Punjab leader minister Capt. Amarinder Singh is treating the coronavirus pandemic as a war-like scenario. At the side of being house to a big NRI inhabitants, Punjab additionally has about 900,000 migrant staff whose welfare he has to verify. With the harvest season not far away, Singh additionally has to peer to it that farmers are in a position to reap and the method of procurement of produce by way of each the Centre and the state is clean. He has requested his ministers and MLAs to verify uninterrupted provide of very important commodities, track aid paintings and harvest of their respective constituencies.
Singh himself is operating from his farmhouse in Siswan village close to Chandigarh with minimal workforce and has requested his ministers to steer clear of gatherings. The 2 folks running intently with him are DGP Dinkar Gupta and previous leader secretary Suresh Kumar. On Gupta’s recommendation, Singh ordered the sealing of the state borders even for very important products and services, and imposed a complete curfew within the state on March 23. He has additionally requested state finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal to broaden an financial revival plan. Punjab has deferred all capital expenditure until August and all state departments had been requested to chop down on income expenditure by way of no less than 20 consistent with cent.