The Himachal government had decided to impose curfew in the entire state from 5 pm on Tuesday till further orders in view of the corona virus in the country and the first death in Himachal Pradesh. After this, in Shimla tomorrow i.e. from Thursday 8 am to 11 am, a discount will be given for buying the same between three hours curfew. There will be no relaxation in curfew in Shimla today. DC Amit Kashyap Shimla has confirmed.
The entire state was locked down on Monday, but the driver and many people were not taking it seriously. After which curfew was imposed in the entire state. The Chief Minister said that a district level coordination committee has been constituted for this so that the people of the state do not face any problem and ensure the availability of essential commodities.
3226 Panchayats will distribute free masks and sanitizers
Free masks and sanitizers will be provided in 3226 panchayats of the state to guard against the dangers of corona virus. Panchayats themselves will buy them with the funds of the 14th Finance Commission and distribute them to all panchayats. Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Department Secretary RN Batta has issued written orders to all Block Development Officers on Tuesday.
A copy of the letter has also been sent to all the Deputy Commissioners and District Panchayat officials so that they can follow it seriously. Panchayats will have to keep a record of procurement and distribution. This has been confirmed by Kewal Sharma, additional director of the state's Panchayati Raj department.