The government has extended the lockdown in containment zones till June 30 2020. The Ministry of Home Affairs on Saturday, issued guidelines for phased re-opening of all activities outside containment zones till 30 June. The fourth phase of the nationwide lockdown, necessitated by the coronavirus outbreak, was scheduled to end tomorrow.
As the advisory, all places of worship, shopping malls, hotels and hospitality sector can reopen from June 8. The night curfew has been relaxed to 9 pm to 5 am. The advisory also stated that no permission, documents or e-pass will be required anymore for inter-state travel.
“The current phase of re-opening, Unlock 1, will have an economic focus,” said the guidelines.
The new guidelines had been issued based on extensive consultations held with States and Union Territories, the home ministry said.
Here are the three phases to un-lock the country :
Religious places and places of worship for the public; hotels, restaurants and other hospitality services; and shopping malls; will be permitted to open from June 8, 2020. Govt to issue guidelines in this regard
Schools, colleges, educational/ training/ coaching institutions etc., will be opened after consultations with States and UTs.
Based on the assessment of the situation, dates for re-starting the following activities will be decided:
International air travel of passengers, except as permitted by MHA
Cinema halls, gymnasium, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, bars and auditoriums, assembly halls and similar places.
Social/political/sports/entertainment/academic/ cultural/ religious functions and other large congregations.