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CENTRAL GOVT. EXTENDED LOCK DOWN 4.0 TILL MAY 31, HOME MINISTRY ISSUED FRESH GUIDLINES

May 17, 2020 08:00 PM

*ALL RELIGIOUS PLACES WILL REMAIN CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. THERE WILL BE A STRICT BAN ON RELIGIOUS MEETINGS.* HOTELS, RESTAURANTS AND OTHER HOSPITALITY SERVICES WILL REMAIN CLOSED. THEY WILL BE ALLOWED WHICH ARE BEING USED AS HEALTH, POLICE, GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, HEALTH WORKERS, PEOPLE STRANDED AT OTHER PLACES AND QUARANTINE CENTERS. RESTAURANTS WILL BE ALLOWED TO MAKE HOME DELIVERY OF FOOD.  

New Delhi (Face2News)

On the recommendation of Disaster Management, Govt. of India on SundaY has extended the lockdown and announced its fourth phase. Now the lockdown will continue in the country till 31 May. The Union Home Ministry has issued guidelines for this. The lockdown in the country was started on 25 March. Due to this, along with normal life, the pace of all economic activities was halted.

*Persons over 65 years of age, sick people, pregnant people and children under 10 years of age are advised to stay at home, except for urgent or health reasons.Arogya Setu app is mandatory for employees Use of the Arogya Setu app will be mandatory for the employees. Offices will have to ensure that this app is installed in the phones of all the employees who visit there.*District authorities encourage citizens to install and use the Arogya Setu App. 



All activities other than the restrictions mentioned in the fourth phase of lockdown will be allowed. However, only essential services and activities will be allowed in the Containment Zone. States and Union Territories have been empowered to impose restrictions on other activities in different zones as per local conditions.

LOCK DOWN 4.0 RESTRICTIONS

*The ban on all domestic and international air travel will continue. However, domestic health services, domestic air ambulances and and air service will be used for security reasons as permitted by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
*Restriction on metro rail services will continue
*Schools, colleges, teaching / training / coaching institutes etc. will remain closed. Online and distance education will be allowed and will also be promoted.
*Hotels, restaurants and other hospitality services will remain closed. They will be allowed which are being used as health, police, government officials, health workers, people stranded at other places and quarantine centers. Restaurants will be allowed to make home delivery of food.
*All cinema halls, shopping malls, gymnasiums, swimming pools, amusement parks, theaters, bars, auditoriums, auditoriums and all such places will remain closed. The sports complex and Steadim will be allowed to open, however, viewers will not be allowed to leave.
*All social, political, sports related, entertainment, educational, cultural, religious and other crowd gathering programs will continue to be banned.
*All religious places will remain closed to the public. There will be a strict ban on religious meetings.

LOCKDOWN 4.0 PERMISSION

*Vehicles and buses will be allowed for interstate travel. For this, permission of the respective states or union territories will be required.
*The decision to operate vehicles and buses for transport within the state will be decided by the state and union territories themselves.
*It will be mandatory for people to follow standard operating procedures (SOPs)

THESE INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING GREEN, ORANGE AND RED ZONE

-The states of the Union and the Union Territory will be decided by the Green, Orange and Red zones. For this, they have to follow the standards laid down by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
*Containment and buffer zones in the Red and Orange zones will be determined by the District Authority as per the guidelines.
*Only necessary activities will be allowed in the Containment Zone. There will be strict vigil on whether there is no movement of people inside or outside these zones. People will be allowed out only in the event of medical emergency and supply of essential services and goods.
*Contact tracing will be done on a large scale in the Containment Zone. Every house will be monitored and health services will be used as per the requirement.

NIGHT CURFEW WILL CONTINUE

*There will be a strict ban on the movement of people from seven in the evening to seven in the morning.
*To ensure this, local authorities issue orders as needed.

ADVICE FOR ELDERLY, CHILDREN AND PREGNANT WOMEN TO STAY AT HOME

*Persons over 65 years of age, sick people, pregnant people and children under 10 years of age are advised to stay at home, except for urgent or health reasons.
*Arogya Setu app is mandatory for employees
*Use of the Arogya Setu app will be mandatory for the employees. Offices will have to ensure that this app is installed in the phones of all the employees who visit there.
*District authorities encourage citizens to install and use the Arogya Setu App.
*These instructions regarding traffic under special circumstances
*All states and union territories will allow medical experts, nurses, paramedical staff, cleaning personnel and ambulances to move inside the state without any restrictions.
*All states and union territories will allow interstate movement of all types of cargo trucks and cargo, including empty trucks.

No state or union territory shall prevent the movement of cargo cargo for cross land border trade under treaty with neighboring countries.

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