Special restrictions will continue in infected areas
Chief Minister Chouhan addresses people of the state
Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that lockdown- 4 in the state will be imposed in a different form and different manner. We have to save lives along with the world . Decision regarding its form has been taken in accordance with the suggestions received from the Crisis Management Group of all classes, districts and people of Madhya Pradesh. Under the lockdown-04 in the state, all districts have been divided into two Zones -Red and Green. Special restrictions will continue in all infected areas.
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, while addressing the people of the state, has said that our glorious, farsighted and visionary Prime Minister Narendra Modi recognized the Corona crisis in time, understood its depth and implemented a strong strategy to avoid it, due to which we have succeeded in controlling the crisis. Corona has been largely controlled in Madhya Pradesh.
Corona has been largely controlled in Madhya Pradesh
Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that we have succeeded in controlling Corona to a great extent in Madhya Pradesh. The rate of doubling of Corona cases was 3 days on April 1st, which increased to 14 days on May 1st. Currently the rate is 17.2 days, which will soon turn into 20 days. Our Corona health rate (recovery rate) was 19.03 percent on May 1, which has increased to more than 46 percent on May 18, but there is need for complete caution and vigilance even now. We need not to be afraid or panic, full precautions have to be taken. We have made all necessary arrangements for the treatment of Corona in the state.
Over Rs 16 thousand crores transferred
Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that the economy of the state has collapsed due to Corona, but we have transferred more than Rs 16 thousand crores to the accounts of the poor, labourers, farmers, children etc., so that no section of the society has to face any problem or discomfort.
Total care of migrant labourers
Chief Minister Chouhan said that our migrant labourers need not worry at all. All of them are being transported to their homes through buses and trains. For this, more than 91 trains and thousands of buses have been deployed. Also, labourers are being transported from one district to another. Apart from this, the government is also making arrangements for their food, ration and jobs. Labourers without ration cards are also being given free ration. Job cards are being made available to those labourers who want to work but do not have a job card through Panchayats. The government has decided that these labourers will have the eligibility for Sambal Yojana. Sambal Yojana is the security cover of the poor which caters to their needs.
Total care of labourers from other states also
Chief Minister Chouhan said that we are also taking full care of the labourers of Madhya Pradesh stranded in other states. We will not allow them to walk or sleep hungry in the state. Every labourer is being transported to the border of the state in vehicles. About one thousand buses are engaged daily in this work. All facilities like food, tea, snacks etc. are being provided to them. Along with the governance and administration, the public is also treating them like guests. Social organizations are providing them with shoes and slippers.
Assistance to labourers who died in the accident
Chief Minister Shri Chouhan informed that there have been some accidents in the process of transportation of the labourers. Assistance of Rs 5 lakh each has been provided to the family of each labourer who died in the accident in Aurangabad. Rs 14 lakh has been given to the family of the deceased labourer in Barwani accident. Apart from this, Rs one lakh each will be given to labourers from outside states who die in accidents in Madhya Pradesh and Rs 25 thousand each to the injured victims.
Each grain of farmers’ crop will be purchased
Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that more than 90 lakh metric tonnes have been purchased on support price so far under wheat procurement in the state and payment of over Rs 10 thousand crore has been made to the farmers. He said that farmers need not worry at all, we will purchase every grain of their crop. Farmers must come to the procurement centres to sell their produce only after receiving the SMS and should maintain two yards distance from each other and adopt all safety measures. Procurement of gram, lentil and mustard on support price is also in progress. The government has re-implemented the system of providing crop loans to farmers at zero percent interest. Recently, about Rs 2290 crore of crop insurance amount has been transferred to the accounts of 15 lakh farmers of the state.
Examinations of remaining subjects of 10th class will not be conducted
The Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that the state government is taking full care of the students. Online arrangement for their studies has been made. Keeping in view the corona crisis, the examination of the remaining subjects of 10th class will not be conducted and examination of remaining subjects of 12th class will be held between June 08 and 16. Since, the schools are closed in this period, therefore the private schools will not be able to charge any fee except tuition fee.
Have to make self-reliant Madhya Pradesh
Shri Chouhan said that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given various economic packages to revive the economy destroyed by the Corona Crisis. We will turn it them into ground reality. The Prime Minister has given the mantra of self-reliant India, we will make Madhya Pradesh self-reliant by following the same. A blueprint for this is being prepared and will be presented before you shortly. He said that we all together should take a resolution to make Madhya Pradesh a self-reliant state. We just have to live some more time with Covid and also has to give thrust to our economy. We have to take steps with full caution and balance so that the corona infection does not spread and life also picks up speed. The work is difficult but we all are full of courage.
Red and Green Zone
Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that the whole state has been divided into two zones i.e. Red and Green. The Red zone includes the entire areas of Indore and Ujjain districts, Municipal area of Bhopal, Burhanpur, Jabalpur, Khnadwa and Dewas as well as municipality area of Mandsuar,Neemuch, Dhar and Kukshi. All the remaining districts of the state have been placed under Green zone. Market of these places will be closed for a week and decision will be taken after the review.
Special restrictions will continue in containment areas
Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that special restrictions will continue in all the containment areas during Lockdown-04 and only most important activities will be allowed. The movement of people inside and outside this zone will be restricted, only medical emergency and essential goods and services will be allowed. Industries will not be operated in the containment areas but industries can be operated at all places outside these areas.
Prohibited activities in all zones
The Chief Minister Shri Chouhan has informed that schools, colleges, coaching, training institutes, hotels, restaurants, hospitality services, cinema halls, shopping malls, gyms, swimming pools, amusement parks, theatres, bars, auditoriums will be closed in all the zones. All types of community programmes besides social, political, sports, entertainment, academic, cultural, religious events will not be allowed in these zones. The movement of people from 7 p.m. to 07 a.m. will be restricted except for most important activities. Public transport buses will be banned for a week now and after that a decision will be taken after review.
Permitted activities in Red zone
The Chief Minister Shri Chouhan has informed that under the Red zone, shops of the locality, standalone shops, shops of residential premises and shops of essential commodities located in the markets will remain open. Online education will continue. Medical, police accommodation, quarantine centres, hotels used for catering to stranded people, bus depot, railway station, airport canteens, kitchens of home delivery restaurants, sports complex, stadiums (without spectators), all types of freight transport, cargo movement and movement of their empty vehicles will continue. At the same time, the movement of all health and sanitation workers, buses for transporting workers to industries and government and private offices with 50 percent capacity will be allowed.
Permitted activities in Green zone
Moreover, the Chief Minister Shri Chouhan has informed that Green zone will be able to conduct all types of activities except for restricted activities for all areas. These areas will not have any other restriction, all shops and markets will remain open, vegetable markets will open, private as well as government offices will function with their full capacity and movement will be allowed with personal vehicles. In case of increase in positive cases in Green zone, it can be converted into a Red zone. Take every precaution to keep your district green.
People who will not be allowed to go outside
The Chief Minister informed that in order for protection from infection, people over 85 years of age, people with multiple disorder, pregnant women and children below 10 years of age will not be allowed to go outside and will remain at home.
Necessary precautions for all zones
Chief Minister Shri Chouhan informed that persons of all zones must take certain precautions. It will be mandatory to wear a mask in public and at the workplaces, fine will be imposed on spitting in these places, physical distance must be observed, maximum 50 people will be able to attend the wedding programme, maximum 20 people will be able to go to the funeral, drinking alcohol in public places and consumption of Paan, Tobacco, Gutkha will be prohibited. It will be mandatory to maintain a distance of two yards between the customers at the shops and no more than 05 people will be allowed at the shop at a time. Further it will be mandatory to make arrangement of thermal screening, handwash and sanitiser at the entrance and exit gates of all work sites, regular sanitation of the entire work place and observance of physical distance during lunch break etc.
Kaun Kehta Hai Aasmaan Mein Surakh Nahin Ho Sakta
Ek Patthar To Tabiyat Se Ucchalo Yaron.Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan