April 01: Covid19 News Updates Rajasthan

April 01: Covid19 News Updates Rajasthan

This Posts lists news updated related Corona Virus in Rajasthan for April 01 Covid19 in Rajasthan:

State Govt. Employees: March Salaries Deferred

Chief minister Ashok Gehlot deferred payment of 75% of his gross March salary to himself along with deputy CM, cabinet ministers and all MLAs. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting held at the CM’s residence on 31st March . The move has taken due to the shortfall in the expected revenue of Rs 17,000 crore for the month of March.

Similarly, 60% and 50% of the gross salary of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS) officers, respectively, has been deferred by the government. Other than Grade IV employees, 30% of the salaries of all other government employees will be deferred for some time.

The 30% deduction will be applicable also to pensioners. Health workers, policemen and contractual employees have been exempted from this deduction.

Financial Assistance of INR 1500

State Government has decided to give a financial assistance of Rs 1,500 to BPL families, beneficiaries of state BPL and Antayodya Yojna, 25 lakh construction workers and registered street vendors who are not covered under the social security pension scheme. The total cost of the financial payout will be Rs 500 crore.

 

266 coaches to be made quarantine units

The engineering wing of North Western Railways (NWR) is tirelessly working to convert 266 coaches into isolation wards for keeping Covid-19 suspects. These coaches will have extra space for oxygen cylinders, medical equipment and toilets. With the preparation of these coaches, NWR will be able to accommodate 4,256 isolation beds for patients to be brought for quarantine isolation.

Extension in Curfew & Movement restrictions

  • The prohibitory orders (Section 144) imposed in Jaipur district and curfew clamped in Walled City have been extended indefinitely from March 31 midnight in the light of the spurt in corona positive cases.
  • No one will be allowed to step out of their houses from April 3 to April 13 in Bhilwara and supply of essentials will be regulated during the period.

Cases Updates:

  • MOHFW – No. of cases in Rajasthan: 93 (Source –  Covid19India)
  • 14 people, including 10 evacuees from Iran, were diagnosed with Covid-19 till 31 March afternoon, taking the total number of cases to 93 in the state
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