April 24, 2020
“the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued an order to all States/UTs, to allow opening of all shops registered under Shops & Establishment Act of respective States/ UTs, including shops in residential complexes, neighborhood”….
April 24, 2020
April 20, 2020
“The Central Government has constituted six inter-ministerial teams to make assessment of the pandemic and help state efforts to fight and contain spread of COVID-19. The inter-ministerial teams are for West Bengal and Maharashtra”….
April 15, 2020
“Prime Minister Modi in his address to the nation on April 14 announced that the lockdown measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in India, would have to be extended until May 3, 2020. See press release here and text”….
April 10, 2020
“Today, [April 10], in view of the ongoing festivals, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has directed all States/UTs to ensure strict compliance of lockdown measures to fight COVID-19 and not allow any social/religious gathering”….
April 7, 2020
“On April 4, the Central Government has directed state governments to facilitate smooth movement of truck drivers and laborers to reach their workplace to ensure intra and inter-state movement of essential food and groceries”….
March 31, 2020
“Today, Finance Minster Nirmala Sitharaman along with G20 finance ministers and central bankers participated in a virtual meeting to discuss the economic impact of the global pandemic, coordinate efforts to combat the situation”….
March 26, 2020
“This morning [March 26], India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled Rs 1.7 lakh-crore fiscal stimulus package to help low income and migrant workers tackle the economic fallout arising from the COVID-19 outbreak”….
March 25, 2020
“Following the announcement of a 21 day nationwide lockdown in India, a high level meeting of Group of Ministers was held in New Delhi today [March 25] to discuss prevention and management of COVID-19, actions being taken by states “….
March 24, 2020
“We hope you and and your families are safe and healthy during these extraordinarily challenging times. As many of you are aware, the Government of India has announced a national lockdown for the next 21 days all across the country”….
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March 20, 2020
“From everyone on the USISPF team, we wish and your family the best through these extraordinarily challenging times. Daily life has been upended and will likely remain so for some time, but we want you to know that USISPF team remains”…
March 19, 2020
“This morning (EST), Prime Minister Modi addressed the nation, assuring citizens on the steps being taken by the government to battle the outbreak of the coronavirus and calling on Indians for a self-imposed curfew on Sunday, March 22.”…
March 11, 2020
“All existing visas, except diplomatic, official, UN/International Organizations, employment, project visas, stand suspended till 15th April 2020. This will come into effect from 1200 GMT on 13th March 2020 at the port of departure”…