In consultation with industry members, CII is continuously compiling immediate business challenges across multiple sectors for minimising the fallout of emergency Coronavirus health measures on the economy. It is providing policy suggestions for macroeconomic management, monetary measures, and ease of doing business. For the most impacted sectors, CII has brought out recommendations to mitigate the unprecedented crisis situation, including for MSME, tourism, aviation, exports and manufacturing and services sectors. (Read more)
Central Government Notifications
The Central Government has continuously issued notifications to manage the Covid-19 health emergency, covering personal safety and social distancing, business regulations, measures to help enterprises deal with the fallout, and policy steps for different sectors. CII has placed these together to enable businesses to follow the latest notifications and remain abreast of policy actions. (Read more)
State Government Notifications
On a daily basis, each state and many districts and municipalities are bringing out numerous notifications and guidelines relating to Covid-19 safety measures, public gatherings, essential services, movement of goods, and movement across local borders, among others. CII tracks these notifications to bring out a state-wise compendium for businesses to learn about conditions in their area of operation. (Read more)
CII COVID – 19 Helpline
Businesses across India are facing huge challenges due to the nationwide lockdown which is essential to contain the pandemic. CII provides real-time assistance for specific issues relating to essential supplies, clearances, movement of essential items, and so on. (Click here for the CII Helpline)
Advisories are aimed at helping people learn how to maintain the highest levels of personal safety and protect themselves from the Coronavirus infection. They relate to hygiene, sanitation, and good practices to follow. For businesses too, a set of suggestions is provided here in comprehensive and easy-to-read format. (Read more)
Countries across the world are grappling with containing the spread of Coronavirus through various measures such as travel restrictions, lockdowns, and health advisories. They are also bringing out economic policies to assist in tiding over the crisis situations. CII captures these advisories and the latest developments on the policy front in the world which will enable businesses to judge the impact on their operations. (Read more)
Corporates across India are helping their employees cope with the Coronavirus situation through a range of measures while also developing strategies to work from home and other business development. Within the community, India Inc is working on raising awareness, counselling and medical care. Many companies are contributing to Government efforts to provide medical supplies and essential items. (Read more)
CII Relief and Rehab Fund
CII’s disaster response is comprehensive and it extends all possible support to the affected people during times of such distress. CII is in constant touch with various Government agencies and local authorities to initiate urgent relief operations across all states. To begin with, the relief measures focus on making available requisite materials towards preventing, protecting and testing. Towards this, CII has set up the CII COVID-19 Relief and Rehab Initiative where contributions in kind or funds can be made.
CII has put together a tool box of digital instruments aimed at enabling businesses to continue their service operations remotely as far as possible. These tools help businesses to showcase their products, reach out to new customers, set up B2B meetings, and access overseas businesses.