The state is testing around 10,000 samples on a daily basis.
The project is on design, build, finance, operate and transfer (DBFOT) pattern, and the concession period is 17 years, including construction period of 910 days, it added.
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The Mamata Banerjee-led state government also enlarged the domain of containment zones by including 'buffer zones' within such areas as well.
The South Eastern Railway has also decided to reduce the frequency of 02834/02833 Howrah-Ahmedabad special and 02810/02809 Howrah-Mumbai CSMT special from daily to weekly, its spokesperson said.
The doctor who had examined the deceased visited the man's apartment but refused to issue a death certificate saying it was COVID-19 case.
The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY), announced as part of the Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus package to help those affected due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown, was earlier valid for a three-month period from April to June. The same has been extended for five months till November.
In his address to the nation, PM Modi had said that the Centre will provide free food grain to the poor till November end.
Flights from other states can be allowed once a week, said Mamata Banerjee
Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Delhi and Tamil Nadu were the top states where local micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) have shown maximum interest in taking their businesses online.
"This will help us in fast verification of the damage and, in turn, ensure timely submission of data to Agriculture Insurance Company of India Limited," state Agricultural Minister Ashis Banerjee told PTI.
Earlier this week, Banerjee had announced the extension of the ongoing lockdown till July 31.
The ongoing lockdown in West Bengal was to end on June 30.
The state Health department has also cautioned private hospitals of suspending licences as well as initiating necessary penal steps if patients were denied admission for treatment.
The news comes at a time when Bengal’s coronavirus count dipped for the third consecutive day and the patient recovery rate crossed 50 percent for the first time.
Rajesh Orang of Birbhum district and Bipul Roy of Alipurduar were among the 20 Indian Army personnel killed in the fierce clash on Monday night.
This programme aims to provide 2 lakh farmers and their families access to piped water supply for household use, and increased water resources, the company said in a statement.
The migrant labourers will be provided shelter in the safe homes irrespective of them being asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic if they do not have enough space in their homes to follow the isolation norms, official said.
"Bengal is the only state in the entire country where the culture of political violence is flourishing," he told the BJP's virtual 'Jan Samvad' rally.
West Bengal had recorded its first COVID-19 case on March 17. However, the number of cases being reported per day has shot up in the last few weeks.
Given the unrelenting rise in coronavirus cases, physical distancing and minimal human contact have become the new norm everywhere, leaving the arch-rivals of Bengal politics to bank on social media for garnering support.
The 2.15-MW project is expected to yield 2.83 million units of energy, it said.
A PIL in this regard was moved before a division bench comprising Chief Justice T B N Radhakrishnan and Justice Arijit Banerjee.
The seven-member team, headed by Joint Secretary (Cyber and Information Security) in the Ministry of Home Affairs Anuj Sharma, arrived in Kolkata on Thursday evening on a three-day visit.
The company is partnering with authorised retailers across major cities after validating their license and other required documents as outlined by the state government.