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[COVID-19] Centre Allows Transportation of All Goods Without Distinction Of Essential And Non-Essential [Read Letter]

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29 March 2020 3:24 PM GMT
[COVID-19] Centre Allows Transportation of All Goods Without Distinction Of Essential And Non-Essential [Read Letter]
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The Home Ministry has clarified that the transportation of all goods without distinction of essential and non-essential are allowed during the lockdown period. 

With respect to the Centre's earlier guidelines on 'Essential Goods and Services',Home Ministry has clarified that;

  • Transportation of all goods, without distinction of essential and non-essential, have been allowed;
  • 'Pension' under exemptions to clause 2(g), include pension and provident fund services provided by Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO);
  • Services of Indian Red Cross Society are also included under clause 3;
  • Groceries include hygiene products such as hand washes, soaps, disinfectants, body wash, shampoos, surface cleaners, detergents and tissue papers, toothpaste / oral care, sanitary pads and diapers, battery cells, chargers etc.
  • Entire supply chain of milk collection and distribution, including its packaging material is allowed;
  • News paper delivery supply chain is also allowed under print media.

Read The Letter Written By Home Secretary to Chief Secretary of States


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