State/UT govts shall not dilute lockdown guidelines in any manner; may impose stricter measures as per local requirements..By Yana Mir
New Delhi, 15 Apr 2020
Exemptions given from April 20 will not be applicable in COVID-19 hotspots or containment zones.
*Services provided by self-employed electricians, IT repairs, plumbers, motor mechanics, carpenters to be allowed from April 20.
*Grocery stores, fruit, vegetables shops or carts, milk booths, poultry, meat and fish shops to remain open during lockdown.
*Wearing of masks compulsory in public places across country in wake of COVID-19 situation.
*Highway ‘dhabas’, truck repairing shops, call centres for govt activities to remain open from April 20
*Manufacturing units of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, construction of medical infrastructure to remain open from Apr 20.
*Shops of farm machinery, its spare parts, supply chain, repairs, ‘Custom Hiring Centres’ related to machinery to remain open from Apr 20.
*From April 20 activities permitted include agricultural, horticultural, farming, procurement of agri products, ‘mandis’.
*All social, political, sports, religious functions, religious places, places of worship shall be closed for public till May 3.
*Cinema halls, malls, shopping complexes, gymnasiums, sports complexes, swimming pools, bars to remain closed till May 3.
*Educational institutions, coaching centres, domestic, international air travel, train services to remain suspended till May 3.
*Inter-state, inter-district movement of people, metro, bus services continue to be prohibited till May 3.
*Industries operating in rural areas to be permitted to run from April 30 with strict social distancing norms.