Page-2 of Disaster Management Act 2005 Current Affairs, GK & News

Inter-Ministerial Committee constituted by Government of India

On April 24, 2020, the Government of India constituted Inter-Ministerial Committee to assess violations of lock down in the states of Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Telangana. Highlights The Government of India has constituted inter-ministerial teams, 2 for Gujarat, one for each Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Maharashtra. The teams will make on-spot assessment of violations ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

GoI: Six Inter-Ministerial Teams formed after violations of Lock Down in the States

On April 20, 2020, six inter-ministerial teams were formed by the Ministry of Home Affairs, violations of lock down were reported in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Maharashtra. Highlights The teams formed are to submit a report to the central government after examining social distancing, lock down violations and attacks on medical professionals in ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Spitting an offence: Section 51 of Disaster Management Act

The Ministry of Home Affairs issued guidelines for Lock Down 2.0 that was extended till May 3, 2020. According to the new guidelines, spitting in the public was made offensive under National Disaster Management Act. Highlights The guidelines also had made wearing masks in public places mandatory. Spitting has been made punishable under Section 51 ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Ordinance to allow states to increase work hours of Employees

The Central Government is to pass an ordinance that will allow state governments to increase the flexibility of work hours of employees. Highlights The ordinance will address the issue of shortage of labours. It will facilitate the companies to maintain social distancing. Also, it will enforce code on Occupational Safety, Working Conditions and Health. The ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

India goes on Complete LOCKDOWN to fight COVID-19; allocates Rs 15,000 crores

On March 24, 2020, PM Modi announced that Government of India has allocated Rs 15,000 crores to fight against Corona Virus. The Fund is to be used to increase health infrastructure in the country. This includes testing kits, beds and training professionals to combat the disease. Highlights The allocated funds are also to be used ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: