Unlock 5 guidelines: The Government of India today issued new guidelines for ‘re-opening’ of cinema halls. The cinema halls multiplexes, swimming pools used for training of sportspersons, entertainment parks to re-open from 15th October 2020.
As per the new guidelines, Cinemas, theatres, multiplexes will be permitted to open with up to 50 per cent of their seating capacity, for which, SOP will be issued by Information and Broadcasting Ministry, the Central Government said.
For re-opening of schools and coaching institutions, state governments have been given the flexibility to take a decision after 15th October. However, parental consent will be required. Social/ academic/ sports/ entertainment/ cultural/ religious/ political functions and other congregations have already been permitted with a ceiling of 100 persons, outside COVID19 containment zones only, the Government of India said.
There will be strict enforcement of lockdown in containment zones till 31st October.
Unlock 5: Activities allowed from 15th October 2020 outside Containment Zones
Cinemas/ theatres/ multiplexes can open with up to 50% of their seating capacity. SOP for this will be issued by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.
Business to Business (B2B) Exhibitions allowed to open. SOP will be issued by the Department of Commerce.
Swimming pools used for training of sportspersons to permitted to open. SOP will be issued by Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (MoYA&S).
Entertainment parks and similar places allowed to open. SOP will be issued by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).
Unlock 5: Opening of Schools, colleges, education institutions and coaching institutions
For re-opening of schools and coaching institutions, State/ UT Governments given the flexibility to take a decision after 15th October 2020, in a graded manner. The decision should be taken in consultation with the respective school/ institution management. However such decision should be subject to the following condition…….Read More>>