Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Announces List of Activities that are Permitted during Lockdown.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a list of activities that will be permitted during the 2- week lockdown which was imposed recently. Get full details of the list here.

by Monika

Updated: May 04, 2020 11:58 IST

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Lockdown 3.0 in Delhi

On Sunday, Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi, released the list of activities that will be permitted during the lockdown 3.0 in Delhi.

"After the Centre's announcement, the Delhi government held a detailed discussion to finalize the activities that will be allowed during the two-week lockdown," said Kejriwal during a video conference. He also added,

"From tomorrow, all government offices will open. Those dealing with essential services will have 100 percent attendance. Only 33 percent attendance will be allowed in offices dealing with non-essential activities,"

The Chief Minister stated that up to the level of Deputy Secretary, 33 percent of attendance would be allowed, and 100 percent attendance is must for Deputy Secretary and above. Though the private offices are open, only 33% of the strength will be allowed.

Activities that are not permitted:

  • Air Travel
  • Rail Travel
  • Schools, college, educational institutions, coaching institutes, training institutes,
  • Hospitality sector including hotels, restaurants
  • Delhi metro will remain closed and
  • Inter-state buses and within Delhi
  • Places where the public gathers, like movie halls, malls, gymnasium, sports complex
  • Social, political, cultural or any other gathering
  • Religious places.
  • Cycle-rickshaw, auto-rickshaw, taxi, cab aggregators, salon, barbershops and parlors
  • Malls, market complex and markets
  • From 7 pm to 7 am, people can not step out of their houses unless for essential services like medical.

However, pregnant women, people aged 65 and above, people with co-morbidity and kids below ten years should stay at home unless an emergency.

Allowed activities in Delhi:

  • Essential shops and stationery shops.
  • Standalone shops, neighbourhood colony shops, shops in residential complexes, both essential and non-essential.
  • Print and electronic media
  • IT-related services shops, call centres, data centres, warehousing services, cold storage, private security and facility management services.
  • All industrial estates will be opened wherever access control is there.
  • Essential goods manufacturing units and supply chain, IT hardware manufacturing units.
  • Packaging material manufacturing units will be open
  • Agricultural activities
  • Financial sector activities
  • Goods carrier-related services

Allowed activities but with limitations:

  • E-commerce activities can only deliver essential goods
  • In cars, apart from the driver, only two people will be allowed but only for permitted activities
  • Only one person will be allowed in two-wheelers
  • Construction activities but only with those workers who live nearby
  • Not more than 50 people are allowed at wedding functions
  • Not more than 20 at last rites of a deceased person
  • Spitting at public places is strictly not allowed

During the video conference, the Chief Minister also said that a suggestion had been submitted to the Centre for lifting the lockdown in Delhi. "Though containment zones shall remain sealed, the rest of Delhi can be declared as a green zone," he added. Protection Status