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UNLOCK 4.0: Status quo till September 2 in Delhi

UNLOCK 4

UNLOCK 4.0: India has been under lockdown since the month of March due to the COVID 19 pandemic. Keeping in mind the economy of India, the Government decided to unlock the country in phases. After having unlocked in the three phases, the Government then decided to have an Unlock 4.0.

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The situation in different states in India is extremely different. The guidelines are given state-wise due to same.

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UNLOCK 4.0 IN NEW DELHI

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority has said, there will be no change in the measures of containment areas in the capital till 2nd September, Wednesday.

Further orders will be released to allow Delhi Metro Rail Services to resume its working in a phased manner. The Union Home Ministry has allowed the metro services across the country to begin with effect from 7th September. All other economic activities have been permitted in the capital city. From the opening of hotels and weekly markets, everything will continue to function as before.

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DMDA ORDER STATEMENT

The DMDA ‘s(Delhi Disaster Management Authority) order stated that

“The Government of Delhi has reviewed the present situation of COVID -19 in Delhi. It has been considered best to continue restrictions on the activities that are not currently permitted or allowed in Delhi and accordingly maintain status quo till September 2”.

A direction has been issued to all the concerned authorities to strictly enforce the status quo.

UNLOCK 4.0 GUIDELINES

This development has been a sheer disappointment to the yoga institutes and gym owners. They have been urging the authorities to allow them to open gyms and yoga institutes closed for five months now.

As the Government has already extended their trial period, the weekly markets will continue to stay open.

Since the lockdown had left a bad effect on the economy, the government is planning to allow more economic raising activities in the capital.

POST QUO PERIOD

After the quo period, the government may make a decision to permit more economic activities. This will be done in order to boost the fallen economy as well as create maximum livelihood options.

A decision on opening the yoga institutes and gyms is yet to be taken post quo period.

There are currently 833 containment zones in Delhi.

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