After National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) extended the lockdown till 31st of this month, National Executive Committee has released a detailed guideline to be followed in the fourth phase of nationwide lockdown starting from tomorrow.
All domestic and international air travel of passengers, except for domestic medical services, domestic air ambulance and for security purposes or purposes as permitted by MHA will remain prohibited even in the fourth phase of lockdown. Apart from this Metro Rail Services will also remain suspended.
Schools, colleges, educational, training and coaching institutions will remain closed. Online distance learning shall continue to be permitted and shall be encouraged.
Hotels, restaurants and other hospitality services will also remain closed as earlier. However hospitality services meant for Health or Government officials, healthcare workers, stranded persons including tourists and for quarantine facilities are allowed to remain open. Restaurants shall be permitted to operate kitchens only for home delivery of food items.
All cinema halls, shopping malls, gymnasiums, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, bars and auditoriums, assembly halls and similar places will remain closed. Sports complexes and stadiums will be permitted to open, however, spectators will not be allowed.
All social, political, sports, entertainment, academic, cultural, religious functions and other type of gatherings and large congregations remain to be prohibited.
All religious places, places of worship shall be closed for public. Religious congregations are strictly prohibited.
Inter-State movement of passenger vehicles and buses, with mutual consent of the States involved will be permitted in the fourth phase of nationwide lockdown. However Intra State movement of passenger vehicles and buses would be allowed as decided by the respective State or Union Territory government.
Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for movement of persons is to be strictly followed. National Directives for COVID-19 Management shall be followed throughout the country.
The delineation of Red, Green and Orange Zones will be decided by the respective State and UT Governments, after taking into consideration the parameters shared by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. No relaxation has been extended to the Containment zones.