DPIIT sets up control room to monitor manufacturing and logistics of essential commodities


The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Friday said it is setting up a control room to monitor and resolve any issues faced during manufacturing, movement or distribution of essential supplies including via e-commerce during the pandemic.

DPIIT is setting up a Control room to monitor the issues of internal trade, manufacturing, delivery and logistics of essential commodities during Covid pandemic.”

~ read a statement by the Central government issued on Friday

Manufacturing, transportation, distribution, wholesale or e-commerce companies facing difficulties in transportation and distribution of goods or mobilisation of resources can reach out to officials on – (011) 23062383, 23062975 or dpiit-controlroom@gov.in. The telephone numbers will remain functional from 8 AM to 10 PM from Saturday.

The issues reported by the stakeholders through this control room will be taken up with the concerned state/UT governments, it said.

The same comes after India registers record-breaking COVID-19 cases of over 3.3 lakh in its second wave of the pandemic. 

DPIIT has decided to monitor the status of transportation and delivery of goods, manufacturing, delivery of essential commodities to the common man and the difficulties being faced by various stakeholders due to current restrictions imposed by various states/UTs because of the surge of COVID-19 cases.

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