PUNJAB ISSUES DIRECTIONS FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF GOVT of INDIA’s REVISED COVID CONTAINMENT GUIDELINES WITH ADDITIONAL SAFEGUARDS FROM APRIL 20

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STRICTLY BARS ANY ACTIVITY INSIDE CONTAINMENT ZONES, DMs TO DECIDE TIMINGS OF ESTABLISHMENTS, INDUSTRIES AND OTHER PERMITTED ACTIVITIES

INDUSTRIAL ESTABLISHMENTS WITH MORE THAN 10 WORKERS WILL HAVE TO ENSURE FACTORY QUARANTINE OR TRANSPORT FACILITIES FOR WORKERS

ALSO ALLOWS SCHOOL AND COLLEGE BOOK SHOPS, SALE OF ACs, COOLERS AND FANS ETC
CHANDIGARH, APRIL 19 (Punjab Mail)- In a major step in Covid-19 battle, the Punjab Government has strictly banned any activity inside the containment zones even as it authorised District Magistrates to exercise due diligence in regulating the timings of various establishments including industries and other permitted activity depending upon the local requirements and norms of social distancing.
It was decided that state will follow complete curfew till May 3, 2020, and the prevailing practice of requiring a curfew pass for movement during curfew shall continue.
The state government has also allowed industrial activity on the condition of due arrangements of stay in factory or transport of workers to be taken care of by the operator, involving employement of ten or more persons. The prevailing practice of requiring a Curfew Pass for movement during curfew shall continue.
Disclosing this here today, the spokesperson of State Home Department said that these directions had been issued in implementation of GoI’s revised Covid containment guidelines to be issued with effect from April 20.


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