The Sirens of ambulances and mortuary vans, relatives of patients running around with Oxygen cylinders, and empty roads because of lockdowns. Were some unforgettable scenes from the COVID lockdown in March 2021. From what seemed like a complete failure of the system rose some heroes who stood their ground and took risks on themselves to keep others alive. One such person is Saurabh Sonawane, a doctor by graduation and an IAS officer of the 2017 batch of Indian administrative services.
In this episode, Suno India's editor-in-chief DVL Padma Priya spoke with him about the role of communication in this emergency. She also asked him about the migrant crisis and intercommunication between different state governments and the national government.