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Coronavirus : Assam Chief Secretary directs DCs to provide relief materials to daily wage earners

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Coronavirus : Assam Chief Secretary directs DCs to provide relief materials to daily wage earners

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 29 Mar 2020, 04:56 pm

Guwahati/IBNS: In the wake of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Assam Chief Secretary has directed all districts Deputy Commissioner (DC) to provide relief materials to the daily wage earners in the state for seven days.

During the daily review meeting of State Level Task Force held at Janata Bhawan, Dispur, Assam Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna directed the DCs to issue gratuitous relief materials for seven days to the daily wage earners like rickshaw pullers, labourers etc, stranded in the urban areas, as per the norms of Assam Relief Manuals.

The Chief Secretary directed that the production units of bread, biscuits, packaged water, rice mill, chirra mill, flour mills of the state will continue production with minimum staff maintaining social distance.

As decided in the meeting of March 27, the Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup Metropolitan district has arranged selling of vegetables at 66 points of Guwahati city by Mobile vans and the Assam Chief Secretary directed to continue the process and increase the area of coverage, if needed.

(By Hemanta Kumar Nath, Guwahati)

Coronavirus : Assam Chief Secretary directs DCs to provide relief materials to daily wage earners

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