NEW DELHI: Food minister Ram Vilas Paswan's workplace and part of his ministry situated in Krishi Bhawan building in Central Delhi has been sealed, after an official in the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying was examined constructive for Covid-19.
"On account of one current corona constructive case found within the Division of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, it has been decided that the Department of Food and Public Distribution office at Krishi Bhawan shall stay closed on Might 19 and Might 20 for intensive sanitization," an official order stated.
There are two departments beneath Paswan's ministry - Department of Food and Public Distribution and Division of Shopper Affairs.
Krishi Bhawan, situated on the Rajpath Area in New Delhi, also homes a number of other ministries including agriculture, rural improvement and panchayati raj.
The NITI Aayog building in New Delhi was sealed on April 28 after an worker tested constructive. On Might 5, one of many flooring of the Shastri Bhawan building was sealed after a regulation ministry official was discovered contaminated.