Corona Pandemic – Facts & True News Info 020

  • FM announces Economic Stimulus Phase 4 on Structural Reforms for #AatmaNirbharEconomy
  • HRD Ministry to release datasheet of board exams of Classes 10th & 12th by 18.05.20
  • GoI & World Bank sign $750 million of $1 billion support to boost India’s COVID-19 Social Protection Response Programme
  • 1074 Shramik special trains operationalized, 14+ lakh passengers transported across States
  • AAI releases steps to be followed by passengers, with possibility of domestic flights resumption
  • IIT Madras developing scalable methods for coating textiles with nanoparticle-based antimicrobial agents to ‘inactivate’ coronavirus on contact
  • CSIR develops 2 mobile indoor Disinfection Sprayer units, to be used for cleaning and disinfecting purpose
  • Dengue can be prevented. Remember to keep your surroundings clean & protect yourself from mosquito bites #NationalDengueDay
  • Fact: UPSRTC is not charging money for bus services from IGI Airport to Noida/ Ghaziabad
  • #AatmaNirbharBharat: FM announced structural reforms across 8 sectors: Coal, Mineral, Defence, Civil Aviation, Power, Social, Space & Atomic energy
  • FCI starts delivery of free food grains to 8 crore migrant workers & their families
  • Railways to run Shramik Special Train from any district of the country, District Collectors to make necessary preparations
  • NDMA develops NMIS, online repository on migrant workers, to facilitate movement across States
  • MoHFW releases guidelines for preparedness & response to COVID-19 in Urban areas
  • Health Secretary reviews action taken in 30 Municipal areas with high cases to combat COVID-19
  • 539 LifeLine UDAN flights transport 885 tons of medical & essential cargo across 5,05,105 Km
  • Travel only when essential- Follow precautionary measures to stay safe
  • Let’s come together & pledge to fight against stigma of COVID-19. Take the pledge: https://pledge.mygov.in/breakthestigma/
  • #AatmaNirbharApnaBharat: FM announces Economic Stimulus Phase 5 on Govt Reforms & Enablers across 7 sectors

▪️ Increase in allocation for MGNREGS

▪️ Health Reforms & Initiatives

▪️ Technology-Driven Education

▪️ Ease of Doing Business through IBC measures

▪️ Ease of Business for Corporates

▪️ Decriminalisation of Companies Act defaults

▪️ Public Sector Enterprise Policy for a New, Self-reliant India

▪️ Support to State Governments

  • MoHFW updates its strategic scenario-based approach for containing a potential large outbreak of COVID-19
  • PM eVIDYA – programme for multi-mode access to digital/online education to be launched immediately
  • NDMA develops NMIS, online repository on migrant workers, to facilitate movement across States
  • 22.25+ lakh samples tested so far in 530 COVID-19 testing labs in India (377 Govt labs & 153 Pvt. Labs)
  • HCQ is a prescription medicine & is not to be used without medical advice
  • Let’s come together & pledge to fight against stigma of COVID-19 #TiraskarNahinTilakKarein #BreakTheStigma
  • Govt extends Lockdown till 31st May 2020
  • States to decide various Zones & activities to be allowed in these Zones
  • Only essential activities allowed in Containment Zones
  • Inter-State vehicle movement allowed with mutual consent of States/UTs
  • National Directives for COVID-19 management to continue to be in force:

▪️ Compulsory wearing of face mask

▪️ Spitting in public places punishable

▪️ Social distancing to be followed

  • COVID-19 recovery rate improves from 32.82% to 37.5%
  • Railways ready to run Shramik Special Train from any district of the country, District Collectors to make necessary preparations
  • TDB approves technologies to augment India’s efforts to combat COVID-19, till date 6 projects approved
  • Health Minister: Physical distancing and behaviour etiquettes are potent ‘social vaccines’ for battling COVID-19
  • Vice President calls for new ways of living with learning from Corona lessons
  • CBSE announces date sheet for pending board exams of Classes 10 & 12
  • UGC helpline to redress academic related grievances arising due to COVID-19

📞 011-23236374

✉️ covid19help.ugc@gmail.com

  • HRD Minister: ‘One Nation, One Digital Platform’ & ‘One Class, One Channel’ will ensure reach of quality education to farthest corners of the country
  • AIM brings to you #TinkerfromHome webinar series on Technological & 21st Century skills from tomorrow
  • 23+ lakh samples tested so far in 530 COVID-19 testing labs in India (377 Govt labs & 153 Pvt. Labs)
  • MHA asks States/UTs not to dilute restrictions imposed in Lockdown 4.0 guidelines
  • ICMR has re-defined the strategy for COVID-19 testing in the country
  • Ask your queries related to passenger trains from the experts on (AIR) FM Gold Channel from 7.10 PM

📞 1800-115767

  • Its time to fight the virus, not the people! #TiraskarNahinTilakKarein #BreakTheStigma
  • MoHFW issues guidelines on preventive measures to contain COVID-19 in offices & other workplaces

▪️ Physical distancing of at least one meter to be followed

▪️ Mandatory use of face covers/masks

▪️ Practice frequent handwashing

  • South Central Railway develops Robot, to serve medicine & food to COVID-19 patients
  • CBSE announces date sheet for remaining board exams of Classes 10 & 12
  • Champions- one-stop shop for MSMEs, portal to help find new opportunities https://champions.gov.in/
  • Aadhaar services to resume upon permission by State/ district authorities as per Lockdown 4.0 guidelines
  • UGC launches helpline number & email, to redress academic-related grievances arising due to COVID-19

📞 011-23236374

✉️ covid19help.ugc@gmail.com

  • 23+ lakh samples tested so far in 530 COVID-19 testing labs in India (377 Govt labs & 153 Pvt. Labs)
  • Spitting in public spaces can increase the risk of spread of COVID-19. The onus is on us. Be responsible, be safe
  • Live Fitness Session for school children at 9:30 AM. Visit: https://bit.ly/2yVBUSa
  • MHA issues revised SOP on movement of stranded workers by trains
  • Ministry of Civil Aviation adds more countries in 2nd Phase of Mission Vande Bharat
  • Read what Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog has to say on #AatmaNirbharBharat Package: https://bit.ly/2ThcoxV
  • India has 7.1 confirmed cases/ lakh population compared to 60 cases/ lakh population globally
  • India has 0.2 deaths/lakh population compared to 4.1 deaths/lakh population globally
  • Between Mar 1- May 15, PSBs sanctioned loans of Rs 6.45+ lakh cr. for 54.96 lakh accounts of MSME, Retail, Agriculture & Corporate Sectors
  • SHG Didis, Assam launched Mobile Mask Selling Point, to market masks & create awareness on COVID-19
  • Let us all share authentic information and encourage & support people if they develop symptoms to get tested. Let’s not Stigmatise. #BreakTheStigma
  • Fact: There is no scientific evidence to prove that rasam or curry helps in prevention of COVID-19
  • A collaborative research study by DAILAB IIT Delhi & DAILAB AIST discovers- Ashwagandha may hold an efficient anti-COVID-19 drug https://home.iitd.ac.in/news-covidaswagandha.php
  • Railways operated 1595 Shramik special trains, carried 21 lakh migrant workers
  • COVID-19 recovery rate increases from 37.5% to 38.73%
  • HRD Minister launches AI-powered mobile app for mock tests for JEE Main, NEET 2020
  • NTA gives opportunity to submit afresh or to complete the online application form for JEE (Main) 2020, Forms available till 24th May 2020: http://jeemain.nta.nic.in
  • CSIR-NCL develops face masks capable of filtering out 99% bacteria
  • Let’s come together & pledge to fight against stigma of COVID-19. Take the pledge: https://pledge.mygov.in/breakthestigma/
  • WHO does not recommend spraying people with disinfectant to kill a coronavirus
  • Cabinet approves ‘#AatmaNirbharBharatPackage’ for allocation of foodgrains to migrants / stranded migrants
  • Domestic flights will resume in a calibrated manner from 25.05.20
  • Railways to start 200 new trains from June 1, 2020. Tickets can booked @ https://www.irctc.co.in/
  • NTA gives opportunity to submit afresh or to complete the online application form for JEE (Main) 2020, Forms available till 24th May 2020: http://jeemain.nta.nic.in
  • ICMR: Total 1.08+ lakh samples tested in last 24 hours. Total tests cross 25+ lakh
  • RT-PCR test detects virus even after it becomes inactive and non-infectious, ICMR on new discharge policy: https://bit.ly/2XbPN7j
  • You can now get your e-Pass for movement on https://www.mygov.in/covid-19
  • Reduction in EPF contribution from 12% to 10% of basic wages, to benefit both employees & employers
  • Ministry of Finance releases Rs 5005.25 cr as 1st installment of untied basic grants ‘in advance’ for Non-Million-plus cities
  • In case of symptoms like fever, cough or difficulty in breathing, call 1075 (toll free) and seek immediate help. Don’t hesitate. Together we will fight COVID-19
  • ICMR: National Task Force ensuring that India has scientific and technical response to COVID-19
  • DoPT exempts pregnant women officials/staff members & Persons with disabilities from attending office
  • 554 LifeLine UDAN flights transport 894 tons of medical & essential cargo across 5,11,855 Km
  • Railways operated 1773 Shramik special trains, carried 23.5 lakh migrant workers
  • 25.36+ lakh samples tested so far in 555 COVID-19 testing labs in India
  • UPSC will announce new calendar of exams in its next meeting, to be held on June 5, 2020
  • MSME Minister calls for technology up-gradation & attracting foreign investment to combat post-COVID
  • HRD Minister releases 3 handbooks prepared by CBSE on Cybersecurity, 21st Century Skills and Principals’ handbook
  • Finance Ministry issues ₹46,038.70 cr for May instalment of Devolution of States’ Share in Central Taxes & Duties
  • Live Fitness Session for school children at 9:30 AM. Visit: bit.ly/2yVBUSa
  • Approx. 3 lakh PPE coveralls & 3 lakh N95 masks being manufactured per day by domestic producers
  • Under Vande Bharat Mission 20,000+ Indian nationals stranded have been brought back so far
  • Railways issues guidelines for Train Services beginning on 1st June 2020
  • Over 26 lakh COVID-19 samples have been tested so far
  • 6.8 crore free LPG cylinders distributed to 8+ crore Ujjwala Yojana beneficiaries under PMGKP
  • HRD Ministry ensured safe shifting of 3,000+ stranded students in 173 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas amid lockdown
  • CBSE’s releases manual on cyber safety, Read & share: https://bit.ly/_Cybersafety
  • Khadi masks to hit foreign markets as Govt lifts the ban on export of non-medical/ non-surgical masks of all types
  • HCQ is a prescription medicine & is not to be used without medical advice
  • Face-cover is good for maintaining personal hygiene. Wear it all the time to protect yourself & others from COVID-19. Together we will fight COVID-19. #IndiaFightsCorona
  • COVID-19 recovery rate increases from 38.73% to 40.32%
  • GoI has supplied 65.0 lakh PPE coveralls & 101.07 lakh N95 masks to the States
  • Railways to re-open reservation counters & booking through CSCs & Agents from 22.05.20
  • 8.66 lakh users registered on iGOT, 17.43 lakh unit of courses related to COVID-19 training have been enrolled into
  • RNA extraction kit Agappe Chitra Magna commercially launched, a step to make India self-reliant in detecting COVID-19
  • Textiles Committee comes up with fully indigenous Design and Make in India PPE Testing Equipment
  • 82 UG and 42 PG Non-Engineering MOOCs to be offered in July 2020, Semester on SWAYAM
  • IIT Kharagpur students are helping villagers around their campus, provide them with essential goods
  • Coronavirus will heal, but the scars of stigma and mental trauma won’t. Face your fears & anxiety with facts, not discrimination. #BreakTheStigma
  • Railways to re-open reservation counters & booking through CSCs & Agents.
  • Civil Aviation Minister to conduct a Facebook Live session tomorrow from 1-3 PM, Ask your queries using #AskHardeepPuri
  • MoHFW issues Guidance Note on Immunization Services during & post COVID19 Outbreak
  • DGCA releases provisional Summer Schedule for domestic flights commencing from 25.05.20
  • Health Minister takes charge as Chairperson, Executive Board of WHO
  • RBI announces 9 additional measures for strengthening the Economy, cuts interest rates, extends moratorium by another 3 months
  • EG-1: As per study, around 20 lakh cases & 54,000 deaths have been averted due to lockdown
  • MHA relaxes Visa & Travel restrictions, certain categories of OCI cardholders stranded abroad, permitted to come back
  • CBDT issued tax refunds worth Rs. 26,242 crore to 16,84,298 assessees since 01.04.20 to 21.05.20
  • Environment Minister speaks on International Day for Biological Diversity 2020. Watch: https://youtu.be/nXkc5y7rvVk
  • ICMR: Total 1.03+ lakh samples tested in last 24 hours. Total tests cross 27+ lakh
  • FM holds review meeting with PSBs to operationalise the announcements made under #AatmaNirbharBharatPackage
  • RBI announces 9 additional measures for strengthening the Economy, cuts interest rates, extends moratorium by another 3 months
  • Ministry of Agriculture taking several measures to facilitate the farmers & farming activities amid lockdown
  • Railway modifies terms & conditions of booking of tickets for 15 pairs of Special Trains: https://bit.ly/2TtbSgH
  • India Post delivers 2000+ tonnes of medicines & medical equipment, Rs.1500 Crore disbursed using AePS
  • Under PM-KISAN Rs. 19100.77 crore released benefitting about 9.55 crore farmer families amid lockdown
  • MHA asks States/ UTs to strictly implement Lockdown 4.0 Guidelines
  • EG-1 #FightAgainstCorona is not a battle, but a movement, a Jan Andolan. Awareness is not enough, change in behaviour is required
  • Railways operationalized 2600 trains, benefited 35+ lakh stranded passengers
  • ICMR: Total COVID tests crossed 28+ lakh; 1.15+ lakh tests in last 24 hours
  • 97% Bank Branches, 80% ATMs under PSBs remain operational amid lockdown
  • Researchers at CeNS, DST developed mask for public to use it for long hours
  • PSBs sanctioned Rs. 1.22 Lakh Cr. to 92% of eligible MSMEs & Corporates loan accounts
  • India Post resumes booking for International Speed Post to 15 countries
  • Ayurveda: Proper food selection & dietary schedule help to maintain holistic health
  • Important: In case of symptoms like fever, cough or difficulty in breathing, call 1075 & seek immediate help #HelpUsHelpYou #BreakTheChain
  • Health Secretary reviews measures taken in 11 Municipal areas with high cases to combat COVID-19
  • COVID-19 recovery rate increases from 40.32% to 41.39%
  • Railways to operationalise 2600 More Shramik Special Trains in next 10 days
  • Domestic flights to resume from Monday; all flights from Delhi to operate from terminal 3
  • MHA: 40 lakh+ migrant workers have travelled through inter-state buses
  • India Post delivers 2000+ tonnes of medicines and medical equipment across India
  • Students of IIT Tirupati develop ‘Survivor COVID-19’, a game that aims to raise awareness on coronavirus Visit: https://bit.ly/IITT-COVIDGame
  • NEAT, MHRD in collaboration with various industry leaders brings customised learning courses: https://bit.ly/NEAT-MHRD
  • Be Vigilant: When fighting a disease like COVID-19, information is the biggest weapon! #StayAwareStaySafe
  • 571 LifeLine UDAN flights transport 917 tons of medical & essential cargo across 5,29,951 Km
  • MoHFW issues guidelines for domestic travel (air/train/inter-state bus travel)
  • MoHFW issues guidelines for international arrivals
  • IGNOU, MHRD to convert 59 of its ODL (Open & Distance Learning) courses into online courses
  • IIT-Guwahati & Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore come up with a model to analyse & predict state-wise numbers of COVID-19 cases in India: https://bit.ly/IITGuwahati-Covid
  • 75+ lakh migrant labourers returned home by trains & buses amid lockdown
  • HCQ prescription medicine & harmful to consume without medical advice
  • Make hand sanitizer your new travel partner. Carry alcohol-based hand sanitizer in your vehicle. #IndiaFightsCorona
  • Let’s come together & pledge to fight against stigma of COVID-19. Take the pledge: https://pledge.mygov.in/breakthestigma/
  • MoCA to resume flights under UDAN Scheme, preference to flights connecting NE region, hill states, islands
  • Railways operated 2,813 Shramik special trains, carried 37 lakh migrant workers
  • 571 LifeLine UDAN flights transport 917 tons of medical & essential cargo across 5,29,951 Km
  • ICMR: Total 1.08+ lakh samples tested in last 24 hours. Total COVID-19 tests cross 29.43+ lakh
  • MoRTH: In case of delay in paying fees from 01.02.20 till period of lockdown, no late fee to be charged till 31.07.20
  • MHA issues SOPs for movement of Indian Nationals stranded abroad & persons stranded in India who are desirous to travel abroad
  • IGNOU, MHRD to convert 59 of its ODL (Open & Distance Learning) courses into online courses
  • Call National Helpline No 1075 for support, guidance & response to COVID-19
  • Fact: Aarogya Setu App does not have an inbuilt siren; it gives out alerts when COVID-19 patient approaches us
  • MoCA: Under Vande Bharat Mission 30,000+ stranded Indians have been brought back home
  • GoI has supplied 74+ lakh PPE coveralls & 111+ lakh N95 masks to the States/ UTs & Central Institutions
  • 3+ lakh kits being manufactured every day by domestic suppliers
  • Testing capacity now stands at 1.5+ lakh/ day with 600+ COVID-19 testing labs
  • Govt agencies procured 341.56 Lakh Metric Tonnes (LMT) of wheat till 24.05.2020
  • #NewNormal: Step out of the house or travel ONLY when necessary! Let’s take small steps & do our bit in #FightAgainstCorona
  • This World Thyroid Day, let’s educate ourselves about the symptoms, diagnosis & treatment
  • 532 Domestic passenger flights operated, transported 39,231 passengers to their destination
  • Railways operationalised 3060 Shramik Special Trains; 40+ lakhs passengers transported to their destination
  • NPPA issued advisory to ensure availability of N-95 Masks at affordable prices, manufactures reduce prices upto 47%
  • Govt exploring new financial lending institutions to financially support small-scale units: MSME Minister
  • MHRD: UGC MOOCs platform offers course in ANIMATION, learn a new skill while you stay at home!
  • https://bit.ly/_AnimationCourse
  • Tip: Make locally grown food a part of your lifestyle to improve overall health
  • Watch Fit India live session on Yoga at 9:30 am. Visit: https://bit.ly/2yVBUSa
  • Health Secretary interacts with 5 States with high number of returning migrant workers
  • CBSE to conduct Class 10 & 12 Board exams at nearly 15,000 examination centres India
  • ICMR: Total 92, 528 samples tested in last 24 hours. Total tests cross 31.25+ lakh
  • Ministry of Tourism extends validity period of Approval of Hotels & other accommodation units till 30.06.20
  • Ministry of Tourism gives 6 months relaxation/ extension to all categories of Tour Operators/Agents/Transport Operators
  • IITs across India anchoring 100+ Initiatives to help communities amid COVID crisis
  • 573 LifeLine UDAN flights transport 917.5 tons of medical & essential cargo across 5,30,585 Km
  • 832 Domestic passenger flights operated, transports 58,318 passengers to their destination as on 25.05.20
  • Spitting in public is a punishable offence and increases the risk of spread of COVID-19
  • Let us all share authentic information & encourage people if they develop symptoms to get tested. Do not stigmatize #TiraskarNahiTilakKaro
  • The code of Aarogya Setu App has now been made open-source, Android version of App is available for review & collaboration at https://github.com/nic-delhi/AarogyaSetu_Android
  • ICMR: India testing 1.1 lakh samples in a day across 612 labs
  • Railways operationalised 3274 Shramik Special Trains; 44+ lakhs passengers transported to their destination
  • 173 flights & 3 ships covering 34 countries operationalised under Vande Bharat Mission
  • CPWD issued guidelines on use of air conditioning during COVID-19
  • CSIR-IIIM & RIL to develop RT-LAMP based test for COVID-19, for accurate & cost-effective testing
  • ECLG Scheme for Business Enterprises/ MSME Institutions now operational Visit: https://financialservices.gov.in
  • CBIC disposes off 29,230 GST refund claims amounting to Rs.11052 crores between 8 April to 25 May 2020
  • IIT Hyderabad supports villages adopted under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan during COVID crisis
  • 930 dedicated COVID hospitals, 1,58,747 Isolation beds, 20,355 ICU beds available across India as on 27.05.20
  • ICMR: Total 1.16+ samples tested in last 24 hours. Total tests cross 32.42+ lakh
  • COVID-19 recovery rate improves from 41.3% to 42.4%
  • MoHFW issues guidance note on provision of RMNCAH+N services during & post-COVID-19
  • CSC Gramin Naukri Portal, platform to bridge the gap between job seekers & providers
  • Follow @LabourDg on Twitter, to remain updated with latest & correct labour welfare information
  • 445 departures & 447 arrivals of domestic passenger flights, transport 62,641 people to their destination on 26.05.20
  • CBIC disposes of 6.76 lakh IGST/Drawback/Refund claims of Rs.8656 crore, to benefit MSMEs/Exporters
  • COVID-19 can be cured. Don’t hesitate to report early, immediately call 1075 #BreakTheChain
  • HRD Minister: Students who are not in their home district due to lockdown, board exam centre shifted to current district
  • 1.78 Lakh MT pulses distributed to 13.4 Crore beneficiaries in States/UTs under PMGKY
  • Rs.19,350.84 crore released for 9.67 crore farmers under PM-KISAN amid lockdown
  • Railways operationalised 3543 Shramik Special Trains; 48+ lakhs passengers transported to their destination
  • 579 LifeLine UDAN flights transport 927 tons of medical & essential cargo across 5,37,085 Km
  • Commerce and Industry Minister interacts with industry & trade associations, stress on #AatmaNirbharBharat
  • DST-SERB supports study for identification of structure-based potential antivirals against COVID-19
  • NCSTC-DST’s COVID Katha, multimedia guide for mass awareness now available in Hindi

Hindi: https://bit.ly/36BroMU

English: https://bit.ly/2Ab3hbx

  • CIPET to take up R&D initiatives in the areas of Health Care; manufacturing & Certifying PPE etc as per WHO/ ISO guidelines
  • MoHFW issues advisory on re-processing and re-use of eye-protection – Goggles
  • Health Ministry advises States/ UTs to organize home deliveries of essential medicines in containment zones
  • 924 Domestic passenger flights operated, transports 67,861 passengers to their destination on 27.05.20
  • ICMR: Total 1.19+ samples tested in last 24 hours. Total tests cross 33.62+ lakh
  • Champions- One-stop shop for MSMEs, portal to help find new opportunities https://champions.gov.in/
  • IRCTC distributed 78 lakh free meals and 1.10 crore water bottles to travelling migrants
  • Minister of Labour inaugurates Twitter handle @LabourDG, to provide current statistics of labour welfare
  • Indian Customs facilitating safe and expeditious passenger clearance under Vande Bharat Mission
  • Explore learning resource on eGyanKosh & get acquainted with Food Laws & Standards
  • https://bit.ly/eGyanKosh-FLS
  • Despite all precautions, if anybody catches #COVID19, its not their fault. Let’s #BreakTheStigma
  • Let’s ensure women’s health by promoting safe menstrual hygiene practices. #MenstrualHygieneDay
  • Finance Minister chaired meeting of Financial Stability & Development Council, reviewed situation
  • Finance Minister launched facility of Instant PAN through Aadhaar based e-KYC, for ease of compliance of taxpayers
  • Commerce Minister calls upon the Exporters to be more competitive and provide quality products to the world
  • Consumer Minister reviewed FCI’s food grain distribution and procurement
  • Cabinet Secretary reviewed COVID-19 situation in 13 worst affected cities
  • EG-1: Appeal to Scientists, Start-ups, Industries & Academic Institutions to share their ideas on Research & Development for COVID-19
  • EG-1: India to produce 5 lakhs indigenous kits per day, by the end of July 2020
  • HRD Minister interacts with heads of 45,000 Higher Educational Institutions through a Webinar
  • Railways operated 3,736 Shramik special trains, carried 50+ lakh migrant workers
  • Railways distributed 85+ lakh free meals & 1.25+ crore water bottles
  • Railways appeal to persons vulnerable to COVID-19 to avoid travel unless essential
  • Railways to increase advance reservation period of trains from 30 to 120 days w.e.f 8 AM, 31.05.2020
  • Home Minister interacts with CMs, seek their opinion on COVID-19 status & measures to be taken after 31.05.2020
  • MoCA: Additional flights announced under Mission Vande Bharat, bookings to start from 11 AM, 30.05.2020
  • Labour Ministry: Around 76 online job fairs conducted by NCS amid lockdown
  • Tribal Affairs announced inclusion of 23 additional Minor Forest produce items in MSP List
  • CCMB established stable cultures of Coronavirus from patients’ samples, may help in drug testing & vaccine development: https://bit.ly/3ddBrKr
  • COVID-19 recovery rate improves from 42.4% to 42.89%
  • Ministry of Labour & Employment under NCS offers free online “Career Skills Training” in partnership with TCS ION for its registered job-seekers
  • Railways appeal to persons vulnerable to COVID-19 to avoid travel unless essential
  • Railways to increase advance reservation period of trains from 30 to 120 days w.e.f 8 AM, 31.05.2020
  • Customs Duty exemption on medical equipments and inputs to fight COVID-19 & boost domestic production
  • FCI: 3530 rakes carried over 98+LMT food grains amid lockdown
  • 584 LifeLine UDAN flights transport 935 tons of medical & essential cargo across 5,40,985 Km
  • Ayushman Bharat WhatsApp ‘Ask Master Ayushman’ 9868914555 to answer queries related to PMJAY
  • IIT Madras developing wrist tracker for early detection of COVID symptoms
  • Surat Smart City takes key IT initiatives in COVID -19 management and containment
  • Ultraviolet Disinfection Facilities Developed at Western Naval Command
  • COVID-19 recovery rate improves from 42.89% to 47.40, with 11,264 patients recovered in last 24 hours
  • ICMR: Total 1.27+ samples tested in last 24 hours. Total tests cross 36.11+ lakh
  • Grievance cell of MoFPI resolves 581 out of 585 issues received from industry amid COVID-19
  • DST initiated COVID-19 Indian National Supermodel to help monitor the future transmission of infection
  • ICMR notifies 16 bio-repositories for collecting, storing and maintaining clinical samples of COVID-19 patients
  • Power Finance Corporation Ltd provides financial assistance of ₹ 1.23 crore to Govt. of Uttarakhand, to help frontline workers
  • Take care of your health and protect yourself from COVID-19 by following simple hygiene practices. Together we will fight COVID-19 #IndiaFightsCorona
  • Govt extends Lockdown till 30 June 2020 in Containment Zones
  • UnLock 1.0- Reopening of activities in a phased manner outside Containment Zone
  • No restriction on inter-State & intra-State movement of persons & goods
  • 10,541 Quarantine Centres & 7,304 COVID Care Centres with 6,64,330 beds available across India
  • Centre has provided 119.88 lakh N95 masks & 96.14 lakh PPEs to States/ UTs / Central Institutions
  • Railways request State Govts to boost planning & coordination of Shramik Special Trains
  • IT Minister launches National AI Portal, one stop digital platform for AI related developments & resource centre Visit: http://ai.gov.in
  • Be Vigilant: When fighting a disease like COVID-19, information is the biggest weapon! #StayAwareStaySafe
  • Railways: 200 Special Trains to run across the country from tomorrow
  • ICMR: Total 1.25+ samples tested in last 24 hours. Total tests cross 37.37+ lakh
  • Next phase of Operation Samudra Setu to repatriate Indian citizens to commence from tomorrow
  • ICMR advises States to conduct sero-survey to measure coronavirus exposure using IgG ELISA test
  • IIT-Tirupati develops web portal to analyse citizen’s mood amid COVID-19. Visit: https://moodofindia.herokuapp.com
  • Follow proper physical distancing norms in all public places and workplace. #IndiaFightsCorona
  • Fact: Your mask can reduce the chances of you contracting COVID-19 but only when it’s worn right
  • Let us all take a pledge to ensure that we stop the usage of Tobacco for a healthy living. #WorldNoTobaccoDay
  • New Guidelines to fight COVID-19 to be effective
  • 200 special trains to started, 1.45+ lakh passengers to travel on Day 1, list of trains: https://bit.ly/3dkSZEn
  • Passengers to reach station 90 minutes in advance to facilitate thermal screening at station
  • NTA further extends last dates of submission of Online Application Forms for various exams
  • Commerce & Industry Minister lauds Pharmaceutical industry for rising to the occasion during COVID-19
  • Khelo India e-pathshala, online athlete development programme for grassroot-level sportspersons launched
  • Regularly clean all commonly touched surfaces in your vehicle. #IndiaFightsCorona
  • Be Vigilant: Rumours mislead you, facts protect you. #StayAwareStaySafe

Till 31 May 2020

MyGov Corona Newsdesk

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