In view of COVID-19 virus outbreak, the Central Government has issued an order regulating the prices of masks and hand sanitizers.
The order reads as follows:
The notification will remain in force for a period upto 30th June, 2020.
The Kerala High Court had directed the Government to regulate possession, sale and the price of essential commodities viz., masks and sanitizers and such other products, required for prevention and control of the spreading of the virus. It had also directed the Government to take precautionary measures to the prevent wide spread of community disease, take stringent action against those, who take advantage of the situation and create an artificial scarcity of sanitizers and masks.
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