Unlock 4 Guidelines: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued guidelines for the fourth phase of unlocking lockdown i.e. Unlock 4 in the country. Under this, permission has been given to resume the closed metro services in the country since March. Metro trains will start from September 7 in a phased manner. At the same time, it has been decided to keep schools, colleges and other educational and coaching institutions closed till 30 September. However, some exemptions have been given for students of classes 9 to 12. Let us know in detail what are the guidelines of the Center for Unlock 4 starting from September 1…
- From September 21, political, social, academic, sports, entertainment, cultural, political and religious gatherings were approved with a maximum of 100 people. Social distancing, mask handwash, thermal scanning mandatory
- Metro services approved with guidelines from 7 September
- Open-air theatre will be open from 21 September.
- From September 21, up to 50% teaching and non-teaching staff are allowed to call the school for online teaching or tele-counselling and related work.
- From September 21, students from 9th to 12th will be able to go to schools outside the Containment Zones on a voluntary basis to consult teachers.
- Higher education institutes will be opened from September 21 for post-graduate students with technical and professional programs (which require lab or practical) and PhD students.
- Skill or entrepreneurship training will be allowed at the National Skill Training Institutes, Industrial Training Institute from September 21.
- There will be no restriction on the inter-state and intra-state movement of persons or goods. Permissions, clearances, e-permits will not be required from next time.
– State governments will not be able to impose local lockdown outside the Containment Zones without any prior discussion with the Central Government.
– Lockdown will be strictly applicable till 30 September in Containment Zones.
– Cinema halls, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres and other such places will remain closed.
– All international passenger flights other than international flights permitted by the Ministry of Home Affairs will remain closed.
SOP to be released soon on metro service
The standard operating procedures ie SOP will be revealed soon for the Metro services starting from September 7. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs will release them in the next few days. DMRC has given training to its staff according to COVID 19 Safety Norms. The measures that Delhi Metro is taking for the safe travel of the passengers include a limited number of people in the lift, a long stay of the metro stations etc. Those who will not wear masks, they will not get an entry in the metro premises. New smart cards with the auto top-up facility, ranging from not being given tokens to stickers to social distancing norms on seats and platform floors, are also included. At the same time, the CISF has suggested using such multiple door size metal detectors, which will enable travellers to check for fever or flu-like symptoms.