The rising number of cases in the State can only be controlled by imposing stricter restrictions to break the chain and reduce the rate of transmission, hence, the Government of Maharashtra has issued a new set of “break the chain of transmission” directions on 13th April 2021 which will come into effect from 8.00 PM on 14th April 2021 till 7.00 AM on 1st May 2021. We will be covering these directions in detail in our next post.
Guidelines by Ministry of Home Affairs The right given to the States/ UTs to impose additional restrictions and to prohibit certain activities outside the containment zones has been withdrawn pursuant to these Guidelines. The State/ UTs cannot impose any local lockdown, outside the containment zones, without prior consultation from the Central Government. The Ministry of... Continue Reading →
With the increasing number of novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) cases in India, the Prime Minister, in his fourth speech post the COVID-19 outbreak in India on 14th April 2020, announced that the nationwide lockdown (which has been in effect from 25th March 2020) imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in India, has been extended... Continue Reading →
Further to our Part 1, this Part seeks to outline the various advisories issued by the Central and State Governments to the Employers in respect of their employees and the operation of their businesses, during the COVID-19 outbreak and the nationwide lockdown that has been in effect from 25th March 2020. Advisories for Employers Date of... Continue Reading →
On 11th March 2020, World Health Organisation, declared Novel Coronavirus Disease (“COVID-19”) outbreak as a pandemic and reiterated the call for countries to take immediate actions and scale up response to treat, detect and reduce its transmission. The Prime Minister's Office, Group of Ministers, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Cabinet Secretary are closely... Continue Reading →