Wednesday, 25 March 2020

“Lockdown” till 14th April, 2020 in the State of Andhra Pradesh under Disaster Management Act, 2005 –Orders

In the reference 7th read above, the National Disaster Management 
Authority (NDMA) has issued orders directing the Ministries/ Departments of Government of India and the State/Union Territory Governments and State/Union Territory Authorities to take effective measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the country. 
2. In compliance of the Orders 7th read above, in the reference 8th read 
above, under Section 10(2)(1) of the Disaster Management Act, the 
Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi have issued Orders directing the Ministries/ Departments of Government of India and the State/Union Territory Governments and State/Union Territory Authorities to take effective measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the Country and the Order shall remain in force, in all parts of the Country, for a period of 21 days w.e.f. 25.03.2020. 
3. Therefore, all the District Collectors, Joint Collectors, Police Commissioners, SPs, DM&HOs, Municipal Commissioners, Sub Collectors, RDOs, MROs and MPDOs are hereby instructed to strictly implement the guidelines as per Annexure to the Order mentioned vide reference 8th read above. This Order shall remain in force in all parts of the State for a period of 21 days with effect from 25.03.2020. For implementing the containment 

measures, the District Magistrate will deploy Executive Magistrates as 
Incident Commanders as specified in the above guidelines. 
4. The Order mentioned vide reference 8th read above shall be 
implemented along with various orders issued earlier by the State 
Government for “Lockdown” in the State for containing the spread of 
COVID-19. 
(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH) 
 NILAM SAWHNEY, 
 CHIEF SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT

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