New rules for extended lockdown- e-commerce ope...

New rules for extended lockdown- e-commerce operations allowed from April 20

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The Centre has released revised guidelines for the extended coronavirus lockdown wef April 20, The said relaxations will, however, not be applicable in the containment zones as demarcated by States/UTs/ District Administrations. Such zones will not be allowed to have any unchecked inward/outward movement, except for maintaining essential services, such as medical emergencies and law & order duties, and government business continuity.

What is allowed
Financial sector, such as RBI, banks, ATMs, capital and debt markets
Construction of roads, irrigation projects, buildings and industrial projects in rural areas

Works under MNREGA, with priority to irrigation and water conservation works

Operation of rural Common Service Centres (CSCs)

Manufacturing and other industrial establishments with access control in SEZs, EoUs, industrial estates and industrial townships

Manufacture of IT hardware and of essential goods and packaging
Coal, mineral and oil production

e-Commerce operations

Operations of IT and IT enabled services

Data and call centres for government activities

Online teaching and distance learning

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Millions of mobile phones, thousands of appliances pile up for repairing amidst lockdown
More than 5 million mobile phones, 70,000 refrigerators and 50,000-plus television sets have piled up for repair and servicing in India during the first phase of the lockdown.There are another more than 30,000 microwave ovens, AC and washing machines which needs repair at a time when Indians are locked indoors and doing household chores themselves due to the lockdown. smartphones are one of the most essential items, after food and groceries. It helps enforce social distancing by helping people connect without having to go out and this is something that cannot be overlooked.The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade has suggested to the ministry of home affairs that individuals, small agencies or online entities involved in providing repair services for mobile phones, refrigerators, ACs and televisions should be allowed to function to “help the citizens under lockdown to avail these critical services" and provide some income opportunities.

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Good relief to get home essentials

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online delivery allowed ?

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What about non-essential retail shop?

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tank_u_m8 wrote:

What about non-essential retail shop?

Actually many things become essential if the lock down is to continue for months.
like table fan I desperately need and some summer clothing..etc
They should allow normal life with social distancing.

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caks2006407 wrote:

Actually many things become essential if the lock down is to continue for months.
like table fan I desperately need and some summer clothing..etc
They should allow normal life with social distancing.

normal life with social distancing is unimpossible in india

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karthi4052752 wrote:

normal life with social distancing is unimpossible in india

Trick answer or double negative smile

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hsmhsm wrote:

online delivery allowed ?

yes after 20th april

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