In order to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, the government has given many reliefs to farming and farming amidst lockdown in the country. The government’s aim behind this is to remove the difficulties of farmers and ensure adequate availability of food grains in the country. The Ministry of Home Affairs in its new order said, “Shops of Farming Machinery and their components can be opened during lockdown. Those who supply these things are also included in this. Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Said this in a statement.
Apart from this, garages and petrol pumps repairing trucks on the highway will also be commissioned so that agricultural produce can be transported smoothly. Similarly, work can be done on tea gardens keeping maximum 50 percent employees.
In the release, the Ministry of Home Affairs also said that during this time, care should be taken to maintain social distance and appropriate arrangements should be made to prevent coronavirus. The district administration has been asked to monitor in this regard.
According to data released by the Health Ministry on Saturday, so far 68 people have died due to Corona virus (COVID-19) in India and the number of infected has reached 2900. So far, 2902 have been infected across the country. During the last 24 hours, 601 new cases have been reported, while 12 deaths have also occurred within these 24 hours. A relief news is that a total of 184 people have been cured of its infection. In view of the threat of Corona, the lockdown has been done till April 14 across the country.