New Delhi: In the fourth phase of the nationwide lockdown beginning Monday, many restrictions have been eased.
In fresh guidelines, the home ministry gave permission to the functioning of all shops, markets and commercial establishments except those in malls; and eased curbs on private offices that were previously allowed to function with 33% staff strength. Sports complexes and stadiums can be open sans spectators.
Domestic flights will resume from May 25 in a calibrated manner.
But metro rail services, educational institutions, hotels and restaurants will continue to remain shut, as will cinema halls and gyms.
Inter-state movement of passenger vehicles and buses with mutual consent of states involved. Intra-state movement of passenger vehicles and buses as decided by the states.
Large gatherings including religious, cultural, sports, political, will not be permitted. All places of worship will remain closed to the public.