State to go under Janata curfew from Wednesday
Geetanjali Minhas | April 14, 2021 | Mumbai
Essential services allowed:
1) Hospitals, diagnostic centres, clinics, vaccinations, medical insurance offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, other medical and health services including supporting manufacturing and distribution units. This would also include dealers, transport and supply chain.
2) Manufacturing and distribution of vaccines, sanitizers, masks, medical equipment, their ancillaries, raw material units and support services.
3) Veterinary services/animal care shelters and pet food shops.
4) Groceries, vegetable shops, fruit vendors, dairies, bakeries, confectioneries, all types of food shops. (All shops falling under essential services as mentioned in the order will comply with specified guidelines)
5) Cold storage and warehousing services.
6) Public transport: Airplanes, trains, taxis, autos and public buses.
7) Services related to the functioning of offices of diplomats of various countries.
8) Pre-monsoon activities by local authorities.
9) All public services by local authorities.
10) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and services designated by RBI as essential.
11) All offices of SEBI recognised market infrastructure institutions such as stock exchanges, depositories, clearing corporations etc. and other intermediaries registered with SEBI.
12) Services required for restoration/maintenance of telecom services.
13) Transport of goods.
14) Water supply services
15) Agriculture related activities and all allied activities required to ensure seamless continuity of theagricultural sector including availability of farming input, seeds, fetilisers, equipment's and their repairs.
16) Import-export of all commodities.
17) E-commerce (only for the supply of essential goods and services)
18) Accredited media persons
19) Petrol pumps and petroleum-related products, including offshore/onshore production
20) All cargo services
21) Data centres/cloud services/It services supporting critical infrastructure and services.
22) Government and private security services.
23) Electric and gas supply services.
25) Postal services
26) Ports and related activities
27) Custom house agents/licensed multi-modal transport operators associated with movement of vaccines/lifesaving drugs/pharmaceutical products.
28) Units producing raw material/packaging material for any essential services.
29) Units that are engaged in production of materials for impending rainy season for individuals as well as organisations.
30) Any services designated as essential services by local disaster management authority.
Public, private transport
Public transport will operate in the state with restrictions imposed. A failure to do so will attract fine.
Auto-rickshaw: Driver and two passengers only
Taxi (4 wheeler): Driver and 50% % capacity (as per RTO limit)
Bus: Full seating capacity as per RTO limit. No standing passengers will be allowed.
Anyone using public transport must compulsorily wear mask in a proper manner. Failure to do so will attract fine of Rs 500.
Anyone without mask in four-wheeler taxis including the driver will be fined Rs 500 each.
All vehicles should be sanitised after every trip
Drivers and other staff of public transport must get vaccinated at the earliest as per centres guidelines
Auto and taxi drivers should be encouraged to isolate themselves using a plastic sheet or similar material.
People found violating covid appropriate behaviour (CAB)on any train will be fined Rs 500.
Also private transport is allowed only for essential services and during emergency.
Persons arriving/ departing by bus/train/flight from or towards place of residence may travel on basis of valid ticket through public transport.
(All Serving staff to get vaccinated or carry valid negative RT-PCR/RAT/TrueNAT/CBNAAT certificate till completely vaccinated)
All that will remain closed in the state:
1) All cinema halls to remain closed.
2) Drama theatre and auditoriums to remain closed.
3) Amusement parks, arcades, video game parlours to remain closed.
4) Water parks to remain closed.
5) Clubs, swimming pools, gyms and sports complexes to remain closed
6) Shooting for films, serials, advertisements to be closed
7) All shops, malls, shopping centres not engaged in essential services to remain closed
8) Public places like beaches, gardens, open spaces etc. to remain closed during janta curfew.
9) All religious places of worship to remain closed.
10) All barber shops, spa, beauty parlours to remain closed.
11) Schools and colleges to remain closed.
12) All private coaching classes of any kind to remain closed.
13) Only 25 people allowed to remain present in marriages
In case of political rallies during elections not more than 200 people can attend an event or 50% of the seating capacity of the hall. All directions specified in earlier orders remain in force.
Read this report for more information on restrictions:
On February 1, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the Union Budget. As Dr. Rajiv Kumar, the Pahle India Foundation chairman and former NITI Aayog vice chairman, succinctly summed up, “Budget 2023 is a consolidation of the gains over the years, and a positive step towards sustained economic
The Indian Metropolis: Deconstructing India’s Urban Spaces By Feroze Varun Gandhi Rupa, 840 pages, Rs 1,500 Feroze Varun Gandhi, a Member of Parliament from the BJP, has been a published poet. He is also a policy expert – he had published &
On mission mode, Indian Railways` Freight loading for first ten months of this financial year 2022-23 has crossed last year’s loading and earnings for the same month. On cumulative basis from April 2022 to January 2023, freight loading of 1243.46 MT was achieved against last year&rsquo
Mumbai’s municipal commissioner and administrator Iqbal Singh Chahal on Saturday announced a Budget of Rs 52,619.07 crore for 2023-2024, an increase of 20.67% over a revised budget estimate of Rs 43607.10 crore for 2022-23. The overall budget size has doubled in five years. In 2017-18
Imprints of the Populist Time By Ranabir Samaddar Orient BlackSwan, 352 pages, Rs. 1105 The crisis of liberal democracy in the neoliberal world—marked by massive l
Union minister of finance and corporate affairs Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget 2023-24 in Parliament on Wednesday. The highlights of the Budget are as follows: PART A Per capita income has more than doubled to Rs 1.97 lakh in around