Newspaper among 16 jobs declared emergency service in JK UT | KNO

Newspaper among 16 jobs declared emergency service in JK UT | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, Mar 22 (KNO): Amid the ongoing restrictions across the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the government on Sunday issued a list of essentials services that can remain open during the curbs aimed to prevent the deadly Coronavirus from spreading. According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), a list of essential services was issued by government of Jammu and Kashmir vide order number PS/Secy/FCSCA/01/2020. The order copy in possession of—KNO reads that, "In view of the situation arising due to COVID-19, the following are declared as Essential services within the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir". Essential services mentioned in the list include Supply of Groceries (wholesalers and retailers), Supply of Fresh fruits and vegetables (mandies and retailers), Dispensing of Petrol/Diesel at Pumps, Milk shops and dairies and related products, Supply of Cattle feed and fodder, Medicines and other pharmaceuticals (retailers, wholesalers and manufacturing), Banks and ATMs, Supply of LPG (domestic and commercial), Health services ( including movement of staff thereof), Manufacturing of health and medical equipment, Telecom operators and their designated agencies The other essentials mentioned include Newspapers, Post offices, Loading and unloading of Wheat and Rice at FCI and State Food depots, Transportation of essential commodities through National and State Highways (Petrol, Diesel, Kerosene, Milk, Vegetables, Fruits, groceries, FCI supplies etc—(KNO)