Saturday, March 28, 2020

CARONA : GOVT. GO RT 216, DT: 24.03.2020 LOCK DOWN FOR 21 DAYS

HM & FW Department – Containment, Control and Prevention of spread of
COVID-19 – “Lockdown” till 14th April, 2020 in the State of Andhra
Pradesh under Disaster Management Act, 2005 –Orders- Issued.

G.O.Rt.No.216, DT:24.03.2020

  1. G.O.Rt.No.189, HM & FW (B2) Dept. Dt:13.03.2020.
  2. G.O.Rt.No.202, HM & FW (B2) Dept. Dt:18.03.2020.
  3. G.O.Rt.No.204, HM & FW (B2) Dept. Dt:19.03.2020.
  4. G.O.Rt.No.209, HM & FW (B2) Dept. Dt:22.03.2020.
  5. G.O.Rt.No.210, HM & FW (B2) Dept. Dt:23.03.2020.
  6. G.O.Rt.No.211, HM & FW (B2) Dept. Dt:23.03.2020.
  7. National Disaster Management Authority Order No.1-29/2020-P (P1. II), dt.24.3.2020.
  8. MHA, GoI Order No.40-3/2020-DM-I(A), Dt. 24.3.2020

  1. In the reference 7th read above, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has issued orders directing the Ministries/ Departments of Government of India and the State/Union Territory Governments and State/Union Territory Authorities to take effective measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
  2. In compliance of the Orders 7th read above, in the reference 8th read above, under Section 10(2)(1) of the Disaster Management Act, the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi have issued Orders directing the Ministries/ Departments of Government of India and the State/Union Territory Governments and State/Union Territory Authorities to take effective measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the Country and the Order shall remain in force, in all parts of the Country, for a period of 21 days w.e.f. 25.03.2020.
  3. Therefore, all the District Collectors, Joint Collectors, Police Commissioners, SPs, DM&HOs, Municipal Commissioners, Sub Collectors, RDOs, MROs and MPDOs are hereby instructed to strictly implement the guidelines as per Annexure to the Order mentioned vide reference 8th read above. This Order shall remain in force in all parts of the State for a period of 21 days with effect from 25.03.2020. For implementing the containment measures, the District Magistrate will deploy Executive Magistrates as Incident Commanders as specified in the above guidelines.
  4. The Order mentioned vide reference 8th read above shall be implemented along with various orders issued earlier by the State Government .

Annexure to G.O.Rt.No.216, HM&FW(B2)Deptt., Dt.24.03.2020

Guidelines on the measures to be taken for containment of COVID-19 Epidemic in the State:

1. Offices of the Government of India, its Autonomous/ Subordinate Offices and Public Corporations shall remain closed.
Exceptions:Defence, central armed police forces, treasury, public utilities (including petroleum, CNG, LPG, PNG), disaster management, power generation and transmission units, post offices, National Informatics Centre, Early Warning Agencies.
2. Offices of the State/ Union Territory Governments, their Autonomous Bodies, Corporations, etc. shall remain closed. 
Exceptions:a. Police, home guards, civil defence, fire and emergency services, disaster management, and prisons.b. District administration and Treasuryc. Electricity, water, sanitation.d. Municipal bodies—Only staff required for essential services like sanitation, personnel related to water supply etc
The above offices (Sl. No 1&2) should work with minimum number of employees. All other offices may continue to work-from-home only.

3. Hospitals and all related medical establishments, including their manufacturing and distribution units, both in Public and Private sector, such as dispensaries, chemist and medical equipment shops, laboratories, clinics, nursing homes, ambulance etc. will continue to remain functional. The transportation for all medical personnel, nurses, para-medical staff, other hospital support services be permitted.

4. Commercial and private establishments shall be closed down. 

a. Shops, including ration shops (under PDS), dealing with food, 
groceries, fruits and vegetables, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish, animal fodder. However, district authorities may encourage and facilitate home delivery to minimize the movement of individuals outside their homes.b. Banks, insurance offices, and ATMs.c. Print and electronic mediad. Telecommunications, internet services, broadcasting and cable services. IT and IT enabled Services only (for essential services) as far as possible to work from home.e. Delivery of all essential goods including food, pharmaceuticals, medical equipment through E-commerce.f. Petrol pumps, LPG. Petroleum and gas retail and storage outlets.





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