The Central government, on Sunday (April 19), issued a fresh set of orders for ecommerce players to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. The directions, which are a part of the standard operating procedure (SOP) for movement of workers amid lockdown, holds the chief operating officer (COO) of last-mile delivery companies accountable for the implementation of social distancing and sanitisation norms.
The new rules make it mandatory for the companies to install the Arogya Setu in mobile devices off all its staff. The app is being used by the government to trace the spread of the pandemic and educate people on the deadly virus. The application also issues e-passes. To read more, click here.