Speaking within the Assembly, the chief minister mentioned that there could be no closure of industries within the state and there was no must really feel anxious
Hyderabad: The Telangana authorities won’t impose a lockdown to check the spread of COVID-19 , however was taking all steps to regulate it like ramping up testing, Chief Minister Okay Chandrasekhar Rao mentioned on Friday.
He additionally urged the individuals to comply with authorities pointers like carrying masks, sustaining social distancing and avoiding mass gatherings.
“I would like to clearly tell the people of the state that we will not impose a lockdown. There will be no closure of industries. There is no need to feel anxious,” he mentioned, talking within the Legislative Assembly.
The chief minister mentioned some individuals from movie trade not too long ago met him, expressing concern over a doable lockdown, as a number of movies, together with some massive finances ones, have been beneath manufacturing.
Observing that Telangana is likely one of the greatest performing states within the nation in coping with the pandemic, he mentioned the state authorities had not too long ago ramped up testing following a recent rise in COVID-19 circumstances.
All steps, together with offering vaccines given by the Centre to all states, of which Telangana was getting its share, are being taken, he mentioned.
In view of the doable improve in circumstances in some instructional establishments (the place clusters have been detected not too long ago), all of them have been quickly closed, he mentioned.
Rao identified that the prime minister was additionally holding video conferences on COVID-19 as a part of steps to verify its unfold. He mentioned although the pandemic has brought about an antagonistic impression on financial progress, Telangana was in a greater place in comparison with different states.
Telangana logged a report 518 new infections on Thursday, the best this 12 months, persevering with the upward pattern. Rao, who was replying to the controversy on appropriation payments, mentioned the state has achieved progress in all sectors.
He mentioned the salaries of the workers of state-run Road Transport Corporation (RTC) could be enhanced quickly. The state authorities had on Monday introduced 30 % fitment for all authorities workers and lecturers.
Rao additionally mentioned the state is in 25th place within the nation in money owed. The state can also be reaping the advantages of loans obtained as the federal government spent funds closely on capital expenditure, together with irrigation initiatives and others, he mentioned.
The Legislative Assembly was adjourned sine die after the appropriation payments have been handed.