Bareilly, a district with 45 lakh population and 4120 sq kilometers area won the battle against deadly pandemic in just 20 days. The credit for this marvellous victory goes to the District Magistrate Nitish Kumar. He is a 2010 batch IAS officer and his Bareilly model was lauded by IAS Association and many others. Bareilly witnessed the first case of corona on 29 th March when an employee Mahesh of Ceasefire company was detected positive. He along with his family members were immediately qurantined. 24 thousand people were tested in a very short duration. Nitish constituted 30 mobile teams for door to door survey which benefitted alot. In his effective leadership administrative officials ensured the supply of daily essentials in buffer zones as well as the other parts of the districts. The lockdown guidelines were imposed strictly which helped in combating pandemic.