education.
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