Pavan Meena, Vandana Parashar
Abstract: COVID-19 has caused long-term effects on the social, economic, and ecological systems of India. As far as social implications are concerned low-income groups, middle-income groups and workers of unorganized sectors are severely affected due to unwanted pandemic situations. Lockdown affected India's entire 1.3 billion population. While the medical fraternity struggle to find its treatment, an effort has been made to assess the impact of this highly contagious virus. The virus has its impact on almost all aspects of life from the environment, economy, education, income, and many public services. It disrupted the life and health of citizens. Disruptions could be seen in markets and industries as well. The lockdown has changed the way of living. The economic activity has been disturbed. The overall balance sheet of the country has reduced due to holds on government and private sector businesses and activities. In terms of ecological balance,the pandemic has provided relief to the planet and living entities and there had been a substantial drop in the pollution levels. Many cases have been reported that endangered species are returning to their natural habitats and pollution of all kinds has come down.Mother Earth is reviving back to its lifeIn the present review an attempt has been made to correlate the effect of COVID-19 on every aspect of India as a whole.
Keywords: COVID-19, Social lockdown, Social and ecological environment, Review