Need to mobilise scientists, engineers to work on innovative solutions to COVID-19 crisis: Rahul

Gandhi had called for a united fight against the pandemic

Rahul Gandhi, Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP, budget consultations,
Rahul Gandhi said, the COVID-19 pandemic is a huge challenge but it is also an opportunity.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday (April 18) described the COVID-19 pandemic as a “huge challenge” as well as an “opportunity”, saying there is a need to mobilise the countrys scientists, engineers and data experts to work on innovative solutions to the crisis.

“The Covid19 pandemic is a huge challenge but it is also an opportunity,” he said in a tweet. “We need to mobilise our huge pool of scientists, engineers & data experts to work on innovative solutions needed during the crisis,” the former Congress president said.

On Thursday, Gandhi had called for a united fight against the pandemic and said a lockdown is not the solution to defeat coronavirus. He had asserted that aggressive testing is the “biggest weapon” to fight the virus.

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