The Central government has declared an extension for 14 days in the nationwide lockdown amid coronavirus outbreak. However, several relaxations will be permitted as per zones. Check what’s will open & what will remain closed in your respective district.
- All construction activities in rural areas, including MNREGA works, and brick-kilns are allowed; also, in rural areas, all shops, except in shopping malls are allowed.
- All farming activities and Animal husbandry activities, e.g., harvesting, procurement, including inland and marine fisheries.
- All health services will remain functional.
- The operation of Anganwadis has also been allowed.
- Public utilities will remain open, and courier and postal services will be permitted to operate.
- The print and electronic media, IT-enabled services, call centers, and services provided by self-employed persons, except for barbers, etc have been allowed in the Red Zones.
- Manufacturing units of drugs, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, staggered shifts, and social distancing; will continue to be allowed.
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- In the Orange Zones, taxis will be allowed with 1 driver and 1 passenger only, in addition to activities permitted in Red Zone.
- Inter-district movement of vehicles will be allowed for essential activities only. Four wheeler vehicles will have a max of 2 passengers besides the driver.
- In the Green Zones, all activities are allowed except the limited no. of activities that are restricted throughout the country, irrespective of the zone.
The Central Government has also permitted e-commerce websites to deliver non-essential items in orange and green zones.
What’s Closed In Lockdown 3.0
Apart from zone-wise probation, there is a list of some activities that will remain restricted all over the country, irrespective of zones.
These include traveling by air, rail, and metro, or any kind of inter-state movement by the road.
The restricted works list which will continue to remain banned during the lockdown also includes running of the school, college, hospitality services, including hotels & restaurants, place of the large gathering, such as movie theatre, malls, gym, complex, all kind of gathering, the religious places for the public.