Bhubaneswar, May 18 (LocalWire): The Home Ministry has now come up with a new set of guidelines for states to roll out the lockdown 4.0 which will continue till May 31.
The ministry while has continued to bar several activities like domestic, international air travels and metro trains it has allowed inter-state and intra state movement of buses with the consent of the local governments concerned.
The ministry however continued to impose restrictions on opening all educational institutions, hotels, restaurants and hospitality services, cinema halls, shopping malls, bars, auditoriums, public parks, swimming pools, gymnasiums; political, religious, academic, cultural, religious or any other congregations and public gathering at all religious places of worship.
The ministry has however allowed sports complexes and stadiums to open sans spectators while restaurants are allowed to open their kitchens for home delivery of food items.
The ministry has also given the powers to the states to decide on categorization of Red, Orange and Green Zones.
The ministry however has imposed heavy restrictions for containment zones while it also batted for night curfew from 7pm to 7am everyday.
It also requested employers to persuade their employees to download Aarogya Setu app and use it.
The ministry has also asked all states to ensure uninterrupted movement of cargo vehicles and all types of goods vehicle.
It has also asked states not to dilute the norms and said that penal actions will be taken against the violators under Natural Disaster Act.