Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
02-April-2020 21:40 IST
Exemption to Specific Services related to Agri-produce Marketing, Anganwadi Workers and AYUSH from Lockdown Restrictions to fight COVID-19

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