From the global statistics and facts witnessed on COVID-19, India is
at critical juncture in battling the outbreak , has declared lockdown in most of states to control the spread of Corona
Virus through social distances which currently is a big threat. No
international flights /NO domestics flts in/out , sealing borders within the states&
cities for specific period has been declared.
JANATA CURFEW and motivation from
residents all over India by applauding for heroesworking day & night for COVID-19
patients, on Sunday 23rd March, 2020through the directive message
from our Honorable Prime Minister Mr Modi has been commendable.
PM has been seen in regular video call interactions with state CMs and
industry leaders who have extended their full support. Actions from various
ministries at district level and at state level are creditable.
Directorate General of Shipping Mr
With Government of India Travel Advisories issued from time to time
includes quarantine mandate, Directorate
General of Shipping Mr Amitabh Kumar has been proactive in issuing the instructions
vide DGS order 05 of 2020/ 23rd March 2020 included temporary
closure of MTIs, deferring sign off of Indian seafarers and compliance on COVID-19
GOI vide its circular of 19th March 2020, has issued strict
instructionsas part of disaster management included strong advise to all companies
/ LLPs offices to implement “ Work from Home “ with advise of no cutting jobs
and no reduction in wages.
DG circular dated 20-03-2020, capturing of Seafarers SID Data has been
extended till 1st April 2020. Also seafarers already scheduled
between 22-03-2020 till 15-04-2020 shall be accommodated from 16-04-2020
without any rescheduling online, to facilitate Shipping companies for data compliance.
Can India beat the Coronavirus? Yes, it
can and it will.