While responding to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health the government has shown the statics from India’s well-established institutions and claimed the early efforts of lockdown has saved many lives than lost. The government also highlighted the slowing growth in cases. While India has a comparatively low share of its GDP towards health infrastructure, still India is at the bottom list of deaths per million. This news is related to the topic health of GS 2. Details about Parliamentary standing committees can be important for prelims, whereas steps needed to be taken to improve India’s Public health infrastructure to deal with this kind of Pandemics can be important for both mains .
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