Panaji, Mar 30 (GCCurrentAffairs) Goa Government has clarified there was sufficient stock and supply of essential goods.
A statement here said, the state government had taken further steps to ensure ease of operation of groceries shops, wholesalers, manufacturers of essential products including Pharma related products or medical equipment etc.
In public interest, the government had decided to allow the movement of all Goods carriage vehicles and vehicle of home-delivery companies or establishments, it said, adding the government had also decided to do bulk purchase of essential food articles from National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED) and Food Corporation of India (FCI).
“These measures will help ease the pressure on the supply side,” it said.
The statement said the overnment had also prepared to airlift any of the essential items directly from the supplying states, in case of need.
“Hon’ble CM has also announced that strict action would be taken in case of any unwarranted closure or blockage of the essential goods supply chain, whether it be by manufacturers, transporters, wholesalers, retailers or any other persons. Strict action will also be taken against any person or organization who obstruct/hinder the manufacturing, supply chain or availability of essential goods at reasonable rates,” the statement added.