Uddhav Thackeray Maharashtra CM today declared that industries in Green zones and Orange Coronavirus zones will get permission for commence operations in a restricted manner from April 20 on-wards.
Making the announcement,CM said that if we don’t run our economy now then we will be in a financial crisis once we India comes out of the Coronavirus crisis.
Uddhav addressed the people through a video and appealed to people to Cooperate in the time of crisis due to Coronavirus.
Maharashtra is the worst-hit Indian state from COVID-19 outbreak with 3,648 confirmed cases.Mumbai alone has 2,268 Coronavirus positive cases.
Uddhav Thackeray said that industries which are ready to provide accommodation to their workers during the lockdown will be given food grain supply and permission for raw material from the state.
“The state government is allowing the industries from Green and Orange zones to start production and processing activities in a restricted manner”.
“The industries will have to arrange accommodation for their workers.They would not travel long distance for work, he said.”
The Green zones are those which have not reported any Coronavirus case,while Orange zones are the ones where only a few cases have been reported.
The Maharashtra chief minister also assured migrant workers that his government would take care of them.
“We’re in talks with the centre. I’m confident that a solution will come out in the coming days.Don’t worry.We’re gradually starting work in Maharashtra.If it’s possible,you can come back to work,you’ll continue with your livelihood,”Uddhav said.
“I give you my word that Maharashtra govt will take you to your homes,the day this crisis ends.I believe that when you go back to your homes,you should go back happily & not out of fear,” Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray said assuring migrant labourers in the state.
Chief minister also said that except for the movement of essential services,all the district borders would remain sealed.