A press conference was jointly addressed by Additional Chief Secretary, Home and IPRD, Awanish Kumar Awasthi and Principal Secretary, Health Amit Mohan Prasad on measures adopted by state government to combat Coronavirus outbreak. Awanish Kumar Awasthi, ACS Home and IPRD announced extension of Lockdown period till 27th March, 2020. He further announced lockdown in all 75 districts of the state.
He further explained that four high power committees will monitor the activities during lockdown period. A committee will be presided by Chief Secretary to monitor and co-ordinate among all the departments. Another committee under APC will ensure the smooth availability of daily essentials. Third committee will look after the welfare of daily wage earners. The fourth committee will be headed by ACS Home and monitor the law and order situation.