21-Day Lockdown: Here’s A List Of Everything That Remains Open
Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of a 21-day lockdown starting today, the Home Ministry released a detailed list of guidelines and measures that the central and state government are taking to ensure the containment of the COVID-19 pandemic.
PM Modi, in a tweet, also mentioned that there was nothing to worry as all essential services would be open and readily available. He also stated that the government would ensure the seamless delivery and maintenance of said essential services.
“There will be no shortage of essential commodities during the 21-day lockdown. Central govt along with all state govt making adequate efforts to deal with the situation,” said Home Minister Amit Shah.
Here’s a list of all that remains open, according to the guidelines:
– Petrol Pumps, CNG, LPG, PNG
-Banks, insurance offices, print and electronic media to remain open
-Disaster management, power transmission units
-Police, home guards, defence and armed forces
-Electricity, water and sanitation
-Hospitals, nursing homes, fire stations, ATMs will continue to work:
-Fair price shops and those dealing with food, groceries, fruits, vegetables, dairy, meat, fish, animal fodder
-Capital and debt market services as notified by SEBI