Nagpur: New guidelines of “unlock” were released on Saturday by the government which will ease more restrictions, including metro trains which will be allowed to restart in a phased manner from September 7.
Here’s a guide to what will reopen and stay closed:
>> Metro trains will be allowed to resume services in a graded manner from September 7.
>> Open air theatres will be allowed to open from September 21.
>> Social, academic, sports, entertainment, political, cultural and religious functions and gatherings will be allowed with a maximum of 100 people from September 21. Face masks and social distancing are however mandatory in all such gatherings.
>> No restrictions on inter-state and intra-state movement of people and goods. No separate permission or e-permits will be required.
>> Schools and educational institutions will remain shut till September 30 and online classes will continue. However students of classes 9 to 12 may be permitted to visit their schools, outside containment zones only, to take teachers’ guidance. This will require a written consent of their parents.
>> 50 per cent of teaching and non-teaching staff can be called to schools at a time for online teaching.
>> Movie theatres, swimming pools, entertainment parks will remain shut.
>> International air travel of passengers will remain banned, except for those allowed by the Centre.
>> Only essential services will be allowed in containment zones. Lockdown will continue in the containment zones till September 30.