Lists of essential services, commodities to remain close in lockdown period

24/03/2020 at 10:45 PM

Coronavirus Update

New Delhi, March 24: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced a complete lockdown in India for three weeks (21 days) from Tuesday midnight. The PM said this is necessary to fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

List of What services and establishments to remain closed during lockdown:  

Industrial Establishments will remain closed.

Exceptions: Manufacturing units of essential commodities.

Production units, which require continuous process, after obtaining required permission from the State Government

All transport services — air, rail, roadways — will remain suspended.

Exceptions: Transportation for essential goods only,  Fire, law and order and emergency services.

Hospitality Services to remain suspended

Exceptions: Hotels, homestays, lodges and motels, which are accommodating tourists and persons stranded due to lockdown, medical and emergency staff, air and sea crew.

Establishments used/ earmarked for quarantine facilities.

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