01 June 2020 – New guidelines and phased re-opening of areas outside containment zones

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Guidance
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy, Health, Local Government, Social Services, Supply Chains
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel; Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans; Education and awareness
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Home Affairs

Overview: Unlock 1: Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued new guidelines to fight COVID-19 and for phased re-opening of areas outside the Containment Zones. The guidelines would come into effect from June 1, 2020 and would be effective till June 30, 2020. The current phase of re-opening will have an economic focus.
Full details here: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1627965

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: The new guidelines have been issued based on extensive consultations held with States and UTs.