Academy of Marketing Studies Journal (Print ISSN: 1095-6298; Online ISSN: 1528-2678)


Socio-Economic Effects Of Covid-19 In India And Usage Of Online Resources

Author(s): Mehak Mittal, S. Chandramouli, Jayasri Indiran, Rajashri Deshpande, Sukhmeet Kaur and Aruna V. Deshpande

Pandemic is not a joke to be used lightly or carelessly. If proper attention is not given, a pandemic can be deadly. Such a pandemic is COVID-19, which is generally found in Bat. As per the officials, the first case was registered in China in December 2019. The virus was officially named SARS-CoV-2 with a disease named COVID-19, which stands for coronavirus disease 2019, due to its origin in 2019. The virus primarily spreads through saliva droplets and nasal discharge of the infected people while coughing and sneezing. (BBC News, 2020). In this paper, the authors will discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic affected India and the response of the Indian Government on different fronts. The pandemic COVID-19 has gnawed its roots in India on 30 January 2020. The numbers have been increasing at an exponential rate since then, with more than 850000 cases as of 12 July 2020. India has the greatest number of cases in Asia. Indian Government is strongly responded to the Corona pandemic, but there are too many problems. The clashes with Pakistan and China were threatening on borders, the labor class problem, people going under depression and isolation. In this descriptive paper, all the scenarios will be discussed, and the government response will also be discussed for the same. 

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