Srinagar, Mar 25: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday decided to close all the government departments except those providing essential services across the Union Territory till April 14.
According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the government amid the lock down across the country in wake of deadly Coronavirus has closed all its departments except those providing essential services.
The government departments shall remain closed till April 14, 2020. Earlier, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for lock down across India for 21 days to prevent the virus from spreading.
Pertinent to mention here that 16 sectors including newspapers have been declared essential services.