Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said that one month apportion will be dispensed to those with white proportion cards.
The Telangana government has chosen to secure the whole state until March 31, to forestall the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. With this, all between state fringes will be shut for travelers, and the open vehicle will be closed down. Just merchandise vehicles will be permitted; private transport administrations will likewise not be permitted to work.
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) made the declaration only hours after the Center exhorted that a lockdown ought to be forced in 75 locales in India where instances of COVID-19 have been accounted for. “Everybody should remain at home till March 31. That is the best way to overcome coronavirus. Not beyond what five individuals can assemble in the city. Just a single individual should step out for purchasing food supplies and different basics,” KCR proclaimed, declaring that the state government was summoning the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897.
KCR likewise said that five additional individuals had tried positive for coronavirus on Sunday. “Every one of them is remote returnees. Two are from London, two from Dubai and one from Scotland. Telangana state is fortunate as network spread has not started. We have had the option to capture the spread from outside returnees,” KCR included.
While those offering fundamental types of assistance (counting drug stores, banks, and staple goods) will stay open, the state government said that divisions that are named insignificant would just observe 20% of their staff answering to chip away at a rotational premise.
Every single instructive movement in the state will be halted, KCR proclaimed. This incorporates paper rectification, which was continuous for the Class 10 Secondary School Certificate (SSC) tests.
Wine shops over the state will likewise be closed.
“For day by day wage workers, we comprehend that they will go hungry. One month’s apportion will be dispensed to those with white proportion cards. 12 kg of rice will be given to every individual. Rs 1,500 would likewise be given to every family as money related help for purchasing fundamental things. For this, more than 2,417 crores will be authorized by the state government,” KCR said.
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The state government has likewise said that Anganwadi focuses will be shut down in the state and basic products for early afternoon dinners would be entryway conveyed.
“For development laborers, multi week’s wages ought to be paid by the organizations. It is a social duty. It isn’t sufficient to simply take a gander at benefits during conditions such as these,” KCR said.
The Chief Minister likewise said that all trivial medical procedures in government and private emergency clinics will be deferred yet conveyances will be encouraged for ladies during the lockdown.
“On the off chance that we don’t stop the spread now, it will be terrible. Multi week’s patience will spare the whole state and the country. An audit meeting will be held after March 31, when further choices will be taken,” KCR said.
At 4 pm, a significant level gathering was held within the sight of the Chief Minister, Chief Secretary and Health Minister to talk about the Center’s warning.
In the interim, streets in Hyderabad and different pieces of Telangana wore a betrayed look on Sunday as the ‘Janata time limitation’ proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to help check the spread of coronavirus started. Shops and restaurants additionally stayed shut in the state. Residents remained inside at a few places in the city and over the state from Sunday morning after KCR on Saturday required a 24-hour intentional time limit from 6 am on March 22 to battle the spread of COVID-19. KCR had spoken to proprietors of shops, shopping centers and other business foundations to down screens intentionally.
With a new case being accounted for on Sunday, the number of positive cases detailed to date in Telangana rose to 22.
State-run Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) transports were not working even as the Hyderabad Metro Rail stayed shut, yet five trains had been kept ready and waiting to go to any crisis.
The Telangana government on Saturday comprised a panel of specialists to examine the measures expected to control the frequency of coronavirus in the state and to propose steps dependent on fruitful models from the world over. Independently, The Epidemic Diseases Act 1897, was summoned in the state.
The Telangana government has just reported various measures, including the conclusion of every single instructive establishment (from elementary school to college), training focuses and day camps till March 31, to forestall the spread of the infection in the state.