Atmanirbhar Bharat


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Date of Issue

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Summary

Relevant Document

Relaxations

1

Ministry of Finance,
Government of India

13.05.2020

NA

Announcements made by Hon'ble Finance Minister under Atmanirbhar Bharat Stimulus Package:

1. Steps taken for MSMEs:

a) Collateral-free Automatic Loans;
b)Subordinate Debt for Stressed MSMEs;
c) Setting up of Fund of Funds to infuse equity;
d) Change in the definition of MSMEs by increasing the investment limit and introducing the turnover criteria;
e) Global tenders will be disallowed in Government procurement tenders up to Rs 200 crores.
f) E-market linkage;
g) MSME receivables from Government and CPSEs to be paid in 45 days.

2. Extension of EPF support for another 3 months i.e. for salary months of June, July and August 2020. Also, to provide liquidity support, statutory PF contribution of both employer and employee will be reduced to 10% for all establishments covered by EPFO for next 3 months.

3. Steps taken to increase liquidity of NBFCs, HFCs and MFIs by Special Liquidity Schemes and Partial Credit Guarantee Scheme.

4. Relief provided to DISCOMs by injection of liquidity of Rs. Rs. 90,000 cr.

5. Relief provided to contractors providing extension of 6 months without costs and partial release of bank guarantees.

6.Extension of Registration and Completion Date of Real Estate Projects under RERA.

7. Tax measures such as reduction of TDS and TCS rates and extension of due dates.


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Ministry of Finance,
Government of India

13.05.2020

NA

Order:

Guidelines regarding Performance Security as per Rule 171 of General Financial Rules, 2017:
If the contractor is in default of any contractual obligation under Goods and Works Contract, he may make an application invoking Force Majeure Clause (FMC) . If such applicant-contractor fulfils the requirements of FMC, then the contractee ( Government Department or Agency) may return the value of Performance Security to the contractor or supplier in proportion to the supplies made or contract work completed to the total contract value.


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Ministry of Finance,
Government of India

13.05.2020

NA

Order:

Guidelines for invoking Force Majeure Clause (FMC) Public-Private Partnership (PPP) concession contracts.


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Taxation Laws

4

Central Board of Direct Taxes

13.05.2020

31.03.2021

Order:

Reduction in rate of Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) and Tax Collection at Source (TCS) for the period between 14.05.2020 to 31.03.2021.


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Real Estate Laws

5

Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs,Government of India


13.05.2020

NA

Advisory:

Extension of registration of real estate projects due to 'Force Majeure' under the provisions of Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016.


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Relaxations

6

Ministry of Finance,
Government of India

14.05.2020

NA

Announcements made by Hon'ble Finance Minister under Aatmanirbhar Bharat Stimulus Package on 14.05.2020 focusing on issues regarding farmers, labour laws and rural economy.

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Ministry of Finance,
Government of India

15.05.2020

NA

Announcements made by Hon'ble Finance Minister under Aatmanirbhar Bharat Stimulus Package on 15.05.2020 focusing on agriculture issues.

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Department of Expenditure,
Ministry of Finance,Government of India

15.05.2020

NA

Amendment:

Amendment in the General Financial Rules, 2017 to ensure that no Global Tender Enquiry (GTE) shall be invited for tenders up to Rs. 200 crore or such other prescribed limit.


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9

Ministry of Finance,
Government of India

16.05.2020

NA

Announcements made by Hon'ble Finance Minister under Aatmanirbhar Bharat Stimulus Package on 16.05.2020 focusing on :

a) Fast-track investments;
b) Upgradation of industrial infrastructure ;
c) Policy reforms in the coal sector;
d) Defence sector;
e) Reforms in the aviation sector;
f) Reforms in electricity tariff policy;
g) Private participation in the space activities;
h) Reforms related to Atomic Energy.


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Ministry of Finance,
Government of India

17.05.2020

NA

Announcements made by Hon'ble Finance Minister under Aatmanirbhar Bharat Stimulus Package on 17.05.2020 focusing on :

a) Ease doing business;
b) Health reforms;
c) Reforms in the Insolvency laws especially focusing the MSME sector;
d) Decriminalisation of defaults under the Companies Act, 2013 ;
e) Public Sector Enterprise Policy.


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Energy Laws

11

Ministry of Power,
Government of India

12.05.2020

NA

Amendment:

Methodology for Allocation of Coal is amended to allow all such power plants which do not have Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) to participate in the auction of Coal linkage for short term period (maximum up to one year) subject to specified conditions.


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Ministry of Power,
Government of India

16.05.2020

NA

Announcement:

Financial assistance to the stressed DISCOMs under Aatmanirbhar Bharat Stimulus Package.


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13

Ministry of New & Renewable Energy,
Government of India

18.05.2020

NA

Announcement:

Draft Guidelines and model PPA for implementation of Off-Grid Solar Power Plants in RESCO model under MNRE Programme .


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Labour Laws

14

Ministry of Labour & Employment,
Government of India

18.05.2020

NA

Amendment:

Addition of Clause (v) in the SCHEDULE II of the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 exempting any establishment, other than Central Public Sector Enterprises and State Public Sector Enterprises and other establishments owned by, or under the control of the Central Government or the State Government, as the case may be, in respect of wages payable by it for the months of May, June and July, 2020 from the application of first proviso of the Section 6 of the said Act.


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Central Laws


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

Labour Laws

1

Chief
Labour Commissioner,
Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India

20.03.2020

30.04.2020

Order:

The filing of Unified Online Annual Returns under Labour Laws for the year 2019 is extended up to 30.4.2020.


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Ministry
of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India

20.03.2020

NA

Advisory:
1. It is advised to all employers' both Public and Private to not terminate the employees nor deduct wages and any leave taken dude to Covid-19 must be deemed to be on duty.
2. Employers must ensure cleanliness and hygiene of the workplace as prescribed my the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.
3. Encourage staff to work from home, if feasible ;
4. Ensure adherence to DO’s and Don'ts as prescribed.

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Prime
Minister's Office,
Govt. of India

23.03.2020

NA

Advisory:
1. Ensure adherence to following advisory :
a) Ensure no termination of employees;
b) Encourage employees to work from home wherever feasible;
c) Avoid practises such as black marketing and hoarding of essential commodities;
d) Use Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds for humanitarian causes in the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.
e) Ensure no deduction of wages for the period in which a employees takes quarantine leave.

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Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India

24.03.2020

NA

Order:

As per the Section 60 of the Building and Other Construction Workers Act, 1996, the State Governments and Union Territories shall ensure transfer of funds in the account of registered construction workers through DBT mode from the Cess Fund collected by the Labour Welfare Boards under the said Act.


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Central Provident Fund Commissioner, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India

26.03.2020

NA

Order:
1. The EPFO offices were directed to process the payment of pension in advance, ensuring that no inconvenience is suffered by the pensioners due to the on-going lockdown against the COVID-19 pandemic.
2. Further, link nodal branches of all the pension disbursing banks are directed to ensure timely credit of pension in the respective accounts of the pensioners.

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Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India

27.03.2020

NA

Order:
1. Amendment is made in the Paragraph 68L of the Employees' Provident Funds Scheme, 1952.
As per which, upon an application from any member of the EPF Scheme, who is employed in any establishment or factory located in an area declared as affected by an outbreak, the Commissioner may permit a non-refundable advance from the provident fund account of such member-applicant, as follows:
a) Sum not exceeding the basic wages and dearness allowances of that member for 3 months; or
b) up to 75% of the amount standing to his credit , whichever is less.

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 Ministry of Skill Development and
Entrepreneurship, Govt. of India

30.03.2020 

NA

Order:
Ensure fulfilment of following requirements in relation to Trade Apprentice:
1. Provide extension to any trade apprentice who is unable to complete the period of his apprenticeship training due to on-going COVID-19 lockdown. Such extension shall be provided till the lockdown continues.
2. Provide stipend to such trade apprentice, engaged in his respective establishments under both designated and optional trade, during the lockdown , subject to a maximum period of 6 months.

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8

Ministry
of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India

02.04.2020

31.05.2020

Order:
1. Extension has been granted to the licenses granted under the Contract Labour (R&A) Act, 1979 and the ISMW (RE&CS) Act, 1979 up to May 31st, 2020 for those licenses whose renewal falls in the months of March, April & May 2020.

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Company Laws

1

Ministry of Corporate
Affairs,  Govt. of India

10.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. The following contributions shall qualify as admissible CSR expenditure under Schedule VII of the Companies Act, 2013:
a) Contribution made to ‘PM CARES Fund’
b)Contribution made to respective State Disaster Management Authorities to combat COVID-19
c) Amount spent out of CSR funds for COVID-19 related activities.
d) Any ex-gratia payment made to temporary or daily wage workers specifically for the purpose of fighting COVID 19.
2. Those that does not qualify
a) Contributions made in respective ‘Chief Minister’s Relief Funds’ or ‘State Relief Funds for COVID-19.
b) Payment of wages to temporary or daily wage workers during the lockdown period.
c) Payment of salary or wages to employees and workers during the lockdown period

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2

Ministry of Corporate
Affairs,  Govt. of India

04.03.2020

30.03.2020

Order:
1. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs issued the "LLP settlement Scheme 2020" providing the LLPs a one time exception, upon paying of additional fees, to allow delayed filing of any pending documents and statutory forms with the Registrar.
2. The said scheme is amended further by the MCA.

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Ministry of Corporate
Affairs,  Govt. of India

23.03.2020

NA

Advisory:
1. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has deployed a web form named "Company Affirmation of Readiness towards COVID-19" to ascertain that a corporate entity is in compliance of COVID-19 Guidelines including work from home policy.
2. There is no requirement of fee and DSC.

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4

Ministry of Corporate
Affairs,  Govt. of India

23.03.2020

30.05.2020

Order:
1. Relaxation of the requirement of holding Board meetings with physical presence of directors under section 173 (2) r/w Rule 4 of the Companies (Meetings of Board and its Powers) Rules, 2014 for approval of the annual financial statements, Board’s report and other reports;
2. Such aforesaid Board meetings may be held through video conferencing or other audio visual means by duly ensuring compliance of Rule 3 of the aforesaid rules, till 30.05.2020.

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Ministry of Corporate
Affairs,  Govt. of India

24.03.2020

NA

Order:
The minimum amount of default under Section 4 stands increased to Rs. 1 crore.

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Ministry of Corporate
Affairs,  Govt. of India

24.03.2020

NA

Order:
Special Measures by MCA
1. No additional fees shall be charged for late filing from 01st April to 30th September 2020,
2. The mandatory requirement of holding meetings within the period of 120 days has been extended.
3. The gap between 2 consecutive meetings of the Board may extend to 180 days till the next 2 quarters.
4. The Companies (Auditor's Report) Order,2020 shall be made applicable from the financial year 2O2O-2O21;
5.Rules of the meetings for the financial year 2019-20 has been revised and relaxed
6. Deposits before 30th April 2020, may be complied with till 30th June 2020;
7. An additional period of 180 days is to file the declaration of commencement of business;
8. Residency requirement as per section 149, if not fullfiled, cannoth be treated as uncompliance.

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Ministry of Corporate
Affairs,  Govt. of India

30.03.2020

30.09.2020

Order:
1. The original LLP Settlement Scheme 2020 is amended and extended for the period of 01.04.2020 till 30.09.2020; to reduce the compliance burden on LLPs due to on-going COVID-19 pandemic.
2. As per the amended scheme, any LLP making a default in filing of documents or forms required to be filed in the MCA-21 registry till 31.08.2020 i.e. a defaulting LLP shall be permitted to file such belated documents and forms till 30.09.2020, without any additional fee.
3. If such LLPs have not filed their belated documents and forms till 30.09.2020 , they may be subjected to prosecution by the Registrar for such defaults.
4. The scheme shall not apply to LLPs who has applied for Striking off their names to the Registrar.

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Ministry of Corporate
Affairs,  Govt. of India

30.03.2020

30.09.2020

Order:
1. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has issued the " Companies Fresh Start Scheme, 2020" to reduce the compliance burden on the companies.
2. As per the scheme a company defaulting in filing any of the documents, statements , returns including annual statutory documents on the MCA-21 register shall allowed to perform delayed filing of such belated documents with the Registrar.

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9

Ministry of Corporate
Affairs,  Govt. of India

08.04.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
1. The companies are advised to take all decisions of urgent nature requiring the approval of members , other than items of ordinary business or business where any person has a right to be heard, using the system of Postal Ballot or E-Voting , without holding a general meeting;
2. In case of the holding of an EGM is unavoidable by a company, the company shall conduct such meeting through video-conferencing or OAVM and voting may also be carried out by remote e-voting.

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10

Securities and Exchange Board of
India

19.03.2020

NA

Order:
Relaxations made by SEBI
A) Extension of timings for
i) Filing of compliance certificate on share transfer facility
ii) Filing of Statement of Investor complaints
iii) Filing of Secretarial Compliance Report
iv) Filing of Corporate Governance Report
v) Filing of Shareholding Pattern
vi) Filing of Financial Results (both quarterly and annual is extended to 30.06.2020.
B) Relaxation of time gap between 2 Board and Audit Committee meetings for 120 days if proposed or held between between the period Dec 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020.

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11

Securities and Exchange Board of
India

23.03.2020

NA

Order:
Relaxations provided by SEBI
1) Extension of timeline for issuance and filings for issuers who have listed or propose to list their NCDs till on or before 31.05.2020.
2) Under SEBI (LODR) Regulation 2015 :
i) Filing of Large Corporate Initial Disclosure and Annual Disclosure is extended till 30.06.2020;
ii) Filing under Regulation 52 (1) and 52(2) relating to Financial Results is extended till 30.06.2020;
iii) Filing of Financial Results relating to Commercial Papers issued is extended till 30.06.2020.
3) Extension of timeline for filings such as
i) Investor Grievance Report as per Municipal Bond is extended to 30.06.2020;
ii) Financial Results related to Municipal Bonds is extended to 30.06.2020;
iii) Accounts maintained by Issuers under ILDM Regulations is extended to 30.06.2020.

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12

Securities and Exchange Board of
India

23.03.2020

NA

Order:
Extension of 1 month for regulatory filings and compliances for the period ending 31.03.2020 in case of the following:
i) Real Estate Investment Trusts; and
ii) Infrastructure Investment Trusts.

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13

Securities and Exchange Board of
India

23.03.2020

NA

Order:
The following relaxation with respect to compliance requirements for Mutual Funds has been issued:
1. All schemes (NFO) where observation letter was & will be issued issued by SEBI and yet to be launched shall have a validity period of one year from the date of SEBI letter.
2. The timeline for following disclosures has been extended:
a) Filing of Half yearly disclosures of unaudited financial results as required
b) Filing of Disclosure of commission paid to distributors is extended to 10.05.2020;
c) Filing of Yearly disclosure of investor complaints with respect to Mutual Funds is extended to 30.06.2020.
3. The effective date of implementation of following policy initiatives is extended as follows:
a) Effective date of Risk management framework for liquid and overnight funds is extended to 01.05.2020;
b) Effective date of Review of investment norms is extended to 01.05.2020;
c) Effective date of Review of investment norms for mutual funds for investment in Debt and Money Market Instruments is extended to 30.04.2020;
d) Effective date of Valuation of money market and debt securities is extended to 01.05.2020.
4. Temporary relaxation is provided in regard of the access control exercised in the AMC’s dealing room

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14

Securities and Exchange Board of
India

24.03.2020

NA

Order:
The Capital and Debt Market Services are notified and shall be operative in the Lockdown issued by Ministry of Home Affairs

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15

Securities and Exchange Board of
India

26.03.2020

NA

Order:
1. Relaxations from compliance requirements under SEBI(LODR) Regulations, 2015 is provided for
i) Filing of Certificate from Practicing Company Secretary on timely issue of share certificates
ii) Holding of AGM by top 100 listed entities by market capitalization for FY 19-20
iii) The time limit to conduct meeting of the mentionned committees is extended to 30.06.2020:
iv) The SEBI circular SEBI/HO/CFD/CMD/CIR/P/2020/12 relating to Standard Operating Procedure (SoP) on imposition of fines and other enforcement actions for non-compliances with provisions of the LODR shall come into force with effect from compliance periods ending on or after 30.06.2020.
v) The requirement of publication of information in newspapers under Regulation 47 of the LODRs for all events schedule till 15.05.2020 is exempted.

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Securities and Exchange Board of
India

27.03.2020

01.06.2020

Order:
Filings of disclosures under Regulation 30(1), 30(2) and 31(4) of the SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Regulations, 2011, for the financial year 2019-20, are extended to 01.06.2020.

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Securities and Exchange Board of
India

30.03.2020

NA

Order:
The current Phase II of Unified Payments Interface (UPI) with Application Supported by Blocked Amount (ASBA) shall be continued until further notice.

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Securities and Exchange Board of
India

30.03.2020

NA

Order:
The due date for regulatory filings for Alternative Mutual Funds (AIFs) and Venture Capital Funds (VCFs) for the periods ending 31.03.2020 and 30.04.2020 is extended by 2 months.

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Securities and Exchange Board of
India

30.03.2020

01.07.2020

Order:
The deadline for implementation of Stewardship Code by the Mutual Funds and AIFs is extended to 01.07.2020.

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Securities and Exchange Board of
India

30.03.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
Relaxations shall be provided to FPIs
1) The DDPs and Custodians may process the requests on the basis of scanned / uncertified copy of the documents & uploaded on KRAs
2) The DDPs and Custodian shall obtain original and/ or certified documents within 30 days of 30.06.2020
3) Intermediaries should undertake due diligence including that required for regulatory and risk based approach towards compliance with AML requirements

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21

Securities and Exchange Board of
India

30.03.2020

NA

Order:
In relation to Portfolio Managers, extension of timelines for the following , by 2 months is provided:
a) Monthly reporting to SEBI by Portfolio Managers for the periods ending 31.03.2020 and 30.04.2020;
b) Applicability of Guidelines for Portfolio Managers issued dated 13.02.2020.

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Securities and Exchange Board of
India

30.03.2020

NA

Order:
Relaxation provided to CRAs:
1) The CRA based on its assessment is of the view that the delay in payment of principle has arisen solely due to the lockdown conditions, it may not consider the same as a default event and/or recognize default as per the moratorium issued by RBI which shall also be applicable on any rescheduling in payment of debt obligation done by the issuer.
2) The CRAs are provided relaxation from timelines for rating action/ issue of press release.
3) Extension of 30 days is provided for making annual and semi-annual disclosures on its website.

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Aviation Laws

2

Directorate
of Civil Aviation,
Ministry of Civil Aviation,
 Govt. of India

14.04.2020

03.05.2020

Order:
1. All scheduled international commercial passenger services shall remain closed till 1830 hrs GMT of 03.05.2020.
Exception :International all-cargo operations and flights approved by DCGA .

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General Directives

1

Dept. of Consumer Affairs, Govt.
of India

20.03.2020

NA

Order:
1. The organized retail (E-commerce) operations are exempted from the on-going COVID-19 lockdown including the following:
a) Incidental operations such as warehousing, logistic facilities and services;
b) Wholesalers;
c) Vendors;
d) Third party delivery partners;
2. The aforesaid E-commerce operators and connected operators shall :
a) Ensure maintenance of proper hygiene and sanitation in the facilities and vehicles;
b) Ensure regular inspection and disinfection of such facilities;

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Department of Pharmaceuticals,
Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Govt. of India

23.03.2020

NA

Order:
1. The Pharma and Medical devices manufacturers shall be exempted from the on-going lockdown restrictions and prohibitory orders under the COVID-19 pandemic.
2. The persons employed by such Pharma and Medical device manufactures shall be issued passes in order to enable the supply and distribution of medicines and other medical equipments.

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Department for Promotion of
Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt.
of India

26.03.2020

NA

Advisory:
1. Inform the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) regarding any ground level difficulties in transportation and distribution of goods or mobilization of resources by any manufacturing, transporter, distributor, wholesaler or e-commerce companies by contacting between 8 AM to 6 PM at:
i) Telephone: + 91 11 23062487
ii) Email : controlroom-dpiit@gov.in;

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Ministry of Home Affairs,  Govt. of India

26.03.2020

NA

Order: 
In order to ensure availability of essential goods, permissions given to:
a) Suppliers of essential goods, inclusive of restaurants supplying home delivery of cooked food items;
b) Storage facilities for essential goods such as warehouses and godown;
c) Transporters, from the place of manufacturing to wholesalers and retailers.
d). To ensure availability of essential goods following Standard operating procedure (SOP), Strict social distancing norms may be bserved & Random verification may be done.
e) No closure of warehousing facilities shall be done
f) Retailers shall operate only in notified essential goods
g) The persons engaged in the supply chain shall obtain e-pass
h) Ensure engagement of minimum staff.
i) Ensure regular health and sanitation check-up;
j) Register complaints or grievances

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Ministry of Home Affairs,  Govt. of India

03.04.2020

NA

Order:
i) Closure of all offices Of the Government Of India, its Autonomous and Subordinate Offices and Public Corporations with exceptions.
ii) Closure of the offices of State and UTs including its autonomous bodies and corporations with exceptions.
iii) Closure of commercial and private establishments with exceptions
vi) Suspension of transport services such Air, Rail and Roadways with a few exceptions.
vii) Suspension of hospitality services, educational institutions, with exceptions.
xi) In case of funerals, assembly of not more than 20 persons is allowed;
x) foreign returned to be quarantined.

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Ministry of Home Affairs,  Govt. of India

12.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. In order to ensure no shortage of essential commodities, subject to strict adherence to norms of hygiene and social distancing. the Ministry of Home Affairs is reiterated the following :
a) Movement of trucks both Inter-State and Intra-State subject to a valid driver license of the driver facilitated by the local authorities.
b) Passes shall be issued to the staff and contract labours of the railways, airports, seaports and customs authorities
c) Passes issued by State/UT Gov shall be honoured for movement within the State or UT.
d) Functioning of all MSMEs, warehouses and cold storages shall be allowed freely without any hindrances.

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Labour Laws

1

Employees' Provident Fund
Organisation, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India

10.04.2020

30.05.2020

Order:
1. Under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) package, payment of credit of the entire employees EPF contributions (12 % of wages) and employers' EPF and EPS contribution (12% of wages), totalling 24% of the monthly wages for 3 months i.e. for wage months of March-2020, April-2020 and May-2020 is proposed do be done by the Govt. of India in the EPF accounts (UAN) of the employees.
2. The aforesaid scheme shall be applicable on fulfilment of following conditions:
a) Establishment or factory must be registered under the Employees' Provident Funds & Misc. Provisions Act, 1952; and
b) The total number of employees in such establishment shall be up to 100 with 90% or more of such employees should be drawing monthly wages less than Rs. 15,000;
c) Employee should be a member of EPF Scheme, 1952 & Employees’ Pension Scheme, 1995 whose contributions are received for any period during last 6 months i.e. September 2019 to February 2020) in the ECR filed by any eligible establishment against his/her UAN.
Such contributions in ECR should have been received on monthly wage of less than Rs.15000.

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Employees' Provident Fund
Organisation, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India

10.04.2020

30.05.2020

Order:
The benefit of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) package upfront benefit to the Employers having employment up to 100 and whose 90% of the employees were getting wages less than 15000 shall be availed as follows:
1) The eligibility to avail the benefits under the scheme shall be identified by the ECR filings done in the preceding 6 months on Unified Portal.
2) Upon identification as an eligible establishment, the employer shall submit a declaration affirming that:
a) Total number of employees are up to 100;
b) Out of such number of employees 90% of them are drawing wages less than Rs. 15,000.
Separate declaration shall be submitted for each month i.e. March, April and May , 2020.After a declaration is submitted there is no change in the ECR filing process.

3) After the submission of the declaration, the system will validate the information and then benefits under the scheme may be availed by such employer.

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Employees'
State Insurance Corporation

13.04.2020

NA

Order:
Relaxation has been provided with regard to the Employees' State Insurance (General) Regulations, 1950 as the following :
1) Filing of return of ESI contribution, for the month of February is extended to 15.05.2020;
2) The time of 45 days under proviso to Regulation 31 shall be read as 75 days instead, for the contribution payable for the month of February 2020 only.

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Employees' Provident Fund
Organisation, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India

15.04.2020

15.05.2020

Order:
Extension for filing Electronic Challan cum Return (ECR) to the employers for the wage month March-2020. Now the extended date is 15.05.2020.

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Company Laws

1

Securities and
Exchange Board of India 

13.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. Relaxation has been provided to intermediaries and market participants for equivalent period of lock down declared by Government of India by extending the timelines for processing of various investor requests pertaining to physical securities and Compliance and disclosures to be made under SEBI Regulations and various SEBI circulars.
2. Such intermediaries and market participants include:
a) Registrars to an Issue;
b) Share Transfer Agents;
c) Issuer Companies, holding SEBI registration under Category 1 or Category 2 of RTI/STA.

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Lockdown Directives

1

Ministry of
Home Affairs, Govt. of India

14.04.2020

03.05.2020

Order:
1.The lockdown in India in order to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic is extended till 03.05.2020.
2. The restrictions imposed in various sectors and on activities shall remain in force.
3. Strict adherence to the issued Consolidated Guidelines shall be observed by all the Government of States and UTs .

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Ministry
of Home Affairs, Govt. of India

15.04.2020

03.05.2020

Order:
Select necessary activities shall be allowed and opened up from 20.04.2020 subject to following conditions:
a)The activities mentioned in Paragraphs 5 to 20 of the Consolidated Revised Guidelines dated 14.04.2020 shall not be permitted in containment zones within hotspots, demarcated by State or UTs or District Administrations;
b) In the case a new are is included in the category of containment zone, the activities allowed in such area shall be suspended;
c) On violation of lockdown measures, activities allowed shall be suspended.

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Ministry
of Home Affairs, Govt. of India

15.04.2020

03.05.2020

Order:
Ensure strict adherence to Consolidated Revised Guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs as follows:
1. All health services, including AYUSH, will remain functional. These include hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, telemedicine facilities, dispensaries, chemists, pharmacies and all kinds of medicine shops.
2. Veterinary hospitals, dispensaries, clinics, pathology labs, sale and supply of vaccine and medicines will remain functional.
3. Manufacturing units of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, medical oxygen and those manufacturing their packaging material, raw material and intermediates will remain functional. So will construction of health infrastructure.
4. All agricultural and horticultural activities to remain fully functional. These include farming operations by farmers and farm workers in fields and agencies engaged in procurement of agriculture products, including MSP operations.
5. 'Mandis' operated by the Agriculture Produce Market Committee or as notified by state and Union Territory governments will remain functional.
6. Movement of fish and shrimps, and fish products, fish seed and feed will be allowed, and workers for all these activities will operate.
7. Operations of tea, coffee and rubber plantations, with a maximum of 50 % workers, will be allowed. Processing, packaging, sale and marketing of tea, coffee, rubber and cashew, with a maximum of 50 % workers, is allowed.
8. Collection, processing, distribution and sale of milk and milk products by milk processing plants, including transport and supply chain, operation of animal husbandry farms such as poultry farms and hatcheries and livestock farming activity will be allowed.
9. In the financial sector, the following will remain functional:
a) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and RBI regulated financial markets and entities like NPCl, CCIL.
b) Bank branches and ATMs.
c) SEBI, and capital and debt market services as notified by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), IRDAI and Insurance companies.
10. In the social sector, the following will remain functional:-
a) Operation of homes for children, disabled/mentally challenged, senior citizens, women, widows, observation homes, after care homes and places of safety for juveniles.
b) Disbursement of social security pensions, such as old age, widow, freedom fighter pensions; pension and provident fund services.
c) Operation of anganwadis - distribution of food items and nutrition once in 15 days at the doorsteps of beneficiaries like children, women and lactating mothers. Beneficiaries will not attend the anganwadis.
11) In the education sector:
a) All educational, training, coaching institutions shall remain closed. These establishments will maintain the academic schedule through online teaching.
b) Maximum use of Doordarshan (DD) and other educational channels can be made for teaching purposes.
12) MGNREGA works are allowed with strict implementation of social distancing and face masks.
13) Public utilities that will remain functional:
a) Operation of the oil and gas sector, including refining, transportation, distribution, storage and retail of products like petrol, diesel, kerosene, CNG, LPG, PNG.
b) Postal services, including post offices.
c) Operations of utilities in water, sanitation and waste management sectors, at municipal local body levels in states and UTs.
d) Operation of utilities providing telecommunications and internet services. Movement loading, unloading of goods and cargo (inter and intra state) is allowed.
e) Movement of all trucks and other goods and carrier vehicles with two drivers and one helper subject to the driver carrying a valid driving licence. An empty truck or vehicle will be allowed to ply after the delivery of goods, or for pick up of goods.
f) Supply of essential goods is allowed.
14) Shops (including kirana and single shops selling essential goods) and carts, including ration shops (under PDS), dealing with food and groceries (for daily use), hygiene items, fruits and vegetables, dairy and milk booths, poultry, meat and fish, animal feed and fodder etc., should be allowed to operate, ensuring strict social distancing without any restriction on their timing.
15) Commercial and private establishments, as listed below, will be allowed to operate:
16) Print and electronic media, including broadcasting, DTH and cable services.
17) IT and IT enabled services, with up to 50 % strength; data and call centres for government activities only.
18) E-commerce companies. Vehicles used by e-commerce operators will be allowed to ply with necessary permissions.
19) Courier services.
20) Services provided by self-employed persons like electricians, IT repair personnel, plumbers, motor mechanics, and carpenters.
21) Movement of persons is allowed in the following cases:
a) Private vehicles for emergency services, including medical and veterinary care, and for procuring essential commodities.
b) One passenger besides the private vehicle driver can be permitted in the backseat, in case of four-wheelers. However, in case of two-wheelers, only the driver of the vehicle is to be permitted.
22) Persons to remain under mandatory quarantine:
a) All such persons who have been directed by health care personnel to remain under strict home/institutional quarantine for a period as decided by local health authorities.
b) Persons violating quarantine will be liable to legal action under Section 188 of the lPC, 1860.

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Department of
Telecommunications,
 Ministry of Communications, Govt. of
India

13.03.2020

30.04.2020

Order:
1. Following relaxations are provided to Other Service Providers (OSPs):
a) Exemption from the requirement of Security Deposit and agreement for "Work from Home " facility;
b) Exemption from requirement of authorized Service providers Provisioned secured VPN.
c) Exemption from requirement of seeking prior permission for WFH facility.
2. The OSP shall be liable to a penalty up to Rs. 5 lakh per WFH location which is in violation, if any violation of terms and conditions of WFH facility by any agent or employees or by OSP is done during this period.
In addition, the registration of the OSP may be cancelled for such aforesaid violations.

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Cyber
Coordination Centre,
Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India

12.04.2020

NA

Advisory:
1. For secure use of online meeting and video-conferencing platform Zoom, a comprehensive and graphical configuration setting has been prepared to ensure:
a) prevention of unauthorised entry in the conference room;
b) prevention of an authorised participant to carry out malicious activities on the terminals of others in the conference;
c) Safeguard against DOS attack by restricting users through passwords and access grant.
2. The prepared settings can be accessed in the online Zoom platform or installed application.

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Taxation Laws

1

Central Board
of Indirect Taxes and Customs ,
Ministry of Finance,Govt. of India

03.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. The due date for return in FORM GSTR-3B for the month of May-2020 shall be as follows:
a) In the case of taxpayers having an aggregate turnover of more than Rs. 5 crores in the previous financial year , due date is extended to on or before 27.06.2020;
b) In the case of taxpayers having an aggregate turnover of up to Rs. 5 crores in the previous financial year and having principal place of business is in the States of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, the Union territories of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Puducherry, Andaman and Nicobar Islands or Lakshadweep; the due date is extended to on or before 12.07.2020;
c) In the case of taxpayers having an aggregate turnover of up to Rs. 5 crores in the previous financial year, whose principal place of business is in the States of Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya, Assam, West Bengal, Jharkhand or Odisha, the Union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Chandigarh or Delhi; the due date is extended to , on or before 14.07.2020.

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Central
Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs ,
Ministry of Finance,Govt. of India

03.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. If completion or compliance of any action has not been made whose time limit for completion or compliance has been prescribed during the period from 20.03.2020 to 29.06.2020, then the time limit of such compliance shall stand extended up to 30.06.2020.
2. The aforesaid compliance or completion includes:
a) completion of any proceeding; or
b) passing of any order; or
c) issuance of any notice, intimation, notification, sanction or approval or such other action, by whatever name called, by any authority, commission or tribunal, by whatever name called; or
d) filing of any appeal, reply or application or furnishing of any report, document, return, statement or such other record, by whatever name called.
3. Extension till 30.04.2020, shall be provided to the validity of an E-way Bill generated under Rule 138 of CGST Rules, 2017 and whose period of validity expires during the period 20.03.2020 to 15.04.2020.

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Central
Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs ,
Ministry of Finance,Govt. of India

03.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. Extension has been provided to following:
a) Filing of statement-cum-challan in FORM GST CMP-08 for quarter ending in 31.03.2020 is extended to 07.07.2020;
b) Filing of return in FORM GSTR-4 for quarter ending in 31.03.2020 is extended to 15.07.2020.

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Central
Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs ,
Ministry of Finance,Govt. of India

03.04.2020

NA

Order:
For the months of March, April and May, 2020, and for the quarter ending 31.03.2020, no late fee shall be levied if taxpayer furnishes the details of outward supplies in FORM GSTR-1 on or before 30.06.2020.

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Central
Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs ,
Ministry of Finance,Govt. of India

03.04.2020

NA

Order:
The amount of late fee payable under Section 47 of the CGST Act, 2017 shall be waived of as follows:
i) If the taxpayers having an aggregate turnover of more than Rs. 5 crores in the preceding financial year submits return in FORM GSTR-3B on or before 24.06.2020;
ii) If the taxpayers having an aggregate turnover of more than Rs. 1.5 crores up to Rs. 5 crores in the preceding financial year and :
a) he submits return in FORM GSTR-3B on or before 29.06.2020 for the tax period February and March 2020;
b) he submits return in FORM GSTR-3B on or before 30.06.2020 for the tax period April, 2020;
iii) If taxpayers having an aggregate turnover of up to Rs. 1.5 crores in the preceding financial year and:
a) he submits return in FORM GSTR-3B on or before 30.06.2020 for the tax period February 2020;
b)he submits return in FORM GSTR-3B on or before 03.07.2020 for the tax period March 2020;
c) he submits return in FORM GSTR-3B on or before 06.07.2020 for the tax period April 2020.

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Central
Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs ,
Ministry of Finance,Govt. of India

03.04.2020

NA

Order:
Interest of 9% shall be levied after expiry of 15th day, if taxpayer having an aggregate turnover of more than Rs.5 crores in the preceding financial year fails to furnish return in FORM GSTR-3B on or before 24.06.2020 for the tax period of February, March and April 2020.

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Central
Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs ,
Ministry of Finance,Govt. of India

03.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. For the financial year 2020-21, taxpayers are allowed to opt Composition Scheme by filing FORM CMP-02 till 30.06.2020.
2. Also, the cumulative application of the condition in Rule 36(4) of the CGST Rules, 2017 is allowed for the months of February, 2020 to August, 2020 in the return for tax period of September, 2020.

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Lockdown Directives

1

FDI Policy
Section,
Dept. of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade,
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India

17.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. Amendment is made in the para 3.1.1 of extant FDI policy as contained in Consolidated FDI Policy, 2017 to curb opportunistic takeovers and acquisitions of Indian companies due to the current COVID-19 pandemic.
2. As per the amended para 3.1.1 :
a) Subject to FDI Policy a non-resident entity can invest in India except in those sector or activities which are prohibited;
Investment shall be allowed only through Government Route in following cases:
i) Investment by entity of a country which shares land border with India;
ii) Where beneficial owner of the investment is situated in or citizen of a country which shares land border with India.
iii) Investment by entity incorporated in or citizen of Pakistan in sectors or activities other than defence, space, atomic energy and sectors or activities prohibited for foreign investment.
b) Government approval shall be required to change the beneficial ownership in the event of the transfer of ownership of any existing or future FDI in an entity in India, directly or indirectly, resulting in the beneficial ownership falling within the aforesaid restrictions or purview.
2. The above-mentioned amendment shall take effect from the date of FEMA notification.

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Ministry of Home Affairs,
Govt. of India

19.04.2020

NA

Order:
The following Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) for movement of stranded labour within the State and UT shall be strictly implemented by the respective State Governments and UT administrations:
i) Migrant Labourers residing in shelter and relief camps shall be registered with concerned authority and skill mapping shall be carried out to find suitable work for them;
ii) Screen and transport asymptomatic migrants to their respective workplace if such group of migrants wish to return to their workplace within the State where they are presently sheltered;
iii) There shall be no movement of labour outside the State or UT from where they are currently located;
iv) Sanitize the bus used for transport and ensure social distancing during journey by bus;
v) Ensure strict adherence to consolidated revised guidelines;
vi) Provide food and water during the journey.

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Govt. of India

19.04.2020

NA

Order:
To ensure minimal disruption to agricultural activities following initiatives are taken :
a) The Ministry of Home Affairs issued consolidated revised guidelines providing relaxations to ensure smooth functioning of agricultural operations. Also, Standard Operations Procedures (SOPs) have been communicated to farmers for their safety and keeping social distancing while undertaking farm related activities.
b) The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has taken new initiatives for scientific cultivation of summer crops.

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Ministry of Home Affairs,
Govt. of India

19.04.2020

NA

Order:
Exclusion of entry in Clause 14(v) regarding the E-commerce companies from the Consolidated Revised Guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

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Ministry of Home Affairs,
Govt. of India

19.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. The operations of E-commerce companies for essential commodities shall continue to be allowed.
2. The operations of E-commerce companies for non-essential goods is still prohibited.

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Directorate General of Shipping,
Ministry of Shipping,
Govt. of India

20.03.2020

NA

Order:
All the major and minor ports shall ensure compliance with instructions issued to deal with COVID-19 pandemic.

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Taxation Laws

1

Central Board
of Direct Taxes

19.04.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
1. Extension till 30.06.2020 shall be granted for making investment or payments for:
a) claiming deduction under Chapter-VIA-B of IT Act,1961 which includes Section 80C (LIC, PPF, NSC etc.), 80D (Mediclaim),80G (Donations), for FY 2019-20;
b) claiming roll over benefit in respect of capital gains under sections 54 to section 54GB.
2. To avail the benefits of aforesaid extended timeline, the revised return forms for FY 2019-20 ( AY 2020-21) shall be notified.

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Company Laws

1

Securities and
Exchange Board of India 

15.04.2020

03.05.2020

Order:
The notified Capital and Debt Market Services shall remain operational during the extended lockdown period.

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Securities
and Exchange Board of India 

16.04.2020

NA

Order:
The following relaxations shall be provided in timelines for compliance with regulatory requirements by trading members and clearing members of Recognised Stock Exchanges and Clearing Corporations including those in International Financial Services Centres:
a) Filing of Client Funding Reporting extended to 31.05.2020;
b) Filing of Reporting for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) applications extended to 31.05.2020;
c) Filing of Compliance certificate for Margin Trading for CM Segment extended to 30.06.2020;
d) Filing of Risk based supervision extended to 30.06.2020;
e) Filing of Internal Audit Report for half year ending (HYE) March 31, 2020 extended to 30.06.2020;
f) Filing of System Audit Report (Algo) extended to 31.07.2020;
g) Filing of System Audit Report extended to 31.07.2020;
h) Filing of Net worth certificate in Margin Trading for CM Segment for HYE March 31, 2020 extended to 30.06.2020;
i) Filing of Net worth certificate for all members for HYE March 2020 extended to 30.06.2020;
j) Filing of Penalty for noncollection or short collection of upfront margins in cash segment extended to 17.05.2020;
k) Filing of Maintaining call recordings of orders or instructions received from clients extended to 17.05.2020.

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Securities
and Exchange Board of India 

16.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. The time period between 23.03.2020 to 17.05.2020 shall be excluded to calculate time taken by depository participants, RTAs or issuers, KRAs, stock brokers regarding following activities:
a) Processing of the demat request form by Issuer / RTA;
b) Processing of the demat request form by the Participants;
c) KYC application form and supporting documents of the clients to be uploaded on system of KRA within 10 working days.
2. Further, a 15-day time period after 17.05.2020 is allowed to the SEBI registered intermediary, to clear the back log.

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Securities
and Exchange Board of India 

17.04.2020

NA

Order:
Additional relaxations under SEBI(LODR) Regulations, 2015 :
A) For Board Meetings held till 31.07.2020, the prior intimation period to stock exchange under Regulation 29(2) is reduced to 2 days.
B) No penalty shall be levied if the intimation to stock exchange under Regulation 39(3) regarding loss of share certificates and issue of the duplicate certificates, is sent after 2 days of getting such information.
This relaxation is for intimations to be made between 01.03.2020 to 31.05.2020.
C) It is clarified that authentication or certification of any filing or submission made to stock exchange under LODR may be done using DSC until 30.06.2020.

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Labour Laws

1

 Ministry of Labour and Employment, Govt. of
India

17.04.2020

NA

Order:
The services engaged in the Banking Industry covered under item 2 of the First Schedule to the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 shall be a public utility service for the purposes of the aforesaid Act for a period of 6 months w.e.f 21.04.2020.

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Insurance Laws

1

Insurance
Regulatory and Development Authority
(IRDA)

18.04.2020

NA

Order:
All the General and Health Insurers (except ECGC and AIC) shall handle the health insurance claims pertaining to COVID-19 expeditiously by complying with the following timelines:
a) Communicate the decision on authorization for cashless treatment to the network provider (hospital) with 2 hours from time of receipt of the authorization request and last necessary requirement from the hospital either to the insurer or to the TPA whichever is earlier.
b) Communicate the decision on final discharge to the network provider within 2 hours from the time of receipt of final bill and last necessary requirement from the hospital either to the insurer or to the TPA whichever is earlier

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Lockdown Directives

1

Ministry of
Health & Family Welfare,
Govt. of India

15.04.2020

NA

Order:
The Ministry of Health & Welfare has notified the District-wise Hotspots (Red Zones) for each State.

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Ministry
of Home Affairs, Govt. of India

21.04.2020

NA

Order:
The Ministry of Home Affairs has notified certain activities to be included in the Consolidated Revised Guidelines for strict implementation and provided SoP for sign-on and sign-off of Indian Seafarers at Indian Ports and their movement for the aforesaid purposes.

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Procurement
Policy Division,
Dept. of Expenditure,
Ministry of Finance,
Govt. of India

19.02.2020

NA

Clarification:
It is clarified that disruption of the supply chains due to on-going COVID-19 pandemic should be considered as a case of natural calamity and the Force Majeure Clause (FMC) may be invoked, wherever considered appropriate and following the prescribed due procedure.

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Energy Laws

1

Ministry of
Power,
Govt. of India

27.03.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
Power may be scheduled even if the payment security mechanism is established for 50% of the amount for which payment security mechanism is to be otherwise established contractually under the Power Purchase Agreement .

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Ministry
of Power,
Govt. of India

28.03.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
The following directions shall be followed by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) regarding reduction of Late Payment Surcharge (LPS) :
a) Treating the on-going COVID-19 pandemic as a Force Majeure, the CERC may specify a reduced rate of LPS for delayed payments made after a period of 45 days during the 24.03.2020 to 30.06.2020 for generating companies and licensees. The reduced LPS shall be applicable for such delayed payment till 30.06.2020 and it should not be more than the cost that the generating companies or transmission licensees would have to bear because of the delayed payment.
b) For generating companies and transmission licensees whose tariff was determined under Section 63 by the CERC,discoms may claim relief from its obligation regarding the rate at which LPS is to be paid as per the FMC provisions given in respective PPA.

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Ministry
of Power,
Govt. of India

28.03.2020

NA

Order:
To ensure continuous power generation there shall be no restrictions on production and movement (both inter and intra state) of critical materials (as mentioned in the notification) and intermediate or finished products to or from power plants.

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Ministry
of New & Renewable Energy,
Govt. of India

04.04.2020

NA

Order:
The Renewable Energy (RE) shall not be curtailed and remains 'MUST RUN' . Any curtailment of RE except for grid safety would amount to deemed generation.

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Ministry
of Power,
Govt. of India

06.04.2020

NA

Clarification:
In the order regarding Letter of Credit (LoC) dt. 27.03.2020 the following clarification are made:
1. The obligation to pay for the power within 45 days of the presentation of bill (or the period given in the PPA) remains the same. Hence, while for scheduling power the Distribution Companies will need to either deposit or give LoC for 50% of the cost of power they want to be scheduled, the remaining 50% will have to be paid within the period given in the PPA, failing which the delayed payment surcharge will apply.
2. In case of non-payment of dues within prescribed time period reduced late surcharge shall be made applicable by the CERC as per the order dt.28.03.2020 for the period 24.03.2020 to 30.06.2020. After 01.07.2020 the delayed payment surcharge shall apply at the rate given in the PPA.
3. Obligation to pay for capacity charges as per the PPA shall continue, as does the obligation to pay for transmission charges.

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Ministry
of Power,
Govt. of India

15.04.2020

03.05.2020

Order:
To ensure continuous power generation there shall be no restrictions on production and movement (both inter and intra state) of critical materials (as mentioned in the notification) and intermediate or finished products to or from power plants during the extended lockdown period i.e. till 03.05.2020.

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Ministry
of Power,
Govt. of India

16.04.2020

03.05.2020

Order:
Ensure strict implementation of Consolidated Revised Guidelines issued by the MHA during the continuous power generation operations and movement of essential materials and intermediate or finished products to or from power plants.

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Ministry
of New & Renewable Energy(MNRE),
Govt. of India

17.04.2020

NA

Order:
The following relaxations has been granted to RE Projects:
a) The lockdown due to COVID-19 shall be treated as Force Majeure by all Renewable Energy implementing agencies under the MNRE.
b) Extension of time equivalent to the period of lockdown and additional 30 days after end of such lockdown may be granted to RE projects by Renewable Energy implementing agencies.
c) Extension may also be granted by the State Renewable Energy Depts. (including agencies under Power or Energy Departments of States, but dealing in renewable energy) treating the COVID-19 lockdown as Force Majeure.
d) The extension on account of disruption in supply of RE equipment prior to lockdown shall be dealt separately for additional extension.

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Ministry
of Power,
Govt. of India

17.04.2020

03.05.2020

Order:
1. The following activities shall be allowed during the lockdown period:
a) Laying or erection of transmission lines and other construction activities being carried out by PGCIL and other private inter-state transmission utilities;
b) Operation and Maintenance of Inter State Transmission Network on 24x7 basis .
2. The aforesaid activities shall be allowed subject to compliance with Consolidated Revised Guidelines issued by MHA and social distancing in offices, workplaces. factories and establishment.

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Lockdown Directives

1

Govt. of India

22.04.2020

NA

Order:
The Govt. of India has approved a multi-phase investment of Rs.15,000 crore for 'India COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness Package' with the aim to strengthen the National and respective State healthcare systems.

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Ministry
of Information and Broadcasting,
Govt.. of India

22.04.2020

NA

Advisory:
It is advised to the media persons including reporters, cameramen and photographers to take health and preventive measures while performing their duties. Also, the management of the media houses is requested to ensure care of their respective field and office staff.

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Ministry
of Home Affairs,
Govt. of India

22.04.2020

NA

Order:
The following measures shall be ensured by the respective State Govts. & UT administrations regarding necessary security of the health professionals:
a) Ensure adequate protection to healthcare professionals and frontline workers and prevent any incident of violence against them;
b) The measures for security should be finalized after consultation with local chapters of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) ;
c) Invoke the provisions of Disaster Management Act, 2005 such as Section 51 or any other law in force to take strict penal action against offenders;
d) Ensure adequate safety to family members in case any healthcare professional suspected to have died from COVID-19 and were prevented from performing the last rites of such deceased.
e) Appoint Nodal officers at District Level who should be available 24x7 to redress the safety issues on the functioning of the medical professionals.
f) Publish the details of any preventive actions taken in the medical fraternity and public at large.
NOTE: The Govt. of India has approved the promulgation of an ordinance to amend the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 to provide stricter punishments for any violence against health professionals and frontline workers.

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Lockdown Directives

1

Software
Technology Park of India

12.03.2020

NA

Order:
The STPI and EHTP units shall be permitted to enable their employees to work from home.

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Ministry
of Shipping,
Govt. of India

21.04.2020

NA

Order:
The following reliefs has been granted regarding issues faced at Major Ports:
a) Remission of various charges and fees;
b) Extension of timelines by applying the principle of Force Majeure.

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Ministry
of Railways,
Govt. of India

23.04.2020

NA

Order:
Incentives and relaxations have been announced regarding the freight services by the Ministry of Railways.

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Company Laws

1

Securities and
Exchange Board of India

21.04.2020

NA

Order:
The SEBI has provided one time relaxations regarding:
a) In case of validity SEBI Observation under Regulation 44(1), 85 and 140 of the SEBI (ICDR) Regulations, 2018 is expiring between 01.03.2020 to 30.09.2020, the same shall stand extended by 6 months from the date of expiry of such observation, subject to an undertaking from lead manager of the issue ensuring the compliance with Schedule XVI of the ICDR Regulations while submitting the updated offer document to the Board.
b) Without requiring to file fresh draft offer document under Schedule XVI (1) (f)(i) of the SEBI (ICDR) Regulations, 2018 an issuer shall be permitted to increase or decrease the fresh issue size by up to 50% of the estimated issue size subject to prescribed conditions in the circular attached.

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Securities
and Exchange Board of India

21.04.2020

NA

Order:
SEBI has provided temporary relaxations regarding certain provisions of the SEBI (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2018 in respect of Rights Issues that open on or before 31.03.2021.

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Securities
and Exchange Board of India

21.04.2020

NA

Order:
1.The timeline of following compliance requirements by trading and clearing members is extended :
i) Submission towards weekly monitoring of client funds under the provisions of Enhanced Supervision.
ii) Submission of data on monthly basis towards clients’ and fund balance under the provisions of Enhanced Supervision.
iii) Daily margin trading reporting.
iv) Update in Income Tax Permanent Account Number of Key Management Personnel / Directors.
v) Issue of Annual Global Statement to clients.
2. The delay in submission of reports listed in S.No. (i),(ii) and (iii) shall not attract penal provisions till 17.05.2020.
3. The due date for compliance requirements at S.No. (iv) and (v) is extended by 1 month.

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Securities
and Exchange Board of India

23.04.2020

31.12.2020

Order:
SEBI has introduced temporary relaxation in the Regulation 24(i)(f) of the SEBI (Buy-back of Securities) Regulations, 2018 by reading the prescribed 1 year period as 6 months in the said regulation till 31.12.2020. Hence, companies may now raise further capital after expiry of 6 months from the buyback period.

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5

Ministry
of Corporate Affairs,
Govt. of India

21.04.2020

30.09.2020

Clarification:
The companies whose financial year ( other than first financial year) has ended on 31.12.2019 may hold their AGM for such financial year within a period of 9 months from the closure of financial year i.e. 30.09.2020.

Central_90

6

Ministry of
Corporate Affairs,
Govt. of India

21.04.2020

NA

Order:
The MCA has provided extensions to the timelines for:
a) Reserved Names;
b) Resubmission of forms, for both Companies and LLPs.

Central_91

Energy Laws

1

Ministry of
Power, Govt. of India

20.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. As the construction activities are notified as permitted activities w.e.f. 20.04.2020 as per Para 16(i) of the Consolidated Revised Guidelines issued by the MHA, hence on-going construction activities in Thermal and Hydro Power Generation Projects outside the limits of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) must be permitted.
2. Also, the intrastate and interstate movement of construction materials, equipment, spares & consumables for these under construction power projects must also be allowed.
3. It is to be noted that resumption of aforesaid construction activities must be carried out while ensuring adherence to mandatory precautions and norms of social distancing as well the advisories issued by Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Health and Family welfare from time to time with regard to Covid-19.

Central_92

FEMA

2

Department of
Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India

22.04.2020

NA

Amendment:
The amendment is made in the Rule 6(a) of the Foreign Exchange Management (Non-debt Instruments) Rules, 2019 to give effect to the new changes made in the FDI Policy of India.

Central_88

Labour Laws

1

Ministry of
Labour & Employment,
Govt. of India

22.04.2020

NA

Advisory:
The principal employers are advised to make timely payment to the contractors relating to private security, cleaning and housekeeping services during the lockdown period. Also, ensure that the contractors make timely payment to the contract workers including the migrant workers.

Central_94

Lockdown Directives

1

Ministry of
Health & Family Welfare,
Govt. of India

20.04.2020

NA

Order:
The State Governments and UT Administrations are directed to employ the prescribed measures to ensure safety of health workers.

Central_95

2

Ministry of Home
Affairs,
Govt. of India

23.04.2020

NA

Clarification:
It has been clarified that:
a) If any employee is found COVID-19 positive there shall be no legal action against the factory and the CEO. And, there shall be no closure of factory premises for 3 months.
b) The workplace and industrial and commercial establishments are required to follow the guidelines.
c) The Consolidated Revised Guidelines dt.15.04.2020 do not curtail the exemptions already provided unless exempted activity falls within containment zone. No requirement to obtain fresh permission.
d) No statutory and fresh license is required to be obtained for resumption of permitted activities during the lockdown period. However, such permitted activities must comply with SOP on social distancing.

Central_96

Company Laws

1

Securities and
Exchange Board of India

23.04.2020

30.09.2020

Order:
Relaxation has been provided to the top 100 listed entities by market capitalization in terms of Regulation 44(5) of the SEBI (LODR), 2015. Hence, the top 100 listed entities by market capitalization whose financial year ended on 31.12.2019 may hold their AGM within a period of 9 months from the closure of the financial year i.e. by 30.09.2020.

Central_97

2

Securities
and Exchange Board of India

23.04.2020

NA

Order:
The procedure of Valuation under SEBI (Mutual Funds) Regulations, 1996 has been reviewed. Now, if the valuation agencies appointed by AMFI are of the view that the delay in payment of interest or principal or extension of maturity of a security by the issuer has arisen solely due to COVID-19 pandemic lockdown and/ or in light of the moratorium permitted by Reserve Bank of India creating temporary operational challenges in servicing debt, then valuation agencies may not consider the same as a default for the purpose of valuation of money market or debt securities held by Mutual Funds.

Central_98

3

Securities
and Exchange Board of India

24.04.2020

NA

Order:
SEBI has provided relaxation in timelines for compliance with regulatory requirements by Depository and Depository Participants.

Central_99

Energy Laws

1

Ministry of New
and Renewable Energy,
Govt. of India

21.04.2020

30.09.2020

Order:
Extension of effective date for implementation of Approved Lists of Models and Manufacturers of Solar PV Modules and Solar PV Cells by 6 months to 30.09-2020.

Central_100

Competition Commission of India

1

Competition
Commission of India

19.04.2020

NA

Advisory:
The Businesses are advised not to take advantage of on-going COVID-19 pandemic to contravene any of the provisions of the Competition Act, 2002.

Central_101

2

Competition
Commission of India

20.04.2020

NA

Order:
The following measures are undertaken against on-going COVID-19 pandemic :
a) Electronic filing of the information with respect to Section 3 and Section 4 the Competition Act, 2002;
b) Electronic filing of combination notices;
c) Online fee payment in case of aforesaid filings;
d) Pre-filing consultation (PFC) can be obtained through video-conferencing;
e) The CCI shall process the new and pending cases subject to the availability of necessary information and material;
f) Fresh dates shall be issued for all matters listed for hearing up to 03.05.2020;
g) Fresh dates shall be notified for all other compliances due up to 03.05.2020 in respect of pending cases.

Central_102

Legal Metrology

1

Ministry of
Consumer Affairs,
Government of India

17.04.2020

30.09.2020

Order:
The manufacturers or packers who declare the month and year of manufacturing or packing under the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities ) Rules, 2011, shall be permitted to utilise the existing packaging material or wrappers up to 30.09.2020 or till such date the packaging material is exhausted, whichever is earlier, by declaring the correct month and year of manufacturing or packing on the pre-packaged commodities in the prescribed manner.

Central_103

Lockdown Directives

2

Ministry of Home Affairs,
Government of India
(Shops and Establishment Act)

24.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. The shops registered under Shops and Establishment Act of the respective State or UTs including shops in residential complexes and market complexes outside the limits of municipal corporations and municipalities shall be allowed to function.
2. The shops registered under Shops and Establishment Act of the respective State or UTs including neighbourhood shops, standalone shops and shops in residential complexes within the limits of municipal corporations and municipalities shall be allowed to function except the shops in market complexes.
3. The afore-said shops shall operate with 50% staff wearing masks and ensuring social distancing.
4. The shops in multi-brand and single -brand malls shall be closed.

Central_104

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016

1

Insolvency and
Bankruptcy Board of India

20.04.2020

NA

Amendment:
Insertion of Regulation 40C in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) Regulations, 2016 regarding relaxation of time-lines of activities during the CIRP. As per the new Regulation 40C, the period of lockdown imposed due to COVID-19 shall not be counted for the purposes of the time-line for any activity that could not be completed due to such lockdown, in relation to a corporate insolvency resolution process.

Central_105

2

Insolvency and
Bankruptcy Board of India

20.04.2020

NA

Amendment:
Insertion of Regulation 47A in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Liquidation Process) Regulations, 2016 providing for relaxation of time-lines for any task that could not be completed due to such lockdown, in relation to any liquidation process. Hence, the lockdown period shall be excluded from the time-lines.

Central_106

Lockdown Directives

1

Ministry of Shipping,
Government of India

28.04.2020

NA

Advisory:
Major Ports may grant compensation or Ex-Gratia , as prescribed, in the event of loss of life due to COVID-19 to the dependent members or legal heirs of the port employees including Contract Labourers , whether employed directly or indirectly by the port.

Central_108

Company Laws

1

 Securities 
and  Exchange  Board 
of  India 

27.04.2020

01.06.2020

Order:
The implementation date for Circular on ‘Review of Margin Framework for Cash and Derivatives segments (except for Commodity Derivatives Segment)’ stands extended to 01.06.2020.

Central_107

FEMA

1

Department of
Economic Affairs,
Ministry of Finance,
Government of India 

27.04.2020

NA

Amendment:
Amendment of the Foreign Exchange Management (Non-debt Instruments) Rules, 2019, by insertion of Rule 7A and changes in entries of the Schedule 1 of the said rules.

Central_109

Lockdown Directives

1

Ministry of Tourism,
Government of India

27.04.2020

NA

Order:
Constitution of ' National Tourism Task Force' to make recommendation for the revival of tourism sector of the economy.

Central_110

2

Ministry
of Personnel, Public Grievances, and Pensions,
Government of India

29.04.2020

NA

Advisory:
The officers and staff including outsourced staff working in Central Government are advised to install 'Aarogyasetu' Mobile Application on their mobile phones. Ministries and other Departments are advised to issue similar instructions to all autonomous and statutory bodies such PSUs.

Central_111

Lockdown Directives

1

Ministry of Health & Family
Welfare,
Government of India

27.04.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines prescribed for Home Isolation of very mild or pre-symptomatic COVID-19 patients.

Central_112

2

Ministry
of Home Affairs,
Government of India

29.04.2020

NA

Order:
Inclusion in the Clause 17 of the Consolidated Revised Guidelines regarding movement of persons such as migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students who are stranded at different places. However, the movement shall be subject to the prescribed restrictions.

Central_113

Lockdown Directives

1

Ministry of Home Affairs,
 Government of India

30.04.2020

NA

Order:
As per the Consolidated Revised Guidelines no separate passes are required for through traffic of trucks and goods carriers including empty trucks. Hence, such aforesaid trucks shall be allowed to ply.

Central_116

Company Laws

1

 Securities and Exchange Board of India

30.04.2020

NA

Order:
SEBI has extended following timelines under SEBI (Mutual Funds) Regulations, 1996 :
a) The effective date of implementation of following policies shall be extended till 30.06.2020:
i) Risk management framework for liquid and overnight funds and norms governing investment in short term deposits dated September 20, 2019;
ii)Review of investment norms for mutual funds for investment in Debt and Money Market Instruments dated October 1, 2019;
iii)Valuation of money market and debt securities dated September 24, 2019.
b)Submission of cyber security audit reports extended till 31.08.2020.
c) Filing scheme annual reports for the year 2019-20 extended till 31.08.2020.

Central_114

2

Ministry
of Corporate Affairs,
 Government of India

30.04.2020

NA

Order:
For the reporting period Financial Year 2018-19 the time limit for filing of Form NFRA-2 will be 210 days from the date of deployment of the form on the website of NFRA.

Central_115

Lockdown Directives

1

National
Disaster Management Authority 

01.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
The National Disaster Management Authority directed that the lockdown measure shall be implemented till 17.05.2020 subject to classification of districts into red, orange and green zones in order to permit economic activities to operate accordingly.

Central_117

2

Ministry of Home
Affairs,
 Government of India

01.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
The lockdown measures stand extended for a period of two weeks with effect from 04.05.2020 i.e. till 17.05.2020 and the new guidelines issued shall be enforced accordingly.

Central_118

3

Ministry of Home
Affairs,
 Government of India

01.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
The List of activities permitted or prohibited in the four categorized zones viz. Containment Zone, Red Zone, Orange Zone and Green Zone.

Central_119

Insurance Laws

1

Insurance
Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA)

21.04.2020

NA

Order:
Insurers are allowed to collect health insurance premiums in instalments subject to compliance with prescribed guidelines.

Central_120

2

Insurance
Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA)

24.04.2020

NA

Order:
Directions for prudent management of financial resources of insurers and to ensure that they have adequate capital.

Central_121

3

Insurance
Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA)

30.04.2020

31.05.2020

Order:
Extension has been provided for review and updation of stewardship policy based on the Revised Guidelines on Stewardship Code for insurers in India till 31.05.2020.

Central_122

Aviation Laws

1

Directorate of
Civil Aviation,
Ministry of Civil Aviation,
Government of India

02.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
1. Prohibition on scheduled international commercial passenger services and the domestic passenger flight operations till 17.05.2020.
2.No restriction on international all-cargo operations and flights approved by DGCA.

Central_123

Company Laws

1

Securities and Exchange Board of
India

03.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
The Debt and Capital Market services shall be operational during the lockdown measures.

Central_124

Lockdown Directives

1

Ministry of
Defence,
Government of India

30.04.2020

NA

Order:
The officers and staff shall ensure use of Aarogyasetu Mobile Application.

Central_125

2

Directorate
General of Shipping,
Ministry of Shipping, Government of India

30.04.2020

NA

Order:
Frequently Asked Questions regarding DGS guidelines on COVID-19.

Central_126

3

Ministry
of Railways,
Government of India

01.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
Cancellation of all passenger train services till 17.05.2020 except:
a) Special Trains for stranded persons;
b) Freight and Parcel operations.

Central_127

4

Ministry
of Home Affairs,
Government of India

01.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
List of Prohibited and Permitted Activities as per the containment zones.

Central_128

5

Ministry
of Road Transport & Highways,
Government of India

01.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines for operating transportation services during the lockdown measure.

Central_129

6

Ministry
of Railways,
Government of India

02.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines for operating the Shramik Special Trains for the movement of migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other persons stranded at different places amid the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.

Central_130

7

Ministry
of Home Affairs,
Government of India

03.05.2020

NA

Clarification:
The movement of stranded persons allowed by order dt. 29.04.2020 shall be applicable for such persons who have moved from their native places or workplaces, just before the lockdown and failed to return to their native or workplaces due to the lockdown restrictions. The movement of persons who are residing normally at places, other the native or work places, for the purposes of work and who wish to visit their native places in normal course is restricted.

Central_131

Company Laws

1

Ministry of Corporate Affairs,

Government of India


05.05.2020

NA

Order:
Clarification on holding of annual general meeting (AGM) through video conferencing (VC) or other audio visual means (OAVM) during the calendar year 2020.

Central_134

Lockdown Directives

1

Ministry of
Social Justice & Empowerment,
Government of India

28.04.2020

NA

Order:
The Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) shall be exempted from essential services duty such as Banking Services and the period of absence from duties of such employees in the Banking Services during the lockdown period shall be treated as "Special Leave without loss of pay".

Central_132

2

Ministry
of Home Affairs,
Government of India

05.05.2020

NA

Order:
Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for movement of Indian Nationals stranded outside the country and of specified persons to travel abroad.

Central_133

Taxation Laws

1

Ministry of
Finance,
Government of India

05.05.2020

NA

Amendment:
Amendments in Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017 regarding:
a) Enabling registered persons to file FORM GSTR-3B electronically.
b) Separate registration requirement for Insolvency Resolution Professional and Resolution Professional.
c) Extension of validity of E-way bill till 31.05.2020 if such e-way bill has been generated on or before the 24.03.2020 and its period of validity expires during the period 20.03.2020 to the 15.04.2020.
d) Extension of time limit for furnishing of the annual return under Section 44 of the CGST Act, 2017 read with Rule 80 of the CGST Rules, 2017, for the financial year 2018-2019 till 30.09.2020.

Central_135

Company Laws

1

Securities and
Exchange Board of India

06.05.2020

31.07.2020.

Order:
One time relaxations from strict enforcement of certain regulations of SEBI (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2018 , pertaining to Rights Issue opening and in respect of all offer documents filed until 31.07.2020.

Central_139

Energy Laws

1

Ministry of New
and Renewable Energy,
Government of India

06.05.2020

20.05.2020

Order:
Extension till 20.05.2020 for submitting Expression of Interest (EOI) for conducting evaluation of Component-A and Component-C of PM-KUSUM Scheme.

Central_138

Lockdown Directives

1

Ministry of
Commerce & Industry,
Government of India

06.05.2020

30.06.2020

Clarification:
Scanned copy of Pre-Shipment Inspection Certificate(PSIC) may be submitted in place of physical copy by the importers of metallic scrap and waste for the purpose of customs clearance. The original physical copy of the PSIC needs to be submitted to Customs within 60 days of clearance.

Central_136

2

Ministry
of Commerce & Industry,
Government of India

06.05.2020

NA

Order:
Alcohol bases Hand Sanitizers falling under notified ITCHS Code including the HS Codes shall be prohibited for export.

Central_137

Taxation Laws

1

Central Board
of Direct Taxes, Department of Revenue,
Ministry of Finance,
Government of India

08.05.2020

NA

Clarification:
With regard to Residential Status of a person under the Section 6 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 during the Previous Year 2019-20 in respect of Individual who has come to India on a visit before 22.03.2020, the following shall be noted:
a) if such person has been unable to leave India on or before 31.03.2020, the period of stay in India from 22.03.2020 to 31.03.2020 shall not be taken into account; or
b) if such person has been quarantined in India on or after 01.03.2020 and has departed on an evacuation flight on or before 31.03.2020 or has been unable to leave India on or before 31.03.2020, the period of stay from the beginning of quarantine to his date of departure or 31.03.2020 shall not be taken into account; or
c) if such person has departed on an evacuation flight on or before 31.03.2020 his period of stay from 22.03.2020 to his departure shall not be taken into account.

Central_140

Insurance Laws

1

Insurance
Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA)

09.05.2020

31.05.2020.

Order:
Grace period shall be allowed till 31.05.2020 to all life insurance policies where the premium falls due in the month of March 2020.

Central_141

Lockdown Directives

1

National
Disaster Management Authority,
Ministry of Home Affairs,
Government of India

09.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines for restarting manufacturing industries after lockdown period.

Central_142

Lockdown Directives

1

Ministry of
Home Affairs,
Government of India

11.05.2020

NA

Order:
Increase in the number of Shramik Trains for migrant workers.

Central_143

2

Ministry
of Home Affairs,
Government of India

11.05.2020

NA

Order:
All state governments and UT administrations shall ensure smooth movement of medical professionals.

Central_144

Lockdown Directives

1

Ministry
of  Health & Family Welfare,
Government of India

10.05.2020

NA

Order:
Revised guidelines for Home Isolation of very mild and pre-symptomatic COVID-19 cases.

Central_145

2

Ministry
of Electronics & Information Technology,
Government of India

11.05.2020

NA

Order:
Directions named as "The Aarogya Setu Data Access and Knowledge Sharing Protocol, 2020" issued.

Central_146

3

Ministry
of Home Affairs,
Government of India

11.05.2020

NA

Order:
Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for movement of persons by train.

Central_147

Company Laws

4

Ministry of
Corporate Affairs,
Government of India

11.05.2020

31.07.2020

Clarification:
In case of listed companies undertaking rights issues opening up to 31.07.2020 and complying with SEBI Circular dt. 06.05.2020, the inability to dispatch the notice referred in Section 62(1)(a)(i) read with Section 62(2) of the Companies Act, 2013 to the shareholders through registered post or speed post or courier shall not be deemed as violation of Section 62(2) of the said Act.

Central_148

Lockdown Directives

1

Government of
India

12.05.2020

NA

Order:
Announcement of monetary package of Rs 20 lakh crore under the "Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan" for a self reliant India.

Central_149

Company Laws

2

Securities and
Exchange Board of India

12.05.2020

NA

Order:
Additional compliance relaxations regarding certain provisions of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015.

Central_150

3

Securities
and Exchange Board of India

12.05.2020

NA

Order:
Entities permitted to undertake e-KYC Aadhaar Authentication service of UIDAI in Securities Market.

Central_151

Lockdown Directives

1

Ministry of
Finance,
Government of India

13.05.2020

NA

Order:
Announcements under the "Atmanirbhar Bharat":
1. Steps taken for MSMEs:
a) Collateral-free Automatic Loans;
b) Subordinate Debt for Stressed MSMEs;
c) Setting up of Fund of Funds to infuse equity;
d) Change in the definition of MSMEs by increasing the investment limit and introducing the turnover criteria;
e) Global tenders will be disallowed in Government procurement tenders up to Rs 200 crores.
f) E-market linkage;
g) MSME receivables from Government and CPSEs to be paid in 45 days.
2. Extension of EPF support for another 3 months i.e. for salary months of June, July and August 2020. Also, to provide liquidity support, statutory PF contribution of both employer and employee will be reduced to 10% for all establishments covered by EPFO for next 3 months.
3. Steps taken to increase liquidity of NBFCs, HFCs and MFIs by Special Liquidity Schemes and Partial Credit Guarantee Scheme.
4. Relief provided to DISCOMs by injection of liquidity of Rs. Rs. 90,000 cr.
5. Relief provided to contractors providing extension of 6 months without costs and partial release of bank guarantees.
6. Extension of Registration and Completion Date of Real Estate Projects under RERA.
7. Tax measures such as reduction of TDS and TCS rates and extension of due dates.

Central_152

Labour Laws

1

Employees’
Provident Fund Organisation, Ministry of Labour & Employment,
Government of India

NA

NA

Clarification:
Frequently asked questions and clarifications on ECR filing and payment of contributions to the EPF.

Central_153

2

Employees’
Provident Fund Organisation, Ministry of Labour & Employment,
Government of India

NA

NA

Clarification:
Frequently asked questions and clarifications on Employer’s DSC (E-sign) and its use on EPFO portal during the lockdown period.

Central_154

3

Employees’
Provident Fund Organisation, Ministry of Labour & Employment,
Government of India

NA

NA

Clarification:
Frequently asked questions on EPF advance to fight COVID-19 pandemic.

Central_155

4

Employees’
Provident Fund Organisation, Ministry of Labour & Employment,
Government of India

NA

NA

Clarification:
Frequently asked questions on transfer claims for employees under EPF.

Central_156

5

Employees’
Provident Fund Organisation, Ministry of Labour & Employment,
Government of India

NA

NA

Clarification:
Frequently asked questions on UAN & KYC with regard to EPF.

Central_157

6

Employees’
Provident Fund Organisation, Ministry of Labour & Employment,
Government of India

06.05.2020

NA

Order:
1. The request for one time approval of Regional Offices for using DSC(e-Sign) may be sent through email. Employer can send the scanned copy of duly signed request letter to the concerned Regional Office through mail. Official email addresses of the Regional Offices are available at www.epfindia.gov.in.
2. Establishments whose authorized officers have approved digital signatures however, not able to locate the dongle, may login to the employer portal and register their e-sign through the link for registration of already registered authorized signatories.

Central_158

Lockdown 4.0

1

Central Public
Works Department,
Government of India

13.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines for operating air circulation, air cooling and air conditioning equipments during COVID_19 pandemic.

Central_159

Insurance Laws

2

Insurance
Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA)

13.05.2020

31.05.2020

Order:
Further timeline extension till 31.05.2020 for the insurance intermediaries to file the quarterly returns.

Central_160

Aviation Laws

3

Bureau of Civil
Aviation Security,
Ministry of Civil Aviation,
Government of India

13.05.2020

NA

Order:
The procedure of stamping the passengers' Boarding Pass is dispensed. The Airport Operator shall ensure requisite monitoring system of high definition CCTV Cameras to identify and digitally record the identity of the Passenger and his/ her Boarding Pass. The CCTV recording shall be preserved for the period of 30 days.

Central_161

4

Bureau
of Civil Aviation Security,
Ministry of Civil Aviation,
Government of India

13.05.2020

NA

Order:
The passengers boarding an aircraft shall be allowed to carry liquid Hand Sanitizer up to 350 ml in his / her hand baggage or on his/ her person. The Airport Operator shall ensure wide publicity of the aforesaid instruction.

Central_162

Company Laws

1

Securities and
Exchange Board of India 

14.05.2020

31.08.2020

Order:
Relaxation provided to MPS non-compliant listed entities for the period from 01.03.2020 to 31.08.2020. Hence, no penal action shall be taken against such listed entities during the said period in case of non-compliance to the MPS requirements.

Central_163

2

Securities
and Exchange Board of India 

14.05.2020

31.07.2020.

Order:
One-time relaxation from strict enforcement of SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Regulations, 2011 and SEBI (Buy-back of Securities) Regulations, 2018 pertaining to open offers and buy-back tender offers opening up to 31.07.2020.

Central_164

3

Securities
and Exchange Board of India 

15.05.2020

NA

Order:
Further extension to relaxations in timelines for compliance with various regulatory requirements by the trading members, clearing members and depository participants.

Central_165

Labour Laws

1

Employees’
Provident Fund Organisation, Ministry of Labour & Employment,
Government of India

15.05.2020

NA

Order:
The delay in deposit of contributions by employer during the lockdown period shall not attract penal damages under the Section 14B of the EPF and MP Act, 1952.

Central_166

Lockdown 4.0

2

Ministry of
Health & Family Welfare,
Government of India 

16.05.2020

NA

Order:
Cluster Containment Plan to break cycle of transmission and decrease the morbidity and mortality due to COVID-19.

Central_167

3

Ministry
of Home Affairs,
 Government of India 

16.05.2020

NA

Order:
Setting-up of National Migrant Information System (NMIS), an online dashboard on the existing NDMA-GIS portal.

Central_168

4

Ministry
of Health & Family Welfare,
Government of India 

16.05.2020

NA

Order:
Preparedness and response to COVID-19 in Urban Settlements.

Central_169

5

Ministry
of Health & Family Welfare,
Government of India 

16.05.2020

NA

Order:
Large Outbreak Containment Plan to break cycle of transmission and decrease the morbidity and mortality due to COVID-19.

Central_170

Finance

1

Ministry of
Finance,
Government of India

13.05.2020

NA

Order:
Announcements under the "Atmanirbhar Bharat":
1. Steps taken for MSMEs:
a) Collateral-free Automatic Loans;
b) Subordinate Debt for Stressed MSMEs;
c) Setting up of Fund of Funds to infuse equity;
d) Change in the definition of MSMEs by increasing the investment limit and introducing the turnover criteria;
e) Global tenders will be disallowed in Government procurement tenders up to Rs 200 crores.
f) E-market linkage;
g) MSME receivables from Government and CPSEs to be paid in 45 days.
2. Extension of EPF support for another 3 months i.e. for salary months of June, July and August 2020. Also, to provide liquidity support, statutory PF contribution of both employer and employee will be reduced to 10% for all establishments covered by EPFO for next 3 months.
3. Steps taken to increase liquidity of NBFCs, HFCs and MFIs by Special Liquidity Schemes and Partial Credit Guarantee Scheme.
4. Relief provided to DISCOMs by injection of liquidity of Rs. Rs. 90,000 cr.
5. Relief provided to contractors providing extension of 6 months without costs and partial release of bank guarantees.
6. Extension of Registration and Completion Date of Real Estate Projects under RERA.
7. Tax measures such as reduction of TDS and TCS rates and extension of due dates.

Lockdownl 4_01

2

Ministry
of Finance,
Government of India

13.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines regarding Performance Security as per Rule 171 of General Financial Rules, 2017:
If the contractor is in default of any contractual obligation under Goods and Works Contract, he may make an application invoking Force Majeure Clause (FMC) . If such applicant-contractor fulfils the requirements of FMC, then the contractee ( Government Department or Agency) may return the value of Performance Security to the contractor or supplier in proportion to the supplies made or contract work completed to the total contract value.

Lockdownl 4_02

3

Ministry
of Finance,
Government of India

13.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines for invoking Force Majeure Clause (FMC) Public-Private Partnership (PPP) concession contracts.

Lockdownl 4_03

Lockdown Directives

4

Central Public
Works Department,
Government of India

13.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines for operating air circulation, air cooling and air conditioning equipments during COVID_19 pandemic.

Lockdownl 4_04

Taxation Laws

5

Central Board
of Direct Taxes

13.05.2020

31.03.2021

Order:
Reduction in rate of Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) and Tax Collection at Source (TCS) for the period between 14.05.2020 to 31.03.2021.

Lockdownl 4_05

Real Estate Laws

6

Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs,
Government of India


13.05.2020

NA

Advisory:
Extension of registration of real estate projects due to 'Force Majeure' under the provisions of Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016.

Lockdownl 4_06

Insurance Laws

7

Insurance
Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA)

13.05.2020

31.05.2020

Order:
Further timeline extension till 31.05.2020 for the insurance intermediaries to file the quarterly returns.

Lockdownl 4_07

Aviation Laws

8

Bureau of Civil
Aviation Security,
Ministry of Civil Aviation,
Government of India

13.05.2020

NA

Order:
The procedure of stamping the passengers' Boarding Pass is dispensed. The Airport Operator shall ensure requisite monitoring system of high definition CCTV Cameras to identify and digitally record the identity of the Passenger and his/ her Boarding Pass. The CCTV recording shall be preserved for the period of 30 days.

Lockdownl 4_08

9

Bureau
of Civil Aviation Security,
Ministry of Civil Aviation,
Government of India

13.05.2020

NA

Order:
The passengers boarding an aircraft shall be allowed to carry liquid Hand Sanitizer up to 350 ml in his / her hand baggage or on his/ her person. The Airport Operator shall ensure wide publicity of the aforesaid instruction.

Lockdownl 4_09

Lockdown 4.0

1

National
Disaster Management Authority,
Government of India 

17.05.2020

31.05.2020

Order:
The lockdown measures stands extended up to 31.05.2020.

Central_171

2

Ministry
of Home Affairs,
Government of India 

17.05.2020

31.05.2020

Order:
Extension of lockdown measures up to 31.05.2020 and strict implementation of the new guidelines issued.

Central_172

3

Home
Secretary,
Government of India 

17.05.2020

31.05.2020

Order:
Regarding strict implementation of new lockdown guidelines till 31.05.2020 by the State Governments and UT Administrations.

Central_173

Lockdown 4.0

1

Ministry of
Health & Family Welfare ,
Government of India 

18.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines on preventive measures to contain spread of COVID-19 at the workplace.

Central_174

2

Indian
Council of Medical Research

18.05.2020

NA

Order:
Testing strategy for COVID-19 w.e.f 18.05.2020.

Central_175

3

Ministry
of Home Affairs ,
Government of India 

19.05.2020

NA

Order:
Revised Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) on movement of stranded workers by trains.

Central_176

Aviation Laws

4

Office of the
Director General of Civil Aviation,
Government of India

17.05.2020

31.05.2020

Order:
Prohibition on Domestic Passenger Flight Operations and Scheduled International Commercial Passenger Services till 31.05.2020. The prohibition shall not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights approved by DGCA.

Central_177

Insurance Laws

5

Insurance
Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA)

18.05.2020

NA

Order:
The insurance intermediaries shall submit prescribed undertaking to IRDA to comply with the new amended FDI Policy.

Central_178

Energy Laws

6

 Ministry of New & Renewable
Energy,
Government of India

18.05.2020

NA

Advisory:
Advisory to State Electricity Regulatory Commissions (SERCs) to allow online listing of petitions and start hearing of petitions through video conferencing.

Central_179

Aviation Laws

1

Ministry of
Civil Aviation,
Government of India 

21.05.2020

NA

Order:
Resumption of domestic air travel of passengers w.e.f. 25.05.2020 subject to prescribed guidelines for Passengers and Specific Operating Guidelines for major stakeholders such as Airlines, Airport Operators, Ground Handling Agencies.

Central_184

2

Government
of India 

21.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines for air passengers.

Central_185

Company Laws

1

Securities and
Exchange Board of India  

21.05.2020

NA

Order:
Review of Post-Default Curing Period for Credit Rating Agencies.

Central_186

Lockdown 4.0

2

Ministry of
Home Affairs,
Government of India 

24.05.2020

NA

Order:
Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) for the movement of Indian Nationals stranded outside the country and of specified persons to travel abroad.

Central_187

Company Laws

1

Securities and
Exchange Board of India  

22.05.2020

25.06.2020

Order:
Regulatory measures introduced by SEBI to continue till 25.06.2020 in view of on-going COVID-19 pandemic.

Central_188

2

Securities
and Exchange Board of India  

25.05.2020

01.08.2020.

Order:
Extension of implementation of Circular on ‘Margin obligations to be given by way of Pledge or Re-pledge in the Depository System’ to 01.08.2020.

Central_189

Lockdown 4.0

3

 Reserve Bank of India 

22.05.2020

NA

Order:
Measures taken by RBI regarding :
a) Developmental and regulatory policy measures to improve the functioning of markets and market participants;
b) Measures to support exports and imports;
c) Efforts to further ease financial stress caused by COVID-19 disruptions by providing relief on debt servicing and improving access to working capital; and
d) Steps to ease financial constraints faced by state governments.

Central_190

4

Ministry
of Health and Family Welfare,
Government of India 

24.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines for domestic travel (air/train/inter-state bus travel).

Central_191

5

Ministry
of Health and Family Welfare,
Government of India 

24.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines for international arrivals.

Central_192

Company Laws

1

Securities and
Exchange Board of India  

29.05.2020

01.08.2020

Order:
Extension of implementation of the provision regarding Power of Attorney in the guidelines with regard to Margin obligations to be given by way of Pledge / Repledge in the Depository System.

Central_193

Lockdown 4.0

2

Ministry of
Home Affairs,
Government of India 

30.05.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
Extension of lockdown measures in the containment zones till 30.06.2020 subject to implementation of the prescribed guidelines.

Central_194

Company Laws

1

Ministry of
Corporate Affairs,
Government of India 

26.05.2020

NA

Order:
Inclusion of the PM-CARES Fund in the list of CSR eligible activities under the Companies Act, 2013.

Central_195

Lockdown 4.0

2

Ministry of
Tourism ,
Government of India 

26.05.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
1.Extension of validity period of Approval / Classifications of Hotels & other accommodation units till 30.06.2020.
2. Relaxation of 6 months and extension to all categories of Tour Operators, Travel Agents and Tourist Transport Operators.

Central_196

3

Ministry
of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution ,
Government of India 

29.05.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
Extension to sugar mills to utilise their monthly sale quota for the month of May.

Central_197

Epidemic Diseases


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

Karnataka

4

Government of
Karnataka

02.05.2020

NA

Regulation:
1. The Government of Karnataka exercising its power under Karnataka Epidemic Diseases Ordinance, 2020 issued the Karnataka Epidemic Diseases Regulations, 2020.
2. The afore-mentioned regulations provides for:
a) Compulsory use of facial mask and covering of mouth and nose.
b) Maintenance of social distancing of minimum 1 meter from other persons.
If a person contravenes the above-mentioned conditions he/ she may be punished under the provisions of the Karnataka Epidemic Diseases Ordinance, 2020. Also, on-spot fine may be levied.

Epidemic_05

Gujarat

4

Health and
Family Welfare Department,
Government of Gujarat

13.03.2020

NA

Regulation:
The Government of Gujarat exercising its power under Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 framed the Gujarat Epidemic Diseases, COVID-19 Regulations, 2020 to regulate and manage the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.

Epidemic_06

Andhra Pradesh


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

Department of
Industries & Commerce, Government of Andhra Pradesh

31.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
All employers of shops/industry / commercial establishment to make payment of wages to its workers without any deductions for the period that their establishment is under closure during lockdown.

ANDHRA P._01

2

Department of
Health,Medical & Family Welfare, Government of Andhra Pradesh

22.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
As per the Epidemic Disease Act, 1897:
(i) All non-essential commercial shops to be closed
(ii) All non-essential offices/ factories/ go-downs to operate with skeletal staff
(iii) All foreign returnees to remain under quarantine for 14 days
(iv) Farmers/Individuals involved in production of food grains/essential commodities allowed to take up activities by maintaining social distancing norms.
Exceptions: Bank/ATM, Print, Electronic and Social Media, Hospitals, Pharmacies, Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing & Transportation Activity,Telecom & Internet Services,E-Commerce, Take away/home delivery restaurants

ANDHRA P._02

3

Department
of Health,Medical & Family Welfare, Government of Andhra Pradesh

             -

            -

Advisory:
District wise COVID-19 Call Center details.

ANDHRA P._03

4

 Health Medical & Family Welfare (B2)
Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh

03.04.2020

03.10.2020

Order:
1. Prohibition issued against to refusal to work in the Essential Services.
2. The following services are declared as Essential Services for a period of 6 months for refusal to work in or for all Govt. and Private Health and Medical Facilities :
a) All Health Facilities;
b) Doctors, Nurses and Health Personals;
c) Sanitation workers in Health Facilities;
d) Purchase, Maintenance and Transport of Medical Equipment;
e) Sale, transport and manufacturing of medicine and drugs;
f) Ambulance Services;
g) Supply of Water and Electricity;
h) Security related services;
i) Food and drinking water provision and management;
j) Bio Medical Waste Management.

ANDHRA P._04

5

 Health Medical & Family Welfare (B2)
Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh

14.04.2020

-

Order:
As the enforcement of the lockdown is extended to 03.05.2020, all the District Collectors, Joint Collectors, Police Commissioners, Superintendents of Police, DM&HOs, Municipal Commissioners, Sub-Collectors, RDOs, MROs and MPDOs are hereby instructed to strictly implement the measures stipulated in the Consolidated Revised Guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

ANDHRA P._05

6

Office of the Commissioner of Labour, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh

18.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. All the Govt. and Private establishments during the lockdown period in the State of Andhra Pradesh shall :
a) Ensure the payment of wages and salaries without deductions to the workers and employees including those working under contract and outsourcing basis;
b) Ensure that no contract and casual labour is removed from the employment;
c) Provide food and shelter to every migrant labour.
2. Violation of the aforesaid conditions shall be punishable under Disaster Management Act, 2005 and Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897.

ANDHRA P._06

7

Industries and
Commerce Department,
Government of Andhra Pradesh

18.04.2020

NA

Order:
Consolidated guidelines to enable certain industries for resumption of operations with reasonable safeguards in State of Andhra Pradesh.

ANDHRA P._07

8

Labour,
Factories, Boilers & Insurance Medical Services (Labour II)
Department,
Government of Andhra Pradesh

21.04.2020

NA

Order:
Certified Boilers situated in the industries in Andhra Pradesh of which inspections are due in the months of April & May, 2020, shall be provided exemption from Section 6(c) and Section 8 of the Boilers Act, 1923 for a period of two months or till lifting of the lockdown whichever is earlier. The exemption shall be subject to prescribed conditions.

ANDHRA P._08

9

Health,
Medical & Family Welfare (B2) Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh

28.04.2020

NA

Advisory:
Advisory to certain categories of persons to install AROGYA SETU application on their mobile phones.

ANDHRA P._09

10

Industries
and Commerce (P&I) Department,
Government of Andhra Pradesh

29.04.2020

NA

Order:
Modification in the consolidated guidelines issued for industries dt.18.04.2020 to provide following relaxations:
a) Subject to adherence to consolidated guidelines for Industries and norms of social distancing , the Industries and Establishments shall be allowed to operate outside the Containment Cluster in Rural Areas;
b) As per requirement, movement of manpower is allowed Inter Mandal from Green to Green Zone.

ANDHRA P._10

11

Health,
Medical & Family Welfare (B2) Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh

29.04.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines regarding additional permitted activities in the State of Andhra Pradesh.

ANDHRA P._11

12

Health,
Medical & Family Welfare (B2) Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh

30.04.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines for creation of awareness on COVID-19 related protective measures in Rural and Urban Areas in the State of Andhra Pradesh.

ANDHRA P._12

13

Health,
Medical & Family Welfare (B2) Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh

01.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines to allow Intra-State and Inter-State movements of migrants with respect to State of Andhra Pradesh.

ANDHRA P._13

Lockdown 3.0

14

Health, Medical
& Family Welfare (B2) Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh

03.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
The lockdown measures stands extended till 17.05.2020 in the State of Andhra Pradesh and the new guidelines issued shall be strictly implemented.

ANDHRA P._14

15

Industries
and Commerce (P&I) Department,
Government of Andhra Pradesh

03.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
Modification in the consolidated guidelines issued for industries dt.18.04.2020 to comply with the new lockdown measures.

ANDHRA P._15

Lockdown 4.0

16

Health, Medical & Family Welfare (B2) Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh

17.05.2020

31.05.2020

Order:
The lockdown measures stands extended till 31.05.2020 in the State of Andhra Pradesh and the new guidelines issued shall be strictly implemented.

ANDHRA P._16

Assam


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

Secretariat
Administration Department, Government of Assam

21.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
To keep Governmental transactions functional:
(i) 50% employee in cadre of Superintended and below to attend office everyday.
(ii) Those working from home to be present through electronic modes.

ASSAM_01

2

Office of the
Labour Commissioner, Government of Assam

21.03.2020

31.03.2020

Advisory:
(i) All employers of Public/Private Establishments to not terminate any employee including Contractual or Casual or reduce his wage
(ii) No consequential deduction in wages for this period if the worker takes a leave or the employment becomes non-operational due to COVID-19.

ASSAM_02

Bihar


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

Chief Minister's Office,
Government of Bihar, Patna

22.03.2020

31.03.2020

Advisory:
1) All private establishments, private offices, and public transport shall be completely closed. [Exceptions- All essential services like hospitals, groceries stores, pharmacy, milk and dairy products, Petrol Pumps, CNG stations, Banks & ATMs, Post Office, Print and Electronic Media, and vehicles used for carrying these businesses]

BIHAR_01

2

Home Dept.,
Govt. of Bihar

19.04.2020

NA

Order:
In consonance with the Consolidated Revised Guidelines issued by the MHA, the Govt. of Bihar to ensure resumption of construction works in the state has allowed the shops and vendors dealing in construction material situated in the Rural Areas to operate w.e.f. 20.04.2020 subject to adherence to social distancing norms.

BIHAR_02

Chhattisgarh


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

Home Secretary, Government of
India

14.04.2020

03.05.2020

Announcement:
All lockdown measures stipulated by in guidelines of MHA, all restriction in various sectors & activities will remain in force until 03.05.2020 ensuring strict adherence to hygiene and social distancing norms.

Chhattisgarh_01

Goa


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

General
Administration Department, Government of Goa

22.03.2020

Until Next
Notice

Order:
Extension of Janta Curfew from 23.03.2020 to 25-03-2020 to be declared as Public and Paid Holidays for all Private Establishments,Industrial Workers,Employees of Commercial and Industrial workers of Private Establishments.

GOA_01

2

Department of Information
&Publicity , Government of Goa

01.04.2020

Until Next Notice

Order:
(i) Availment of Travel Pass Facility for helping in movement of citizens and vehicles.
(ii) Availment of Temporary Pass Facility for senior citizens,differently-abled,pregnant women.

GOA_02

3

Office of District Magistrate,North Goa

20.03.2020

Until Next Notice

Order:
Under Section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code,1973-Prohibition on assembly and gatherings of four or more people,demonstrations and public meetings.

GOA_03

4

Office of Collector &
District Magistrate,South Goa

20.03.2020

Until Next Notice

Order:
Under Section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code, 1973-
(i) Prohibition on assembly and gatherings of four or more people,demonstrations and public meetings
(ii) Prohibition on misreporting and spread of rumours, misinformation.

GOA_04

5

Office of Collector &
District Magistrate,South Goa

21.03.2020

Until Next Notice

Order:
Ban on movement of all Passenger Cabs and Tourist Buses

GOA_04

6

Goa State
Pollution Control Board

31.03.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
1. The units whose validity of Consent to Operate or Authorization granted is expiring on 31.03.2020 and have applied to Board for renewal, shall be granted extension of the validity of Consent to Operate and Authorization till 30.06.2020. Such units includes units carrying out critical and essential activities such as:
a) Hospitals;
b) Biomedical Management facilities;
c) Municipal Waste Management Facilities;
d) Hazardous Waste Management Facilities;
e) Steel Plants;
f) Milk Processing Units;
g) Food Processing Units;
h) Pharmaceutical Units; and
i) Units or facilities that are authorized by the Board under:
i. Hazardous And Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Amended Rules 2018;
ii. Bio Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016;
iii. Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

GOA_05

7

Office
of the Commissioner , Labour and Employment,
Govt. of Goa

09.04.2020

NA

Advisory:
1. The establishments and industries providing essential services are advised to initiate necessary actions against the employees who have been order to report to work however they failed to resume their duties.
2. Such aforesaid establishments shall ensure compliance with safety measures issued regarding COVID-19. Also, such establishments shall be liable for the health screening and transport arrangements for the workers coming to work during lockdown period.

GOA_06

8

Department of
Information Technology, Govt. of Goa

17.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. IT and ITeS Companies may apply to obtain Travel Passes by providing necessary details on the portal : (https://forms.gle/BkZvWCKKxqtP3j7Q8).
2. The applicant IT and ITeS Companies shall strictly adhere to the Consolidated Revised Guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India . It should be noted that as per the guidelines para 14(ii) up to 50% strength can be allowed to operate.
3. The application shall be examined in view of the above guidelines and approved passes would be mailed on the e-mail ID of the authorized representative of the company.

GOA_07

Gujarat


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

Labour and Employment
Department, Government of Gujarat

04.04.2020

15.05.2020

Order:
The following relief measures relating to statutory and regulatory compliance as per the Factory Act, 1948 read with The Gujarat Factories Rules, 1963 has been extended to give effect to the Lockdown enforced in the state:
a. The various test, examination and inspection that are required to be done and certified by a competent person have been extended till 15.05.2020.

Gujarat_01

2

Labour and Employment Department, Government of Gujarat

04.04.2020

15.05.2020

Order:
The following Sections of Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 read with Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) (Gujarat) Rules shall not apply to the contractors whose License renewal falls in the month of March, April and May up to 15th of May, 2020:
a. Section 13 (3)
b. Rule 27
c. Rule 29

Gujarat_02

3

Labour and Employment Department, Government of Gujarat

21.03.2020

NA

Order:

Private establishment has been adviced by the Govt of Gujarat to not terminate employees or reduce wages during lockdown.

Gujarat_03

4

District Administration of Valasad, Government of Gujarat

29.03.2020

NA

Order:
District administration of Valsad has given direction to close down 19 industrial establishment.

Gujarat_04

5

Municipal Corporation, Government of Gujarat

29.03.2020

NA

Order:
Municipal Corporation of Gujarat has prescribed the following measures during lockdown in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat and Rajkot under Gujarat Epidemic Diseases, COVID- 19 Regulations, 2020:
a. Restriction on movement of good except for perishable and essential commodities;
b. restriction on inter-state vehicle movement;
c. all shops, offices & factories, workshops, godowns, etc to be closed during the lockdown except for units producing essential commodities, banks/ ATMs, insurance, fintech services, print and electronic media, IT, Telcom, postal services, internet services, supply chain and transport of essential goods, pharmacy and medical, home deliveries, petrol pumps, all security and facility management services, private establishments providing essential services.

Gujarat_05

6

District Magistrate, Gandhinagar, Government of Gujarat

02.04.2020

NA

Order:
District Magistrate of Gandhi Nagar under Disaster Management Act has issued following direction(s)-
a. employees of factories of Shops and Establishment have stay in home or work from home;
b. full salaries shall be paid to all the employees;
c. migrant workers shouldn't be retrenched.

Gujarat_06

7

Pollution Control Board, Government of Gujarat

01.04.2020

01.06.2020

Order:
Due to the pandemic, the allotment of Auditor that happens through randomized allotment via XGN Portal of GPCB every year on 1st of April shall Commence from 1st of June, 2020 and allotment shall be done through randomization before 1st June, 2020. The audit period, however, shall remain unchanged.

Gujarat_07

8

Office of the Principal Commissioner, Customs Department, Government of Gujarat

30.03.2020

NA

Order:
The following special provisions have been made by the Principal Commissioner's office with regard to Bills of Entry and regularization of Prior & Advance Bills of Entry-
a. Bills of entries for clearance of import consignment which has arrived on or after 21.03.2020 but on or before 14.04.2020, will not attract any late fee charges, if filed late for clearance of such import consignments, for the time being and till further orders;
b. To mitigate human contact, the request for amendments and waiver of late fee in a Bill of Entry and advance Bills of Entry can be made by sending a mail along with relevant documents (the respective e-mail Ids are given in file named 'Gujarat_08';
c. Upon being in order of the finalization of Bills of Entry, the Assistant Commissioner or Deputy Commissioner of Customs in-charge of the Port/ICDs/ Air Cargo Complex, as the case maybe will take proper action;
d. In case of unavailability of the officer, the Assistant Commissioner or Deputy Commissioner of Customs as the case may be, shall be immediately informed to act upon the requests received through e-mail and the officer shall keep hard copies of all relevant records in respective group.

Gujarat_08

9

Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation

30.03.2020

NA

Order:
1. Relaxations regarding payment of quarterly instalment of the corporation for the quarter ending March 2020, up to 31.03.2020.
2. If the allottee deposits such quarterly instalment on or before 30.06.2020, then interest paid for the deferred payment of interest or penal interest for the late payment shall be waived off subject to the approval of the Board of the Corporation.

Gujarat_09

10

Principal Commissioner Customs, Ahmedabad

30.03.2020

NA

Order:
1. No late fee charges shall be levied on such bills of entries for clearance of import consignment which has arrived at the respective Custom Port/ICDs on or after 21.03.2020 but on or before 14.04.2020 and if such bills of entries filed late for clearance of such import consignments.
2. Send email (along with relevant details such as IGM number and date, Bill of Lading No. and date, Bill of Entry number and date and Group ) to specified official email IDs for any request regarding amendments and waiver of late fee in a Bill of Entry and for finalization of prior and advance Bills of Entry.
3. On receiving such email requesting finalization of Bills of Entry, the Assistant Commissioner or Deputy Commissioner of Customs in-charge of the Port or ICDs or Air Cargo Complex shall proceed accordingly. If the there is a shortcoming communication via email shall be made to person making the request indicating the shortcoming. If no shortcoming is found and regularization of the BE is done in pursuance of the request received. , a confirmation email shall be sent to the person making such request.

Gujarat_10

11

Gujarat Pollution Control Board

01.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. The Environment Audit for year starting from 1.04.2020 shall commence from 01.06.2020.
2. The randomized allotment of the Environment Auditor shall be done accordingly before 01.06.2020.
3. However, audit period shall be 01.04.2020 to 31.03.2021.

Gujarat_11

12

Government of Gujarat

25.04.2020

NA

Order:
Resumption of business activities by the Export Oriented Units in the municipality limits except in the containment zones.

Gujarat_12

13

Government of Gujarat

26.04.2020

NA

Order:
Subject to prescribed conditions and guidelines resumption of business activities by the shops, commercial establishments and IT and ITeS Companies except in the containment zones.

Gujarat_13

14

General Administration Department, Government of Gujarat

29.04.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines regarding inter-state movement of students, pilgrims, professionals and workers.

Gujarat_14

Lockdown 3.0

15

Energy and Petrochemicals Department, Government of Gujarat

11.05.2020

NA

Order:
Concessions to Consumers such as MSMEs and commercial establishments in the Electricity Bill due to crisis situation owing to COVID-19 pandemic.

Gujarat_15

16

Additional Labour Commissioner Vadodara, Government of Gujarat

11.05.2020

NA

Order:
Direction to Employers at Private and Public Establishments regarding payment of salary to the workers and labours during the lockdown period.

Gujarat_16

17

General Administration Department, Government of Gujarat

12.05.2020

NA

Order:
Constitution of committee to deliberate on economic revival measures including fiscal restructuring under post COVID 2019 pandemic scenario and provide suggestive measures.

Gujarat_17

Haryana


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

The
Principal Secretary, Labour Department, 
Government of Haryana 

23.03.2020

Not mentioned
in the notification

Advisory:
(i) Do not terminate the employees or workers specially casual or contractual workers from jobs and not to deduct their wages or salaries.
(ii) Treat employees or workers as 'On Duty and be paid in full' if the place of employment has been made non-operational due to COVID-19 by Order or Advisory of Government.

HARYANA_01

2

The Principal Secretary, Labour Department,  Government of Haryana

17.03.2020

Not
mentioned in the notification

Order:
(i) Promote hygienic conditions
(ii) Encourage workers to work from home
(iii)Employers should inform and encourage employees to self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19.
(iv) Employers should make policies for isolating people who have symptoms of COVID-19 rooms until potentially sick people can be shifted from worksite.
(v) Pass information to nearby Government hospitals about foreign delegation to the premises
(vi) Screen all the visitors with infrared thermometer before entering premises, if possible.
(vii) Avoid biometric attendance of employees.

HARYANA_02

3

District
Magistrate of Gurugram

18.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
As per The Haryana Epidemic Disease, COVID-19 Regulations, 2020 read with Epidemic Disease Act, 1897
(i) Suspension of operation of all Gymnasiums, swimming pools, spas, Night clubs, bars and lounges, Cinema Halls, Theatre, Multiplexes, Weekly Bazaars, Shopping malls and Salons.
(ii) Public dealing at government hospitals should be minimized
(iii) Private cab owners directed to decontaminate their cab

HARYANA_03

4

Director
General of Police, Haryana

27.03.2020

Not
mentioned in the notification

Advisory:
Government of Haryana has launched an electronic system for grant of movement pass for government employees and public persons. For obtaining pass logon to http://sralharyana.gov.in and go to the COVID-19 movement pass link and fill the form.

HARYANA_04

5

The
Commissioner of Police, Gurugram

25.03.2020

Not
mentioned in the notification

Order:
Retailers/operators providing online delivery services should be allowed to operate.

HARYANA_05

6

Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Haryana

22.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
As per Section 2 of the Epidemic Disease Act, notified a lockdown in revenue districts of Gurugram, Faridabad, Sonipat, Panipat, Jhajjar, Rohtak, Panchkula, with following restrictions :-
(i) Restriction on public transport facilities including operations of taxi, auto-rickshaw etc
(ii) All shops, commercial establishments, offices and factories, workshops, godowns etc shall remain closed, except for essential services. Private establishments supporting these services or working for containment of COVID-19 shall also remain open.
(iii) Foreign returnees to stay in quarantine.
(iv) Inter-state bus services should remain suspended.

HARYANA_06

7

District
Administration, Karnal

22.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
As per Epidemic Disease Act, 1897
(i) Suspension of Operation of all Gymnasiums, swimming pools, spas, Night clubs, bars and lounges, Cinema Halls, Theatre, Multiplexes, Weekly Bazaars and Shopping malls, Salons, Restaurants,etc.
(ii) All gatherings are restricted to maximum 20 persons.
(iv) Public dealing at government hospitals should be minimized
(vi) Private cab owners directed to decontaminate their cabs
(vii) Closure of Schools, Colleges, Universities, Coaching centers.
(viii) Construction sites and their labour housing should be decontaminated and screened for symptoms.
(ix) All factories, private and corporate establishments should be closed

HARYANA_07

8

District
Administration, Gurugram

21.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
As per Epidemic Disease Act, 1897
(i) Suspension of Operation of all Gymnasiums, swimming pools, spas, Night clubs, bars and lounges, Cinema Halls, Theatre, Multiplexes, Weekly Bazaars and Shopping malls, Salons, Restaurants,etc.
(ii) All gatherings are restricted to maximum 20 persons.
(iv) Public dealing at government hospitals should be minimized
(vi) Private cab owners directed to decontaminate their cabs
(vii) Closure of Schools, Colleges, Universities, Coaching centers.
(viii) Construction sites and their labour housing should be decontaminated and screened for symptoms.
(ix) All factories, private and corporate establishments should be closed

HARYANA_08

9

Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Haryana

23.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
Provisions relating to lockdown as mentioned in Order dated 22.03.2020 by Government of Haryana, Health and family Welfare department is extended to territorial jurisdiction of Ambala, Bhiwani, Charkhi, Dadri, Fatehabad, Hisar, Jind, Kathal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Mahendergarh, Mewat, Palwal, Rewari, Sirsa and Yamuna Nagar.

HARYANA_09

10

Labour
Dept.
Govt. of Haryana

06.04.2020

NA

Order:
The District Labour Commissioners and DD's shall adopt the following procedure and criteria to verify the authenticity of claims made by workers in their basic registration Performa on the portal www.poorpreg.haryana.gov.in :
i) Verify whether the worker is actually working in the claimed establishment or not. If the worker is not actually found to be associated or working in the claimed establishment then such claimant-worker shall not be eligible for the financial assistance under the category of industrial worker and his claim made on the portal shall be rejected.
ii) Verify whether the worker has received the salary for the month of March-2020 from the employer or contractor. In case the claimant-worker has not received such wages , irrespective of the amount of the monthly wages then the concerned officer shall ensure the payment of wages to such worker by his employer without any deduction for the establishment is under lockdown within 2 days. However, if the wages are not paid within said period of 2 days and monthly wages to be paid is less than or equal to Rs. 15,000 then financial assistance shall be provided to such claimant worker.
iii) Verify whether the monthly salary of the worker is less than and equal to Rs. 15,000. If the monthly wages are more than Rs. 15,000 then claim of such worker shall be rejected for financial assistance.

HARYANA_10

11

Industries & Commerce Dept. , Govt. of Haryana

06.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. Industrial and Commercial establishments engaged in production or services of essential commodities shall access online service named " Application to resume operations of Industrial /Commercial Establishment during Lockdown/ Curfew (Service)" on the Saral Haryana portal, in order to obtain approval for operationalization of their establishment.
2. Such establishments after obtaining approval to resume operations shall ensure compliance with Guidelines issued by Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India.

HARYANA_11

12

Dept. of Revenue & Disaster Management,
Govt. of Haryana

14.04.2020

03.05.2020

Order:
1. Extension of the lockdown and social distancing measures in the State of Haryana till 03.05.2020.
2. The Guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs shall continue to be applicable throughout the territory of State of Haryana.

HARYANA_12

13

Revenue
& Disaster Management Dept.,
Govt. of Haryana

19.04.2020

NA

Order:
1.The Consolidated Revised Guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India shall be strictly implemented in the State of Haryana w.e.f 20.04.2020.
2. The containment zones shall be demarcated.
3. Activities permitted in and outside the containment zones shall be strictly regulated as per Consolidated Revised Guidelines .

HARYANA_13

14

Haryana State Disaster Management Authority,
Govt. of Haryana

19.04.2020

NA

Order:
Exclusion of E-commerce companies and vehicles used by the E-commerce operators from Clause 14 on Commercial and Private Establishments of the Consolidated Revised Guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India for strict implementation within the State of Haryana.

HARYANA_14

15

General
Administration Department,
Government of Haryana

19.04.2020

NA

Order:
The employees of state government shall install the Aarogyasetu Mobile Application in their mobile phones.

HARYANA_15

16

Haryana Public Works (B&R) Department,
Government of Haryana

28.04.2020

NA

Advisory:
Guidelines for the operation of Air Conditioners and Ventilation to control the spread of COVID-19 at workplace.

HARYANA_16

17

Industries & Commerce Department,
Government of Haryana

30.04.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines to be adhered by the commercial and industrial establishments in the State of Haryana.

HARYANA_17

Lockdown 3.0

18

Industries
& Commerce Department,
Government of Haryana

03.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
The lockdown measures shall be extended till 17.05.2020 in the State of Haryana and the prescribed guidelines with reference to commercial and industrial establishments shall be adhered to.

HARYANA_18

Lockdown 3.0

19

District
Administration Gurugram,
Government of Haryana

NA

NA

Order:
Standard Operating Procedures for resuming operations of Industries and Private Organizations in the Gurugram District.

HARYANA_19

20

District
Administration Gurugram,
Government of Haryana

05.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
Lockdown guidelines to be followed in the Gurugram District till 17.05.2020.

HARYANA_20

Lockdown 4.0

21

Haryana State
Disaster Management Authority,
Government of Haryana

17.05.2020

31.05.2020

Order:
Extension of lockdown measures in the State of Haryana till 31.05.2020 subject to strict implementation of the guidelines.

HARYANA_21

Lockdown 4.0

22

District
Administration,
Gurugram

20.05.2020

31.05.2020

Order:
Zone-wise exemptions and restrictions on activities to be in force till 31.05.2020 in the District of Gurugram.

HARYANA_22

Lockdown 5.0

23

Government of
Haryana

30.05.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
Extension of lockdown measures till 30.06.2020 in the State of Haryana subject to the strict implementation of the prescribed guidelines.

HARYANA_23

24

District
Administration,
Gurugram

31.05.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
Restrictions in the District of Gurugram:
a) Restriction between 9 PM to 5 AM on the movement of any individual for non-essential purposes.
b) Restriction on movement of persons at risk.

HARYANA_24

Himachal Pradesh


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

Health
and Family Welfare Department, Government of Himachal Pradesh

21.03.2020

15.04.2020

Order:
As per Clause 3 of the Himachal Pradesh Epidemic Disease (COVID-19) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020

a) Measures must be taken to promote social distancing and hygienic working conditions

b) Only 50% of the workforce to be present everyday

c) Employees not reporting to duties due to staggering should be considered 'on duty'

d) Employees must not commute from neighbouring states.

e) Employees experiencing flu like symptoms should be given paid leave.

f) Older employees, pregnant women and employees with underlying medical conditions may be advised to take extra precautions.

g) Gyms, recreational centres and crèches located in the premises must be closed.

Employees may be advised to not spread/believe rumours or create panic

HIMACHAL PRADESH_01

2

Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Himachal
Pradesh

21.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
As per Clause 3 of the Himachal Pradesh Epidemic Disease (COVID-19) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020, beauty parlours, hair cutting saloons, gyms, clubs, swimming pools, golf clubs, sports complex etc. should remain closed.

HIMACHAL PRADESH_02

3

Office of District Magistrate, Kangra at Dharamshala 

21.03.2020

Period
of two months from date of its notification.

Order:
As per Section 144(1) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973:
(i) Employers to ensure that there is no gathering of more than four members at any public place in the district of Kangra
(ii) No person shall organise any function in the district of Kangra.
(iii) No one should operate a barbour shop, saloon or beauty parlour within the District of Kangra.
(iv) This Order is not applicable to emergency health services at hospitals and clinics, movement of Magistrates, police teams, health departments, ambulances, and essential ration services

Contraventions of this order shall amount to prosecution u/s 270 & 188 IPC

HIMACHAL PRADESH_03

4

Transport Department, Government of Himachal Pradesh

22.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
As per Clause 3 of Himachal Pradesh Epidemic Disease (COVID-19) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 read with Section 115 of Motor Vehicle Act, 1988
(i) Movement of all stage carriers PSV and contract carriage, Public transport including taxi/maxi cabs should be completely banned.
(ii) Private vehicles will be plied, if required for visiting hospitals and for availing/maintenance of essential services.

HIMACHAL PRADESH_04

5

Department of Personnel, Government of Himachal Pradesh

18.03.2020

Not
mentioned in the notification

Advisory:
  
a. Maintaining cleanliness and provide sanitizers and hand wash facilities at the entrance of industrial establishment/factories.

b. Older employees, pregnant women and employees experiencing flu like symptoms may be advised to take extra precautions.

c. Minimization of official meetings & Entry of visitors to offices should be restricted
d. Movement of files and documents should be curtailed and correspondence through e-mail should be encouraged.

e. Closure of gyms, recreational centres and crèches located in the premises.

f. Employees may be advised to not spread rumours or create panic.

HIMACHAL PRADESH_05

6

Office
of Deputy Commissioner, Disaster Management Cell, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh

06.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. Ensure adherence to Consolidated Revised Guidelines issued regarding exempted essential goods and services and restrictions placed on non-essential goods and services.

HIMACHAL PRADESH_06

Lockdown 3.0

7

Office
of the District Magistrate, District Solan, Himachal Pradesh

03.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines to be observed during the operation of Industrial Units.

HIMACHAL PRADESH_07

8

Office of the District Magistrate, District Solan, Himachal
Pradesh

03.05.2020

NA

Order:
Imposition of Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure within the territorial jurisdiction of District Solan , Himachal Pradesh subject to guidelines provided.

HIMACHAL PRADESH_08

Jharkhand


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

Lockdown 4.0

1

Government of
Jharkhand

18.05.2020

31.05.2020

Order:
The lockdown measures in the State of Jharkhand shall be in force till 31.05.2020 and new prescribed guidelines shall be implemented strictly.

Jharkhand_01

Karnataka


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

Labour
Department, Government of Karnataka

24.03.2020

No date
mentioned 

Order:
Do not terminate the employees or workers specially casual or contractual workers from jobs and do not deduct their wages or salaries.

KARNATAKA_01

2

Police Department,
Government of Karnataka

26.03.2020

No
date mentioned 

Order:
(i) E-commerce operators or retailers providing online delivery services (such as Zomato, Amazon etc.) should be allowed to operate.
(ii) the Operator should obtain passes from the Deputy Commissioner of Police (L& O)

KARNATAKA_02

3

Commerce
and Industries Department, Government of Karnataka

03.04.2020

No date
mentioned 

Order:
As per the Government notification "Continuous Process Industrial Units" should operate during lockdown for maintaining supply chain of essential goods.
(i) Thermal scanners at the entry of factory gate to be installed.

(ii) Educate employees follow hygienic conditions by public address system.

(iii)Persons with visible symptoms should leave the workplace

(iv) All foreign returnees to work from home.

KARNATAKA_03

4

Commerce
and Industries Department, Government of Karnataka

24.03.2020

No date
mentioned 

Order:
Only factories and industries producing or manufacturing essential goods (such as food products, oil) should operate.

KARNATAKA_04

5

Department
of Electronics, Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science &
Technology, Government of Karnataka

21.03.2020

No date
mentioned 

Advisory:

Biotech companies should adhere to following guidelines
(i) Employees should work from home except employees working on Mission critical and essential services.
(ii) Follow social distancing and maintain proper hygiene at workplace

(iii) Maintain flexible leave policies for self quarantine of employees.

KARNATAKA_05

6

Karnataka
Government Secretariat, Vidhan Soudha, Government of Karnataka

31.03.2020

14.04.2020

Order:
As per Section 2 of the Epidemic Disease Act, 1897 it is notified that Order dated 23.03.2020 is extended till 14.04.2020. Goods and services providing essential services should be exempted from restrictions.

KARNATAKA_06

7

Police Department,
Government of Karnataka

31.03.2020

14.04.2020

Order:
(i) Hospital and all medical related establishments, both public and private (including dispensaries, chemist etc.), should remain functional.
(ii) Manufacturing units of essential goods and Production units requiring continuous process should remain operational with prior permission of government.
(iii) Manufacturing units of packaging material for food items and activities related to coal and mineral production should be operational.
(iv) All transport services should remain suspended except transportation for essential goods, cross land border movement and fire, law and emergency services.
(v) Hospitality services to remain close except for establishments used for quarantine and establishments accommodating tourist and stranded people.

KARNATAKA_07

8

Police Department,
Government of Karnataka

25.03.2020

No date
mentioned 

Order:
Movement Pass to be issued for Private security guards, Petrol, Gas, LPG retail employees, Banks, ATM, Insurance Companies Employees, Delivery agents for Food aggregate services, online pharmaceutical, ecommerce platforms, Print and electronic media, Staff working for ration or grocery shops, dairies, staff of medical establishments, staff of telecom and Internet services, IT and IT service enabled, Employees of power generation, staff of capital and debt market, employees of cold storage and warehousing, staff engaged in transportation of essential goods and staff of hotels and lodges accommodating tourists.

KARNATAKA_08

9

Directorate
of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka

22.03.2020

01.04.2020

Order:
Following restrictions in territorial jurisdiction of Bangalore rural, Bangalore urban, Kalaburgi, Chikkaballapur, Mysuru, Madikeri, Dharwad, Mangaluru and Belagavi
(i) Suspension of operation of all commercial establishments and transport services.
(ii) Non-termination of employment and providing paid leaves to employees.
(iii) Essential services such as food, agriculture etc. are excluded from these restrictions.

KARNATAKA_09

10

Labour
Department, Government of Karnataka

05.03.2020

No date
mentioned 

Order:
(i) Provide 28 days paid leave to employees infected from COVID-19 on submitting declaration from Employee State Insurance hospital, in case where concerned employee is covered under ESI.
(ii) Provide 28 days leave to infected employees not covered under Employee State Insurance, on account of paid sick leave as per Section 15(3) of the Karnataka Shops and Establishments Act, 1961.

KARNATAKA_10

11

Karnataka
Government Secretariat, Vidhan Soudha, Government of Karnataka

23.03.2020

01.04.2020

Order:
As per Section 2 of Epidemic Disease Act, 1897
(i) All commercial establishments to remain closed.
(ii) All foreign returnees should remain in home quarantine.
(iii) Prohibition of public gathering of more than 5 persons

(v) All transport services including inter-state, inter-district should be stopped. Plying of private vehicles should be permitted only for procuring essential goods.
(vii) State borders should remain closed except in cases of medical emergencies.

KARNATAKA_11

12

Commsioner of Police
and Additional District Magistrate, Bengaluru, Government of Karnataka

23.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
(i) Prohibition on gathering of 5 or more persons in public.
(ii) All shops & establishments to remain closed.
(iii) Persons in home quarantine should remain in home.
(iv) All employees of Information technology and biotechnology should work from home.
(v) Schools, colleges, Universities and coaching classes should remain closed.
(vi) Major sports events being held in stadiums should be cancelled.
(vii) Summer camps, meetings, workshops including international conference should remain closed.

KARNATAKA_12

13

Karnataka State
Pollution Control Board

02.04.2020

NA

Order:
Occupier of an establishment shall be allowed to store Hazardous Waste beyond the prescribed period of 90 days. However, the occupier shall not store the hazardous waste beyond 15 days after the lockdown is lifted.

KARNATAKA_13

14

 Department of Labour & Employment, Govt.
of Karnataka

13.04.2020

NA

Order:
Employers of Private establishments are advised to ensure:
a) No termination of employees, including casual or contractual workers from jobs;
b) No deduction of wages should be done for the period in which a worker takes quarantine leave and such worker should be deemed to be on duty;
c) In case employment unit is made non-operational due to the COVID-19 crisis, the employees of such units shall be deemed to be on duty.
d) Ensure payment of wages to the workers on due date without any deduction for the period the industrial establishment or shop or commercial establishment is closed due to COVID-19 lockdown.

KARNATAKA_14

15

Police
Dept., Govt. of Karnataka

14.04.2020

20.04.2020

Order:
Prohibitory orders are issued in the City of Bangalore from 14.04.2020 to 20.04.2020 , implementing the Consolidated Revised Guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs , Govt. of India as lockdown measures.

KARNATAKA_15

16

Commerce &
Industries Dept., Govt. of Karnataka

17.04.2020

NA

Order:
The Govt. of Karnataka notified the Manufacturing and Industrial Establishments with access control in Special Economic Zones(SEZs) , Export Oriented Units (EOUs), KIADB Industrial Areas, KSSIDC Industrial Areas and Electronic City Industrial Township which shall be allowed to operate from 20.04.2020 except in the containment zones.

KARNATAKA_16

17

Police
Dept.,
Govt. of Karnataka

20.04.2020

03.05.2020

Order:
1. Prohibitory order has been issued in the city of Bengaluru from midnight 12:00 AM of 20.04.2020 to midnight 12:00 AM 03.05.2020.
2. During the period in which prohibitory order is enforced, the consolidated revised guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India shall be strictly implemented.

KARNATAKA_17

18

Govt. of
Karnataka

21.04.2020

03.05.2020

Order:
The measures stipulated in the Consolidated Revised Guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India, shall be implemented strictly in the State of Karnataka until further orders or till midnight of 03.05.2020, whichever is earlier.

KARNATAKA_18

19

Police
Dept.,
Govt. of Karnataka

22.04.2020

03.05.2020

Order:
In the city of Bengaluru the lockdown measures shall be in force till 03.05.2020 with strict implementation of issued guidelines as stated in the revised prohibitory orders.

KARNATAKA_19

20

Govt.
of Karnataka

22.04.2020

03.05.2020

Order:
1. During the extended lockdown period following shall be observed in the State of Karnataka:
a) Strict compliance with Karnataka State consolidated revised guidelines shall be ensured.

b) The additional activities allowed w.e.f. 23.04.2020 shall be operationalized by District Administrations or BBMP adhering to strict compliance to existing guidelines on lockdown measures.
c) The Karnataka State consolidated revised guidelines shall not apply in containment zones.
2. By order dt. 23.03.2020, further addendum have been made to the aforesaid guidelines ( See the Notification attached).

KARNATAKA_20

21

Revenue
Department (Disaster Management),
Government of Karnataka

27.04.2020

NA

Order:
The Industries allowed to operate in rural areas of notified COVID-19 unaffected districts shall submit a self-declaration ( See Annexure), adhering to the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), to the concerned District Industries Centre before resuming the operation of the units.

KARNATAKA_21

22

Government
of Karnataka

28.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. The Karnataka Consolidated Revised Guidelines and addendums shall continue to be in force without any change in the districts of Bengaluru Urban, Belagavi, Mysuru, Vijaypura, Bagalkot, Kalaburagi, Bidar and Dakshina.
2. In the districts of Chamarajanagar, Koppal, Chikmagaluru, Raichur, Chitradurga, Ramanagara, Hassan, Shivamogga, Haveri, Yadgir, Kolar, Davanagree, Udupi and Kodagu the Karnataka Consolidated Revised Guidelines and addendums shall continue to be in force with following permitted additional activities:
a) Except in Ramanagara District, industries operating in rural areas i.e. outside limits of municipal corporations and municipalities;
b)Manufacturing and industrial establishments with access control in SEZs and EOUs, industrial estates and industrial townships subject to prescribed restrictions;
c) Shops under the Shops and Establishments Act with prescribed restrictions.

3. In the districts such as Bellary, Mandya, Bengaluru Rural, Gadag, Tumkuru, Chickkaballapur, Uttar Kannada, Dharwad the concerned District -in-charge Minister shall take the decision regarding opening of Shops and Industries in taluks where there are no active COVID-19 cases.

KARNATAKA_22

23

Commissioner,
Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike

30.04.2020

NA

Order:
In the jurisdiction of Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike the following measures shall be observed:
a) Compulsory wearing of facial mask in public places and working spaces having more than 5 persons.
b) Proper disposal of facial masks.
c) Prohibition on spitting and any kind of public nuisance.
d) Violation shall be punished with fine.

KARNATAKA_23

24

Government
of Karnataka

30.04.2020

NA

Order:
Prescribed directions for ESCOMs regarding meter reading, billing and collections for the month of May 2020 and onwards.

KARNATAKA_24

Lockdown 3.0

25

Government of
Karnataka

02.05.2020

NA

Order:
Issue of one-time one-day one-way passes to permit movement of migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other persons who are stranded.

KARNATAKA_25

26

Government
of Karnataka

02.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
Extension of lockdown measures till 17.05.2020 in the State of Karnataka subject to strict implementation of the new issued guidelines.

KARNATAKA_26

27

Government
of Karnataka

03.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
Declaration of districts as Red, Orange and Green zones as per the prescribed guidelines.

KARNATAKA_27

28

Government
of Karnataka

03.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
Guidelines and manner of the inter-district movement of individuals and vehicles to undertake the permitted activities.

KARNATAKA_28

29

Government
of Karnataka

04.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines regarding issuance of orders related to pending as well as new projects:
a) Prior permission shall be obtained from the Finance Department to implement a pending or new project.
b) If it is necessary to implement the new project which have already been declared in the annual expenditure plan, suitable proposals shall be submitted to the Finance Department for approvals.
c) Approval of Finance Department is mandatory for re-commencement of tendered works.

KARNATAKA_29

30

Police
Department, Government of Karnataka

02.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
Imposition of strict prohibitory orders effective from 04.05.2020 midnight to 17.05.2020 midnight in the containment zones of Bangalore to control the spread of COVID-19.

KARNATAKA_30

31

Commerce
& Industries Department, Government of Karnataka

04.05.2020

NA

Order:
Before starting the unit or operations the Industries, IT and ITeS Companies, Data and Call Centres, Telecommunication, Internet Services, Incubators and Industries dealing in essential commodities who are eligible to operate shall submit online Self Declaration of adhering to " Standard Operating Procedure (SoP)" through the link COVID-19 SELF DECLARATION provided on the www.kum.karnataka.gov.in.

KARNATAKA_31

Lockdown 4.0

32

Chief
Secretary, Karnataka Disaster Management Authority

17.05.2020

19.05.2020

Order:
The Government of Karnataka announces extension of lockdown measures till 19.05.2020 and the new issued guidelines shall be mandatorily followed.

KARNATAKA_32

Lockdown 4.0

33

Government of Karnataka

18.05.2020

31.05.2020

Order:
Extension of lockdown measures till 31.05.2020 subject to strict implementation of new issued guidelines.

KARNATAKA_33

Lockdown 5.0

34

Government of
Karnataka

30.05.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
Extension of lockdown measures till 30.06.2020 subject to strict implementation of the prescribed guidelines.

KARNATAKA_34

Kerala


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

General Administration (Secret
Section) Department, Government of Kerala

23.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
1) All passenger transport services to be stopped.
2) Private vehicles allowed only to procure essential commodities and medicines.
3) No gathering of more than 5 person in public places.
4) All commercial establishments, offices, factories, workshops, godowns, etc. shall be closed.
5) All the foreign returnees and their contacts shall be strictly quarantined.

Kerala_01

2

Suraksha Bhavan, Directorate of
Factories and Boilers, Kumarapuram, Thiruvananthapuram

23.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
All factories shall be closed with full emoluments as eligible

Kerala_02

3

General Administration (Secret
Section) Department, Government of Kerala

23.03.2020

No Date Given

Order:
1) Delivery of all essential goods, pharmaceutical, medical equipments, etc. through E-Commerce is allowed. Parcel services shall also be allowed.

Kerala_03

4

Dy. Secretary, Panchayat Office,
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

20.03.2020

30.04.2020

Order:
1) Renewal of Licence of private establishments has been extended till 30th April, 2020. Delay in filing application will not lead to any penalty.

Kerala_04

5

Labour Commisoner, Labour
Department Office, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala

17.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
1) Biometric Punching shall be stopped in all private institutions.
2) Private Establishment to provide Non-alcoholic cleaning wipes, pair of disposable Latex Gloves, Pocket Mask or Disposable Face Mask.
3) Proper Cleanliness and Ventilations must be maintained by the employees and which shall be reviewed by senior authority.

Kerala_05

6

Labour Commisoner, Labour
Department Office, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala

26.03.2020

No Date Given

Advisory:
1) No deduction in payment of wages and salaries of person involved in Construction Work, Cashew Nut Cultivation, Fishing and Coir Industry.

Kerala_06

7

Industries (B) Department, Govt.
of Kerala

30.03.2020

NA

Order:
Exemption from payment of rent, for 3 months from March 2020, by all MSME Units who have rented their units in the buildings or premises owned by the Government, Semi- Government, Public Sector Undertakings and Local Self Governments.

Kerala_07

8

General
Administration (SS) Department,
Government of Kerala

15.04.2020

NA

Order:
The Government of Kerala has issued guidelines allowing entry at border check points (inter-state travel) of the following person(s):
a) Pregnant Women;
b) Person intending to receive treatment in the State of Kerala;
c) In case of death of a relative or an imminent death.

Kerala_10

9

Health
and Family Welfare (F) Department,
Government of Kerala

19.04.2020

NA

Order:
The Government of Kerala has listed 86 hotspots (list annexed) in the state.

Kerala_11

10

General
Administration (SS) Department,
Government of Kerala

23.04.2020

03.05.2020

Order:
Additional guidelines and modifications to existing orders have been made for containment of activities of COVID-19 for strict implementation in the State of Kerala.

Kerala_12

11

General
Administration (SS) Department,
Government of Kerala

25.04.2020

NA

Order:
1.Modification made in Sub-clause 1.10 of the consolidated revised guidelines to replace the term 'shopping complexes' with 'market complexes within limits of municipal corporations and municipalities'.
2. Inclusion of Sub-clause 15 and 16 in the Clause 10 of the consolidated revised guidelines on commercial and private establishments to exempt shops registered under Kerala Shops and Establishment Act, 1960 subject to prescribed restrictions.

Kerala_13

12

Electronics
& Information Technology (A) Department,
Government of Kerala

27.04.2020

NA

Order:
The Government of Kerala has taken measures providing relaxations to IT and ITeS Companies, Incubators and Establishments operating from the buildings owned by Government IT Parks on matters such as rent payable, surcharge on rent, lease, power consumption and electricity tariffs.

Kerala_14

13

Department of
Fisheries & Ports, Government of Kerala

30.04.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines to provide relaxations to fishing activities in the State of Kerala.

Kerala_15

Lockdown 3.0

14

General
Administration (SS) Department,
Government of Kerala

04.05.2020

NA

Order:
The Government of Kerala has extended the lockdown measures till 17.05.2020 and issued new guidelines for strict implementation in the respective identified zones.

Kerala_16

Madhya Pradesh


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

Office of Collector and District
Magistrate, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

22.03.2020

NA

Order:
1) Total Lockdown in the Bhopal district, all borders to be sealed. Exceptions- Health department, Electricity, Telecommunications, Municipal Corporation, Pharmacy, Vegetables Stores, Rations Shops, Groceries, Mil Parlours, Sanchi Parlour Petrol Pumps, Newspaper Hawkers & Milkman Selling milk to every home (06.30 A.M. to 09.30 A.M.), Vehicles used in supplying mask, sanitizers, medicines, allowed.
2) Permission has to be obtained from the concerned police station of the area in case of both intra-district and inter-district movement.

MP_01

2

Office of Collector and District
Magistrate, Indore, Madhya Pradesh

23.03.2020

NA

Order:
1) Any person entering the territory of the Indore district including international travellers at the airport shall be tested for COVID-19.
2) Person affected with COVID-19 virus or any person having any symptoms of it shall give his/her complete address to health officer, and shall report at the place stated by the health officer for treatment.
3) Person coming from a COVID-19 affected country or state or district shall observe a self imposed quarantine.
4) All the transport operators, drivers, vehicle owners, conductors are directed to pickup and drop passengers only from Navlakha, A.I.C.T.S.L. Bus Stand.
5) Closure of all private institutions, offices, call centres and all private establishments.
Exceptions- Healthcare departments, Hospitals, Fire Services, Ration Shops, Water Supply, Electricity Department, Home guards, Print and Electronic Media, Postal Services, Bank (only from 11:00 A.M. to 02:00 P.M.), ATMs, Food items, Supply of Medical Equipments, Delivery of essential goods through E-Commerce, Optical Shops, Petrol Pumps, LPG Stations, CNG Pumps, Tiffin Services, Establishment which require continuous functioning.
6) Closure of all public places like parks, Schools, Hobby Classes, Grooming Classes, Dance Classes, Coaching Classes, Anganwadis, Universities, Colleges, entertainment centres, shops, haats, religious institutions, tourist spots, gyms, marriage halls, gardens, Reading Rooms, Cinema Halls, Malls till 31.03.2020.
7) All taxis, Auto-Rickshaws, E-Rickshaws, Magic Vans, Maruti Vans, Bus, Mini and all types of public transport vehicles shall be stopped. Exceptions- Vehicles can be used in case of Medical Emergency, To & Fro from airport, Railway Stations, Bus Stands, Banks, Supplying of Essential Goods, Medicines and Medical Equipments.
8) Suspension of all biometric attendance and all protest, processions, rallies and gatherings.

MP_02

3

Dept. of Commercial Tax,
Government of Madhya Pradesh

30.03.2020

NA

Order:
The following extension has been provided to an employer in a private establishment registered under the Madhya Pradesh Vritti Kar Adhiniyam, 1995:
a) Due date of payment of Tax is extended to 30.04.2020;
b) Due date of filing return of such tax is extended to 05.05.2020.

MP_03

4

Office of Labour Commissioner,
Govt. of Madhya Pradesh

10.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. Every shop, industry and commercial establishment having:
a) less than 1000 workers shall ensure payment of wages before 7th day of every month;
b) more than 1000 workers shall ensure payment of wages before 10th day of every month, and there shall be no deduction from wages during the lockdown period.

MP_04

5

Home
Department,
Government of Madhya Pradesh

13.04.2020

NA

Order:
Process of obtaining e-passes and authorization letters for inter-state movement of specified persons.

MP_05

6

Department
of Industrial Policy and Investment Promotion,
Government of Madhya Pradesh 

22.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. The following additional activities shall be allowed to operate in the State of Madhya Pradesh w.e.f. 20.04.2020 subject to prescribed restrictions:
a) Shops and Commercial Establishments in rural areas;
b) Industrial units in SEZs, EOUs, MPIDC and DIC;
c) Establishments dealing in essential commodities such as medicines, medical devices.
2. The afore-mentioned additional activities shall not be allowed in the containment zones.

MP_06

7

Directorate
of Health Services,
Government of Madhya Pradesh

25.04.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines issued for the establishment and management of the quarantine facilities.

MP_07

8

Home
Department,
Government of Madhya Pradesh

25.04.2020

NA

Order:
The shops shall be allowed to operate subject to following conditions:
a) The shops situated in rural areas shall be allowed to operate except in containment zones and shopping malls;
b) In urban areas, all the standalone shops, neighbourhood shops and shops in residential complexes shall be opened. However, shops in containment zones, market complexes and shopping mall shall be closed;
c) Shops dealing in essential commodities shall continue to operate;
d) The district administration in consultation with the District Crisis Management Group shall determine the issue of operation of shops outside the containment zones in Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Dhar and Khargone.

MP_08

9

Directorate
of Health Services,
Government of Madhya Pradesh

29.04.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines regarding Home Isolation for Pre-Symptomatic or Very Mild Symptomatic COVID-19 Patients.

MP_09

Lockdown 3.0

10

Labour
Department,
Government of Madhya Pradesh

05.05.2020

NA

Order:
1. Amendment in the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Madhya Pradesh Rules, 1973.
2. Recognition to Third Party Certification Report regarding compliances of the Factories Act, 1948 by non-hazardous category factories employing up to 50 workers and exemption from routine inspection process.
3. Amendment in the Madhya Pradesh Factories Rules, 1962.
4. Exemption to certain industries from prescribed provisions of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 for next 1000 days.
5. Exemption to the notified industries ( See the Schedule) from the provisions of the Madhya Pradesh Industrial Relations Act, 1960.
6. Exemption to all registered industries from certain provisions of the Factories Act 1948 read with Madhya Pradesh Factories Rules, 1962.

MP_10

Lockdown 4.0

11

Home
Department,
Government of Madhya Pradesh

18.05.2020

31.05.2020

Order:
Extension of lockdown measures till 31.05.2020 in the State of Madhya Pradesh subject to strict adherence to the new guidelines issued.

MP_11

Lockdown 5.0

12

Home Department,
Government of Madhya Pradesh

31.05.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
Extension of lockdown measures till 30.06.2020 in the State of Madhya Pradesh subject to strict adherence to the new guidelines issued.

MP_12

Maharashtra


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

Department
of Revenue and Forest, Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation,  Govt. of Maharashtra

23.03.2020

31.03.2020

Orders:
1) No movement of goods, state borders to be sealed;
Exceptions-Perishable & essential commodities;
2) No inter-state movement of any vehicle.;
Exceptions- Transport of passengers for accessing emergency medical services, Movement of private vehicle for procuring essential commodities with only one person besides driver;
3) Shops and other commercial establishments such as offices , factories, workshops and godown to be closed.
Exceptions-
i) Units producing essential commodities requiring continuous process and pharmaceuticals;
ii) Manufacturing units engaged in production essential commodities such as dal, rice mills, food and related units, dairy, feed and fodder;
iii) Banks/ATMs, Insurance, FinTech Services;
iv) Print and Electronic Media;
v) IT, Telecom, Postal, Internet and data services;
vi) Supply chain and transport of essential commodities;
vii) Export and Import of agricultural commodities;
viii) E-Commerce delivery of essential commodities including food , pharmaceuticals and medical equipment;
ix) Sale of food items and their transportation and warehousing;
x) Establishments relating to bakery and veterinary services;
xi) Take-away or home delivery restaurants;
xii) Hospitals, Pharmacy and optical stores, pharmaceuticals manufacturing , dealing and transportation;
xiii) Petrol Pumps, LPG Gas, Oil agencies and related warehousing and transporting operations;
xiv) All Security and Facilities Management Services;
xv) Private establishments providing essential services;

Maharashtra_01

2

Municipal
Commissioner, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai

20.03.2020

NA

Orders:
1) Restrictions on vehicular movements in isolated areas, quarantine centres declared by MCGM such as Kasturba Hospital, KEM Hospital, Seven Hills Hospital.
2) Closure of establishments such as schools, cinema halls, swimming pools, gyms, malls, spa, clubs, pubs, parks.
Exceptions- Restaurants & cafes only with 50% of the customer capacity and ensure maintenance of social distance at least 3 feet between each customer.
3) Closure of all private, corporates and establishments.
Exceptions- Establishments providing drinking water, sewerage services, banking services, insurance companies, telephone companies and internet services, rail and transportation services, food, vegetable and groceries, hospitals, pharmacy, electricity, petroleum & energy, media, port, IT services including IT-enabled services and data centres, On-going public infrastructure projects wherever development of water sewerage or transportation or roads is involved, Stock Exchange including clearing corporations , depositories , stock brokers and SEBI registered participants, E-commerce of all essential goods including production, transportation, supply chain and warehousing.

Maharashtra_02

3

Maharashtra
Industrial Development Corporation, 
Govt. of Maharashtra

24.03.2020

NA

Orders:
1.Industries manufacturing essential commodities and production units requiring continuous process are allowed to operate
2. Ensure obtainment of a no-contact permission letter to operate by visiting the online portal as per link given below:
http://permission.midcindia.org/admin

Maharashtra_03

4

Directorate
of Industrial Safety and Health, Ministry of Industry, Energy & Labour,
Govt. of Maharashtra

23.03.2020

31.03.2020

Orders:
1) All factories to be closed till 31st March, 2020 except the factories of essential and daily needs.
2) Employers of Public and Private Establishments are advised to ensure:
a) No termination of employees, including casual or contractual workers from jobs;
b) No deduction of wages should be done for the period in which a worker takes quarantine leave and such worker should be deemed to be on duty;
c) Ensure payment of wages to the workers on due date without any deduction for the period the industrial establishment or shop or commercial establishment is closed.

Maharashtra_04

5

District
Collector Office, Pune

18.03.2020

31.03.2020

Orders:
1) Avoid crowd.
2) No hosting of private or public function, cultural or religious activities, festivals, celebrations, urus, fun fairs, melas, entertainment programs, sports or other competitions within Pune district.
3) All Shops, Service Establishment, Restaurant, Eating Houses, Mess, Shopping Complex, Malls, Super Markets, Entertainment Places, Clubs, Pubs, Sports Grounds, Swimming Pools, Gardens, Cinema Halls, Theatres, School, Colleges, Private Classes, Gyms, Museum, Video Parlour, Online Lottery Centres, etc. to be closed.
Exceptions- Persons working in essential services, hospitals, pathology labs, dispensaries, all medical colleges, nursing colleges, bus stops, railway stations, ST stand, Airport, Rickshaw Stand, Cremation centres, Essential Kirana Shops, Fruits & Vegetables, Medical Stores, Essential goods sale, Residential Hotels/Lodge, Mess for students, Mess in hostels and canteens in colleges only for 10 & 12th Exams, Print and electronic media.

Maharashtra_05

6

Ministry
of Industry, Energy & Labour, Govt. of Maharashtra

31.03.2020

NA

Orders:
1) All Private Establishments, Shops, Factories to be closed.
Exceptions- Essential Services Factories.
2) Workers, Contractual Temporary or Daily Wages Workers shall remain at home and there should be no deductions in their salary and allowances.

Maharashtra_06

7

District
Disaster Management Authority, Palghar

20.03.2020

31.03.2020

Orders:
All Factories, Shops & Establishments, IT & Software Companies, and any other company or facility providing or serving them to be remain closed.
Exceptions- Water Supply, Cleaning Services, Banking Services, Telephone and Communication Services, Railway & Transport Services, Food & Vegetables, Milk, Drinking Water & Groceries, Hospitals, Dispensaries & Pharmacy, Electricity, Petroleum Oil & Energy, Media, Port, IT Services, Production, Transport, Storage Facilities of Essential Services, Supply of Medicine through E-Commerce, Production & Manufacturing Process of Essentials.

Maharashtra_07

8

Collector
Office, Pune

15.03.2020

31.03.2020

Advisory:
All the IT and Software companies, and IT-enabled Services as per the guidelines of central & state government are directed to ask the employees to whom it is possible to Work From Home provided that it shall not affect the production and services of such companies.

Maharashtra_08

9

Maharashtra
Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) 

01.04.2020

NA

Orders:
To mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on electricity consumers following steps shall be taken an moratorium shall be in effect on payment of fixed charges of the electricity bill by consumers under Industrial and Commercial category for next 3 billing cycles beginning from the lockdown date of 25.03.2020.

Maharashtra_09

10

Dept.
of Revenue and Forest, Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation, Govt.
of Maharashtra

13.04.2020

03.05.2020

Order:
Lockdown shall be in effect in the State of Maharashtra till midnight of 03.05.2020 and all the Consolidated Revised Guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs , Govt. of India shall be strictly applied.

Maharashtra_10

11

Office
of District Collector, Pune

14.04.2020

03.05.2020

Order:
Lockdown shall be in effect in the city of Pune 03.05.2020 and all the Consolidated Revised Guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs , Govt. of India shall be strictly applied.

Maharashtra_11

12

Brihanmumbai Mahanagarpalika

19.04.2020

NA

Orders:
The following directions issued exclusively for Mumbai shall be observed strictly:
a) The additional activities allowed to operate w.e.f. 20.04.2020 shall be operationalized by the MCGM based on strict adherence to existing lockdown measures;
b) In the containment zones, activities listed in Sr. No. 5 and 6 of the consolidated revised guidelines shall not be permitted;
c) There shall be strict parameter control in the containment zones;
d) Arrangements shall be made to issue passes for movement of specified categories of persons and vehicles;
e) Construction activities shall be allowed to operate subject to approval and with adherence to prescribed SoP and guidelines.

Maharashtra_12

13

Department of Revenue and Forest, Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation, Govt. of Maharashtra

21.04.2020

NA

Orders:
Amendments have been made to the Consolidated Revised Guidelines regarding:
a) People shall not be allowed to commute in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) and Pune Metropolitan Region (PMR);
b) Scope of permission granted to E-commerce Companies is increased as now it includes operations of E-commerce companies, vehicles used by such E-commerce operators with necessary permissions and E-commerce delivery of essential commodities, food pharmaceuticals and medical equipment.
c) Para 14(xiii) is deleted;
d) Relaxations regarding Print media, newspaper vendors subject to the condition that norms of sanitation, social distancing and use of mask shall be observed.

Maharashtra_13

Lockdown 3.0

14

Department
of Revenue and Forest, Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation,
Government of Maharashtra

02.05.2020

17.05.2020

Orders:
The lockdown measures shall be extended till 17.05.2020 and new guidelines shall be strictly implemented in the State of Maharashtra.

Maharashtra_14

Lockdown 3.0

15

The
Commissioner of Police, Greater Mumbai

04.05.2020

17.05.2020

Orders:
As the city of Mumbai has been demarcated as RED ZONE , hence prohibitory orders shall be in force for restricting any presence or movement of one or more persons in public places or gatherings subject to prescribed guidelines.

Maharashtra_15

Lockdown 3.0

16

Government
of Maharashtra

04.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines regarding identification and management of containment zones.

Maharashtra_16

17

Department of Revenue and Forest, Disaster Management, Relief
and Rehabilitation, Government of Maharashtra

05.05.2020

NA

Clarification:
No restriction on operational timing and days of the shops and markets which are allowed to remain open as per order dt. 02.05.2020 and 03.05.2020.

Maharashtra_17

18

Home Department, Government of Maharashtra

11.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines to regulate home delivery of liquor.

Maharashtra_18

Lockdown 3.0

19

Department
of Revenue and Forest, Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation,
Government of Maharashtra

17.05.2020

NA

Order:
Extension of the lockdown measures against the COVID-19 pandemic till 31.05.2020 in the State of Maharashtra

Maharashtra_19

Lockdown 5.0

20

Department
of Revenue and Forest, Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation,
Government of Maharashtra

31.05.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
Extension of lockdown measures against the COVID-19 pandemic till 30.06.2020 in the State of Maharashtra subject to strict implementation of the revised guidelines.

Maharashtra_21

Meghalaya


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

Office
of the District Magistrate, Government of Meghalaya

22.03.2020

26.03.2020

Order:
(a) prohibiting all markets, commercial & financial establishments.
(b)All kinds of public transport to be prohibited
(c) Assembly of gathering of 5 or more persons is prohibited.

MEGHALAYA_01

2

Office
of the District Magistrate, Government of Meghalaya

22.03.2020

26.03.2020

Order:
(a) prohibiting all markets, commercial & financial establishments.
(b)All kinds of public transport to be prohibited
(c) Assembly of gathering of 5 or more persons is prohibited.

MEGHALAYA_02

Mizoram


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

Directorate
of Information & Public relations, Government of Mizoram

22.03.2020

29.03.2020

Announcement:
One week partial lock-down from 22/03/2020 to 29/03/2020.
(a) All shops & business establishments are closed
(b) All public & private transportation shall be barred with exemptions.

MIZORAM_01

2

Directorate
of Information & Public Relations, Govt. of Mizoram

16.04.2020

03.05.2020

Order:
1. The lockdown measures in the State of Mizoram shall be extended till 03.05.2020.
2. The guidelines issued by the Government of Mizoram shall be strictly implemented during the lockdown period.

MIZORAM_02

3

Directorate of Information &
Public Relations,
Government of Mizoram

30.04.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines on disinfection of common public places including offices.

MIZORAM_03

Lockdown 3.0

4

Directorate
of Information & Public Relations,
Government of Mizoram

02.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
The lockdown measures in the State of Mizoram stands extended till 17.05.2020 and shall be subject to the prescribed guidelines.

MIZORAM_04

Odisha


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

Department
of Health & Family Welfare, Government of Odhisa

24.03.2020

Until next
notice

Order:
Immediate stoppage of all construction work except for healthcare and COVID-19 work.

ODHISA_01

2

Directorate
of Factories and Boilers, Odhisa

17.03.2020

Until next notice

Advisory:
Guidelines for factories:
(i) Employers to encourage respiratory etiquettes
(ii) Employers to explore flexible hours to minimise contact
(iii) Develop procedures for employees to report symptoms of COVID-19.
For further details,kindly refer the notification titled ODHISA_02.

ODHISA_02

3

General Administration & Public Grievance Department,
Government of Odhisa

 19.03.2020

31.03.2020

Advisory:
Guidelines for working schedules in Private Establishments:
(i) Cleaning staff to be provided with adequate sanitation
(ii) Private Establishments to allow from work from home as far as possible
(iii) If working in Office/Commercial Establishment is necessary, to be managed with minimum number of employees.

ODHISA_03

4

Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of Odhisa

21.03.2020

29.03.2020

Order:
Lockdown in various districts from 22.03.2020 to 29.03.2020:
(i) Closure of all shops & establishments
(ii) Foreign Returnees to remain under Home Quarantine
Exceptions: Bank/ATM, Print, Electronic and Social Media, Hospitals, Pharmacies, Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing & Transportation Activity, Telecom & Internet Services, E-Commerce, Takeaway/home delivery restaurants
(iii) Any congregation of more than seven is prohibited.

ODHISA_04

5

Dept.
of Revenue & Disaster Management,
Govt. of Odisha

13.04.2020

30.04.2020

Order:
The lockdown measures against the COVID-19 pandemic shall be extended till 30.04.2020 in the State of Odisha and the Consolidated Revised Guidelines issued shall be implemented strictly.

ODHISA_05

6

Dept.
of Revenue & Disaster Management,
Govt. of Odisha

17.04.2020

03.05.2020

Order:
The lockdown measures against the COVID-19 pandemic shall be extended till 03.05.2020 in the State of Odisha and the Consolidated Revised Guidelines issued shall be implemented strictly.

ODHISA_06

7

Dept.
of Revenue & Disaster Management,
Govt. of Odisha

18.04.2020

NA

Order:
Ensure strict adherence to the issued Standard Operating Procedure (SoP) for Construction Sites in Govt. and Private Sectors to prevent spreading of COVID-19 and to protect workers from heat wave.

ODHISA_07

Lockdown 3.0

8

Office
of Special Relief Commissioner,
Government of Odisha

03.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
The lockdown measures against the COVID-19 pandemic shall be extended till 17.05.2020 in the State of Odisha and the new issued guidelines shall be implemented strictly.

ODHISA_08

Punjab


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

Labour
Department,                         
Government of Punjab

28.03.2020

NA

Order:
a) The employers shall not terminate their employees deduct their salary or wages.

b) such employee shall be treated as if the person's on duty and no deductions be made.

Punjab_01

2

Department
of Health and Family Welfare,                     Government of Punjab

18.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
a. Gatherings at restaurants,marriage places, clubs or other religious gatherings, shouldn't be more than 50 persons
b. All shopping malls except for chemist and grocery stores shall remain closed.
c. All sport events are put off.

Punjab_02

3

Department
of Health and Family Welfare,                     Government of Punjab

22.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
a. Private establishments, transports, etc shall remain.
b. Except for fulfilling employment duties that are essential in nature, all persons are required to stay at home.

Punjab_03

4

Office
of District Magistrate,
Ludhiana

11.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. The employer in an industry shop or commercial establishment shall ensure payment of wages to the workers on the due date without any deduction during the period of closure of such establishment due to on-going lockdown.
2. A landlord shall not force labourers to vacate their premises.

Punjab_04

5

Dept.
of Home Affairs & Justice,
Govt. of Punjab

14.04.2020

03.05.2020

Order:
1. The lockdown measures in the State of Punjab shall be extended till 03.05.2020 and the Consolidated Revised Guidelines issued shall be implemented strictly.
2. Any curfew pass issued earlier shall continue to be valid.

Punjab_05

6

District
Magistrate,
Kapurthala

19.04.2020

NA

Order:
The following Standard Operating Procedure for social distancing shall be observed by the Industrial Establishments in the Kapurthala District, Punjab:
1. Disinfection of the premises using user friendly disinfectant;
2. Working hours shall be 9 AM to 5 PM;
3. Transportation facility for outside workers;
4. Disinfection of vehicles;
5. Mandatory medical insurance of workers;
6. Touch free hand sanitizing mechanism at entry and exits;
7. One hour gap between shifts and stagger the lunch breaks of staff;
8. Discourage large meetings of 10 or more persons; No use of lifts and hoists for more than 2 or 4 persons; encourage use of staircase;
9. Prohibition on gutka, tobacco and spitting in the premises;
10. Prohibition on non-essential visits;
11. Compulsory use of masks;
12. Obtain approval to operate the unit and passes as prescribed.

Punjab_06

7

Dept.
of Labour,
Govt. of Punjab

20.04.2020

NA

Order:
In the State of Punjab following relaxations has been provided regarding working hours in the factories:
a) The total number of working hours allowed in a day shall be maximum of 12 hours;
b) The spread over shall not exceed 13 hours in one day;
c) For any additional hours of work the workers shall be provided wages at the rate twice his ordinary rate of wage as provided for overtime;
d) Ensure strict adherence to issued guidelines such as norms of social distancing and sanitization.

Punjab_07

8

Department
of Health & Family Welfare,
Government of Punjab 

20.04.2020

NA

Advisory:
Guidelines on maintaining the hygiene and sanitization of office spaces and the staff working therein during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Punjab_08

9

Department
of Home Affairs & Justice,
Government of Punjab

22.04.2020

NA

Order:
Exemption of the following activities from the on-going lockdown and shall be allowed to operate:
a) Treatment facilities for seeds and horticulture produce;
b) Shops of educational books;
c) Shops of electric fans;
d) Mobile Recharge facilities;
e) Bread factories;
f) Milk processing plants;
g) Flour and dal mills.

Punjab_09

10

Department
of Health & Family Welfare,
Government of Punjab 

23.04.2020

NA

Advisory:
Guidelines on maintaining the hygiene and sanitization of bank spaces and the staff working therein during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Punjab_10

11

State
COVID 19 Control Room,
Chandigarh

24.04.2020

NA

Advisory:
Ensure adherence to guidelines on maintaining the hygiene and sanitization of office spaces and the staff working therein during the COVID-19 pandemic issued by Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of Punjab dt.20.04.2020.

Punjab_11

12

Department
of Health & Family Welfare,
Government of Punjab 

24.04.2020

NA

Advisory:
Guidelines regarding the use of Air-conditioning in residential and commercial and Hospital Settings in wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

Punjab_12

13

Department
of Health & Family Welfare,
Government of Punjab 

25.04.2020

NA

Advisory:
Guidelines on maintaining the hygiene and sanitization of the Public and Private Sector Industries and the staff working therein during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Punjab_13

14

Department
of Health & Family Welfare,
Government of Punjab 

26.04.2020

NA

Advisory:
Guidelines on maintaining the hygiene and sanitization while carrying out works under MGNREGA during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Punjab_14

15

Department
of Health & Family Welfare,
Government of Punjab 

28.04.2020

NA

Advisory:
Guidelines on maintaining the hygiene and sanitization of shops during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Punjab_15

16

Department
of Home Affairs & Justice,
Government of Punjab

29.04.2020

NA

Clarification:
The following clarifications have been issued in the State of Punjab to address the concerns of Industrial Establishments:
a) No automatic legal action if any employee is found COVID-19 positive. The workplace and industrial and commercial establishments are required to follow the guidelines, SOPs and Protocol issued by health authorities.
b) No statutory and fresh license is required to be obtained for resumption of permitted activities during the lockdown period. A self declaration shall be made that such establishment has complied with the prescribed SOPs.
c) Passes for special transportation of workers are required to be obtained.
d) The labour may be permitted to move on cycles or foot if the workers are residing within a short distance from the industry.

Punjab_16

17

Department
of Home Affairs & Justice,
Government of Punjab

29.04.2020

NA

Clarification:
The following clarifications have been issued in the State of Punjab regarding residential and commercial construction:
a) No restriction on new construction in rural areas.
b) In urban areas, only on-going projects may continue subject to availability of workers at site.

Punjab_17

18

Department
of Health & Family Welfare,
Government of Punjab 

30.04.2020

NA

Advisory:
Guidelines on maintaining the hygiene and sanitization by the plying goods vehicles and their drivers and workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Punjab_18

19

Department
of Home Affairs & Justice,
Government of Punjab

30.04.2020

NA

Clarification:
Clarifications regarding Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) to be followed by industries and industrial establishments and providing housing facilities to the workers.

Punjab_19

20

Department
of Health & Family Welfare,
Government of Punjab 

01.05.2020

NA

Advisory:
Guidelines on ensuring the health and safety of sanitation workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Punjab_20

Lockdown 3.0

21

Department
of Home Affairs & Justice,
Government of Punjab

03.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
Extension of lockdown measures till 17.05.2020 in the State of Punjab and strict implementation of the new guidelines including classification and management of containment zones.

Punjab_21

22

Department
of Home Affairs & Justice,
Government of Punjab

04.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
Imposition of additional restrictions in the State of Punjab and zone-wise list of permitted activities.

Punjab_22

Lockdown 3.0

23

Department of
Home Affairs & Justice,
Government of Punjab

06.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
1. The shops in State of Punjab shall remain open from 7:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
2. However, Banks shall remain open for public dealing work only from 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

Punjab_23

24

Department
of Home Affairs & Justice,
Government of Punjab

07.05.2020

17.05.2020

Clarification:
1. Cold Stores and Warehouses located in urban areas in red zone even outside the Industrial estates and notified industrial areas are permitted.
2. All kind of shops including the shops of photographers, drycleaners, Photostat machines and all kind of repair shops may be allowed to open subject to restrictions.

Punjab_24

25

Department
of  Health & Family Welfare ,
Government of Punjab

07.05.2020

NA

Advisory:
Guidelines on maintaining and ensuring the safety of food and other essential household items during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Punjab_25

Lockdown 3.0

26

Department
of Personnel,
Government of Punjab

04.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines for safe operation of Government Office establishments in the State of Punjab during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Punjab_26

27

Department
of Health & Family Welfare ,
Government of Punjab

08.05.2020

NA

Advisory:
Guidelines regarding the home quarantine of the returnees from within the country in the during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Punjab_27

28

Department
of Health & Family Welfare ,
Government of Punjab

09.05.2020

NA

Advisory:
Guidelines on maintaining the hygiene and sanitization of the Public and Private Sector Industries and the staff working therein during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Punjab_28

29

Department
of Health & Family Welfare ,
Government of Punjab

11.05.2020

NA

Advisory:
Guidelines for the people involved in the frequent interstate and intrastate movement during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Punjab_29

30

Department
of Health & Family Welfare ,
Government of Punjab

12.05.2020

NA

Advisory:
Guidelines regarding the quarantine of returnees from outside the country- asymptomatic contacts in the hotel and private facilities in the wake of COVID19 pandemic.

Punjab_30

31

Department
of Home Affairs & Justice,
Government of Punjab

14.05.2020

NA

Order:
The shops in State of Punjab shall remain open from 7:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

Punjab_31

Lockdown 4.0

32

Department
of Home Affairs & Justice,
Government of Punjab

17.05.2020

31.05.2020

Order:
Extension of lockdown measures till 31.05.2020 in State of Punjab subject strict implementation of new guidelines.

Punjab_32

Rajasthan


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

Home
Department, Govt. of Rajasthan

22.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
(a)Government bodies including the Central & State Government, Autonomous bodies, Offices, etc will remain closed
(b) Commercial, Private establishments, Factories, Workshops, Warehouses, Godowns & Transport to remain closed.

RAJASTHAN_01

2

Labour
Department, Govt. of Rajasthan

20.03.2020

31.03.2020

Advisory:
Factories & other establishments must encourage work from home wherever possible

RAJASTHAN_02

3

Factories
and Boilers Inspection Dept.,
Govt. of Rajasthan

11.04.2020

11.07.2020

Order:
Following exemptions are provided regarding provisions of Working Hours of Adults Workers under the Factories Act, 1948 for the next 3 months:
1. The maximum working hours per day shall be changed to 12 hours for all essential goods manufacturing and distribution factories. The additional 4 hours a day shall be paid as overtime subject to an overtime limit of 24 hours per week.
2. The establishment shall ensure adherence to all preventive measures against COVID-19 regarding sanitation and social distancing.

RAJASTHAN_03

4

Home
Dept.,
Govt. of Rajasthan

15.04.2020

03.05.2020

Order:
The following lockdown measures shall be in force in the State of Rajasthan:
1. The lockdown period shall be extended till 03.05.2020;
2. All the orders issued on and after 26.03.2020 shall continue to be applicable till 19.04.2020;
3. The permissions and passes issued to units and person shall be valid till 19.04.2020 or such date as specified for uniform pass system;
4. The consolidated revised guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India shall be implemented strictly from 20.04.2020 to 03.05.2020.

RAJASTHAN_04

5

Labour
Dept.,
Govt. of Rajasthan

17.04.2020

NA

Order:
Counselling shall be provided to the labourers especially migrant labourers residing in the shelter and relief camps.

RAJASTHAN_05

6

Disaster
Management, Relief and Civil Defence Dept.,
Govt. of Rajasthan

19.04.2020

NA

Order:
Wearing of mask at public places shall be compulsory and violation shall be punishable under Section 51 of Disaster Management Act, 2005 and also be subjected to imprisonment up to 1 year or fine or both.

RAJASTHAN_06

7

Home
Dept.,
Govt. of Rajasthan

19.04.2020

NA

Order:
The following activities shall be included as the "Permitted Activities" in the consolidated revised guidelines:
1. Opticians and Optical shops with minimum staff.
2. Home Delivery and Courier Services subject to obtainment of pass from the portal https://epass.rajasthan.gov.in.
3. NBFCs including HFCs and NBFC-MFIs with bare minimum staff.
4. Cooperative Credit Societies.
5. Construction activities in Rural Areas.
6. Collection, harvesting and processing of Minor Forest Produce (MFP) and Non -Timber Forest Produce (NTFP) by Scheduled Tribes and other forest dwellers in forest areas.
7. Vehicles used by e-commerce operators with necessary permissions.

RAJASTHAN_07

8

Govt.
of Rajasthan

13.04.2020

NA

Order:
The Govt. of Rajasthan has published an action plan of the Task Force for restarting the economy of the state.

RAJASTHAN_08

9

Home
Department,
Government of Rajasthan

25.04.2020

NA

Order:
Following addendums have been introduced in the Implementation of Lock Down Order dt. 15.04.2020:
a) In "Part A. Restrictions, (2) Prohibited Activities" at S. No. "x" the term " shopping complexes" is replaced with "market complexes i.e. bazaars".
b) Registered Shops are included in Part C relating to permitted activities subject to prescribed restrictions.
c) Inclusion in Para 9 " Agriculture, Horticulture & Allied Activities".
d) Inclusion in Para 10 " Social Sector".

RAJASTHAN_09

10

Department of Information Technology & Communication,
Government of Rajasthan

28.04.2020

NA

Order:
Resumption of IT enabled services such E-Mitra services subject to guidelines issued and conditions prevailing in the locality.

RAJASTHAN_10

Lockdown 3.0

11

Home
Department,
Government of Rajasthan

02.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
The lockdown measures in the State of Rajasthan has been extended till 17.05.2020 and the modified guidelines has been issued for the lockdown period.

RAJASTHAN_11

Lockdown 3.0

12

Home
Department,
Government of Rajasthan

03.05.2020

NA

Order:
Declaration of COVID-19 as an Epidemic Disease in the State of Rajasthan.

RAJASTHAN_12

13

Home Department,
Government of Rajasthan

05.05.2020

17.05.2020

Clarification:
Clarification regarding guidelines for operation of commercial and private establishments in various notified zones in the State of Rajasthan.

RAJASTHAN_13

Lockdown 4.0

14

Home
Department,
Government of Rajasthan

18.05.2020

NA

Order:
Extension of lockdown measures in the State of Rajasthan till 31.05.2020
subject to new guidelines as provided.

RAJASTHAN_14

Lockdown 5.0

15

Home
Department,
Government of Rajasthan

31.05.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
Extension of lockdown measures in the State of Rajasthan till 30.06.2020
subject to new prescribed guidelines.

RAJASTHAN_15

Sikkim


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

Home
Department, Govt. of Sikkim

16.03.2020

15.04.2020 

Order:
Ensure compliance with following restrictions:
a) No entry of all domestic tourists;
b) Closure of all Public and Private Educational Institutions;
c) Closure of all casinos , discotheques, cinema-halls , gymnasiums , fitness clubs;
d) Cancellation of permission of all Melas, exhibitions, tambolas and all other public gatherings;
e) The private companies shall:
i) Ensure to stop the entry of new labourers in the factories outside the state of Sikkim;
ii) Ensure measures to discourage concentration of large gatherings of workers;
iii) Work closely with local medical authorities to take apt preventive measures.

Sikkim_01

Tamil Nadu


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

Revenue and Disaster Management (DM-II) Department, Government of Tamil Nadu

30.03.2020

NA

Order:
The Revenue and Disaster Management Department has issued a notification, giving following additional measures in continuation to the effective implementation of lockdown-
a. The employers of any industry, shops or commercial establishments shall make all the payment to their workers on due date without any deductions till the period of closure during the lockdown;
b. The landlords of workers including migrants are to let go of the rent for a period of one month;
c. No landlord shall forcibly vacate the premises of any labourers or students.

Tamil Nadu_01

2

Pollution Control Board, Government of Tamil Nadu

01.04.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
1. Extension of validity of Consent to Operate by the Govt. of Tamil Nadu, under section 25 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 , of the following units till 30.06.2020:

a) all essential goods and services units;
b) health care units;
c) waste management units.
2. Further, the units which are authorized by the Board under:
a) Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016; or
b) Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016; or
c) Hazardous and Other Waste (Management & Trans boundary Movement) Rules, 2016, whose authorization is valid up to 31.03.2020 shall be extended up to 30.06.2020.
3. The extension of Consent to operate shall be subject to the same terms and conditions as stipulated in the previous Consent to Operate or Authorization issued by the Board.

Tamil Nadu_02

3

Labour and Employment (K2) Department, Government of Tamil Nadu

31.03.2020

NA

Order:
1. The Employer or Contractor in Factories Building and other construction (BOC) establishments, shops and catering establishments shall ensure fulfilment of following requirements regarding Inter-state migrant workers:
a. basic amenities such as food, shelter and medical facilities;
b. place of stay for the such migrant workers shall be spacious enough to maintain social distancing among themselves, else alternative place should be identified.

Tamil Nadu_03

4

Directorate
of Industrial Safety and Health, Ministry of Labour and Employment,
Government of Tamil Nadu

29.03.2020

NA

Order:
To prevent outbreak of Covid-19, the managements of the Factory and the BOCW establishments have to comply with the following provisions of Factories Act, 1984 and Building and other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act 1996-

1. Provide personal protective equipment like prescribed nose mask, face shield / goggles, gloves, apron etc.;
2. Provide facilities for safe disposal of the soiled nose mask, gloves, apron etc.;
3. Provide facilities for drying of clothes;
4. Promote frequent and thorough hand washing and provide the workmen with a place to wash hands;
5. Encourage workmen to stay at home and call in 104 if they're sick;
6. Encourage respiratory etiquette, including covering coughs and sneezes;
7. Provide customers and the public with tissues and trash receptacles;
8. employers should keep flexible work hours and have flexible worksites to increase physical distance;
9. Discourage workers from using other worker’s phone, desks, offices or other work tools and equipment, when possible;
10. Avoid grouping of the workers or staff at work site for meetings as far as possible,
11. Prompt isolation of potentially infectious individuals;
12. Employers should aware the workmen to increase self-monitoring;
13. Employers should develop procedures for reporting their sickness;
14. Move potential sick people to an isolated place;
15. Take steps to limit spread of the respiratory secretions of a person who may have COVID-19;
16. Not ask the employees for medical certificate of their sickness;
17. Allow employees to take care of sick member by staying home;
18. Minimise contact among workers, clients and customers;
19. Establish alternate day work method or create extra shifts for depopulating the work place;
20. Keep the work place clean, hygienic and use disinfectants for sanitization;
21. Maintain proper hygiene of canteen and dining rooms and prepare a staggered lunch timing;
22. Crèches shall be specifically monitored and disinfected thoroughly in case of any doubt of contamination;
23. Factories and BOCWs may use public address system to educate workers on Covid-19;
24. Health provisions prescribed in chapter III of the Factories Act, 1948 and Chapter VII of The Building and Other Construction Workers Act, 1996 and related provisions of the Tamil Nadu Factories Rules, 1950 and Tamil Nadu BOCW Rules, 2006 should be strictly complied with;
25. all factory managements and construction establishments shall ensure strict compliance of directions of the Department of Health and Family Welfare.

Tamil Nadu_04

5

Industries (MIB. 1) Department, Government of Tamil Nadu

02.04.2020

31.07.2020

Order:
1. A Special Incentive package is sanctioned to promote and augment manufacturing of COVID-19 related medical equipments and drugs including ventilators, PPE Kits, N-95 Masks, Multi-Para Monitors, anti-malarial drugs and anti-viral drugs in the State of Tamil Nadu. The Special Incentive Package shall be applicable subject to following conditions :
a) The equipment and drugs shall confirm with applicable national standards;
b) The package shall be applicable to :
i) Manufacturers of including ventilators, PPE Kits, N-95 Masks, Multi-Para Monitors, anti-malarial drugs and anti-viral drugs;
ii) Manufacturers of aforesaid items who will commence production in State of Tamil Nadu before 31.07.2020;
iii) Large industries, implemented by SIPCOT;
iv) MSMEs, implemented by IC&DIC.
2. The sanctioned Special Incentive Package shall be as follows:
a) Subsidy of 30% of capital subject to a maximum limit of Rs. 20 crores on the investments made in Eligible Fixed Assets shall be provided to manufacturers. The capital subsidy shall be disbursed as equal annual instalments over a period of 5 years. Any investment made for manufacturing of essential equipments including modifications and up-gradations of existing lines shall be taken in to account;
b) In case of MSMEs, the aforesaid eligible manufacturing activities shall also be included under the category of “Thrust Sectors” in order to avail various applicable existing incentives;
c) Commencement of manufacturing of the aforesaid essential items and related activates may be done by investors without any prior approval mandated by State laws including approval from DTCP subject to subsequent obtainment of permissions;
d) Land and sheds on short term and long term leases on priority basis shall be provided by SIPCOT and SIDCO;
e) Waiver of 100% stamp duty;
f) A subvention of 6% shall be provided to the manufacturers for Working Capital Loans availed from commercial banks or financial institutions for 2 quarters i.e. till 31.12.2020 through TIIC;
g) The equipment and drugs produced under the package during 3 months period i.e. May-July 2020 shall be purchased by Tamil Nadu Medical Services Corporation at such negotiated rates and to a subject of minimum of 50% of the quantity produced;
h) The MSMEs who come forward to manufacture the aforesaid equipment and drugs under the NEEDS Scheme shall be given priority;
i) A single window clearance system shall be in place to provided necessary guidance and facilitation.

Tamil Nadu_05

6

Revenue
& Disaster Management (DM-II) 
Dept.,
Govt. of Tamil Nadu

15.04.2020

03.05.2020

Order:
The lockdown measures shall be in effect in the State of Tamil Nadu till midnight of 03.05.2020 and all the Consolidated Revised Guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs , Govt. of India shall be strictly applied.

Tamil Nadu_06

7

Health
and Family Welfare (P1)  Dept.,
Govt. of Tamil Nadu

16.04.2020

NA

Order:
The following Standard Operating Procedure for social distancing shall be observed by the Industrial Establishments in the State of Tamil Nadu:
1. Disinfection of the premises using user friendly disinfectant;
2. Mandatory thermal screening;
3. Transportation facility for outside workers;
4. Disinfection of vehicles;
5.Mandatory medical insurance of workers;
6. Touch free hand sanitizing mechanism at entry and exits;
7. One hour gap between shifts and stagger the lunch breaks of staff;
8. Discourage large meetings of 10 or more persons; No use of lifts and hoists for more than 2 or 4 persons; encourage use of staircase;
9. Prohibition on gutka, tobacco and spitting in the premises;
10. Prohibition on non-essential visits;
11. Hospitals and clinics in the nearby areas which are authorized to treat COVID-19 patients should be made available at all time;
12. Arrangements for hand sanitization in the washrooms and restrooms for frequent hand washing.

Tamil Nadu_07

8

Office of the Development Commissioner, MPEZ SEZ, Dept. of
Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry,
Govt. of India

20.04.2020

NA

Order:
The SEZs and EOUs in the State of Tamil Nadu shall maintain status quo regarding resumption of operations till further orders.

Tamil Nadu_08

9

Health
and Family Welfare (P1)  Department,

Government of Tamil Nadu


21.04.2020

NA

Order:
Strict penal actions shall be taken against the landlords or house owners who forces medical professionals to evict their rental houses under the relevant provisions of law.

Tamil Nadu_09

10

Revenue and Disaster Management (DM-II) Department,
Government of Tamil Nadu 

22.04.2020

NA

Order:
Following industries are identified as Continuous Process Industries:
i) Refineries;
ii) Large Steel Plant including TMT bar manufacturers;
iii) Large Cement Plants;
iv) Continuous process Chemical Industries including paints;
v) Sugar Mills;
vi) Fertilizers;
vii) Float Glass Plants;
viii) Large Foundries with continuous process;
ix) Tyre Manufacturing Plants;
x) Large Paper Mills.
The afore-mentioned industries shall be operational with skeletal staff for essential maintenance.

Tamil Nadu_10

11

Revenue and Disaster Management (DM-II) Department,
Government of Tamil Nadu 

23.04.2020

NA

Order:
By amendment in the order dt. 25.03.2020 certain activities are allowed to be operational in the State of Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu_11

12

Revenue and Disaster Management (DM-II) Department,
Government of Tamil Nadu 

23.04.2020

NA

Order:
Activities such as MNREGA works, construction projects and Government offices shall be permitted to be operational under the permitted items of the Consolidated Revised Guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.

Tamil Nadu_12

13

Revenue and Disaster Management (DM-II) Department,
Government of Tamil Nadu 

24.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. The lockdown measures in the urban areas of the State of Tamil Nadu shall be intensified including:
a) Complete lockdown measure in corporation limits of Chennai, Coimbatore and Madurai from 26.04.2020 to 29.04.2020.
b) Complete lockdown measure in corporation limits of Salem and Tiruppur from 26.04.2020 to 28.04.2020.
2. Only prescribed essential services shall be permitted during the afore-said lockdown measure.

Tamil Nadu_13

14

Industries
(MIB.1) Department,
Government of Tamil Nadu

29.04.2020

NA

Order:
Establishment of a special Investment Promotion Task Force for attracting investments in the State of Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu_14

15

Revenue & Disaster Management (DM-II) Department,
Government of Tamil Nadu

30.04.2020

NA

Order:
The passes and authorization letter for movement of persons and vehicles during the lockdown period may be obtained on the online TN-ePass portal (https://tnepass.tnega.org).

Tamil Nadu_15

16

Government of Tamil Nadu

02.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines prescribing the exempted activities and restrictions in the State of Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu_16

Lockdown 3.0

17

Revenue
& Disaster Management (DM-II) Department,
Government of Tamil Nadu

03.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
The lockdown measures in the State of Tamil Nadu shall be extended till 17.05.2020 and the new prescribed guidelines shall be strictly implemented.

Tamil Nadu_17

18

Office of the Development Commissioner, MPEZ SEZ, Department of
Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India

03.05.2020

NA

Order:
1. With effect from 06.05.2020, the SEZs and EOUs located in Tamil Nadu under the jurisdiction of MEPZ SEZ shall be allowed to resume their operations subject to the fulfilment of prescribed conditions.
2. The SEZs and EOUs located in the Containment Zones demarcated in the Hotspots shall not be allowed to operate.

Tamil Nadu_18

Lockdown 3.0

19

Directorate
of Industrial Safety and Health,
Government of Tamil Nadu

NA

NA

Order:
Guidelines to be followed by the management before restarting the factories involving hazardous process and dangerous operations in the State of Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu_19

Lockdown 3.0

20

Revenue
& Disaster Management (DM-II) Department,
Government of Tamil Nadu

04.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines regarding demarcation of containment zones to control the COVID-19 pandemic in the state of Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu_20

21

Revenue & Disaster Management (DM-II) Department,
Government of Tamil Nadu

09.05.2020

NA

Order:
Activities allowed to be operational w.e.f. 11.05.2020 in the State of Tamil Nadu subject to prescribed conditions.

Tamil Nadu_21

Lockdown 3.0

22

Revenue
& Disaster Management (DM-II) Department,
Government of Tamil Nadu

15.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines regarding working of government offices in the State of Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu_24

Lockdown 4.0

23

Government of Tamil Nadu


17.05.2020

31.05.2020

Order:
The lockdown measures in the State of Tamil Nadu shall be extended till 31.05.2020 and the new prescribed guidelines shall be strictly implemented.

Tamil Nadu_25

Lockdown 4.0

24

Revenue
and Disaster Management (DM-II) Department, Government of Tamil Nadu

18.05.2020

31.05.2020

Order:
Extension of lockdown measures till 31.05.2020 in the State of Tamil Nadu subject to strict implementation of lockdown guidelines.

Tamil Nadu_26

25

Public Department, Government of Tamil Nadu

20.05.2020

NA

Order:
To ensure effective containment zone management, contact tracing, testing and quarantine the Field Support Team is reconstituted for Chennai City, Chengalphet, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur Districts.

Tamil Nadu_27

Lockdown 5.0

26

Revenue
and Disaster Management (DM-II) Department, Government of Tamil Nadu

31.05.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
Extension of lockdown measures till 30.06.2020 in the State of Tamil Nadu subject to strict implementation of lockdown guidelines.

Tamil Nadu_28

Telangana


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

Municipal
Administration and Urban Development, Government of Telangana

01.04.2020

30.06.2020

Order:

(i) Extension of period for payment of tax and arrears due pertaining to FY 2019-2020 for a period of three months i.e. 30th June, 2020 with no additional penalty for the extended period.
(ii) Hyderabad is also permitted to provide such extension.

TELANGANA_01

2

Chief Secretary to Government, Government of Telangana

22.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
As per Section 2 of the Epidemic Disease Act, 1897
(i) State borders to be sealed except for movement of essential and perishable commodities.
(ii) Complete restriction on movement of public transport like metros, autorickshaw etc.
(iii) Operation of interstate bus and transport services should be suspended.
(iv) Every person required to observe home quarantine should practise it mandatorily.
(v) Congregation of more than 5 persons is prohibited.
(vi) All commercial establishments & education institutes to be closed.
(vii) No disruption in supply of essential commodities.

TELANGANA_02

3

Labour Employment Training and Factories Department, Government
of Telangana

28.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
Government of Telangana declared paid holidays for all employees/workers working in the Factories which are closed during this period.

TELANGANA_03

4

General Administration (Covid) Department, Government of
Telangana

28.03.2020

14.04.2020

Order:
All the COVID-19 control related orders issued till 31.03.2020 are extended till the date of 14.04.2020.

TELANGANA_04

5

Labour Employment Training and Factories Department, Government
of Telangana

30.03.2020

14.04.2020

Order:
All the COVID-19 control related orders issued by Labour Employment Training and Factories Department issued till 31.03.2020 are extended till the date of 14.04.2020.

TELANGANA_05

6

General Administration Department, Government of Telangana

23.03.2020

No date mentioned

Order:
(i) Not more than one person on a two wheeler and not more than two persons should be allowed to move four-wheeler respectively.
(ii) No movement of any person during 7 PM to 6 AM except those requiring medical services.
(iii) No commercial establishments should operate after 6.30 PM
(iv) Insurance service providers and persons employed for controlling COVID-19 are exempted from these restrictions.

TELANGANA_06

7

Standing
Operating protocol for IT companies/IT parks

09.03.2020

No date mentioned

Advisory:
(i) Self isolation to be followed as per rules.
(ii) Employers to ensure hygiene and cleanliness at workplace.
(iii) All foreign returned to follow home quarantine.
(iv) Employees tested positive must take precautionary measures.
(vii) Guidelines by GHMC - Premises and areas potentially affected by virus to be cleaned before re-occupation. Carry out regular disinfection for minimal and high touch surfaces.

TELANGANA_07

8

Labour Employment Training and Factories Department, Government
of Telangana

23.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
(i) All shops, establishments, godowns etc shall remain closed except those providing medical facilities and essential commodities.
(ii) Restriction on business hours of shops providing essential commodities and should close at 6:30 PM.
(iii) All shops and establishments should declare public holidays.
(iv) Clause of working hours not applicable to Hospitals, pharmaceuticals, optical stores, diagnostic centers, manufacturing and their transport services.

TELANGANA_08

9

Labour
Employment Training & Factories (LAB-I) Dept.,
Govt. of Telangana

08.04.2020

31.05.2020

Order:
The Boilers whose certificate expires in March or April or May 2020 shall be exempted from the provisions of Section 6 (c) and Section 8 of the Boilers Act, 1923 till 31.05.2020 subject to following conditions:
a) The Boiler shall be operated in accordance to the provision of the Boilers Act, Boiler Attendant Rules and Boiler Operation Engineers Rules during the exemption period;
b) Without taking the permission from the Director of Boilers, Telangana, Hyderabad, no repairs shall be carried out to the Boiler during this exemption period;
c) There shall be no restriction on the owner of a Boiler to apply for renewal during this exemption period.

TELANGANA_09

10

General Administration (COVID) Dept., Govt. of Telangana

12.04.2020

30.04.2020

Order:
The lockdown measures shall be extended till 30.04.2020 in the State of Telangana.

TELANGANA_10

11

Municipal
Administration & Urban Development Department,
Government of Telangana

13.04.2020

NA

Order:
Operational guidelines for establishment and management of containment zones on daily basis with the objective to implement stricter preventive measures.

TELANGANA_11

12

General Administration (COVID) Department,
Government  of Telangana

19.04.2020

07.05.2020

Order:
1. The lockdown measures as already in force in the State of Telangana shall be implemented strictly till 07.05.2020.
2. The activities allowed shall be stand prohibited in the demarcated containment zones except the delivery of essential goods and services.
3. Closure of all places of worship.
4. E-commerce operators and online platforms shall not deliver cooked food during the lockdown.

TELANGANA_12

13

General Administration (COVID) Department,
Government  of Telangana

21.04.2020

NA

Order:
The Employers shall observe the prescribed guidelines while issuing passes to the employees in the format annexed.

TELANGANA_13

Lockdown 3.0

14

Municipal
Administration & Urban Development (General) Department,
Government of Telangana

06.05.2020

17.05.2020

Clarification:
No resumption of domestic help services in the Red Zone category such as Hyderabad, Rangareddy & Medchal-Malkajgiri Districts. In a particular case in exceptional circumstances obtain a clear written “No Objection Certificate” (NOC) from the concerned Zonal Officer (within GHMC) or the concerned Municipal Commissioner in ULBs outside GHMC & those located in Rangareddy & Medchal-Malkajgiri Districts.

TELANGANA_14

Lockdown 3.0

15

General
Administration  Department,
Government of Telangana

07.05.2020

29.05.2020

Clarification:
Lockdown measures stands extended till 29.05.2020 in the State of Telangana and the new guidelines issued shall be implemented strictly.

TELANGANA_15

Lockdown 3.0

16

Labour
Employment Training and Factories Department,
Government of Telangana

08.05.2020

29.05.2020

Order:
1. All COVID-19 control related orders issued that were given effect up to 07.05.2020 stands extended up to 29.05.2020, subject to the relaxations given therein.
2. No shops & establishments except hospitals and pharmacy will remain open after 6.00 P.M.

TELANGANA_16

17

Labour Employment Training and Factories Department,
Government of Telangana

08.05.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
As a one-time measure, the date of furnishing of the Integrated Returns for 2019-20 stands extended till 30.06.2020.

TELANGANA_17

18

Office of the Commissioner of Police,
Cyberabad

08.05.2020

29.05.2020

Order:
Operational guidelines for IT and ITeS Companies during the lockdown measures in force till 29.05.2020.

TELANGANA_18

Lockdown 4.0

19

General
Administration Department, Government of Telangana

18.05.2020

31.05.2020

Order:
Lockdown measures stands extended till 31.05.2020 in the State of Telangana and the new guidelines issued shall be implemented strictly.

TELANGANA_19

Lockdown 5.0

20

General
Administration Department, Government of Telangana

31.05.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
1. Lockdown measures stands extended till 30.06.2020 in the containment zones.
2. Lockdown measures stands extended till 07.06.2020 in the areas outside the containment zones.

TELANGANA_20

Uttar Pradesh


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

Home Department, Government of U.P.

29.03.2020

NA

Order:
1. The employer in an establishment shall:
a) Ensure payment of wages to the workers on due date without any deduction;
b) Ensure the establishment shall work for a limited time with limited workforce;
c) Ensure the norms of social-distancing, food arrangements and security of all workers is provided.
2) Banks and all banking related services shall remain functional during the lockdown.

U.P._01

2

Office of District Collector, Lucknow

20.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
Closure of all restaurants, dhabhas, food stalls, coffee houses, café, hotels, sweet shops, all other eateries in the district of Lucknow till 31.03.2020. Failure to comply with the order may attract liability under Section 188 of Indian Penal Code,1860.

U.P._02

3

Home Department, Government of U.P.

23.03.2020

25.03.2020

Order:
1) Closure of following 15 districts of Uttar Pradesh due to lockdown :- Agra, Lucknow, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Ghaziabad, Moradabad, Varanasi, Lakhimpur Kheri, Bareilly, Azamgarh, Kanpur, Meerut, Prayagraj, Gorakhpur, Aligarh, Saharanpur.
2) However, arrangements of essential services shall be provided in these districts.

U.P._03

4

Office of District Magistrate, Gautam Buddh Nagar

15.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
Closure of all cinema halls, Cineplex, multiplex, gym till 31.03.2020 in the district of Gautam Buddh Nagar. Failure to comply with the order may attract liability under Section 188 of Indian Penal Code,1860.

U.P._04

5

Office of District Collector, Lucknow

20.03.2020

23.03.2020

Order:
1. Closure of all offices, establishments and organisations in specified areas of Lucknow District.
Exceptions - Hospitals, Pharmacy, Medical Store, Pathology and other essential commodities, and other notified stuffs like cooking cylinders, milk, ration.
2. Failure to comply with the order may attract liability under Section 188 of Indian Penal Code,1860.

U.P._05

6

Additional Labour Commissioner,
Lucknow

05.04.2020

NA

Order:
Employers in shops, commercial establishments, and owners or contractors shall ensure payment of leave with wages to the workers or employees during the period such establishment remain non-operational due to the lockdown..

U.P._06

7

Dept. of Labour, Government of U.P.

20.03.2020

NA

Order:
The employer in a shop or commercial establishment shall:
a) Ensure isolation of employees or workmen who are suspected to be affected by COVID-19 and provide a 28 days paid leave subject to submission of medical certificate by such isolated workmen or employee.
b) Ensure payment of leave with wages in case the shop or commercial establishment or factory is closed temporarily.
c) Ensure display of prescribed safety measures on the notice board and the main gate of the establishment, in case number of workers in the establishment are 10 or more.

U.P._07

8

Government
of U.P.

16.04.2020

NA

Order:
Following directions have been issued regarding continuous process industries in the State of Uttar Pradesh:
a) The continuous process industries shall include following industries:
i) Steel;
ii) Refinery;
iii) Cement;
iv) Chemical
v) Fertilizer;
vi) Textile;
vii) Foundries;
viii) Paper;
ix) Tire;
x) Common Effluent Treatment Plant; and
xi) Sugar Mills.
b) The afore-mentioned continuous process industries shall also be allowed services such as transportation of raw materials and maintenance.
c) The employer of such continuous process industries shall ensure compliance with the guidelines issued in the attached notification. attached notification.

U.P._08

9

Government
of U.P.

16.04.2020

NA

Order:
1. The Govt. of Uttar Pradesh has notified the guidelines in consonance with the consolidated revised guidelines issued by Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India, providing the norms for containment zones and activities allowed to be operated w.e.f. 20.04.2020.

U.P._09

10

Government
of U.P.

01.05.2020

NA

Order:
Protocol for resident migrant labours returning to the State of Uttar Pradesh.

U.P._10

Lockdown 3.0

11

District
Collector,
Lucknow

04.05.2020

NA

Order:
The Private establishments and offices shall be allowed to operate w.e.f 06.05.2020 between 7 AM to 7 PM subject to following conditions:
a) All the norms and guidelines issued shall be complied with;
b) Declaration shall be submitted in the prescribed form and manner.

U.P._11

12

District
Collector,
Kanpur

04.05.2020

17.05.2020

Order:
List of activities permitted to be operative outside the containment zones (hotspots) present in the RED ZONES in the territory of Kanpur Urban and guidelines regarding such permitted activities.

U.P._12

13

Office
of District Magistrate,
Gautam Buddh Nagar

19.04.2020

NA

Order:
Demarcation of Hotspots in the area of Gautam Buddh Nagar and strict implementation of prescribed guidelines.

U.P._13

14

Office of District Magistrate,
Gautam Buddh Nagar

20.04.2020

NA

Order:
Closure of all offices and private establishments in the area of Gautam Buddh Nagar and strict implementation of prescribed guidelines.

U.P._14

15

Office of District Magistrate,
Ghaziabad

20.04.2020

NA

Order:
Closure of all offices and private establishments in the area of Ghaziabad District and strict implementation of prescribed guidelines.

U.P._15

16

Office of District Magistrate,
Ghaziabad

20.04.2020

NA

Order:
Prohibition on movement of persons between Delhi and Ghaziabad except movement of essential goods and services and persons having valid pass or authorization letter.

U.P._16

17

Office of District Magistrate,
Gautam Buddh Nagar

21.04.2020

NA

Order:
Prohibition on movement of persons between Delhi and Gautam Buddh Nagar subject to prescribed conditions.

U.P._17

18

Office of District Magistrate,
Gautam Buddh Nagar

22.04.2020

NA

Order:
No prohibition on movement of Medical Professionals between Delhi and Noida.

U.P._18

19

Office of District Magistrate,
Gautam Buddh Nagar

24.04.2020

NA

Order:
No prohibition on movement of Media Personnel between Delhi and Noida.

U.P._19

Lockdown 3.0

20

Office
of District Magistrate,
Ghaziabad

04.05.2020

NA

Order:
List of activities allowed for resumption in the Ghaziabad District.

U.P._20

21

Office of District Magistrate,
Gautam Buddh Nagar

04.05.2020

NA

Order:
Prescribed guidelines for strict implementation in the district of Gautam Buddh Nagar.

U.P._21

22

Office of District Magistrate,
Gautam Buddh Nagar

04.05.2020

NA

Order:
List of containment zones in the district of Gautam Buddh Nagar.

U.P._22

23

Office of District Magistrate,
Gautam Buddh Nagar

04.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines regarding resumption of operations for Industrial Establishments located in SEZs, EOUs, Industrial State and Industrial Townships.

U.P._23

24

Government of Uttar Pradesh

NA

NA

Order:
Online portal named " Home Delivery Supply Mitra Portal ( http ://supplymitra-up.com)" to ensure adequate supply of essential goods and food items in state of Uttar Pradesh.

U.P._24

25

Office of District Magistrate,
Gautam Buddh Nagar

06.05.2020

NA

Order:
Guidelines for residents of district of Gautam Buddh Nagar.

U.P._25

26

Office of District Magistrate,
Gautam Buddh Nagar

06.05.2020

NA

Order:
List of Vendors in the Hot Spot areas of Noida.

U.P._26

Lockdown 4.0

27

Government
of Uttar Pradesh

18.05.2020

31.05.2020

Order:
Extension of lockdown measures till 31.05.2020 in the State of Uttar Pradesh subject to strict implementation of lockdown guidelines.

U.P._27

Lockdown 5.0

28

Government
of Uttar Pradesh

31.05.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
Extension of lockdown measures till 30.06.2020 in the State of Uttar Pradesh subject to strict implementation of the new prescribed lockdown guidelines.

U.P._28

29

Office of District Magistrate,
Gautam Buddh Nagar

31.05.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
Lockdown guidelines for the District of Gautam Buddh Nagar.

U.P._29

Uttarakhand


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

Office
of the Secretary, Medical, Health and Family Welfare and Medical Education

22.03.2020

31.03.2020

Advisory:
1) Total lockdown of non essential services
2) Closure of all public transport.
3) All the foreign returnees should be in quarantine as decided by local Health Authorities.
4) Gathering of more than 5 person shall be prohibited in public places.
5) Private establishments that support essential services shall function.

Uttarakhand_01

2

Office
of the Deputy Labour Commissioner, Udham Singh Nagar, Collectorate Campus,
Rudrapur

01.04.2020

No Date Given

Order:
1) All industries, shops and commercial establishments shall not deduct the salary or wages of the workers/employees working with them.
2) The contractor or the employer has to make arrangements for the stay, food, basic necessities, etc., for their employees/workers who are staying at their place or who are stuck amid this pandemic.

Uttarakhand_02

3

Labour
Department,
Government of Uttarakhand

28.04.2020

28.07.2020

Order:
Increment in the working hours of the workers employed in the industrial establishments dealing in essential commodities by exercising power under Factories Act, 1948 subject to following conditions:
a) There shall be two shifts of 11 hours each in a day having 1 hour rest period. Hence, there shall be an overtime of 3 hours and payment shall be made for such overtime.
b) The maximum number of working days in a week shall be 6 and the limit of overtime in a week shall be 18 hours.
c) The afore-said increment in working hours shall be applicable only to such industrial establishments which are permitted to operate during the lockdown measures.
d) The norms of social distancing and other preventive measures shall be observed.
e) Proper sanitization workplace shall be done.
f) No worker shall be terminated during this period.

Uttarakhand_03

West Bengal


S. No.

Issued by

Date of Issue

Valid Up to

Summary

Relevant Document

1

Health
and Family Welfare Deaprtment, Government of West Bengal

22.03.2020

27.03.2020

Order:
As per Section 7 read with Section 13 of the West bengal Epidemic Disease, COVID-19,Regulations, 2020, 'Complete Safety Restrictions' are imposed
(i) Prohibition on operation of public transport services including taxis, autorickshaw
(ii) All shops, commercial establishment, offices and factories, workshops and godown etc remain unoperational.
(iii) All foreign returnees to remain in home quarantine.
(iv) Private sector providing essential services should be excluded from these restrictions.
(v) Prohibition of congregation of more than 7 members in public places.

WEST BENGAL_01

2

Chief
Secretary, Government of West Bengal

25.03.2020

Until Next Notice

Order:
(i) Movement pass is not required for private persons (not more than two persons together) going to nearby stores for procuring essential goods.
(ii) Permitted movement on producing of Identity cards by employer for medical personnel, nurses, para-medical staff, workers of electricity, water, Banks and other public utilities, persons of print and electronic media and railway/Port/Airport personnel, vehicles associated with transport of essential goods & persons associated with distribution of essential commodities, e-commerce platforms and delivery of food should be allowed unrestricted movement.

WEST BENGAL_02

3

Chief
Secretary, Government of West Bengal

31.03.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
(i) Documents (such as driving license, permit), whose validity is expired or will expire by 30th June, 2020 and whose extension of validity cannot be processed due to lockdown should remain valid till 30th June,2020.
(ii) Extension of validity till 30th June, 2020 of Schemes for one time waiver of 100% penalty on tax on Motor Vehicle, partial waiver of additional fee payable for delay in renewal of CF and 50% Waiver of compounding amount.

WEST BENGAL_03

4

Chief
Secretary, Government of West Bengal

30.03.2020

Until Next Notice

Order:
(i) Sweetmeat (mishti) shops may remain open from 12:00 noon to 4:00 PM each day, with minimum staff.
(ii) Not more than 2 employees of Private companies may be allowed for visiting office and banks related works to provide wages to employees/workers for not more than 2 days during lockdown.

WEST BENGAL_04

5

Governor,
Government of West Bengal

24.03.2020

31.03.2020

Order:
Extension of 'Complete Safety Restrictions' extended till midnight of 31.03.2020 and establishments/services in private sector providing essential services are exempted.

WEST BENGAL_05

6

Government
of West Bengal

10.04.2020

30.06.2020

Order:
1. The validity of all government licenses and permissions falling due for renewal during the lockdown period shall be extended till 30.06.2020.
2. There shall be no change in stipulated conditions of such licenses and permissions and the same must be strictly followed.
3. At the time of renewal, no late fee or penalty shall be levied for this period.

WEST BENGAL_06

7

Office
of the Commissioner Of Commercial Taxes And Profession Tax, Directorate of
Commercial Taxes, Govt. of West Bengal

13.04.2020

07.07.2020

Order:

1. As per the Section 6 of the West Bengal State Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments Act, 1979, read with rule 12 of the West Bengal State Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments Rules, 1979 the timeline for filing return in Form-III for the year ending on 31.03.2020 shall be extended as:

i) The last date of transmission of data electronically return is extended to 30.06.2020;

ii) The last date of furnishing paper form of the return is extended to 07.07.2020.

2. Late fees sh