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Sign CJP’s petition to release political prisoners now! The raging pandemic inside overcrowded jails has put their lives in danger

The soaring rate of coronavirus infections in India has put a lot of pressure on the existing healthcare infrastructure, especially prisons across the nation that already lacks basic amenities. CJP, through this online petition, has humbly urged and requested the Chief Justice of India, NV Ramana, to release all political prisoners, most of them who…

शांत रहें और कोविड का मुकाबला करें घर पर बीमारी को संभालने के तरीके बताती CJP की बुकलेट

कोविड-19 का संक्रमण बड़ी तेजी से फैल रहा है और अस्पताल के बिस्तर दुर्लभ हैं। इसके अलावा, हर संक्रमित व्यक्ति को अस्पताल की संस्थागत देखभाल की आवश्यकता नहीं होती है। CJP ने बीमारी के लक्षणों को समझने, मैनेज करने और घर पर ठीक होने में आपकी मदद करने के लिए इस बुकलेट का संकलन किया…

Directions for extending the imposed curfew in UP from May 4, 2021 (7 PM) to May 6, 2021 (7 AM) Issued by the Government of Uttar Pradesh on May 3

The Government of Uttar Pradesh, for curbing the spread of the Coronavirus in the state, had imposed a curfew from April 30, 2021 to May 4, 2021, which has now been extended till May 6, 2021.  As per the latest order, Government offices are expected to function at 50% of their capacity, while the remaining…

Order for ensuring smooth distribution of Remdesivir to Covid patients Issued by the Drugs Control Department, Government of NCT of Delhi on May 3

The Government of Delhi has devised a portal for speedy and adequate distribution of life-saving drug Remdesivir that is administered to Covid patients on ventilator support in hospitals.  Distributors and hospitals have been requested to update their data (availability and requirement) on the portal on a daily basis and with immediate effect. All the stakeholders…

Order adding to the list of places of Sensitive Origins Issued by the Department of Revenue and Forest, Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation, Government of Maharashtra on May 1, 2021

In a bid to prevent an influx of the Coronavirus into the state, the Government of Maharashtra has declared the following states as “Sensitive origins”:   West Bengal: The Coronavirus spread rapidly across West Bengal during the mammoth eight-phase elections. Large rallies and campaigning often saw participants failing to adopt Covid Appropriate Behaviour. With 17,512…

Keep calm and combat Covid A CJP booklet on how to manage the disease at home

Covid-19 is spreading rapidly and hospital beds are scarce. Moreover, not everyone who contracts the disease needs institutionalised care. CJP has put together this booklet to help you understand and manage symptoms of the disease and recover at home. The entire booklet may be downloaded here

Order for establishing Covid facility at Ram Lila Maidan Issued by Department of Health And Family Welfare, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi on April 29, 2021

In a bid to create more medical facilities to enable a greater number of people to seek appropriate medical attention for Covid-19, the Delhi Government has approved the establishment of a 500-bed Covid treatment facility at the Main Ram Lila Ground near LNH Hospital and the Ram Lila Ground near GTB Hospital, similar to those…

Obsolete, fake information rampant amidst Covid-19 second surge Some examples of incorrect posts circulating on social media and messaging services

After paying little heed to development of health care infrastructure and scientific research to manage SARS-CoV-2, thus leading to a deadlier second wave, the continued callous attitude of those in power made the netizens take matters in their own hands. They took social media by storm by sharing Covid-19 related resources. However, misusing the trying…

Notification regulating prices for Covid treatment in private charitable medical facilities Issued by Public Health Department, Government of Maharashtra on August 31, 2020 and extended multiple times subsequently

In a bid to ensure that people who are not covered by medical insurance, especially those hailing from economically weak backgrounds, are not deprived of critical medical care in case of Coronavirus infection, the Government of Maharashtra has issued a notification that lists a series of regulations for private and charitable hospitals and nursing homes.…

Order for permitting the usage of industrial oxygen for medical purposes Issued by Department of Health And Family Welfare, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi on April 22

In view of rapidly increasing cases of Covid and the subsequent demand for oxygen, the Government of Delhi permitted the use of industrial oxygen cylinders for medical purposes, further directing its manufacturers, distributors etc. to comply with the said order. This move comes in wake of similar action taken by many other states that are…

Guidelines for Vaccination Appointment Booking Issued by COVID-19 (nCorona) Virus Outbreak Control and Prevention State Cell, Health and Family Department, Government of Kerala on April 21, 2021

The Government of Kerala has issued certain guidelines for preventing overcrowding at the vaccination centres. This also helps ensure adherence to Covid Appropriate Behaviour at such places.  In a bid to eliminate the spot-registration procedure, from April 22, 2021, the only way for citizens to book their first and second vaccination doses is online. Both…

Order on Restriction of Activities Issued by Disaster Management Department of Government of Kerala on April 21

The Kerala Government has directed citizens to ensure Covid Appropriate Behaviour at all public places such as beaches, restaurants, parks, railway, bus stations etc. All educational institutions were required to undertake Online Classes, while all summer camps were required to be closed.  As far as weekend restrictions go, all Government Offices, Banks and PSUs were…

Order reducing hours of operation of Grocery Stores Issued by the Department of Revenue and Forest, Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation, Government of Maharashtra on April 20, 2021

Even as a curfew is underway in the state, the Government of Maharashtra has directed the stores selling groceries and food items to restrict hours of operation between 7 A.M and 11 A.M. This also includes stores selling animal fodder and pet food, as well as businesses selling materials for the impending rainy season.  However,…

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