New Delhi , July 30 : The MHA issued detailed guidelines for Unlock 3 as part of the phased reopening of the lockdown in India in view of coronavirus pandemic.
According to the new guidelines, night curfew restrictions across the country have been removed. Yoga institutes and gyms will be allowed to open from August 5.
Restrictions on movement of individuals during night (Night curfew) have been removed.
Yoga institutes and gymnasiums will be allowed to open from August 5, 2020. In this regard, Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) will be issued by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) for ensuring social distancing and to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Independence Day functions will be allowed with social distancing and by following other health protocols, e.g., wearing of masks etc. In this regard instructions issued by MHA on 21.07.2020 shall be followed.
After extensive consultation with States and UTs, it has been decided that schools, colleges and coaching institutions will remain closed till August 31.
International air travel of passengers has been permitted in a limited manner under the Vande Bharat mission. Further opening-up will take place in a calibrated manner.
All activities, except the following, shall be permitted outside containment zones:
– Metro Rail.
– Cinema halls, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theaters, bars, auditoriums, assembly halls and similar places.
– Social/ political/ sports/ entertainment/ academic/ cultural/ religious functions and other large congregations.
Lockdown will continue to be implemented strictly in containment zones till August 31, 2020.
Within the containment zones, strict perimeter control shall be maintained and only essential activities allowed.
States to decide on activities outside Containment Zones.
States and UTs, based on their assessment of the situation, may prohibit certain activities outside the Containment zones, or impose such restrictions as deemed necessary. However, there shall be no restriction on inter-State and intra-State movement of persons and goods. No separate permission/ approval/ e-permit will be required for such movements.