Unlock 2.0: Here’s list of what’s open & what’s closed


The government on Monday released guidelines for second phase of Unlock in which certain economic and social activities have been permitted.

The new guidelines will come into effect from July 1, the Union Home Ministry said

Here’s a list of all the activities permitted:

Religious places

Hotels and restaurants

Shopping malls

Domestic flights and passenger trains have already been allowed in a limited manner. Their operations will be further expanded in a calibrated manner.

Night curfew timings are being further relaxed and curfew shall be in force from 10.00 pm to 5.00 am. Further, relaxations in night curfew have been given for seamless operation of industrial units in multiple shifts, movement of persons and goods on National and State Highways, loading and unloading of cargo and movement of persons to their destinations after disembarking from buses, trains and airplanes.

Training institutions of the Central and State Governments will be allowed to function with effect from July 15, 2020.

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.

Here are the activities that will continue to remain prohibited:

Metro Rail.

Cinema halls, gymnasiums, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, bars, auditoriums, assembly halls and similar places.

Social/ political/ sports/ entertainment/ academic/ cultural/ religious functions and other large congregations.

Schools, colleges and coaching institutions will remain closed till July 31, 2020

Dates for opening of these will be decided separately, based on the assessment of the situation, the government said.

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