Lockdown Extension: Lockdown extended till May 17 in the country

MHA extends across the nation lockdown for two additional weeks: What's open and what's shut 



The Center has declared an extension for two additional weeks in the across the nation lockdown. In any case, a few relaxations will be permitted according to zones. Check what's will open and what will stay shut in your area. 


The Ministry of Home Affairs on Friday reported an extension of about fourteen days to the across the nation lockdown which was first pronounced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 24. 



The Lockdown 3.0, be that as it may, won't be as prohibitive as its past renditions. According to the MHA articulation, the severity of the all-encompassing lockdown will rely upon the degree of Covid-19 flare-up in the separate regions.

The Green Zones are the areas with either zero affirmed cases till date; or, no affirmed case over the most recent 21 days.

The Red Zones are arranged based on the absolute number of dynamic cases, multiplying pace of affirmed cases, the degree of testing and reconnaissance criticism from the areas.


Those areas, which are neither characterized as Red nor Green, are named Orange zones. The MHA had before given a rundown of current zine-wise posting of the areas the nation over. This rundown will be refreshed each week. Since India is attempting to leave the lockdown in a reviewed way, Lockdown 3.0 - which will be set up from May 4-permits different exercises in all zones.

What's open in Lockdown 3.0: 

Red Zones

An enormous number of different exercises are permitted in the Red Zones.

  • All industrial and development exercises in provincial territories, including MNREGA works, nourishment handling units and block furnaces are allowed; also, in country zones, without qualification to the idea of products, all shops, aside from in shopping centers are allowed. 


  • All agriculture activities, e.g., planting, collecting, acquisition and showcasing tasks in the horticultural flexibly chain are allowed. 

  • Creature farming activities are completely allowed, including inland and marine fisheries. 

  • All manor activities are permitted, including their preparing and showcasing. 

  • All wellbeing services (including AYUSH) are to stay useful, including transport of clinical faculty and patients through air ambulances. 


  • A huge piece of the money related division stays open, which includes banks, non-banking fund organizations (NBFCs), protection and capital market exercises, and credit co-usable social orders. 


  • Activity of homes for kids, senior residents, destitutes, ladies and widows and so on.; and activity of Anganwadis has additionally been allowed.



  • Open utilities, e.g., utilities in power, water, sanitation, squander the executives, broadcast communications and internet will stay open, and courier and postal services will be permitted to work.




  • The vast majority of the business and private foundations have been permitted in the Red Zones. These include print and electronic media, IT and IT empowered administrations, information and call focuses, cold stockpiling and warehousing administrations, private security and office the board administrations, and services gave without anyone else utilized people, aside from hairdressers and so on.



  • Assembling units of basic merchandise, including drugs, pharmaceuticals, clinical gadgets, their crude material and intermediates; creation units, which require ceaseless procedure, and their gracefully chain; Jute industry with stunned movements and social removing; and assembling of IT equipment and assembling units of bundling material will keep on being allowed.



Orange Zones


  • In the Orange Zones, notwithstanding exercises allowed in Red Zone, taxis and taxi aggregators will be allowed with 1 driver and 1 traveler in particular.



  • Between region development of individuals and vehicles will be took into account allowed exercises as it were. Four wheeler vehicles will have most extreme two travelers other than the driver and pillion riding will be permitted on bikes.


Green Zones


  • In the Green Zones, all exercises are allowed with the exception of the set number of exercises that are disallowed all through the nation, independent of the zone. In any case, transports can work with upto 50 percent seating limit and transport stops can work with upto 50 percent limit.




  • All merchandise traffic is to be allowed. No State/UT will stop the development of load for cross land-fringe exchange under Treaties with neighboring nations. No different go of any kind is required for such development, which is basic for keeping up the flexibly chain of products and enterprises the nation over during the lockdown time frame.



  • Moreover, the Center has likewise allowed e-commerce websites to convey superfluous things in orange and green zones.



  • Every single other movement, which are not explicitly disallowed, will be allowed exercises.




  • In any case, states/UTs, in view of their appraisal of the circumstance, and with the essential goal of keeping the spread of Covid-19 under wraps, may permit just choose exercises from out of the allowed exercises, with so much limitations as felt fundamental.


What's shut in Lockdown 3.0

Aside from zone-wise limitation, there is a set number of exercises that will stay restricted all through the nation, regardless of zones

These include travel via air, rail, metro and between state development by the street.

Running of school, school, organizations, accommodation administrations, including inns and cafés, spot of enormous get-together, for example, film lobbies, shopping centers, exercise center, sports intricate, social, political, social and all sort of get-together, strict spot/spot of love for public will keep on staying prohibited during the lockdown.


Extra limitations the country over:

Open spots


  • Wearing a face spread is mandatory in every single open spot



  • All people accountable for open places and transport will guarantee social separating



  • No social occasion of at least 5 people to be permitted



  • Marriage related assembling will guarantee social separating with limit of 50 visitors



  • Memorial service or last customs to be held with a limit of 20 individuals while guaranteeing social separating




  • Spitting in broad daylight places deserving of fine



  • Utilization of alcohol, paan, gutka, tobacco not permitted out in the open spots



  • Shops selling alcohol, paan, gutka, and so on to guarantee the base two-meter separation between people present at shops consistently


Working environments


  • Wearing face spread is necessary in work environments



  • All people responsible for work environments and transport will guarantee social separating




  • Social removing at work environments to be guaranteed through satisfactory holes between shifts, stunning the mid-day breaks of staff, and so on



  • Arrangements of warm filtering, hand wash and sanitisers to be made accessible at all passage and leave focuses and normal territories



  • Visit sanitisation of working environments, basic regions



  • People over 65 years old, people with co-morbidities, pregnant ladies and kids beneath 10 years to remain at home



  • Arogya Setu application to be made obligatory for all representatives




  • Enormous physical gatherings to be kept away from



  • A rundown of close by committed Covid-19 medical clinics/centers to be made accessible. Isolate territories to be stamped so any worker demonstrating indications of coronavirus can be isolated before being raced to closest wellbeing office



  • Courses of action for transport offices to be guaranteed with social removing any place individual/open vehicle isn't achievable




  • Serious representative preparing particle great cleanliness

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