Here is what you can or cannot do during the national lockdown in view of the Covid-19 pandemic:
Q – There is a power cut in my house, what can I do?
A – You can complain to the discom. Electricity, water etc are essential services.
Q – My local pharmacy is shut. Can I call for medicines?
A – Yes E-commerce websites selling medicines are in service.
Q – I need physiotherapy, can I go?
A – Yes, medical facilities are part of essential service.
Q – I have run out of pet food. Can I get them delivered?
A – You can order pet food through e-commerce websites. The Animal Welfare Board has also issued an advisory to local authorities that street animals be fed regularly.
Q – I need a new pair of headphones. Can I order it?
A – No. Only shops selling essential commodities are allowed to remain open.
Q – I don’t own a car, what do I do in case of emergency?
A – I case of a medical emergency, you can call an ambulance.
Q – Can my domestic help come home?
A – There is no direction to stop their movement. Many residents and resident welfare associations have voluntarily asked domestic helps not to come. But it might be difficult for them to travel, given the lack of public transport.
Q – I have no vegetables at home Can I order them online?
A – Yes, The supply of all essential commodities will continue on e-commerce websites.
Q – Can I order food from restaurants?
A – Yes. Food delivery has been marked as an essential service and it will continue. However, options might be limited as many restaurants are closed for dining in and delivery.
|TRANSPORT||– Offices charged with law and order, magisterial duty|
|– Private buses||– Police|
|– Taxis||– Healthcare facilities|
|– Auto-rickshaws||– Fire services|
|– E-rickshaws||– Fair price shops (PDS)|
|– All flights||– Electricity, water|
|– Metro trains||– Municipal Services|
|– Interstate buses, trains||– State assembly activities|
|– Print and electronic media|
|PLACES||– Pay and accounts office|
|– Commercial establishments||– Banks and ATMs|
|– Factories||– Telecom, internet and postal services|
|– Workshops||– Milk plants|
|– Offices||– General provision stores|
|– Godowns||– Take away/home delivery|
|– Weekly bazaars||– Chemists and pharmacies|
|– Borders with Delhi||– Petrol pumps|
|– Constructions work|
|– Religious places|
|– Any congregration of 4 or more persons|
|– DTC buses (will run only at 25% capacity, and ferry people engaged in essential services)|
Source: Hindustan Times