Lockdown prolonged for the following week in Punjab, retailers will be capable of open from 7 am to 11 am

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Curfew / lockdown has been prolonged for 2 weeks in view of the devastation brought on by Coronavirus by Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh. It was introduced by the Captain on Wednesday. The captain has given reduction to shopkeepers from 7 am to 11 am (4 hours) in the course of the prolonged curfew. It is necessary to put on a masks whereas going out of the home and in addition to maintain social distancing.

Earlier, the Punjab Government Task Force submitted an in depth report on this regard to the "Exit Strategy for Kovid-19 Lock Down Restrictions".

This report states that if there’s a lockdown within the state, together with the nation, the federal government should take many concrete steps to take care of it. <! –

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                 Moreover, assist should be sought from the central authorities on the financial disaster.

CM shaped activity pressure

This 20-member activity pressure was lately shaped by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. The report of 46 pages has been divided into 7 components by the duty pressure. It takes into consideration facets equivalent to socio-economic challenges, the financial state of affairs of Punjab, the details to beat the lockdown.

On the opposite hand, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered to maintain all these coming back from different locations in Punjab in 'State Quarantine' for 21 days. The Chief Minister stated that the devotees who returned from Shri Nanded Sahib and the scholars and employees who returned from Rajasthan have been despatched to Government Quarantine Centers for 21 days. Radhaswami Satsang Dera has additionally been requested to maintain these introduced again in Quarantine within the final Three days.

Severe punishment for violation

The activity pressure has urged that those that violate the regulation within the diseased space must be strictly handled. For this, authorized motion must be taken underneath varied Acts. At the identical time, the house owners of business items should encourage the federal government to open work.

Grace on contingents

The activity pressure has additionally urged opening of outlets within the state as per the revised directions of the central authorities. It has been stated that retailers registered with the federal government must be allowed to open 50 p.c workers after May 3.

Seeing the monetary disaster looming over the Rabi-Kharif crop

The report stated that as a result of financial difficulties, there’s a disaster on the acquisition of Rabi and Kharif crops. Therefore, quick monetary assist must be supplied to replenish these crops.

CM Fund turns into like PM Fund

The report urges the CM Relief Fund to be empowered just like the PM Relief Fund in order that CSR cash can be utilized on this fund. At the identical time, wage subsidy also needs to be given to numerous establishments, business house owners, who’re unable to get their laborers to make money working from home and the burden of wage stays on them.

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