PM Modi on 21 Days INDIA Lockdown: Here is a list of essential services that will remain open
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the country at 8 pm on Tuesday amid growing cases of coronavirus in the country. PM Modi has announced the complete closure across the country as of 12 pm tonight. After addressing the nation, Prime Minister Modi tweeted and said: “My compatriots, there is no need to panic. Stores for essential goods and medicines will remain open. Central and state governments are working together to ensure this. Together we will fight Covid-19 and create a healthy India. Jai Hind! #CoronavirusLockdown
In addition, the Interior Ministry issued a guideline on essential services, effective measures and exceptions during the 21-day closure. This guide establishes which services will remain operational during these 21 days.
Read and know what services will continue and what will stop during these 21 days of closure.
What will remain open during 21 days lockdown?
–Medical stores, medical equipment, food stores, rations of fruits, vegetables, dairy, milk, meat, fish and fodder, etc. and government ration shops, the laboratory labs will remain open.
–Hospitals and other related medical institutions, production and allocation units, private and government sector clinics, chemists, laboratories, clinics, nursing homes, and ambulances, etc. they will continue to function. Health workers, nurses, paramedical personnel, and other employees may be transported.
–People will be able to visit the doctor and go home from the hospital.
–Essential services such as paid troll, CNG, LPG, PNG will remain open.
–Energy generation, electricity distribution will also continue uninterrupted.
–Employees working in the energy department may also go to work.
–Private security services will also continue.
–Banks, insurance offices, and ATMs will remain open.
–Printed and electronic media will be functional.
–All essential products, such as food, medicines, and medical devices, will continue to be delivered through electronic commerce.
–Petrol, LPG, oil, and gas pumps at the exits will be available.
–The power generation, transmission, and distribution unit will continue.
What will be closed?
–The central government, it is autonomous/subordinate offices, and government companies will remain closed. Exceptions: Defense, CRPF, Treasury, Oil, CNG, LPG, PNG, Disaster Management, Power Generation and Transmission Unit, Post Office, NIC Offices.
–The offices of the States / Territories of the Union, their autonomous institutions, the companies will remain closed. Exceptions: police, home guards, civil defense, fire and emergency services, disaster management, and prisons.
–Administration and treasury of the district. Exception: municipal agencies – Personnel for essential services such as sanitation and water supply.
–Private and government offices will remain closed.
–There will be no rail, air, and road services available.
–All modes of public transport: air, rail, the road will be closed.
–Public places like shopping malls, lounges, gyms, spas, sports clubs will remain closed.
–All restaurants, stores will be closed. Gymnasium, hotels, motels, religious places, all educational institutions will also be closed.
–No more than 20 people will be allowed at the funeral.
–All factories, workshops, warehouses, weekly markets will be closed.
In his speech to the nation, Modi said that this step had been taken to implement social distancing (social distance) in a very strict way, the most important weapon against this dangerous virus. The Prime Minister also recounted how coronavirus cases had increased rapidly in the world. The Prime Minister said: “Forget about leaving the house for the next 21 days. If you cross Laxman Rekha, then you will invite viruses into your homes. The 21-day prisoner seems long, but this is the way to keep everyone safe. Yes does not accept 21 days, so our country, your family, will return 21 years, so stay home, stay safe.
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