Print ISSN: 2204-1990

Online ISSN: 1323-6903

Keywords : Lockdown

A Study on health issues related to the psychological impact of COVID

Rupa Paul, Rupsha Roy, Abhijit Pandit, Subhajit Basu Chowdhury

Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 2023, Volume 29, Issue 1, Pages 594-610
DOI: 10.47750/cibg.2023.29.01.043

India had undergone “lockdown” since March 25, 2020. The pandemic has resulted in many psychological impacts in the form of reduced level of patience, acute depression, increased level of violence, loneliness and abnormal behavior with friends and peer groups, loss of zeal and vigor etc. The urban life of Kolkata is not exceptional from that and lots of changes are there in between normal and new normal. Our present study emphasizes traces of these changes in the overall urban lifestyle of Kolkata. Moreover, the study will help to analyze the outcome which might have brought any behavioral changes in individual or any other health issues in post COVID period along with the impact on family members, including children. An online survey was conducted through Google questionnaire and based on the online survey data tables are prepared after quantitative analysis. The economic lifestyle of urban people of Kolkata has resulted in accommodation of new habits and practices in between the time of normal and new normal.

Impact of Covid-19 on Infrastructure Sector in India

Ms. Deepti Meena, Mr. G.R. Meena

Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 2022, Volume 28, Issue 4, Pages 2065-2077
DOI: 10.47750/cibg.2022.28.04.161

In June 2020, COVID-19 cases increased, making India the third-worst affected nation globally. However, the lockdown had a considerable effect on the infrastructure sector's output, including but not limited to the transportation, power, and construction subsectors. Although there are several causes for this, the lack of human capital made it more difficult. This paper aims to evaluate the fundamental situation in India and discuss possible impact on the infrastructure sector


Dr.Anish.K, Dr.M.N. Sasirekha

Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 2021, Volume 27, Issue 6, Pages 251-267
DOI: 10.47750/cibg.2021.27.06.022

The aim of this research is to investigate the social responsibility of the consumers and their
intentions while purchasing household items during lockdown time. The COVID-19 pandemic
has forced to shut down all the regular activities and move onto online platform. But due to the
lack of consumer adoption to the online grocery market, peoples were forced to purchase
provisions and household items by approaching the nearest grocery shop. We conducted a survey
among 532 respondents living in Coimbatore District, using google forms to study the consumers
General Awareness about COVID-19, their opinion on Sense of control and also on their
survival mode. Based on the analysis, findings the researcher has given relevant suggestions. The
statistical tools used are Percentage Analysis, one way ANOVA, Z-Test and Chi-Square.



Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 2021, Volume 27, Issue 4, Pages 471-478
DOI: 10.47750/cibg.2021.27.04.046

The outbreak of the pandemic brought the entire world to a complete stand-still and created
major disruptions in the lives of people globally. It also adversely affected the global economy
resulting in large scale job losses. Out of all the industries that suffered, the travel and tourism
industry was impacted the most owing to the lockdown and travel restrictions. As per a report by
the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTCC), COVID-19 has caused the tourism industry
almost USD 22 billion and a loss of almost 50 million jobs worldwide.

The covid-19 in India- impacts on the economy and the automobile sector


Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 2021, Volume 27, Issue 3, Pages 197-201
DOI: 10.47750/cibg.2021.27.03.028

This paper demonstrates the impact of lockdown in Indian economy particularly on automobile sector. The outcome proves that depending on the period of the lockdown, the Indian economy expected to face a loss of about 10-31% of its Gross Domestic Product and production loss is estimated on automobile sector is Rs 2300 crore per day. This study discusses the impact of covid-19 on economy, particularly on automotive sector. This is a secondary research work wherein aim is to study the potential impact of the novel covid-19 on automotive sector. The methodology adopted includes in-depth review and analysis of various reputed published journals, research works, articles, news paper reports and web sources. The study concludes that impact of corona virus is long term and adverse.  It is the turn of Indian automotive industry to grab opportunities and flourish.

Manufacturing Industry and Coronavirus

Reepu .

Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 2021, Volume 27, Issue 1, Pages 2340-2347

WHO designated coronavirus as pandemic. A virus that shook world’s economy and influenced multiple vicinities. There are multitudes who were infected, numerous recovered, some lost their lives and many are struggling. The great unwashed have adopted precautionary measures in order to break the chain. Sealings and Lockdowns are preventative methods to reduce the contacts of transmission. It’s a state where it’s like bottoms out concomitant to which manufacturing industries have been influenced. Human race is struggling to attain a better survival.

A Study on Amul Doodles before and during the lockdown

Mandeep Choursia

Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 2021, Volume 27, Issue 1, Pages 2691-2708

Amul is one of the top leading food brands in India. It is the brand due to which white revolution took place in India. At that time, Amul managed to associate village people to work for the brand and provide milk to their organisation which made Amul the top dairy product brand of the country. The marketing and advertising also helped the company to become the largest milk producer in India. The concept of using mascot Amul girl is one of the innovative ad campaigns. The marketing strategy used by the company is to create doodles on current happening. It helped brand to keep their target audience engaged. Amul creates illustrations on current events/ awareness issues and communicates through newspapers or social platforms to the consumers. Presently when there is a complete lockdown in the world due to COVID-19, the brand is spreading awareness on Coronavirus. It is dedicating its doodles to frontline fighters or people working from home to motivate them for their work. In this case study, the researcher closely observed the Amul campaign before and during the lockdown. The researcher analysed the Amul doodles posted in last 3 months that is February, March and April.

Impact of Covid19 lockdown on NSE India indexes

Priyo Basumatary; Dr. Siddharth Nayan Sharma; Dr. Balin Hazarika

Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 2021, Volume 27, Issue 1, Pages 4310-4323

The covid19 pandemic had forced the Government of India to impose a nationwide lockdown. The present study aims to investigate the impact of lockdown on various NSE India indexes. Event study technique which is used to calculate the abnormal return of a stock has been used. The closing price of 11 NSE India indexes has been used for the analysis. A window period of (+40, -40) days pre and post the event day has been selected. Two-tailed test has been used to test the null hypothesis both at 5% and 1% level of significance. The result of the study shows that most of the indexes had abnormal returns.

Covid-19 Lockdown and Its Impact on Air Pollution


Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 2020, Volume 26, Issue 2, Pages 1219-1225
DOI: 10.47750/cibg.2020.26.02.169

Air pollution is one of the major problems of recent decades which has a serious toxicological impact on human health and the environment. Air pollution is defined as all destructive effects of any sources which contribute to the pollution of the atmosphere or deterioration of the ecosystem. Air pollution is caused by both human interventions and/or natural phenomena. Air pollution is a mixture of solid particles and gases in the air. It is a type of environmental pollution that affects the air and is usually caused by smoke or other harmful gases. The sources of pollution vary from small units of cigarettes and natural sources such as volcanic activities to large volume of emission from motor engines of automobiles and industrial activities. During this lockdown period, there was a dramatic decrease in air pollution in different parts of the world. This is primarily due to lockdown of industrial establishments. The impact of human civilization during the pandemic provides evidentiary data. There was significant improvement in global air pollution.
The aim of this review is to understand the correlation between COVID-19 lockdown and its impact on air pollution.

Does Parental Work from Home Influence Development of Sleep Bruxism in Children


Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 2020, Volume 26, Issue 2, Pages 1148-1154
DOI: 10.47750/cibg.2020.26.02.160

Bruxism is a disorder characterized by grinding and clenching of teeth which may be due to various etiological factors. Though various etiological factors have been associated, the exact cause is known. Stress has been positively associated with bruxism. The prevalence of bruxism is seen to be high in children and reduces with age. The lockdown imposed due to COVID-19 has been stressful for children and parents with the introduction of work from home for parents. This study was initiated to find if work from home is a stress factor for children with bruxism. An online survey link was shared to 156 parents of 6–8-year-old children who visited the department of pedodontics and preventive dentistry. 111 parents responded to the survey. 71.2% of the parents found their children to be stressed of which 30.4% believed online classes and the lack of parental interaction due to work from home caused stress. 71.2% of the parents believed that consultation was necessary despite of lockdown. Within the limits of the study it has been found that work from home can be considered as a stress factor for children with sleep bruxism

Containment of Corona Outbreak Through Lockdown and Social Distancing Among the Community During the Corona Outbreak.


Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 2020, Volume 26, Issue 2, Pages 1614-1622
DOI: 10.47750/cibg.2020.26.02.207

The aim of the study was to determine the compliance of lockdown and social distancing among the community during the corona outbreak. The current outbreak of the novel coronavirus also known as COVID-19. Social distancing The social distancing is carried over generations to minimize the spread of coronavirus by limiting its production rate among communities. Coronavirus is severe acute respiratory syndrome. Social distancing is a non - pharmaceutical infection prevention and control intervention implemented to avoid contact between those who are infected with a disease causing pathogen. It helps in slowing down the rate and extent of disease transmission in a community. In lockdown people are stressful, the secondary workers getting less salary and the economical status is low due to lockdown. The poor people have no job,shortage of food and shelter. Our study contributes to better understanding but compliance of lockdown and social distancing among the community.