Ban on online delivery of non-essential items in lockdown: Home Ministry


Business Desk: The Ministry of Home Affairs has said that the nationwide lockdown due to corona virus will continue to prohibit the supply of non-essential items of e-commerce companies. To prevent the spread of Corona virus, the government has extended the lockdown till May 3 across the country. With this decision of the government, now e-commerce companies Amazon and Flipkart will not be able to sell non-essential items on their platform.

Permission to deliver only essential goods
The government has allowed e-commerce companies to operate in lockdown but they will not be able to deliver non-essential goods. Last week, the Home Ministry gave permission to start some activities from 20 April. In which e-commerce companies are allowed to work. In a new order issued to the state and union territories, the government has made it clear that e-commerce companies and their vehicles will be used only for delivery of essential goods. During this period, the ban on delivery of any non-essential goods will continue.

These works will start in the whole country from tomorrow, see here the complete list

will start from April 20, these works will start
from tomorrow, shops selling fruits and vegetables, cleaning and cleaning goods will be opened. Grocery and ration shops, dairy and milk booths, shops selling poultry, meat, fish and feed will also open. Also electricians, IT repairs, plumbers, motor mechanics, carpenters, couriers, DTH and cable services.


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