Lockdown means lockout. Lockdown is a disaster management system which is officially implemented at the time of disaster or epidemic .The people of the area in which the lockdown has been done, the houses are locked and exit is not allowed without permission. All they need to do is to buy essential things like medicine and the grains .They are allowed to come out, during this time if they want to get money from the bank
The way an institution or factory is shut down and there is lockout in the same way that lock down means that you do not leave the streets for unnecessary work. If you have any problem due to lockdown life you are allowed to concerned Police Station, District Collector, Superintendent of Police Or you can call other higher officials. Lockdown is done for the convenience and safety of the public. All private and contract offices remain closed, government offices which do not fall in the required category are also closed.