The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued new guidelines on Wednesday, for opening up of more activities in areas outside the Containment Zones. New guidelines, to come into effect from October 1, 2020,
Cinemas/ theatres/ multiplexes will be permitted to open with upto 50% of their seating capacity.
Swimming pools being used for training of sportspersons will be permitted to open.
Entertainment parks and similar places will be permitted to open.
For re-opening of schools and coaching institutions, State/ UT Governments have been given the flexibility to take a decision after 15th October 2020, in a graded manner.
However, Higher Education Institutions only for research scholars (Ph.D) and post-graduate students in science and technology stream requiring laboratory/ experimental works will be permitted to open from 15th October, 2020,
In closed spaces, a maximum of 50% of the hall capacity will be allowed, with a ceiling of 200 persons. Wearing of face masks, maintaining social distancing, provision for thermal scanning and use of hand wash or sanitizer will be mandatory.