According to reports from the Group of Ministers (GoM) meeting on Saturday, the second phase of the lockdown is not going to start rail and air services even after the end of May 3. Let us know that on Saturday, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri also said that private aviation companies should not sell air tickets. His statement came when some airlines started booking flight tickets ahead of May 4.
Rail, plane journey not likely to start from May 3
On Saturday, in the fifth meeting of the GOM for Kovid-19 under the leadership of Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, a report on these subjects has been prepared and sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. According to sources, it has been said that rail and air services will not start after May 3. In the meeting of the Group of Ministers, it has been said that the final decision will be taken only after assessing the situation by the Health Ministry’s opinion and PM Modi.
Social distancing is not possible in trains
According to the report, the Group of Ministers is not in favor of starting passenger trains in such a situation. Ministers believe that strict adherence to social distancing is not possible in trains. According to sources, Air India and Private Airlines have been asked not to book even after May 3.
Let us know that before this the Ministry of Civil Aviation has made it clear that no decision has been taken to open domestic or international air operations so far. That is, no flights are going to start in India at the moment.
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said that the Civil Aviation Ministry makes it clear that no decision has been taken to open domestic or international operations yet.
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Trains and planes are closed since 25 March
Lockdown has been implemented in the country since March 25 and from this day all the modes of transport except train, plane, bus are closed. The first lockdown was till 14 April, but after the ever increasing patients of Corona, it has been extended till 3 May.
GoM met on Saturday
On Saturday, the Group of Ministers met under the chairmanship of Defense Minister Rajnath Singh. In this meeting, the ministers had discussed how to overcome the problems facing the public due to lockdown.
Union ministers Prakash Javadekar, Piyush Goyal, Smriti Irani, Santosh Gangwar, Ramesh Pokhriyal, Ram Vilas Paswan, Giriraj Singh attended this meeting of Group of Ministers held at the house of Defense Minister Rajnath Singh. The ministers took feedback of the situation across the country from the ministries on Kovid-19.