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PM directs people to follow Saptapadi to contain COVID-19 spread
PM directs people to follow Saptapadi to contain COVID-19 spread

PM Modi directed the Indians to follow 'Saptapadi', 7 Mantras or key guidelines to deal with the impact of COVID-19 pandemic.

14 April 2020 Current Affairs:Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended the nationwide lockdown till 3 May 2020. The decision was made after taking into account the recent state of the Coronavirus outbreak in India. As of 14 April, the total number of Coronavirus positive cases in India has crossed 10,000 marks. 

Saptapadi:
PM Modi directed the Indians to follow 'Saptapadi', 7 Mantras or key guidelines to deal with the impact of COVID-19 pandemic. He urges the citizen to follow the seven guidelines to contain the spread of the contagious virus in a more inclusive way. 
1. Look after the senior citizens and elderly at home; especially those who have pre-existing ailments
2. Follow Lockdown and Social Distancing rules; Use homemade masks
3. Boost your immunity through guidelines issued by Ministry  of AYUSH
4. Download 'Aarogya Setu' mobile app 
5. Help poor and needy families by providing food & shelter
6. In our industries, be compassionate towards colleagues; avoid job cuts and pay cuts 
7. Show respect to corona warriors including doctors, healthcare workers, sanitation workers, police and others