Hyderabad: The government of Telangana has released a list of activities that will be permitted to function even amid the COVID-19 lockdown. In the government order dated April 29, the Telangana government maintained that certain activities, including construction work and industries will be allowed to function in the rural areas.

The other activities that have been permitted to function include:

  1. Stone crushers,
  2. Brick kilns,
  3. Handloom weaving,
  4. Repair workshops,
  5. Beedi making,
  6. Sand mining,
  7. Ceramic tiles and roof tiles,
  8. Cement factories,
  9. Ginning mills
  10. Iron and steel industries
  11. Plastic and sanitary pipes
  12. Paper industry
  13. Cotton mattresses
  14. Plastic and rubber industry
  15. Construction work
  16. Shops selling other items

The state further maintained that the above mentioned establishments will be allowed to function till 6 pm only. In addition to this, these industries will be allowed to operate in rural areas while complying with basic sanitation, hygiene and social distancing measures, as mentioned in the standard operating procedure of the ministry of home affairs. It is for the employers to take care of the workers, the government said. Operating Procedure on supply of essential goods.pdf

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