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Punjab government ties with Zomato, Amul, Swiggy, chemists for doorstep supply

Last updated on March 26, 2020

Chandigarh: To facilitate supply of important items at doorstep throughout prevailing restrictions to curb the unfold of Covid-19, the Punjab Police on Wednesday joined fingers with Zomata, Swiggy, Verka, Amul, Mandi Pradhans, Chemist Associations and so on.
Passes have been additionally being issued to licensed distributors for the supply of important items, based on DGP Dinkar Gupta, including that for dwelling supply of Medicines, particularly, obligatory tie-ups are being made with the respective Chemist Associations, in order that orders will be taken on telephone and residential supply is accordingly undertaken.

Responding to the DGP’s instructions to suppose out-of-the-box, Commissioners of Police and SSPs in a number of districts had come out with modern methods to make sure that important commodities attain the residents.

The DGP had issued sure directives to the highest officers quickly after the announcement of the curfew by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and the nationwide lockdown by the Prime Minister. He had requested them to make appropriate preparations for door-to-door supply of important items and providers, and to make sure clean functioning of supply boys, rehris, small motorized autos and so on.

In Amritsar and Ludhiana cities, 650 individuals had been engaged from Swiggy for dwelling supply of the important items, whereas in District Patiala, dwelling supply of important commodities was being ensured in coordination with the supply boys from Zomato and Swiggy.

As many as 100 trolleys containing important commodities have been dispatched throughout Sangrur district at this time by partaking the providers of native volunteers, mentioned the DGP including that in District Tarn Taran, Milk producing entities like Verka and Amul have been roped in for guaranteeing decentralised distribution of Milk following correct Social Distancing measures.

Officers of Milk plant Verka have been liaised with and so they have assured that their 700 distributors will undertake door to door supply of milk in Amritsar City too, with the Commissionerate Amritsar directed to concern the required passes, mentioned Gupta.

In district Khanna, Vegetables and Fruits are being bought out door-to-door by way of Rehris, after getting the identical from Mandis. For dry rations, obligatory tie-ups with the Kiryana shops have been made, and they’re additionally taking orders on telephone and guaranteeing dwelling supply. Information in regards to the availability of the house supply providers is being disseminated via the WhatsApp teams.

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