Ministry of health administration has released guidelines for exemption from lockdown from Apr 20. Cinema halls, malls, shopping complexes, gymnasiums, sports complexes, swimming pools, bars to remain closed till May 3 as per MHA guidelines.
All social, political, sports, religious functions, religious places, places of worship shall be closed for public till May 3. From April 20 activities permitted include agricultural, horticultural, farming, procurement of agri products, ‘mandis’. Shops of farm machinery, its spare parts, supply chain, repairs, ‘Custom Hiring Centres’ related to machinery to remain open from Apr 20.
Manufacturing units of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, construction of medical infrastructure to remain open from Apr 20. Highway ‘dhabas’, truck repairing shops, call centres for govt activities to remain open from April 20. Flights, train, bus travel not permitted till May 3rd.
Grocery stores, fruit, vegetables shops or carts, milk booths, poultry, meat and fish shops to remain open during lockdown.
Services provided by self-employed electricians, IT repairs, plumbers, motor mechanics, carpenters to be allowed from April 20. Exemptions given from April 20 will not be applicable in COVID-19 hotspots or containment zones.