Arvind Kejriwal urges migrant workers leaving Delhi to stay back
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday appealed to migrant workers leaving the national capital to stay back, even as he said that his government has arranged for buses to transport them.
Arvind Kejriwal appeals to migrant workers to not leave city, says sufficient arrangements for them
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People ensuring essential services such as milk sellers, vegetable vendors and grocers can call helpline 1031 to get the passes on their mobile phones, Kejriwal said during a digital press conference.
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Have set up a 5-member team of experienced doctors to suggest a plan to deal with situation if Delhi reaches stage 3 of coronavirus pandemic, said Kejriwal.
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Even though the Health Ministry and Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) have been insisting that there is "no solid evidence" of community transmission so far, the government has started scaling up health infrastructure to deal with any situation.
Corona Lockdown: Shops selling essentials will remain open round the clock, says Delhi LG
The Delhi government will allow shops selling essential items to operate round the clock so that there is no rush of people in the wake of the 21-day lockdown, Lt Governor Anil Baijal said on Thursday.
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There are 27 cases in Delhi - 6 of them fall under the category of transmission, 21 had come from foreign countries.
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"In view of the prevailing situation, we are closing down all malls (except grocery, pharmacy and vegetable shops in them)," Arvind Kejriwal tweeted.
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Urging people to stay indoors, Kejriwal said the government had not imposed a lockdown in Delhi for now, but would have to do it if the need arises in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
E-passes to those associated with essential services to ensure smooth supply of items: Delhi CM
Arvind Kejriwal appealed to people to avoid panic-buying, assuring that the government would ensure that shops of daily use items like milk, vegetables, groceries and medicines remained open. The chief minister asserted that there was no scarcity of these essentials.
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At a time when people are raising questions about the number of ventilators, intensive care unit beds and other medical facilities, the focus on free treatment or free insurance exposes an apathy towards a critical requirement.
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Presenting the budget, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that the per capita income of Delhi has grown by 44 per cent over the last five years. The budget focused on education and health sectors which he termed as important areas of Kejriwal model of governance.
Delhi locks down borders, police to issue curfew passes for essential travel
Police officers say that vehicle owners from Gurugram and Faridabad can collect their passes from the DCP office in south-west Delhi and south-east Delhi respectively. While the ones in Noida can get it from the DCP office in east Delhi.
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