Delhi, Mumbai release list of activities allowed during the lockdown

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday announced the list of activities which will be allowed during the twoweek lockdown period in the national capital. “After the Centre’s announcement, the Delhi government held a detailed discussion to finalise the activities that will be allowed during the two-week lockdown,” said Kejriwal during a video conference. “From tomorrow, all government offices will open. Those dealing with essential services will have 100 per cent attendance. Only 33 per cent attendance will be allowed in offices dealing with non-essential activities,” he said. The Chief Minister said that up to the level of Deputy Secretary, 33 per cent of attendance will be allowed and 100 per cent attendance is must for Deputy Secretary and above. In the national capital, though all private offices are allowed to open, they can only have the strength of 33 per cent, he added. Meanwhile, the Maharashtra government too issued a list of activities that will be allowed in different zones of the State during the lockdown.

“The state government has decided to allow standalone shops including liquor shops to open in Red Zone also except the containment zones. Though there is no restriction in the number of essential shops that can be opened, only five non-essential shops can be opened in each lane,” the government order stated. Some of the activities which are not allowed are in the national capital: 1. Air travel 2. Rail travel 3. Delhi metro will remain closed and 4. Inter-state buses and within Delhi 5. Schools, college, educational institutions, coaching institutes, training institutes, 6. Hospitality sector including hotels, restaurants 7. Places where public gathering takes place like movie halls, malls, gymnasium, sports complex 8. Social, political, cultural or any other gathering 9. Religious places. 10. Cycle-rickshaw, auto-rickshaw, taxi, cab aggregators, salon, barbershops and parlours 11. Malls, market complex and markets 12. From 7 pm to 7 am people cannot come out of their houses unless for essential services like medical. However, people aged 65 and above, people with co-morbidity, pregnant women and kids below 10 years need to remain in their homes unless medical emergency.

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