24 March 2020 – Announced lockdown for 21 days

Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Prime Minister announced a full lockdown beginning midnight of 24 March 2020 — four hours after the broadcast of his speech — for 21 days to 14 April.

The lockdown involved a complete ban on people leaving their homes. Food and suppliers, banks, and certain other essential services were exempt.
Full details here: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1607995