COVID 19 | Exemption to specific services related to — Agri-produce Marketing, Anganwadi Workers and AYUSH from Lockdown Restrictions 

In response to queries being raised with regard to exemption of specific services under the Consolidated Guidelines on lockdown measures to fight COVID-19 issued by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the Union Home Secretary has written to States specifying the details of such services being exempted under the above restrictions.

In the communication to States, Specific Services exempt under lockdown restrictions are broadly as follows:

  •  direct marketing of agricultural produce
  •  food & nutrition support to children, women, lactating mothers by Anganwadi workers
  •  medical services & drug manufacturing under AYUSH category

Click Here to see Communication to States with specific details of exempt categories

Ministry of Home Affairs

[Press Release dt. 02-04-2020]

[Source: PIB]

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