Business India 21-day lockdown: Working on ensuring supply chains are not disrupted, says DPIIT Secy Updated : March 25, 2020 02:20 PM IST A certain categories of exemptions have been given in the ministry of home affairs (MHA) guidelines. The sectors which are exempted are – food, pharmacy and fodder. A lot of seriousness by the field officers have been shown to ensure that the lockdown is genuine and complete. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.