Meanwhile, an officer from the Southern Command met Maharashtra's Principal Secretary of Health in Mumbai on Friday. During the meeting, various aspects for ensuring a co-ordinated response, and the latest developments in the state were discussed.
From two days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced national lockdown on Tuesday, police in Pune have been enforcing orders restricting the movement of vehicles and those banning the assembly of more than five in public places.
The team under the ward medical officer directs the contacts to be home quarantined and it tracks the health of contacts for 14 days to observe the symptoms of infection in them. If there are symptoms, then the person is referred for the test.
The Cyber Crime Cell of Pune city, one of the busiest cyber-policing units in the country, had been receiving anywhere between 50 to 70 complaints every day. But since the last one week, the number of daily complaints received by the cell has fallen to an average of less than five.
In March last year, the Central Bureau of Investigation's Anti-Corruption Branch had arrested two superintendents posted at the GST office for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh to settle the service tax liability of a restaurant on the Pune-Mumbai Highway.
The Ordnance Factory Board on Friday night announced the directives of the Department of Personnel and Training of the Union Government deployment of upto 50 per cent of the workforce will be applied for ordnance factories too.
NDA, India’s premier tri-services pre-commissioning training academy, had on Wednesday said it has suspended all educational tours, outdoor hikes and other mass activities for cadets along with restrictions on the entry of outsiders to the campu
The department had also announced a series of other steps, including setting up isolation wards in some jails and suspension of visits by relatives and lawyers, and court hearings being conducted via video-conferencing at prisons.
The Maharashtra government enforced the Act on the midnight of March 13. Since then, the Pune district administration has issued multiple orders. The Act has been brought into force many times including as recent as the Swine Flu outbreak in 2009.
In a speech Former Foreign Secretary Gokhale highlighted that Make in India has to work if the country has global aspirations and declared the US-China trade war and Coronavirus outbreak as opportunities for India's global growth.
A Special Court in Pune had, on Wednesday, remanded NCP leader and MLC Anil Bhosale and three other office-bearers of the bank to police custody till March 6 after they were arrested in connection with the fraud late on Tuesday.
Kovind made the remarks after he presented the prestigious President’s Colour to INS Shivaji, Indian Navy’s premier technical training institute, in a ceremonial parade held at Lonavala near Pune on Thursday.