Smart lockdown is a term heard recently during this corona virus pandemic. It has made many individuals Question what it is? And why it is needed in this Present situation?
What is lockdown: A lockdown is an emergency protocol that usually prevents people or information from leaving an area. The protocol can usually only be initiated by someone in a position of authority. Lockdowns can also be used to protect people inside a facility or, for example, a computing system, from a threat or other external event…. (WIKIPEDIA) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockdown
Types: 1 Emergency lockdown
2 During infectious diseases
3 Prevention lockdown
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SMART LOCKDOWN: Many counties are seeking ways to prevent the spreading of the virus and along with wants the wheel of their economy to not stop moving. Nowadays the policy making is not easy because everything and every step is taken account with corona virus and the present situation does not leave much of a choice and room for error . A government needs to make policy predicting the worst that can happen and then formulate a Policy. In this case if we imagine that the situation doesn’t get better then there are chances of severe economic backlash that can become a countries worst dream knowing that it will not be easy to recover from the damages .Many experts are pointing that it will not be easy for a country to pull through but nothing is impossible. So such outcomes encourage the government to take step keeping in mind both the well-being of the people and the economical condition they are in.
Countries like America, South Africa, Pakistan and many more are thinking to materialize Smart lockdown,China implemented smart lockdown using technology. Every country will make its own policy (strategy) taking all the present situations in observance. Absolutely important institutes will get operational step by step other institutions will start running considering the situation has settled and is under control until then it is very hard to make any definite assumptions and predict any outcomes.
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