21-day India lockdown: Here’s what will remain open

After PM Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown in the CORONA.

The MHA provided a list of the services that will be exempted from the lockdown:

The MHA provided a list of the services that will be exempted.

  • Hospitals and other related medical establishments
  • Shops, including ration shops, dealing with food, groceries, fruits and vegetables, dairy and milk booths
  • Banks, insurance offices and ATMs
  • Delivery of all essential goods including food, medicine, medical equipment through e-commerce
  • Petrol pumps, LPG, petroleum and gas retail and storage outlets
  • Police, home guards, civil defence, fire and emergency services, disaster management and prison
  • Electricity, water and sanitation
  • Municipal bodies – only staff required for essential services like sanitation, personnel related to water supply, etc
  • District administration and treasury
  • In case of funerals, congregation of not more than 20 persons will be permitted
  • Hotels, lodges, motels and homestays accommodating tourists and people stranded due to lockdown
  • Telecommunications, internet services, broadcasting and cable services, IT and IT-enabled services will have to work from home as far as possible
  • Power generation, transmission, and distribution units and services
  • Capital and debt market services as notified by the securities and exchange board of India

What will remain closed:

  • Offices of government of India, its autonomous/ subordinate offices and public corporations
  • All transport services – air, rail, roadways
  • All educational, training, research, coaching institutions, etc
  • All places of worship. No religious congregations will be permitted, without any exception
  • Hospitality services
  • Industrial establishments
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