New Delhi: Corona virus pandemic is going to dampen the new year celebrations of Central government babus. They would not have the new year government diaries or calendars this time.

The government of India has imposed a blanket ban on printing government diaries and calendar by issuing an order on Wednesday.

There is to be no activity towards printing wall calendars, desktop calendars, diaries and other such material for use in the coming year by any Ministries/Departments/PSUs/PSBs and all other organs of the government,” said the order.