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Kerala Complete Lockdown In Thiruvananthapuram District District Disaster Management Authority, Thiruvananthapuram has declared the entire Thiruvananthapuram Corporation to be under complete and strict lockdown with effect from 6th July 2020, 06.00 am onwards. The existing lockdown relaxations shall not be applied and strict lockdown measures shall be in force for a period of 7days. Please refer the notification for detailed information 2020-07-05
Meghalaya Instructions For Reopening Of Shops And Establishments In East Khasi Hills District Government of Meghalaya, Office of the deputy Commissionerate East Khasi Hills district, has issued instructions for shops and establishments operating in the district. Due permission is to be strictly obtained, without fail from the authority for the resumption of operation and operation of permitted establishments in both rural and urban areas should strictly adhere to the prescribed Standard Operating Procedure of Government and mandatory compliance to the advisories of Health and Family welfare department without fail. Please refer notification for detailed information 2020-07-05
Tamil Nadu Lockdown Extension In Chennai And Some Areas In Chengalpattu And Tiruvallur Districts Of Tamil Nadu The Government of Tamil Nadu has issued an order stating that the existing curfew orders in Greater Chennai Police Commissionerate limits and its adjoining districts viz., Tiruvallur, Changalpet, and Kancheepuram District with certain restrictions and relaxations shall remain in force from 6th July 2020 early morning 00 hrs till 24:00 hrs of 31st July 2020. Please refer the notification for more details 2020-07-04
Assam Permitted Activities In Kamrup Metropolitan District The Government of Assam issued a set of permitted activities for the week between 5th July 2020 and 12th July 2020 with strict observance of all COVID 19 preventive guidelines in the Kamrup Metropolitan District. Please refer the notification for detailed information 2020-07-04
Jammu And Kashmir Lockdown Extension Order In Jammu And Kashmir The Government of Jammu and Kashmir has issued an order extending the lockdown in the State up to 31st July 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. The guidelines for regulating activities in Jammu & Kashmir during the extended period of lockdown with effect from 4th July 2020 is attached with the notification. Please refer notification for more details 2020-07-03
Bihar The Bihar Epidemic Diseases, COVID-19 (Amendment) Regulation, 2020 The Government of Bihar, to clarify and simplify the penalty clause under the Bihar Epidemic Diseases, COVID-19 Regulation, 2020 and make it compoundable has amended regulation 19 by inserting regulation 19(A), which states that Any person not wearing face mask or face cover (nose and mouth covered properly) in public or workplace should be fined an amount of Rs 50/-. Please refer notification for more details 2020-07-03
Andhra Pradesh Extension Of Time Period For Payment Of Property Tax The Government of Andhra Pradesh has extended a 5% rebate on property tax for the Financial Year 2020-21, up to 31st July 2020 in respect of assessments where property tax for the entire current Financial Year 2020-21 is paid on or before 31st July 2020 in respect of all ULBs in the State. Please refer notification for detailed information 2020-07-03
Andhra Pradesh Lockdown Extension Order In Andhra Pradesh The Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued an order extending the lockdown in the State up to 31st July 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. The guidelines for the phased re-opening is attached with the notification. Please refer notification for more details 2020-07-02
Himachal Pradesh Lockdown Extension Order In Himachal Pradesh h The Government of Himachal Pradesh has issued an order extending the lockdown in the State up to 31st July 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. The directives for COVID-19 management in the state is attached with the notification. Please refer notification for more details 2020-07-02
Jharkhand Guidelines For Handling Biomedical Wastes Generated In Hospitals, Quarantine Camps & Houses Dealing With COVID-19 Jharkhand pollution control board has released a set of guidelines For Handling, Collection, Segregation, And Disposal Of Biomedical Wastes Generated In Hospitals, Quarantine Camps & Houses dealing with COVID-19 patients. This is to keep hospitals clean and safe by identifying hazards and risks of biomedical waste. Please refer the notification for detailed information 2020-07-02
Jharkhand Guidelines For Handling Biomedical Wastes Generated In Hospitals, Quarantine Camps & Houses Dealing With COVID-19 Jharkhand pollution control board has released a set of guidelines For Handling, Collection, Segregation, And Disposal Of Biomedical Wastes Generated In Hospitals, Quarantine Camps & Houses dealing with COVID-19 patients. This is to keep hospitals clean and safe by identifying hazards and risks of biomedical waste. Please refer the notification for detailed information 2020-07-02
Central Extension Of Timeline For Submission Of Public Comments On The Report Of The Working Group On Social Stock Exchange In view of the requests seeking an extension of the timeline for submission of comments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Stock Exchange Board of India has decided to extend the timeline for seeking public comments to 15th July 2020. Please refer notification for detailed information 2020-07-01
Mizoram Lockdown Extension Order In Mizoram The Government of Mizoram has issued an order extending the lockdown in the state with effect from 1st July 2020 to 30th July 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. Please refer notification for more details 2020-07-01
Punjab Lockdown Extension Order In Punjab The Government of Punjab has issued an order extending the lockdown in the state up to 30th July 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. Please refer notification for more details. 2020-07-01
Central Further Relaxation For Employers On Filing Of ESI Contribution For The Period October 2019 To March 2020 ESIC in its earlier notification vide circular No.P-11/12/Misc/1/2019(M)-Rev. II had extended the time of filing return of contribution for the contribution period October 2019 to March 2020 under Employees State Insurance (General) Regulations, 1950 to 11th June 2020. In reference to the same, ESIC as per circular no P-11/12/Misc./1/2019 (M) Rev.II dated 1st July 2020 has now further extended the return of contribution till 15th July 2020 for the contribution period October 2019 to March 2020 2020-07-01
Delhi Lockdown Extension Order In Delhi The Government of NCT of Delhi has issued an order extending the lockdown in the state up to 31st July 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. Please refer notification for more details. 2020-07-01
Rajasthan Lockdown Extension Order In Rajasthan The Government of Rajasthan has issued an order extending the lockdown in the state up to 31st July 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. The guidelines for the phased re-opening is attached with the notification. Please refer notification for more details 2020-06-30
Telangana Lockdown Extension Order In Telangana The Government of Telangana has issued an order extending the lockdown in the state up to 31st July 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. Please refer notification for more details 2020-06-30
West Bengal Lockdown Extension Order In West Bengal The Government of West Bengal has issued an order extending the existing lockdown in the state up to 31st July 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. Guidelines to be followed for COVID-19 management in the state are also mentioned in the order. Please refer the notification for detailed information 2020-06-30
Kerala Lockdown Extension Order In Kerala The Government of Kerala has issued an order stating that the regulations and guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs for phase-2 unlocking of general lockdown, to the extent the general lock down in containment zones and also to regulate activities in a planned manner outside containment zones would be applicable to the entire State of Kerala. Please refer the notification for detailed information 2020-06-30
Tamil Nadu Lockdown Extension Order In Tamil Nadu The Government of Tamil Nadu has issued an order extending the lockdown in the state up to 31st July 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. All the revised guidelines to be followed until then have also been released. The earlier declared lockdown in Greater Chennai Police Commissionerate limits and in Madurai Corporation limits shall remain in force from 6th July 2020 early morning 00 hrs till 24:00 hrs of 31st July 2020. Please refer notification for more details 2020-06-30
Haryana Lockdown Extension Order In Haryana The Government of Haryana has issued an order extending the lockdown in the state up to 31st July 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. Please refer notification for more details 2020-06-30
Odisha Lockdown Extension Order In Odisha The Government of Odisha has issued an order extending the lockdown in the state up to 31st July 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. All the revised guidelines to be followed until then have also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-06-30
Odisha Preventive Measures To Contain Spread Of COVID-19 In Workplace Settings As there is a need to prevent infection in workplace settings and to respond in a timely and effective manner in case if COVID-19 is detected in these settings, so as to limit the spread of infection the Government of Odisha have issued guidelines on preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in workplace settings. Please refer the notification for detailed information 2020-06-30
Nagaland Continuation Of Existing Guidelines In Nagaland The Government of Nagaland has issued an order stating that the existing guidelines with regard to the Lockdown in all parts of the State shall continue to remain operative in Nagaland till 15th July 2020 2020-06-29
Central Order To Extend The Lockdown In Containment Zones Upto 31st Of July 2020 Ministry of Home Affairs in the exercise of the powers under section 6(2)(i) of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, National Management Authority (NDMA) has issued an order to extend the lockdown in containment zones up to 31st July 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside Containment Zones 2020-06-29
Maharashtra Lockdown Extension Order In Maharashtra The Government of Maharashtra has issued an order extending the existing lockdown in the state up to 31st July 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. All the directives to be followed for COVID-19 management in the state are also attached to the notification. Please refer the notification for detailed information 2020-06-29
Delhi Mandatory Submission Of Mobile Number And Bank Account Details For Registration Under ESIC ESIC vide circular No: F.No. I-11/13/04/2020-ICT has mandated the submission of mobile number and bank account details (Bank name, Branch name, and IFSC) with effect from 1st July 2020 for registration of employees under ESIC. As per the circular Employers are required to update mobile numbers and bank account details of existing employees registered under the ESI Scheme as well and Cash benefits/Claim reimbursements will be settled only if the correct bank account details of the beneficiary are available in the system. The manuals pertaining to the changes will be available soon on the ESIC website. Hence with these changes, ESIC is ensuring that the insured persons receive benefits such as hospitalization, monetary benefits as applicable seamlessly without any hassle. Please refer the circular for detailed information 2020-06-29
Meghalaya Guidelines For Shops And Establishments In East Khasi Hills District Of Meghalaya Deputy Commissioner East Khasi Hills district, Shillong issued an order prescribing guidelines to be followed in shops and establishments. The operation of permitted establishments, services, agricultural, industrial, and commercial activities in both urban and rural areas shall strictly adhere to the prescribed standard operating procedure of Government and mandatory compliance of the Health and Family welfare department without fail. Please refer notification for detailed information 2020-06-28
Meghalaya Schedule For Shops And Establishments In Shillong Urban Deputy Commissioner, East Khasi Hills district, has issued the schedule for operation for shops operating from fixed premises in Shillong agglomeration for areas falling under Police Bazaar, G.S Road, Keating road, Jail road, Cantonment, and Motphran. Please refer notification for detailed information 2020-06-28
Kerala Suspension Of Lockdown On Sundays Until Further Orders The Government of Kerala had previously imposed a total lockdown on Sundays with only limited permissible activities. A new order was released on 27th June 2020 suspending lockdown on Sundays until further orders. Night curfew from 9.00 PM to 5.00 AM shall continue on all days including Sundays 2020-06-27
Assam Total Lockdown In Kamrup District Of Assam The District Magistrate, Kamrup Metropolitan, has declared a total lockdown in the district to put in place stringent measures to contain the spread of the pandemic, as there may be large scale spread of incidence of COVID 19 which is highly likely to cause loss of human lives. The order shall come into force with effect from 7 PM (1900 hrs) of 28th June 2020 and shall remain in force up till 6 PM (1800) of 12th July 2020. Refer notification for detailed information 2020-06-26
Jharkhand Lockdown Extension Order In Jharkhand The Government of Jharkhand has issued an order extending the lockdown in the State up to 31st July 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. All the revised guidelines to be followed until then have also been released. Please refer notification for more details. 2020-06-26
Delhi Mandatory Submission Of Mobile Number And Bank Account Details For Registration Under ESIC ESIC vide circular No: F.No. I-11/13/04/2020-ICT has mandated the submission of mobile number and bank account details (Bank name, Branch name, and IFSC) with effect from 1st July 2020 for registration of employees under ESIC. As per the circular Employers are required to update mobile numbers and bank account details of existing employees registered under the ESI Scheme as well and Cash benefits/Claim reimbursements will be settled only if the correct bank account details of the beneficiary are available in the system. The manuals pertaining to the changes will be available soon on the ESIC website. Hence with these changes, ESIC is ensuring that the insured persons receive benefits such as hospitalization, monetary benefits as applicable seamlessly without any hassle. Please refer the circular for detailed information 2020-06-26
Chhattisgarh SOPs For Reopening Of Various Sectors In Chhattisgarh The Government of Chhattisgarh has issued standard operating procedures on preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in offices, restaurants, hotels, and other hospitality units, shopping malls. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-06-25
Maharashtra Easing Of Restrictions And Phase-Wise Opening Of Lockdown In Maharashtra Phase IV Government Of Maharashtra After Careful Consideration Of Planning Of Containment Areas And Availability Of Health Infrastructure, For The Strict Implementation By The Concerned Authorities Of All The Departments In The State, Has Issued An Order To Amend Certain Measures In The Guidelines. The Amendments Made Are Regarding Outdoor Physical Activities, The Opening Of Shops, The Functioning Of Private Offices, Interstate, And Inter-District Movement Of Persons. Kindly Refer To The Notification For More Detailed Information 2020-06-25
Central Further Extension Of Time For Submission Of Financial Results For The Quarter/Half Year/Financial Year Ending 31st March 2020 Securities and Exchange Board of India due to the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic decided to further extend the timeline for submission of financial results under Regulation 33 of the LODR Regulations, by a month, to 31st July 2020, for the quarter and the year ending 31st March 2020. The circular shall come into effect with immediate effect. Please refer the notification for detailed information 2020-06-24
Central Medical Benefit To Migrant Workers Covered Under ESI Scheme In the wake of COVID-19 spread in the country and the subsequent nationwide lockdown imposed, insured persons covered under ESI scheme are facing difficulty in availing medical benefit while they have migrated from their workplace city/town to their native state. In order to mitigate these difficulties, ESIC has informed that the competent authority has approved such migrant workers across the country with valid ESI medical benefit entitlement may seek medical care services from ESI hospitals nearest to their home town, in case of emergency. Hence, the eligible ESI beneficiaries may avail this facility from their nearest ESI hospital 2020-06-24
Goa Restriction On Movements Of Individuals In North Goa The District Magistrate, North Goa under section 144 of the code of Criminal Procedure 1973 has imposed restrictions on movements of all individuals for all non-essential activities and all shops, establishment except essential between 9.00 p.m. to 5.00 a.m. in North Goa District. restrictions are imposed on hotels except those permitted by the Department of Tourism, gymnasium, auditoriums, community halls, assembly halls and similar places, bars, schools, colleges, educational, training, coaching institutions, cinema halls, theatres, swimming pools, social, political, entertainment, academic, cultural, religious functions and other large congregations, casinos, river cruises, multiplexes, consumption of liquor in public places, entertainment parks, spa, massage parlors and sale and consumption of pan, gutkha, and tobacco in public places. 2020-06-23
Central Guidelines On Introduction Of Short Term Health Insurance Policies Providing Coverage For COVID-19 Disease Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India, for making insurance protection available to various sections of people in the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic has allowed all insurers (Life, General, and Health Insurers) to offer COVID-19 specific short term health insurance policies subject to the guidelines mentioned in the notification. Please refer the notification for detailed information 2020-06-23
Pondicherry Revised Guidelines For Enforcement Of Lockdown Measures In Puducherry Government of Puducherry has issued revised guidelines for enforcement of lockdown measures with effect from 23rd June 2020 to sustain the state economy and livelihood of the citizens. Please refer notification for detailed information 2020-06-22
Maharashtra Extension For Filing Professional Tax Returns In Maharashtra Finance department Maharashtra vide notification has informed that all pending returns filings by PTRC holders can file so up to 31st July 2020, without any late fee. Refer notification for detailed information 2020-06-22
Tamil Nadu Complete Lockdown In Jurisdiction Of Madurai Corporation Limit Government of Tamil Nadu has ordered to enforce a complete lockdown under Disaster Management Act, 2005 for 7 days from 24th June 2020 early morning 00 hrs. to 30th June 2020 midnight 12.00 hrs in Madurai Corporation, Paravai Town Panchayat, all village Panchayats of Madurai East, Madurai West, and Thiruparankundram Blocks of Madurai District. During this complete lockdown period, only essential services would be permitted. Please refer the notification for detailed information 2020-06-22
Mizoram Lockdown Extension In Mizoram Government of Mizoram, to sustain the efforts towards the containment of COVID- 19 has decided to further extend the total lockdown period in the state from 23rd June 2020 to 30th June 2020. Please refer the notification for detailed information 2020-06-21
Haryana SOPs For Resuming Operations Of Industries And Organizations In Gurugram District Administration, Gurugram has released the steps to be taken by organizations before resuming operations. Since Gurugram has a unique industrial and workforce mix, owning to its adjacency to Delhi and various NCR cities, the District Administration has decided to go for more stringent measures in a few domains, to safeguard the interests of various stakeholders. Organizations providing essential services (and hence already running) are also expected to align their operations to these guidelines, if not already done. Please refer notification for detailed information 2020-06-20
Central SEBI Relaxation In Timelines For Compliance With Regulatory Requirements In view of the prevailing situation due to the Covid-19 pandemic and representations received from the Stock Exchanges, the Securities and Exchange Board of India has decided to further extend the timelines for compliance with the regulatory requirements by the Trading Members / Clearing Members / Depository Participants, mentioned in the SEBI circulars 2020-06-19
Central SEBI Regulatory Measures To Continue In view of the COVID-19 pandemic situation, Securities and Exchange Board of India has decided that the regulatory measures issued via SEBI press release dated 20th March 2020 shall continue to be in force till 30th July 2020 2020-06-18
Central Scheme For Relaxation Of Time For Filing Charge Creation Or Modification Forms Ministry of Corporate Affairs has introduced Scheme for relaxation of time for filing forms related to creation or modification of charges under the Companies Act, 2013 for the purpose of condoning the delay in filing certain forms related to creation/modification of charges. Refer notification for more details 2020-06-17
Tamil Nadu Lockdown In Chennai And Some Areas In Chengalpattu And Tiruvallur Districts Of Tamil Nadu The Government of Tamil Nadu has enforced a complete lockdown under the disaster management act, 2005 from 19th June 2020 early morning 00 hrs to 30th June 2020 midnight 12:00 hrs in greater Chennai police limit and some areas in Chengalpattu and Tiruvallur districts. During this complete lockdown period, certain essential services alone would be permitted. Please refer notification for detailed information 2020-06-17
Himachal Pradesh Order For Reopening Of Hotels And Restaurants In Sirmour District Of Himachal Pradesh District Magistrate of Sirmour district under section 144 of the Cr.P.C, has ordered that all the Hotels/Homestays in the district are allowed to open for the use of the guest for non-tourism purposes such as the housing of persons visiting the state for official and business purposes only. Please refer to the notification for the detailed information 2020-06-15
Assam Standard Operating Procedures For Establishments Frequented By Truckers And Logistics Carriers In Assam Government of Assam after considering recent instances of COVID-19 cases in certain districts has ordered to enforce strict hygiene and social distancing protocols for the shops and establishments frequented by truckers and logistics carriers and has issued the standard operating procedures for establishments frequented by trucks and logistics carriers. Please refer the notification for detailed information 2020-06-15
Madhya Pradesh Guidelines For Prevention And Control Of Corona Virus Infection In Madhya Pradesh Government of Madhya Pradesh in consideration of the recent rise of the number of coronavirus cases in the state has issued a set of guidelines to be strictly adhered to for controlling the same. Please refer the notification for detailed information 2020-06-15
Kerala Standard Operating Procedures And Health Advisories For Short Visit To Kerala Government of Kerala has allowed a section of people who visit the state for purposes like business, official, trade, medical, court cases, property management, or any like purposes for a short period up to 7 days without mandatory quarantine, after obtaining entry passes through covid19jagratha portal. The government have issued the SOP for such travelers during their visit to the state. The permission for a short visit is granted subject to the strict following of this SOP and other social distancing norms 2020-06-14
Karnataka BBMP Advisory For Restaurants In Bangalore The Commissioner, Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike has issued an advisory for Restaurants in the city in the context of Unlock 1.0. This advisory is issued for necessary implementation during the Phased reopening (Unlock 1.0) to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic at Restaurants which are frequented by a large number of people for food and spending time. Please refer the notification for detailed information 2020-06-12
Karnataka Withdrawal Of Order On Extension Of Working Hours In Factories In Karnataka Government of Karnataka vide notification No.KAE 33 KABANI 2020 has canceled the notification no KAE 33 KABANI 2020, dated 22nd May 2020 to 21 August 2020 issued under Section 5 of the Factories Act, 1948 (Act No- 63 of 1948) granting exemption to all factories registered under Factories Act, 1948 from provisions of section 51 (Weekly Hour), section 54 (Daily Hour), of Factories Act, 1948 subject to certain conditions as per the notification. Therefore, employers of factories in the State of Karnataka are advised to comply with the working hours as prescribed under the Factories Act,1948. Please refer notification for further details 2020-06-11
Karnataka BBMP Advisory For Shopping Malls In Bangalore The Commissioner, Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike has issued an advisory for Shopping Malls in the city in the context of Unlock 1.0. This advisory is issued for necessary implementation during the Phased reopening (Unlock 1.0) to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic at Shopping Malls which are frequented by a large number of people for shopping, entertainment, and food. Please refer the notification for detailed information 2020-06-10
Karnataka BBMP Advisory For Offices And Workplaces In Bangalore The Commissioner, Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike has issued an advisory for offices/workplaces in the city in the context of Unlock 1.0. This advisory is issued for necessary implementation during the Phased reopening (Unlock 1.0) to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic at Offices and other workplaces which are relatively close settings, with shared spaces. Please refer the notification for detailed information 2020-06-10
Central CPCB Guidelines For Handling, Treatment, And Disposal Of Waste Generated During COVID-19 Central Pollution Control Board vide notification, has released new guidelines for handling, treatment, and disposal of waste generated during treatment, diagnosis, or quarantine of COVID-19 patients. This revision is in the suppression of the earlier guidelines uploaded at the CPCB website. The guidelines mention about Sample Collection Centres and Laboratories for COVID-19 suspected patients, Responsibilities of persons operating Quarantine Camps/Homes or Home-Care facilities, Duties of Common Biomedical Waste Treatment Facility, Duties of SPCBs/PCCs, Duties of Urban Local Bodies and Management of wastewater from HCFs/Isolation Wards. Please refer to the notification for details 2020-06-10
Pondicherry Statutory Alert ! Amendment Under The Puducherry Contract Labour (Regulation And Abolition) Rules, 1973 Government of Puducherry vide notification no G.O.Ms. No.64/AIL/Lab/G/2020 has amended The Puducherry Contract Labour (Regulation And Abolition) Rules, 1973. As per the amendment, mentioned are the details of the changes (a) The application for registration under Puducherry Contract Labour (Regulation And Abolition) Rules shall be made through the online portal of Labour Department, Puducherry i.e https://loe.py.gov.in/ (b) The certificate of registration shall be granted through the on-line portal of Government of Puducherry (c) The fees shall be paid by visiting online portal Government of Puducherry under the relevant head of accounts viz 0230-labour & Employment 106-Fees (d) Every employer shall maintain a register of contractors, register of persons employed electronically (e) The half-yearly return and annual return shall be submitted through the online portal of Labour department. The amendment also requires that books, register, records shall be maintained electronically at the discretion of Employer subject to the condition that Employer shall furnish all such books, register, records in the electronic form to Inspector on demand. Please refer notification for more details 2020-06-09
Chandigarh Exemption Under The Shops And Establishment Act In Chandigarh The Administrator of Chandigarh vide notification No. 12/02/15-H-II(2)-2020/7845 has allowed all shops and establishment covered under The Punjab Shops And Commercial Establishments Act, 1958 to open their outlets on all days of the week for a period of three months subject to conditions as mentioned below (i) It must be ensured that all provisions of the Act/Rules relating to employees working conditions, rest interval, weekly off days and other restrictions specified in the aforementioned Act of 1958 must be complied with (ii) Opening and closing hour of all the Shops And Commercial establishments will remain the same on all seven days of the week as notified by Chandigarh administration from time to time (iii) The rotation of employee engaged should be done so that mandatory weekly rest be given to them (iv) The orders issued separately under Disaster Management Act regarding odd-even formula in selected markets will continue to be in operation 2020-06-09
Haryana SOPs For Reopening To Be Followed In Sonipat District Of Haryana District Magistrate Sonipat, Haryana, has issued an order with Additional restrictions/guidelines for the management of reopening institutions in compliance with the guidelines of the state government in addition to the SOPs of the MoHFW. Please refer to the notification for more detailed information 2020-06-09
Telangana Extension Of Paid Holidays For Shops And Establishment In Telangana Till 30th June 2020 Telangana Labour Employment Training & Factories Department has issued a notification with reference to the earlier order dated 4th June 2020 regarding the declaration of paid holidays for shops and establishment, which was given effect up to 7th June 2020 has been extended up to 30th June 2020, subject to the relaxations given and conditions imposed therein. Please refer the notification for detailed information 2020-06-09
Sikkim Guidelines For Phased Re-Opening In Sikkim The Government of Sikkim has issued an order regarding guidelines for phased re-opening in the state. The order has instructions regarding the interstate movement of goods, people and vehicles, functioning of hotels/restaurants, gymnasiums, shops, and commercial establishments. Please refer the notification for detailed information 2020-06-09
Andhra Pradesh COVID-19 Safety And Hygiene Guidelines For Tourism Sector In Andhra Pradesh The Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued COVID-19 Safety and Hygiene Guidelines for Tourism Sector which includes the operational guidelines for hotels and restaurants. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-06-08
Himachal Pradesh SOPs For Reopening Of Various Sectors In Himachal Pradesh The Government of Himachal Pradesh has issued standard operating procedures on preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in religious places/places of worship, hotels, and other hospitality units, shopping malls with effect from 8th June 2020. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-06-08
Delhi Order Regarding Permitting Restricted Activities In Delhi The Government of NCT of Delhi has issued an order regarding granting permission for prohibited/partially prohibited/restricted activities throughout Delhi with effect from 08.06.2020. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-06-08
West Bengal Extension Order Of Lockdown In Containment Zones In West Bengal The Government of West Bengal in terms of the order issued by the Government of India has extended the lockdown measures in Containment zones (Affected Area) till 30th June 2020. In addition to the restrictions, certain new guidelines have also been issued. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-06-08
Delhi SOPs For Reopening Various Sectors To Be Followed In Delhi The Government of NCT of Delhi has issued standard operating procedures on preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in religious places/places of worship, hotels, and other hospitality units, shopping malls with effect from 8th June 2020. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-06-07
Uttarakhand SOPs For Reopening Of Various Sectors In Uttarakhand The Government of Uttarakhand has issued standard operating procedures on preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in religious places/places of worship, hotels, and other hospitality units, shopping malls. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-06-07
Telangana SOPs For Reopening Of Various Sectors In Telangana The Government of Telangana has issued standard operating procedures on preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in religious places/places of worship, hotels, shopping malls with effect from 8th June 2020. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-06-07
Haryana SOPs For Reopening Of Various Sectors In Haryana The Government of Haryana has issued standard operating procedures on preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in religious places/places of worship, restaurants, hotels, and other hospitality units, shopping malls with effect from 8th June 2020. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-06-07
Goa Order Under Section 144 of Cr.P.C In North Goa District Magistrate, North Goa, in the exercise of the powers conferred under section 144 of Code of Criminal Procedure, and Under Section 29A of the Goa Excise Duty Act, 1964 has imposed restriction/ban on certain activities in the district with effect from 8th June 2020. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-06-07
Jammu And Kashmir Guidelines On Lockdown Measures In The Union Territory Of Jammu And Kashmir w.e.f 8th June 2020 The Government of Jammu and Kashmir has released guidelines/instructions for regulating activities in the union territory during the extended period of lockdown with effect from 8th June 2020. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-06-07
Odisha Additional Order Regarding Lockdown Of Certain Sectors In Odisha According to the order Ministry of Home Affairs on 30th May 2020, as the States/ UTs, based on their assessment of the situation, are authorized to prohibit certain activities outside the Containment Zones, or to impose such restrictions as deemed necessary from time to time, the Government of Odisha have directly specified that A) All Religious Places/ Places of Worship for Public will continue to remain closed till 30th June 2020. B) AII Shopping Malls will continue to remain closed till 30th June 2020. C) Restaurants and Hotels will be permitted for home delivery/takeaways of food including home delivery of food by aggregators such as Zomato, Swiggy, etc till 30th June 2020 2020-06-07
Punjab SOPs For Reopening To Be Followed In Rupnagar District Of Punjab District Magistrate Rupnagar, Punjab, issued an order with Additional restrictions/guidelines for the management of reopening institutions in compliance with the guidelines of the state government in addition to the SOPs of the MoHFW. Please refer to the notification for more detailed information 2020-06-06
Pondicherry SOPs For Reopening Of Various Sectors In Puducherry The Government of Puducherry has issued standard operating procedures on preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in religious places/places of worship, hotels, and other hospitality units, shopping malls with effect from 8th June 2020. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-06-06
Punjab SOPs For Reopening Of Various Sectors In Punjab The Government of Punjab has issued standard operating procedures on preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in religious places/places of worship, hotels, and other hospitality units, shopping malls with effect from 8th June 2020. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-06-06
Andhra Pradesh SOPs For Reopening Of Various Sectors In Andhra Pradesh Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued standard operating procedures on preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in offices, religious places/places of worship, hotels and other hospitality units, restaurants, shopping malls with effect from 8th June 2020. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-06-05
Chhattisgarh SOPs For Reopening Of Various Sectors In Chandigarh The Government of Chandigarh has issued standard operating procedures on preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in offices, religious places/places of worship, hotels and other hospitality units, restaurants, shopping malls with effect from 8th June 2020. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-06-05
Kerala Order Extending The Deadline To Pay Property Tax, License Renewal For Traders In Kerala The Government of Kerala with reference to earlier order dated 4th May 2020, has extended the deadline to renew licenses for traders, payment of property tax without fine, etc till 30th June 2020. Please refer to the notification for more detailed information 2020-06-05
Kerala SOPs For Reopening Of Various Sectors In Kerala The Government of Kerala has issued standard operating procedures on preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in offices, religious places/places of worship, restaurants, shopping malls as per the guidelines issued by the Government of India with effect from 8th June 2020. Additional restrictions in the state regarding these sectors have also been issued. Please refer to the notification for more detailed information. 2020-06-05
Telangana Extension Of Earlier Order Declaring Paid Holidays For Shops And Establishment And Factories In Telangana Till 7th June 2020 Telangana Labour Employment Training & Factories Department has issued a notification with reference to the earlier order dated 20th May 2020 regarding the declaration of paid holidays for shops and establishment and factories, which was given effect up to 31st May 2020 has been extended up to 7th June 2020, subject to the relaxations given and conditions imposed therein. Further No shops/establishments, except hospitals and pharmacies, will remain open after 8 PM 2020-06-04
Maharashtra Easing Of Restrictions And Phase-Wise Opening Of Lockdown In Maharashtra Government of Maharashtra after careful consideration of planning of containment areas and availability of health infrastructure, for the strict implementation by the concerned authorities of all the departments in the state, has issued an order to amend certain measures in the guidelines. The amendments made are regarding outdoor physical activities, the opening of shops, the functioning of private offices, interstate, and inter-district movement of persons. Kindly refer to the notification for more detailed information 2020-06-04
Central SOP To Contain Spread Of COVID-19 In Offices, Religious Places, Hotels, Restaurants And Shopping Malls The Government of India, as part of taking various measures towards the management of COVID-19, has issued standard operating procedures on preventive measures to contain the spread of the same in offices, religious places/places of worship, hotels, and other hospitality units, restaurants, shopping malls. States/UTs are requested to implement the same. However, they may develop and implement their own protocol which may be stricter as per their assessment of the situation with a view to effectively contain COVID-19 2020-06-04
Meghalaya Additional Activities Permitted In The State Of Meghalaya w.e.f 8th June 2020 The government of Meghalaya has issued a list of additional activities permitted in the state with effect from 8th June 2020, which includes the opening of shops in shopping complexes/malls (alternate shops on a rotation basis). The same is subject to adherence to guidelines prescribed by the Ministry of Home Affairs, to be checked and certified by the deputy commissioners 2020-06-03
Chandigarh Extension Of Working Hours For Factories In Chandigarh The Administrator of Chandigarh vide notification No. 12/01/106-IIII(2)-2020/7732 has exempted all factories registered under The Factories Act, 1948 in the Union territory from the provisions of Section 51 (Weekly Hour), Section 54 (Daily Hour), Section 55 (intervals of rest) and Section 56 (Spread over) with immediate effect for a period of three months subject to conditions that (i) No Workers shall be allowed to work in a factory for more than twelve hours in any day and seventy-two hours in any week, (ii) The period of work of workers in a factory each day shall be so fixed that no period shall exceed six hours and that no workers shall work for more than six hours before he had an interval of for rest of at least half an hour (iii) No female worker shall be allowed or required to work in a factory between 07.00 PM to 06.00 AM. Other provisions of the Factories Act, 1948 shall continue to be in force. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-06-03
Gujarat Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Gujarat Government of Gujarat has issued an order extending the lockdown in containment zones up to 30th June 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. The revised guidelines to be followed until then has also been released. Please refer to the notification for more details. 2020-06-03
Madhya Pradesh Health And Safety Guidelines For Operation Of Standalone Shops In Madhya Pradesh Government of Madhya Pradesh has issued a list of health and safety guidelines to be followed during the operation of standalone shops in the state for the containment and prevention of Covid-19. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-06-02
Haryana Order Regarding Opening Of Shops In Chakri Dadri District Of Haryana District Magistrate, Chakri Dadri has issued an order with guidelines regarding the opening of shops in the district. A) All eateries, restaurants etc. will not be allowed to provide dine-in services to the general public. They are allowed only for home deliveries and take away purposes from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM. B) Shops of all goods and services are allowed to open daily ( Monday to Saturday) between 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM. Please refer to the notification for more details. 2020-06-02
Haryana Guidelines To Be Followed In Gurugram District Of Haryana Deputy Commissioner of Gurugram District has issued an order listing out the activities permitted and prohibited within the district. Please refer to the notification for detailed information. 2020-06-02
Mizoram Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Mizoram Government of Mizoram has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 30th June 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. The revised guidelines to be followed until then has also been released. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-06-02
Central EPFO Pensioners To Get Enhanced Pension On the recommendation of Central Board of Trustees (EPFO), the Government of India accepted to allow restoration of commuted value of pension after 15 years. Earlier there was no provision for restoration of commuted pension and the pensioners continued to receive reduced pension on account of commutation lifelong. Please refer notification for detailed information. 2020-06-01
Assam Order Granting Relaxations In Assam Government of Assam has issued an order granting relaxation on restricted activities. Guidelines regarding all the allowed activities are included in the order, No activity whatsoever is permitted in the containment zones. Please refer to the notification for more detailed information. 2020-06-01
Jharkhand Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Jharkhand The government of Jharkhand has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 30th June 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. The revised guidelines on the additional activities permitted outside the containment zones until then have also been released. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-06-01
Manipur Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Manipur The Government of Manipur has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 30th June 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. In Imphal city and other district headquarters curfew have been imposed from 2 pm to 5 am on all days till 15th June, while for other areas the curfew shall be from 5 pm to 5 am till 30th June 2020. The revised guidelines on the additional activities permitted outside the containment zones until then have also been released. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-06-01
Punjab Restrictions Under Section 144 Cr.P.C In Ferozepur District Of Punjab District Magistrate, Ferozepur under section 144 of Cr.PC has issued an order prescribing guidelines to be followed in the district during the lockdown for the containment and prevention of Covid-19. Please refer to the notification for more detailed information 2020-06-01
Chhattisgarh Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Chandigarh Office of Advisor to the Administrator, State executive committee of state disaster management authority of Chandigarh has issued an order extending the lockdown in containment zones up to 30th June 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. The revised guidelines to be followed until then has also been released. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-06-01
Haryana Order Under Section 144 Of CrPC In District Nuh Of Haryana District Magistrate, Nuh has passed an order under Section 144 of CrPC prohibiting the assembly of five or more persons in public places & other containment measures to prevent and contain the spread of COVID-19 disease till 30th June 2020. Guidelines for phased re-opening in the district as per the Ministry of Home Affairs order on 30th May 2020 is also included. Please refer to the notification for more detailed information 2020-06-01
Kerala Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Kerala Government of Kerala has issued an order extending the lockdown in containment zones up to 30th June 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. The additional measures to regulate the movement of persons for reasons of public health have also been issued. Please refer notification for more details. 2020-06-01
Odisha Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Odisha Government of Odisha has issued an order extending the lockdown in containment zones up to 30th June 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. The revised guidelines to be followed until then has also been released. Please refer to the notification for more details. 2020-06-01
Delhi Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Delhi Government of NCT of Delhi has issued an order extending the lockdown in the state and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones till 30th June 2020. The revised guidelines on the additional activities permitted outside the containment zones until then have also been released. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-06-01
Delhi Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Delhi Government of NCT of Delhi has issued an order extending the lockdown in the state and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones till 30th June 2020. The revised guidelines on the additional activities permitted outside the containment zones until then have also been released. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-06-01
Maharashtra Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Maharashtra Government of Maharashtra has issued directions to extend the lockdown, with amendments, to operationalise MISSION BEGIN AGAIN for easing of restrictions and phase-wise opening, till 30th June 2020 for containment of COVID-19 epidemic in the State and all Departments of Government of Maharashtra are ordered to strictly implement the guidelines issued. Please refer notification for detailed information 2020-05-31
Punjab SOPs For Reopening To Be Followed In Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar District Of Punjab District Magistrate Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar, Punjab, issued an order with Additional restrictions/guidelines for the management of reopening institutions in compliance with the guidelines of the state government in addition to the SOPs of the MoHFW. Please refer to the notification for more detailed information 2020-05-31
Punjab Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Punjab Government of Punjab has issued an order extending the lockdown in containment zones up to 30th June 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. The revised guidelines to be followed until then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details. 2020-05-31
Dadra And Nagar Haveli Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Dadra And Nagar Haveli The Collectorate, Dadra & Nagar Haveli has issued an order extending the lockdown in containment zones up to 30th June 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. Please refer to the notification for more detailed information 2020-05-31
Uttar Pradesh Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Uttar Pradesh Government of Uttar Pradesh has issued an order extending the lockdown in the state upto 30th June 2020 and the revised guidelines along with the state directives for COVID-19 management to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-31
Pondicherry Order Under Section 144 Cr.P.C In Puducherry In continuation of the order passed by the Ministry of Home Affairs, extending the lockdown till 30th June 2020, the District Magistrate, Puducherry has issued a prohibitory order under section 144 of CrPC restricting the movement of individuals for non-essential activities between 9.00 PM and 5.00 AM. Additional restrictions include A) All liquor shops to be closed before 7 PM B) All other shops shall remain closed by 8 PM C) Takeaway activities of hotels/restaurants shall be closed by 9 PM. 2020-05-31
Uttar Pradesh Precautionary Guidelines Advised For Industries And Establishments In Uttar Pradesh Government of Uttar Pradesh has issued an order regarding management and precautions to be taken to avoid contraction of Covid-19 in industrial/commercial establishments and offices/institutions in the state. Please refer to the notification for more details. 2020-05-31
Maharashtra List Of Activities Allowed In Maharashtra As part of Mission begin again, a list of activities that are allowed and not allowed in the state has been released. It is to be read with the order dated 31st May 2020 2020-05-31
Punjab Guidelines Under Section 144 Cr.P.C For Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar District Of Punjab District Magistrate, Shahid Bhagat Nagar has issued an order under section 144 Cr.P.C prescribing restriction and guidelines to be followed in the district with immediate effect and until further orders. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-05-31
Uttarakhand Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Uttarakhand The Government of Uttarakhand has issued an order extending the lockdown in the state and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. The revised guidelines on the additional activities permitted outside the containment zones until then have also been released. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-05-31
Telangana Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Telangana Government of Telangana has issued an order extending the lockdown till 7th June 2020 and in containment zones up to 30th June 2020 2020-05-31
Himachal Pradesh Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Himachal Pradesh Government of Himachal Pradesh has issued an order extending the lockdown in containment zones up to 30th June 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. The revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-31
Tamil Nadu Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Tamil Nadu Government of Tamil Nadu has issued an order extending the lockdown in the state upto 30th June 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-31
Rajasthan Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Rajasthan Government of Rajasthan has issued an order extending the lockdown in the state upto 30th June 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-31
Chhattisgarh Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Chhattisgarh Chhattisgarh government has issued an order notifying the extension of lockdown till 30th June 2020. Inter-state and intra-state transport to continue as earlier that is for essential purposes with e-passes. Refer notification for detailed information 2020-05-31
Maharashtra List Of Activities Allowed In Maharashtra As part of Mission begin again, a list of activities that are allowed and not allowed in the state has been released. It is to be read with the order dated 31st May 2020 2020-05-31
Karnataka Protocol For Inter-State Travellers To Karnataka During Phased Reopening Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka has issued an order containing the salient features of protocol for Inter State travellers coming into Karnataka in unlock period applicable from 1st June 2020. Please refer notification for detailed information 2020-05-31
Madhya Pradesh Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Madhya Pradesh Government of Madhya Pradesh has issued an order extending the lockdown in the state upto 30th June 2020 and the revised guidelines along with the state directives for COVID-19 management to be followed till then has also been released. Private offices, including IT-ITeS allowed to operate with 50% staff in red zones. 100% staff allowed in orange and green zones. Please refer notification for detailed information 2020-05-31
Maharashtra Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Maharashtra Government of Maharashtra has issued directions to extend the lockdown, with amendments, to operationalise MISSION BEGIN AGAIN for easing of restrictions and phase-wise opening, till 30th June 2020 for containment of COVID-19 epidemic in the State and all Departments of Government of Maharashtra are ordered to strictly implement the guidelines issued. Please refer notification for detailed information 2020-05-31
Bihar Guidelines To Be Followed In Patna District Collector of Patna has issued an order listing out the revised guidelines on the additional activities permitted within the district as per the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs to be followed till 30th June 2020. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-05-31
Tripura Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Tripura The Government of Tripura has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 30th June 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. The revised guidelines on the additional activities permitted outside the containment zones until then have also been released. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-05-31
Andhra Pradesh Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Andhra Pradesh Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued an order extending the lockdown in the state and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. The revised guidelines on the additional activities permitted outside the containment zones until then have also been released. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-05-31
Andaman And Nicobar Order Under Section 144 Of Cr.P.C In Andaman And Nicobar Islands District Magistrate, North and Middle Andaman District has issued an order under section 144 of Cr.P.C restricting the movement of people. The order shall be in force from 31st May 2020 till 30th June 2020. This order is in continuation with the order extending the lockdown in the whole of Andaman and Nicobar until 30th June 2020 2020-05-31
Central Specific Process To Claim Provident Fund Advances EPFO to facilitate members for PF Advances, members can log in http://unifiedportal-mem.epfIndia.gov.in for all claims related to Form-31,19,10C & 10D. Please refer extracts of the webpage for more details on the online process to claim advances 2020-05-30
Meghalaya Prohibitory Order Under Section 144 In East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya District Magistrate, East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya has issued and an order under section 144 declaring night curfew (9 pm to 5 am) in East Khasi Hill District from 31st May to 8th June. 2020-05-30
Karnataka Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Karnataka Government of Karnataka has issued an order extending the lockdown in containment zones up to 30th June 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. The revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-30
Central Government Of India Order To Extend The Lockdown In Containment Zones Upto 30th June 2020 Ministry of Home Affairs in exercise of the powers under section 6(2)(i) of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, National Management Authority (NDMA) has issued an order to extend the lockdown in containment zones upto 30th June 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside Containment Zones 2020-05-30
Haryana Lockdown 5.0 Extension Order In Haryana Government of Haryana has issued an order extending the lockdown in containment zones up to 30th June 2020 and to re-open prohibited activities in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones. The revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-30
Gujarat New Guidelines Implemented In Gujarat The government of Gujarat has implemented new guidelines in the state with effect from 1st June 2020, more relaxations are given to economic activities and daily life activities in these unlock-1 guidelines. Please refer notification for detailed information 2020-05-30
Meghalaya Permission For Additional Activities In Meghalaya Government of Meghalaya has permitted the following additional activities in the Urban areas of the state with immediate effect. 1. Opening of the following shops operating from fixed premises: a) Products and clothes for new-born babies, b) Textiles and readymade garments, c) Kitchen utensils, d) Household Electronics, e) Automobile showrooms. 2. Operation of the following services: a) Kitchen Appliances repair services, b) Travel Agencies 2020-05-29
Himachal Pradesh Order For Work Permission In Chamba District Of Himachal Pradesh District Magistrate of Chamba in the suppression of all the previous orders with regard to work permissions have issued the following directions for all the future work-related permissions. 1) Government departments to start their work without any permission on intimation of the name and location of work to S.P Chamba, to respective DySp and to Labour officer. 2) Private organisations to start their work without any permission, an intimation to the respective SDM regarding the name and location of the work. Organisations/establishments with more than twenty employees will have to submit a request for work permissions on adc-cha-hp@nic.in. 3) All private individual work requires no permission. Individual concerned shall be the de-facto Compliance officer. 2020-05-28
Pondicherry Issue Of Online Emergency Passes In Karaikal Puducherry Government of Puducherry through press release has brought to the notice of people of Karaikal that emergency passes will be issued through website epass.py.gov.in. Emergency passes for the following purpose may apply to the website epass.gov.in 1) Marriage 2) Funeral 3) Medical 4) Rejoin duty 5) Other emergency purposes 2020-05-27
Sikkim Permission For Restaurants To Operate Only For Take Away And Home Delivery In Sikkim Government of Sikkim has made certain additions to the guidelines for strict implementation. All restaurants/fast food centres/sweet-shops/bakeries shall be allowed to operate with effect from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM but only for pick up/take away/home delivery service. No in-house seating shall be allowed. Please refer notification for more detailed information. 2020-05-26
Central PM Cares Fund Included In The List Of CSR Eligible Activities Under The Companies Act, 2013 Central Government vide notification no. G.S.R. 313(E) has amended item (viii) of Schedule VII of the Companies Act, 2013. As per the notification the government has also included activities relating to contribution to the prime minister's national relief fund or Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund) or any other fund set up by the central govt. for socio-economic development and relief and welfare of the scheduled caste, tribes, other backward classes, minorities and women as one of the activities which may be included by companies in their Corporate Social Responsibility Policies 2020-05-26
Tripura Extension Of Working Hours And Applicability To Act For Factories In Tripura Government of Tripura vide Notification No.F.2(345)-FB/EoDB(Vol-II)/2015(Part)/189-96 has exempted all factories registered under The Factories Act, 1948 in the state from the provisions of Section 51 (Weekly Hour), Section 54 (Daily Hour), Section 55 (Interval of Rest), Section 56 (Spread over Hours) with effect from 21st May 2020 for a period of three months subject to the conditions specified, (1) No adult workers shall be allowed or required to work in a factory for more than twelve hours in any day and seventy two hours in a week (2) The periods of work of adult workers in a factory each day shall be so fixed that no period shall exceed six hours and that no workers shall work for more than six hours before he has had an interval for rest of at least half an hour (3) No female workers shall be allowed or required to work in a factory between 7pm to 6am (4) Salaries/wage shall be in proportion of the existing rate (e.g if wages for eight hour is Rs 160, then proportionate wage will be Rs 240 for twelve hours). As per the notification, the government has also increased threshold limit for applicability to the Factories Act, 1948 from ten or more workers to twenty or more workers for factories operating with the aid of power and from twenty or more workers to forty or more workers for factories operating without the aid of power for three months. The said increase in the threshold for factories shall be valid for three months from the date of issuance of notification and the same shall be reviewed by the Labour Department after three months. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-26
Haryana Order Regarding Time schedule For Business Establishments In Haryana Government of Haryana in continuation of the order dated 18th May 2020, slight modification/relaxation has been made. An order has been issued with the time schedule for the operation of permitted activities along with the list of permitted activities. Refer notification for more details 2020-05-25
Rajasthan Withdrawal Of Order On Extension Of Working Hours In Factories In Rajasthan Government of Rajasthan vide notification No .. F.3 (15) / Legal / F & B / 2020 / 3o/ has cancelled the order no. F.3(15)/Legal/F&B/2020/188 dated 11-04-2020 and order no. F.3 (15)/Legal/F&B/2020/226 dated 24-04-2020 issued earlier with immediate effect under Section 5 of the Factories Act, 1948 (Act No- 63 of 1948) granting exemption to all factories registered under Factories Act, 1948 from provisions of section 51, section 54 of the act subject to certain conditions as per the notification. Therefore, employers of factories in the State of Rajasthan are advised to comply with the working hours as prescribed under the Factories Act,1948. Please refer notification for further details 2020-05-24
Tamil Nadu Conditional Reopening Of Industrial Estates In Chennai From 25th May 2020 Government of Tamil Nadu has given permission for the conditional reopening of industries in the district. Industries are allowed to operate only with 25% of their workforce. Employers must ensure the following: a) everyday workers should have a thermal scan with a Thermal Scanner. b) Ensure all employees wear face masks. c) Ensure that practice social distance is adhered to and served. d) Clean the factory every morning and evening with disinfectant. e) Ensure that the toilet in the factory is cleaned with antiseptic twice daily. f) Workers over 65 should avoid working. g) If workers have symptoms such as fever and colds, they should not be allowed to work. h) Use a hand sanitizer with soap and disinfectant regularly. In addition, it is advised to employees and workers to strictly adhere to the standard operating procedures issued 2020-05-24
Meghalaya Establishments Permitted To Open In Shillong Between 27th May 2020 And 30th May 2020 In order to enable the local residents to purchase daily essential commodities and to meet their commercial requirements in Shillong Agglomeration and in Villages of the Civil sub-divisions of Sohra/Pynursla and respective C&RD blocks in East Khasi Hills District, during the national lockdown Office of the Deputy Commissioner has issued a list of permitted establishments from 27th May 2020 to 30th May 2020 2020-05-24
Tamil Nadu Extension Of Due Date For Payment Of Profession Tax In Tamil Nadu Government Of Tamil Nadu in the view of the ongoing lockdown due to COVID-19, the time for paying taxes to the municipal bodies has now been extended for three months i.e till 30th June 2020, without attracting any late payment charges or fines 2020-05-23
Central Statement On Developmental And Regulatory Policies By Reserve Bank Of India RBI issues Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies announcing measures to further ease financial stress caused by COVID-19 disruptions among other measures, term loan moratorium to be extended by another three months. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-22
Karnataka Extension Of Working Hours For Factories In Karnataka Government of Karnataka vide notification No.KAE 33 KABANI 2020 has exempted all factories registered under The Factories Act, 1948 in the state from the provisions of Section 51 (Weekly Hour), Section 54 (Daily Hour) with effect from 22nd May 2020 to 21st August 2020 subject to conditions that no adult worker shall be allowed or required to work in a factory for more than ten hours in any day and Sixty hours in any week and provision of Section 59 regarding overtime wage shall continue to be applicable without any change 2020-05-22
Telangana Extension Of Orders Declaring Paid Holidays For Shops And Establishment And Factories In Telangana Till 31st May 2020 Government of Telangana, Department of Labour Employment Training & Factories vide notification no 182 had further extended the order declaring paid holidays for Shops and Establishments and Factories till 31st May 2020 instead of 29th May 2020 in continuance to previous notification no G.O.Ms No.173 dated 8th May 2020 and G.O Ms No 68 in regard to extension of Lockdown in the State of Telangana till 31st May 2020. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-20
Haryana Revised Restrictions On Industrial And Commercial Establishments In Gurugram, Haryana District Administration, Gurugram has issued an order listing out the revised restrictions imposed on operation of industrial and commercial establishments in the district to regulate the operations of the activities in the territorial jurisdiction of the district. Standard operating procedure to be complied with for public and the workplaces are also listed out in the order. Refer notification for detailed information 2020-05-20
Andhra Pradesh Guidelines Regarding Opening Of Shops In The Urban Areas During The Lockdown Period In Andhra Pradesh Municipal administration and urban development department of the government of Andhra Pradesh has issued an order including the revised instructions for opening of shops/establishments in the urban areas. The Standard operating protocols for the opening of shops in the urban areas have also included, SOP for professionally run high budget barbershops and SOP for low budget barbershops. Please refer notification for detailed information 2020-05-20
Central Advisory On Disclosure Of Material Impact Of Covid-19 Pandemic On Listed Entities Under Sebi Regulations, 2015 The COVID–19 pandemic and the consequent lockdown restrictions imposed by national governments has impacted businesses not only in India but all over the world. In view of the same, SEBI has granted several relaxations to the entities in the circular in terms of timelines for filing of various reports/disclosures under SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015. Refer notification for detailed information 2020-05-20
Andhra Pradesh Operational Guidelines Issued Regarding Sanction Of Certain Relief Measures To Industries In Andhra Pradesh Government of Andhra Pradesh on recognizing the need to support the Industrial sector especially MSMEs in wake of Covid-19 and to enable them to restart their operations have issued orders, extending certain incentives. Refer notification for detailed information 2020-05-19
Dadra And Nagar Haveli Order Under Section 144 Cr.P.C In Dadra And Nagar Haveli District Magistrate, Dadra and Nagar Haveli have issued an order under sec 144 of Cr.P.C for the following A) No movement by any person shall be allowed between 05:00 p.m to 08:00 a.m except for medical emergencies and essential service emergencies. B) All the shops in Dadra and Nagar Haveli shall remain open from 08:00 a.m to 05:00 p.m 2020-05-19
Maharashtra Revised Guidelines During The Extended Period Of Lockdown For The Containment Of Covid-19 In Maharashtra Government of Maharashtra has issued revised guidelines that shall be applicable during the extended period of Lockdown till 31st May 2020 for containment of COVID-19 epidemic in the state and all departments of governments of the state is to strictly implement the revised guidelines with effect from 22nd May 2020. Please refer notification for detailed information 2020-05-19
Jammu And Kashmir Guidelines On Lockdown Measures In The Union Territory Of Jammu And Kashmir With Effect From 20th May 2020 Government of Jammu and Kashmir has issued guidelines/instructions for regulating activities in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir during the extended period of lockdown with effect from 20th May 2020 2020-05-19
Central Lockdown 4.0 National Directives For Public Places, Workplaces, Shops And Markets Ministry of Home Affairs has issued directives for public places, workplaces, shops and markets to be followed during Lockdown 4.0. Please refer notification for detailed information 2020-05-18
Haryana Revised Order To Regulate The Operations Of The Activities In The Territorial Jurisdiction Of The District Panchkula In Haryana Government of Haryana in continuation of the order dated 18th May 2020, to contain the transmission of COVID-19 disease orders under section 30 and 34 of the disaster management act, 2005 are made to regulate the operations of the activities in the territorial jurisdiction of the district Panchkula. The list of activities which will continue to remain prohibited for the period of two weeks with effect from 18th May 2020 is mentioned in the order. Refer notification for detailed information 2020-05-18
Uttar Pradesh Extension Of Lockdown In Uttar Pradesh Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Uttar Pradesh has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-18
Himachal Pradesh Guidelines On Preventive Measures To Contain Spread Of Covid-19 In Workplace Settings In Himachal Pradesh National Health Mission of Himachal Pradesh has issued an order regarding the revised guidelines to be followed in workplaces during the lockdown. All office/organization throughout the state is to follow the guidelines strictly for the containment of COVID-19 2020-05-18
Manipur Extension Of Lockdown In Manipur Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Manipur has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. There shall be a total curfew in the Imphal city and all other district headquarters till 31st May 2020 and in respect of all other areas, the curfew shall be enforced from 6 pm to 6 am. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-18
Pondicherry Revised Guidelines For Enforcement Of Extended Lockdown Measures In Puducherry In pursuance of the order and guidelines issued by Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, Government of Puducherry has released a notification stating that the revised lockdown measures will continue to be implemented in the union territory for a further period of two weeks with effect from 18th May 2020 2020-05-18
Uttarakhand Extension Of Lockdown In Uttarakhand Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Uttarakhand has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-18
Gujarat Extension Of Lockdown In Gujarat Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Gujarat has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-18
Odisha Extension Of Lockdown In Odisha Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Odisha has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-18
Central EPFO Reduces The Contribution Rate To Ten Per Cent From Existing Rate Of Twelve Per Cent Government of India vide notification S.No.1513 has amended the earlier notification dated S.O.320 (E) dated the 9th April 1997 which retained the rate of contribution at Ten per cent to (i)Any establishment in which less than twenty persons are employed, (ii) Any sick industrial company, (iii) Any establishment which has at the end of any financial year accumulated losses equal to or exceeding its entire net worth and (iv) Any establishment in Jute, Beedi, Brick, Coir and guar gum industry. As per the new notification Government has amended by adding new Clause which refers to; "Any establishment other than Central public sector enterprises and state public sector enterprises and other establishments owned by, or under the control of the Central Government or the State Government, as the case may be, in respect of wages payable by it for the months of May, June and July 2020". Provided that this clause shall not be applicable to the establishments eligible for relief under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojna guidelines issued by the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). Therefore for the establishments registered under the Act other than Government enterprises/establishments and establishments already seeking relief under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojna, the contribution which shall be paid by the employer to the EPF shall be Ten per cent and the employee's contributions shall be equal to the contribution payable by the employer in respect of wages payable to employees for the months of May, June, July 2020 2020-05-18
Delhi Extension Of Lockdown In Delhi Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Delhi has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-18
Haryana Standard Operating Procedure For Ensuring Social Distancing In The Market Areas Within Municipal Limits Upto 31st May 2020 In Haryana Government of Haryana has issued directives for municipalities to maintain social distancing in the market areas. All municipalities shall have to identify all congested/dense market areas, bazars, fruit & vegetable markets, commercial shops on both sides of the road, municipal markets, vending zones. It shall be ensured that not more than fifty percent shops are allowed to open in any congested markets under any circumstances except all standalone, neighbourhood shops and shops in residential areas and all shops selling essential goods, industrial goods and hardware items. Refer notification for detailed information. 2020-05-18
Assam Extension Of Lockdown In Assam Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Assam has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 along with identification of zones and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-18
Bihar Extension Of Lockdown In Bihar Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Bihar has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 along with instructions to be followed in the containment zones till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details. 2020-05-18
Chhattisgarh Extension Of Lockdown In Chandigarh Upto 31st May 2020 Office of the Administrator, State executive committee of state disaster management authority of Chandigarh has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-18
Madhya Pradesh Extension Of Lockdown In Madhya Pradesh Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Madhya Pradesh has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-18
Madhya Pradesh Extension Of Lockdown In Madhya Pradesh Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Madhya Pradesh has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-18
Jharkhand Extension Of Lockdown In Jharkhand Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Jharkhand has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines along with the modifications made by the state to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-18
Karnataka Extension Of Lockdown In Karnataka Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Karnataka has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details. 2020-05-18
Kerala Extension Of Lockdown In Kerala Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Kerala has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-18
Rajasthan Extension Of Lockdown In Rajasthan Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Rajasthan has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-18
Telangana Extension Of Lockdown In Telangana Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Telangana has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-18
West Bengal Extension Of Lockdown In West Bengal Upto 31st May 2020 Government of West Bengal has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed in the respective categorized zones till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-18
Central Central Guidelines On Preventive Measures To Contain Spread Of Covid-19 In Workplace Settings Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India has issued a set guidelines to outline the preventive and response measures to be observed to contain the spread of COVID-19 in workplace settings. The document is divided into the following subsections (A) basic preventive measures to be followed at all times (B) measures specific to offices (C) measures to be taken on the occurrence of a case (D) disinfection procedures to be implemented in case of occurrence of suspect/confirmed case. Refer notification for more detailed information 2020-05-18
Punjab Permitted Activities In Punjab In Non Containment Zones Government of Punjab has issued a list of permitted activities in the state in its non-containment zones during the period of Lockdown 4.0, that is from 18 May 2020 to 31st May 2020. Kindly refer notification for detailed information 2020-05-18
Telangana Extension Of Lockdown In Tamil Nadu Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Tamil Nadu has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-17
Tamil Nadu Press Release On Extension Of Lockdown In Tamil Nadu Upto 31st May 2020 The Government of Tamil Nadu has issued a press release regarding the extension of lockdown in the state, the notification lists down the guidelines which are to be continued until a new order changing the same is released. Kindly refer the notification for detailed information 2020-05-17
Chhattisgarh Extension Of Lockdown In Chhattisgarh Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Chhattisgarh has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-17
Dadra And Nagar Haveli Extension Of Lockdown In Dadra And Nagar Haveli Upto 31st May 2020 District Magistrate, Dadra & Nagar Haveli has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines under section 144 of CR.P.C to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-17
Haryana Extension Of Lockdown In Haryana Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Haryana has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-17
Central NDMA Order Regarding Extension Of Lockdown National Disaster Management Authority after considering the fact that the lockdown measures need to be implemented for a further period in the country to contain the spread of COVID 19, has directed NEC to issue modifications in the guidelines as necessary, keeping in view the need to open up economic activities while containing the spread of COVID 19 2020-05-17
Central Extension Of Lockdown In Andhra Pradesh Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-17
Central Government Of India Order For Zone Categorization Ministry of Health and Family Affairs has issued an order for zone categorization of districts as hotspots/red zones/orange zones and green zones. After taking into consideration the feedback received from states guidelines for the same has been issued. Refer notification for detailed information 2020-05-17
Lakshadweep Extension Of Lockdown In Lakshadweep Upto 31st May 2020 Government of India, Lakshadweep Administration has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-17
Nagaland Order Regarding Continuation Of Lockdown Guidelines In Nagaland Government of Nagaland has ordered that all the existing guidelines with regard to lockdown in all parts of the state-issued in the order dated 4th May 2020 will continue to remain operative till the issuance of fresh guidelines. 2020-05-17
Punjab Extension Of Lockdown In Punjab Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Punjab has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-17
Rajasthan Press Release For Continuation Of Guidelines In Rajasthan Government of Rajasthan has issued a notice for the continuation of the guidelines issued on 2nd May 2020 until new guidelines for the lockdown 4.0 is issued the Government 2020-05-17
Sikkim Extension Of Lockdown In Sikkim Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Sikkim has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-17
Himachal Pradesh Extension Of Lockdown In Himachal Pradesh Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Himachal Pradesh has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-17
Karnataka Regarding Mandatory Following On New Guidelines Till Mid Night Of 19th May 2020 The government of Karnataka has issued an order for the mandatory following of the new guidelines till midnight of 19 May 2020 until a new order issuing new guidelines is released. Kindly refer the notification for more details 2020-05-17
Pondicherry Extension Of Lockdown In Puducherry Upto 31st May 2020 District Administration, Karaikal, Government of Puducherry has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and also extending the validity of all Duty passes/e-passes issued for duty purposes issued by the district Administration upto 31st May 2020 2020-05-17
Haryana Restrictions On Timing Of Operation Of Activities In Jhajjar District Of Haryana District Magistrate, Jjajjar district has issued an order stating that standalone, neighbourhood shops and shops in residential areas shall be opened daily from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The order also contains a list of activity/business establishments allowed to operate and the time schedule to operate the same. Refer notification for more detailed information 2020-05-17
Central Government Of India Extends Lockdown Upto 31st May 2020 Ministry of Home Affairs has issued an order dated 1st May 2020 under Section 10(2)(I) of the National Disaster Management Act, directing the Ministries/ Departments of Government of India, State/Union Territory Governments, authorities that the lockdown measures stipulated in the new guidelines issued by MHA for containment of COVID-19 epidemic in the country for the extended period of National Lockdown upto 31st May 2020 with effect from 18th May 2020. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-05-17
Maharashtra Extension Of Lockdown In Maharashtra Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Maharashtra has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-17
Mizoram Extension Of Lockdown In Mizoram Upto 31st May 2020 Government of Mizoram has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 31st May 2020 and the revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-17
Central Relief To Establishments Covered Under EPF From Levy Of Penalty For Delayed Deposit Of Dues During Lockdown EPFO Considering the difficulty faced by the establishments in the timely deposit of contributions or administrative charges due for any period during the lockdown, the EPFO has decided that such delays due to operational or economic reasons shall not be treated as default and penal damages should not be levied for such delay. Circular dated 15.05.2020 has been issued to Field Offices of EPFO containing instructions to the effect that no proceeding shall be initiated for levy of penal damages in such cases which is available under TAB “COVID-19” on the home page of EPFO website 2020-05-15
Telangana Order For Modification To Guidelines In Telangana General Administration Department of Telangana has issued an order making a partial modification to the order dated 7th May 2020, regarding guidelines. Refer the notification for detailed information regarding the modification 2020-05-15
Andhra Pradesh Restarting Of Industries And Sanction Of Relief Measures To MSMEs And Other Industries In Andhra Pradesh The Government of Andhra Pradesh has sanctioned a package of relief measures in order to bring the industry back on track with a restart Programme and extended certain incentives to the Industries especially to MSMEs to start their operations smoothly in the State of Andhra Pradesh. Kindly refer the notification for further details on the relief measures 2020-05-15
Punjab Order Allowing Operation Of Certain Essential Services In Jalandhar District Of Punjab District Magistrate of Jalandhar has issued an order allowing the operation of essential services in the district. The Essential services allowed are as follows 1. Electrical and electrical repair work 2. AC repair work 3. Supply of vehicle repair and spare parts 4. Plumber work 5. Computer repair work 6. Mobile repair work 7. Inverter repair work 8. Carpenter Services 9.Water Purifier Repair 10. Supply of new tires and repair of tires 11. Bicycle repair work 12. Welding work. Apart from these The mechanic/ person providing the above services will go door to door and provide these services from 7 AM to 7 pm to give. All the guidelines of the health department should be followed while performing the services. For a mechanic, no pass of any kind is required. The Implements Bag is their only tool, proof of being a mechanic will be considered as a curfew pass and at any checkpoint 2020-05-14
Punjab Revised Timings For Opening Of Shops In Punjab Government of Punjab have issued the revised timing for the opening of shops in the state. The shops that are allowed to operate will remain open from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM with effect from 15th May 2020 2020-05-14
Odisha Guidelines To Be Followed Before Resuming Operations Of Industries Engaged In Manufacture/Storage/Import Of Hazardous Chemicals In Odisha The State Pollution Control Board, Odisha has issued Guidelines to be followed before Resuming Operations by Industries engaged in manufacture/storage/import of Hazardous Chemicals in Odisha such as Undertaking a proper safety and hazard audit, Ensuring pollution control equipment and effluent treatment plants shall be kept in good operable conditions, Utmost care to be taken in handling hazardous chemicals, etc. Kindly refer to the notification for further details on the Instructions to be followed 2020-05-14
Himachal Pradesh Order Under Section 144 Of Cr.P.C In Sirmaur District Of Himachal Pradesh District Magistrate of Sirmaur district has issued an order under Section 144(1)(2) Of Cr.P.C to contain the spread of coronavirus in the district. Along with the order for closure of all shops/commercial establishments several other containment measures have been issued. Kindly refer notification for detailed information 2020-05-14
Andhra Pradesh Partial Modifications With Regard To Opening Of Shops In Various Districts In Andhra Pradesh The Government of Andhra Pradesh has permitted limited opening of shops. Orders were issued to operationalize the same in partial modifications of COVID Instant Order 48. The time schedule for the shops were also issued. Shops may remain open from 10 am to 5 pm only, wherever they are applicable except shops like pharmacies which are specially permitted for longer duration previously. Also, shops selling products like fruits, vegetables & milk may be permitted from 6 AM to 11 AM as per local conditions as decided by district administration. Kindly refer notification for more details 2020-05-14
Punjab Order Under Section 144 Regarding The Operation Of Shops And Establishments In Jalandhar District District Magistrate of Jalandhar district has issued an order under section 144 of Cr.P.C regarding the operation of shops and establishments in the district. In the area, the shop registered under the Shop & Establishment Act will be allowed to be open from 07.00 AM to 06.00 PM. No market complex will be allowed to open in the urban area. But in an urban area, stand-alone shops, Neighbourhood shops and residential shops in colonies and Ghats, lonely shops in colonies or yards are allowed to be open from 07.00 AM to 06.00 PM. Shops such as salons, hairdressing shops, beauty parlours etc. will not be allowed to operate. Shops and bazaars where there are interconnected shops in the market will not be allowed. In addition, no malls are allowed to open in the city. In addition following shops providing Essential Goods in urban areas are allowed to open from 07.00 AM to 06.00 PM:1) Grocery stores/booths 2) Booths/shops and dairies for milk and milk products 3) Buy, sell and repair shops for electric fans, coolers and air conditioners 4) Books 5) Cattle feed, fur, veterinary etc. 6) Egg, poultry products, fruit and fish shops. 7) Fertilizer, seed and pesticide stores. 8) Shops providing spare parts and repair of hackers and other agricultural machinery. e-commerce companies providing Home delivery service of Essential Goods will be allowed to operate. All the shopkeepers must strictly comply with the guidelines issued by the ministry of health 2020-05-14
Punjab Order Specifying The Trade Allowed To Operate And The Time Schedule For The Same In Kapurthala District Of Punjab District Magistrate of Kapurthala has issued an order allowing all the shops in the rural areas and urban areas to remain open from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM as per day-wise schedule for opening. Refer notification for detailed information 2020-05-14
Punjab Relaxation For Operation Of Hotels And Restaurants In Pathankot District Of Punjab District Magistrate Pathankot issued an order allowing operation of Hotels, Restaurants, Dhabas, Eateries in the district for delivering food at the doorsteps of the customers and will not allow any person at their premises and will be operating with shutters closed from 7 AM to 7 PM subject to the conditions provided in the notification. Kindly refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-05-13
Sikkim Extension Of Due Date By Energy And Power Department In Sikkim Energy and Power department, government of Sikkim has issued a notice extending the levying of surcharge on outstanding arrears upto 30th June 2020 2020-05-13
Andhra Pradesh Extension On Property Tax For the Entire Current Financial Year 2020-21 In Andhra Pradesh The Government of Andhra Pradesh has decided to extend 5% rebate on property tax for the Financial Year 2020-21, upto 30th June 2020 in respect of assessments where property tax for the entire current financial Year 2020-21 is paid on or before 30th June 2020 in respect of all ULBs in the State. Further, it was also ordered to give the same relief to the TaxPayers who have already paid the Property Tax for the entire current financial year 2020-21 without 5% rebate from 1st May 2020 till the date of changes to be made in the ERP application, by adjusting the excess payment made by them to the next financial year 2020-05-13
Karnataka Corrigendum To The Advisory To Information Technology/ITES And Business Process Management Sector Karnataka Commissioner of Health and Family Welfare Services has issued a corrigendum to the advisory made to the information technology, ITES and business process management sector dated 3rd May 2020. Kindly refer the notification for detailed information regarding the revised order 2020-05-13
Central EPFO Releases Frequently Asked Questions On Employer’s DSC And e-Sign In Lockdown Period EPFO has released a set of frequently asked questions to bring a clarification regarding employer DSC and e-sign. Refer notification for more detailed information 2020-05-13
Punjab Order Regarding Opening Of Restaurants In Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar District Of Punjab District Magistrate of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar issued an order allowing the operation of Restaurants, Eateries, Ice cream shops, Juice shops for home delivery only from 9:00 AM to 7:00 AM, subject to the conditions mentioned in the notification 2020-05-13
Haryana Relief Measures For Industrial And Commercial Establishments In Haryana Government of Haryana, Department of industries and commerce in view of the difficulties faced by industrial and commercial establishments, have issued a notification for providing various relief measures for the industrial and commercial units. The Deputy Commissioner has issued an order directing all heads of departments/offices to ensure strict compliance of the same order. A) Waiver of rent due against all Governmental/Panchayati Raj Institutions/Urban local bodies and shops including start-ups B) 50% Waiver of simple interest and extension of deferment period from the present limit for all dues payable to Government departments, board, corporations and authorities. C) Waiver of two months of Motor vehicle tax for commercial vehicles. D) Extension of the validity period of all the governmental contracts entered into by various departments/agencies, upto the last date of lockdown period or any other date further notified by the government. Kindly refer notification for more detailed information. 2020-05-12
Central Additional Relaxation In Relation To Compliance With Certain Provisions Of SEBI Regulations 2015. In view of the CoVID-19 pandemic, SEBI had provided relaxations to listed entities, from compliance with certain provisions of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 (‘SEBI LODR’ / ‘LODR’). SEBI has granted further relaxations and issued clarifications regarding provisions of the LODR in the face of challenges faced by listed entities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Refer notification for detailed information 2020-05-12
Meghalaya Additional Activities Permitted In The State Of Meghalaya From 13th May 2020 Government of Meghalaya has permitted the operation of restaurants/cafes/food outlets/tea shops for home delivery and take away services only. Deputy Commissioners are directed to regulate the schedule and timing of operations and may restrict the activities and number of shops to be opened as well as the locations depending on the local situation and to meet the social distancing norms 2020-05-12
Nagaland Revised Directives On Opening Of Shops In Kohima District Of Nagaland The Deputy Commissioner of Kohima has issued revised directives regarding the opening of shops to be strictly followed with immediate effect till further order. A) Shops which were directed to open on a roster basis may remain open during permitted hours on all market days. ( 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday). B) Front shops of market complexes on road level selling permitted goods are permitted to remain open during permitted hours on all market days. ( 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday) 2020-05-11
Rajasthan Modified Standard Operating Procedure In Respect Of Pass To Be Issued For Movement Government of Rajasthan has modified the standard operating procedure in respect of pass/NOC to be issued for movement. Movement within district/Inter-district, movement out of state, movement in the state from another state, registration of inbound migrants, mandatory quarantine of migrant persons, transit travel permission. Please refer notification for more detailed information 2020-05-11
Himachal Pradesh Order Revoking And Cancelling e-Passes/Manual Passes For Inter-State Commute For Long Period In Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh The District Magistrate of Sirmaur district has issued an order to revoke and cancel all the e-passes/manual passes issued by the office of the District Magistrate or other competent authority/incident commander/police for inter-state commute for a long period. The following directions were issued A) No e-pass will be issued for a period beyond 12 hours in a day B) All authorized officers must comply with these orders. C) Violation of these orders shall invoke penal provisions of Section 51, 55 and 56 of the Disaster Management Act 2020-05-11
Punjab Opening Of Private Offices In Amritsar District Of Punjab The District Magistrate, Amritsar issued an order directing the private offices falling within the jurisdiction of Amritsar district to operate with 33% of their total staff, with the remaining staff to work from home. The relaxation will not be applicable in the containment zones. Refer notification for detailed information 2020-05-11
Tamil Nadu Guidelines On Restarting Manufacturing Industries After The Lockdown In Tamil Nadu Government of Tamil Nadu in reference to several weeks of lockdown and closure of industrial units some of the manufacturing facilities, pipelines, valves etc may have residual chemicals, which may pose risk. When an unexpected event occurs, managing rapid response becomes challenging. In order to minimise the risk and to encourage a successful restart of the industrial units, the government of Tamil Nadu have issued guidelines for restarting manufacturing industries. Refer notification for detailed information 2020-05-11
Sikkim Sikkim Public Health And Safety (COVID-19) Regulation 2020 In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 64 of the disaster management act 2005, the state executive committee has made the Sikkim public health and safety regulation 2020 as a preventive measure for containment of COVID-19 in the state of Sikkim. Refer notification for more detailed information 2020-05-10
Tamil Nadu List Of Standalone And Neighbourhood Shops Permitted To Function From 11th May 2020 in Tamil Nadu Tamil nandu government has issued a list of activities permitted from 11th May 2020 in a press release. 1) Outlets (Parcel only) 2) Bakeries (Parcel only) 3) Restaurants (Parcel only) 4) Flower Fruit, Vegetable and Grocery Stores 5) Constructions Stores 6) Cement, Hardware, Sanitaryware 7) Electrical Equipment Repairs 8) Mobile Phone Sales and Repair Stores 9) Computer Sales and repair 10) Household appliances 11) Motor Machinery 12) Eyeglasses and repair shops 13) Small Jewellery Stores (Rural areas only) 14) Small Grocery Stores 15) Mixer, grinder repair shops 16) TV sales and repairs 17) Box stores 18) Furniture stores 19) Roadside trolley shops 20) Dry laundry 21) Courier and parcel service 22) Truck booking service 23) Xerox shops 24) Two wheeler and four wheeler shops 25) Two Wheel and Four Wheeler Repair Stores 26) Pharmacy Stores 27) Agricultural Inputs and Others and insect drug stores 28) Tiles stores 29) paint shops 30) Electrical stores 31) Sale of automobile spare parts shops 32) Nursery Gardens 33) Wooden Plywood Stores 34) Saw mills. Works that are already allowed will continue to operate. Owners of the mentioned shops should advise the shopkeepers to follow individual intervals and ensure that sanitizer is used. Furthermore, all District Commissioners, police, government officials are instructed to ensure that the activities permitted are in compliance with the Standard operating procedure 2020-05-10
Andhra Pradesh Clarification Regarding Of Opening Of Shops In Various Districts Of Andhra Pradesh Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued an order to clarify and operationalize limited shops in the state. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-09
Rajasthan Extension Of Working Hour For Shops And Establishments In Rajasthan Government of Rajasthan published notification to exempt Section 12 (Weekly Holiday) of The Rajasthan Shops and Establishment Act, 1958 for three years from the date of publication of notification subject to the condition that (1) Employer shall give his employees a day of paid leave every week, (2) The working hour of the employee shall be 9 hours/per day and 48 hours per week. If employees work more than the prescribed time limit then a separate record shall be maintained, (3) If an employee is made to do overtime then his payment shall be made according to the provisions of the Act, (4)Every employee shall be given an appointment Letter by the employer and one copy shall be given to the Labour Inspector and the receipt shall be entered in the record (5) This is only for the shops and commercial establishments, workers shall obtain benefits according to the sections of the Act (6)These exemptions shall be subject to the above conditions being fulfilled by the employer and the orders issued in relation to this by the State Government from time to time, (7) If any shop or commercial establishment violates any of the above-stated terms then the given exemption shall end and as a result, the employer will be made liable according to the sections and such other Laws as applicable 2020-05-09
Tamil Nadu Permitted Activities In Tamil Nadu Under COVID-19 Containment Plan From 11th May 2020 Based on the decision taken at the Tamil Nadu Cabinet Meeting and on the instructions issued by the Union Home Ministry, the Metropolitan District of Chennai and other districts of Tamil Nadu have been granted with various guidelines regarding the operation of shops 2020-05-09
Telangana Property Tax Rebate Extension In Telangana Government of Telangana has issued an order regarding 5% rebate in property tax under early bird scheme for the financial year 2020-21 to all urban local bodies in Telangana including GHMC. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-09
Central Guidelines On Restarting Manufacturing Industries Ministry of Home Affairs has issued Guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures for safe re-starting of the industries during and after COVID 19 lockdown. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-09
Kerala Order Issued To Follow Total Lock Down In Sundays In Kerala Government of Kerala has issued an order stating that with a view to prevent the spread of COVID-19, improve the quality of life, reduce the carbon emissions, protect the environment and greenery of the State, Sundays will be observed as total shut down days until further orders 2020-05-09
Pondicherry Safety And Precautionary Measures In Industries In Karaikal, Puducherry District Magistrate, Karaikal, Puducherry has issued an order to ensure safety and precautionary measures to be followed by industries. Refer notification for more details 2020-05-09
Rajasthan Standard Operating Procedure For Smooth Operation Of Industries During Lockdown In Rajasthan Government of Rajasthan has released a press document stating the standard operating procedures for the smooth functioning of industries. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-05-09
Tamil Nadu Standard Operating Procedure And Time Schedule For Certain Activities Permitted To Operate In Tamil Nadu The government of Tamil Nadu issued new guidelines on lockdown measures for strict implementation. The Govt. of Tamil Nadu vide. Orders has permitted the operation of certain Activities during the Lockdown period. The directions regarding the operation of certain categories of activities such as Petrol Pumps, Pvt. Offices, Certain Categories of Shops, etc., the Time Schedule and SOPs to be followed by the permitted activities therein w.e.f. 11.05.2020. Kindly refer to the Order for further details on the Permitted Activities and Guidelines and containment measures to be strictly adhered to therein 2020-05-09
Delhi Facilitating The Commencement Of Permissible Economic Activities By District Magistrates And Deputy Commissioners Of Police Of Delhi The State Executive Committee in exercise of the powers conferred under section 22 of the disaster management act 2005 has clarified the permissible and prohibited activities in NCT of Delhi to all District Magistrates and District Deputy Commissioners of police for facilitating the commencement of the permissible economic activities. The list of permissible and prohibited activities are annexed in the notification. Refer notification for the detailed information 2020-05-08
Karnataka Regarding New Revised Guidelines Effective From 4th May 2020 For A Period Of Two Weeks In Karnataka Government of Karnataka has issued an order with clarification regarding the new revised consolidated guidelines. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-08
Punjab Order Granting Permission For Construction Activities In Jalandhar District Of Punjab The District Magistrate of Jalandhar district has issued an order permitting the operation of the following construction activities. A) Construction of roads, irrigation projects, buildings and all kinds of industrial projects including MSMEs, in rural areas i.e, outside limits of municipal corporations and municipalities, and all kinds of projects in industrial estates. B) Construction of renewable energy projects. C) Continuation of works in on-going construction projects, within the limits of municipal corporations and municipalities, where workers are available on site and no workers are required to be brought in from outside. Refer notification for more detailed information 2020-05-08
Telangana Extension Of Due Date For Filing Integrated Annual Returns In Telangana Government of Telangana, Department of labour vide notification has extended the date of furnishing of integrated returns for 2019-20 by two months and fixed the date of furnishing of returns as 30th June 2020 as a one time measure. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-05-08
Karnataka Relief To Industrial Sectors And All Categories Of Consumers In The State Of Karnataka The Government of Karnataka in order to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown has decided to give certain reliefs/incentives to the electricity consumers for the months of April, May. These reliefs include a waiver of Demand or fixed charges for MSME industries, all category of consumers with prompt payment record shall be entitled for Rebate/Incentive on HT and LT installations, Extension of Bill payment limit by 15 days with nil interest of belated payments, No disconnection for non-payment of dues for the month of April, May 2020 till 30th June 2020. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-08
Assam Extension Of Working Hours For Factories In Assam Government of Assam vide Notification No COVID-19/2020/8452-53 has exempted all factories registered under The Factories Act, 1948 in the state from the provision of Section 51 (Weekly Hour), Section 54 (Daily Hour), Section 52 (Weekly Holidays), Section 56 (Spread Hours) and also exempted Section 6 (Daily and Weekly hours) of The Assam Shops And Establishments Act, 1971 with effect from 8th May 2020 on the condition, (1) Total number of the working hour in one day shall not exceed twelve hours (2) The spread over-inclusive of intervals for rest shall not exceed thirteen hours in any one day. Therefore, Employers and Employee may mutually agree to an extension of working upto a maximum of twelve-hour subject to payment of overtime wages to the employee and workers. Further referring extension, mutual agreement between employer and employee and workers shall remain valid upto a maximum of three months from the date of issue or withdrawal of the notification. Hence, employers having their factories in the state of Assam registered under the Act may avail the benefit of extended working hours allowed at their factories in adherence to the specific instruction issued hereinabove including payment of overtime wages 2020-05-08
Uttar Pradesh Extension Of Working Hours For Factories In Uttar Pradesh Government of Uttar Pradesh vide notification no.No. 13 /2020/ 502 /XXXVI-03-2020- 30 (Sa.)/2020TC has exempted all factories registered under The Factories Act, 1948 in the state from the provision of Section 51 (Weekly Hour), Section 54 (Daily Hour), Section 55 (Interval Of Rest), Section 56 (Spread Hours), Section 59 (Extra wages for overtime) with effect from 20th April till 19th July 2020 subject to aforesaid conditions,(1) No adult worker shall be allowed or required to work in a factory for more than twelve hours in any day and Seventy-two hours in any week. (2) The periods of work of adult workers in a factory each day shall be so fixed that no period shall exceed six hours and that no worker shall work for more than six hours before he has had an interval for rest of at least half an hour.(3) Wages shall be in proportion of the existing wages. (e.g. If wages for eight hours are 80 Rupees than proportionate wages for twelve hours will be 120 Rupees. Hence, employers having their factories in the state of Uttar Pradesh registered under the Act may avail the benefit of extended working hours allowed at their factories in adherence to the specific instruction issued hereinabove including payment of overtime wages 2020-05-08
Goa Extension Of Working Hours For Factories In Goa Government of Goa vide notification No. CIF/092(Part-2)/S-II/IFB/2020/191 has exempted all factories registered under The Factories Act, 1948 in the state from the provision of Section 51 (Weekly Hour), Section 54 (Daily Hour), Section 52 (Weekly Holidays), Section 56 (Spread Hours), Section 59 (Extra wages for overtime) with effect from 8th May 2020 till 31st July, 2020 subject to aforesaid conditions, (1) the total number of hours of work in any day shall not exceed twelve; (2) the spread over, inclusive of intervals for rest, shall not exceed thirteen hours in any one day; ) (3) the total number of hours of work in any week, including overtime, shall not exceed sixty; (4) no worker shall be allowed to work overtime, for more than seven days at a stretch and the total number of hours of overtime work in any quarter shall not exceed seventy five;(5) no worker shall work for more than five hours before he has had an interval for rest of atleast half an hour;(6) where a worker works in a factory for more than forty-eight hours in any week he shall, in respect of overtime work, be entitled to wages at the rate of twice his ordinary rate of wages in accordance with the provisions prescribed under Section 59 of the said Act; (7) if a worker is required to work on weekly holiday(s), he shall be allowed to avail compensatory holiday(s) for having worked on weekly holiday(s), within the month in which the holidays were due to him or within the two months immediately following that month in accordance with the provisions prescribed under Section 53 of the said Act; (8) the instructions issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India and the Government of Goa from time to time regarding COVID-19 pertaining to social distancing, sanitization, etc. shall be strictly followed. Hence, employers having their factories in the state of Uttar Pradesh registered under the Act may avail the benefit of extended working hours allowed at their factories in adherence to the specific instruction issued hereinabove including payment of overtime wages 2020-05-08
Karnataka Regarding New Revised Guidelines Effective From 4th May 2020 For A Period Of Two Weeks In Karnataka Government of Karnataka has issued an order with clarification regarding the new revised consolidated guidelines. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-08
Nagaland Advisory For Food Businesses In Nagaland Government of Nagaland has released FSSAI approved guidelines for owners/employees of food establishments to operate the business in Nagaland with mandatory good hygiene practices and good manufacturing practices 2020-05-08
Odisha Extension Of Working Hours For Factories In Odisha Government of Odisha vide notification No.LL2-FE-0003-2020 2716/LESI has exempted all factories registered under The Factories Act, 1948 in the state from the provision of Section 51 (Weekly Hour), Section 54 (Daily Hour), Section 55 (Interval Of Rest), Section 56 (Spread Hours) with effect from 8th May 2020 for a period of three months subject to aforesaid conditions,(1) No adult worker shall be allowed or required to work in a factory for more than twelve hours in any day and seventy-two hours in any week. (2) The periods of work of adult workers in a factory each day shall be so fixed that no period shall exceed six hours and that no worker shall work for more than six hours before he has had an interval for rest of at least half an hour. (3) The total spread over shall not exceed thirteen hours. (4) No female workers shall be allowed or required to work in a factory between 7.00 Am to 6.00 Am unless specifically permitted by the Government. (5) Additional four hours of overtime wages per day shall be paid as prescribed under Section 59 of Factories Act subject to overtime limit of twenty-four-hour per week 2020-05-08
Karnataka Government Of Karnataka To Facilitate Bus Services To Transport Workers To Permitted Industries In Karnataka The Government of Karnataka has clarified that workers may be transported to Industries permitted under Guidelines in Karnataka by KSRTC/ NWKSRTC/ NEKRTC/ BMTC on payment basis with relevant permissions from the competent authority. Kindly refer to the Circular for further details 2020-05-08
Telangana Operational Guidelines For IT/ITES Companies During The Phase-3 Of Lockdown In Telangana Commissioner of Police, Cyberabad, Telangana has issued operational guidelines for IT/ITES companies during the phase-3 of lockdown in Telangana which will be upto 29th May 2020. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-08
Central Employer’s DSC e-Sign Registration of Authorised Signatories In The Lockdown Period EPFO vide press note, keeping in view the COVID situation and to further ease the compliance procedure has decided to accept KYC attestation, transfer claim attestation etc through email also. An employer can send the scanned copy of the duly signed request letter to the concerned Regional Office through the mail. Official email addresses of the Regional Offices are available at www.epfindia.gov.in. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-08
Chhattisgarh Implementation Of Section 144 In Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh The District Magistrate of Mahasamund has passed an order regarding complete lockdown from 11 am to 06 am every Friday of the month of May coming after 17 May 2020 in Chhattisgarh 2020-05-08
Haryana SOP For The Movement Of Residents Of Haryana Stranded Outside The Country Arriving By Special Flights To India Government of Haryana has released Standard Operating Procedures to be followed for the movement of residents of Haryana stranded outside the country and arriving by special fights. Please refer to the notification for details 2020-05-08
Telangana Instructions To Shops And Establishments On Further Extension Of Lock Down In Telangana Government of Telangana vide notification no G.O.Rt.No. 173 extended lockdown subject to relaxations. In this regard, no shops & establishments except hospitals and pharmacy will remain open after 6.00 P.M. Therefore Government directed The Commissioner of Labour, Telangana, Hyderabad and the Director of Factories, Telangana, Hyderabad to take further necessary action accordingly 2020-05-08
Telangana Extension Of Lockdown In Telangana Upto 29th May 2020 Government of Telangana, in view of the continued need for measures to prevent the spread of COVID 19 in the State, it is decided that lockdown measures shall be continued till 29th May 2020 2020-05-07
Dadra And Nagar Haveli Revised Order Permitting Operation Of Certain Industries And Standard Operating Procedure In Dadra and Nagar Haveli Dated 7th May 2020 Collectorate of Dadra and Nagar Haveli vide circular no. with reference to circular No. ADM/LAW/23/2020/PART-VII/1595 with reference to circular No. ADM/LAW/23/2020/PART-VII/1556 has issued an order listing out various other industries which are allowed to operate and the standard operating procedure for the same is also provided 2020-05-07
Chhattisgarh Chhattisgarh Government Cancels Demand Charges Of Non-Domestic And Industrial Electricity Consumers The Government of Chhattisgarh has postponed the collection of demand charges on bills of April, May and June 2020 for non-domestic (commercial), agro-based industries along with other industrial electricity connections in the state. These charges will be collected in equal monthly instalments with electricity bills of the upcoming six months. In this duration, delayed payment surcharge applicable on bills of April, May and June 2020 will be only 1 per cent instead of 1.5% 2020-05-07
Madhya Pradesh Payment Of Wages To Workers Remaining Absent From Work In Establishments Permitted to Operate During Lockdown In Madhya Pradesh Labour Commissioner, Government of Madhya Pradesh has issued a circular regarding disbursement of wages/salaries to workers in factories/shops and commercial establishments which have been permitted to resume its operations during the lockdown subject to conditions. For the workers voluntarily remaining absent, the management would be at liberty to deduct their wages for their absence subject to the procedure laid down in law while initiating such action on the basis of 'No work No Pay' principle 2020-05-06
Maharashtra Extension Of Working Hours For Factories In Maharashtra The Government of Maharashtra by exercising the powers under Section 65(2) of the Factories act 1948, exempt from the provisions of Section 51 (Weekly Hour), Section 54 (Daily Hour), Section 52 (Weekly Holidays), Section 56 (Spread Hours), Section 59 (Extra wages for overtime) along with the following conditions mentioned: A) Overtime pay should be paid at double the normal wage B) It is the responsibility of the occupier to ensure that changes in working hours do not affect the safety of chemical/other hazardous factories. C) Working hours on any day should not exceed twelve hours D) Working hours on any day should not exceed thirteen hours, including rest time E) Total working hours in any week should not exceed sixty hours F) No worker should be given continuous overtime work for seven days in a row. Overtime hours in any quarter should not exceed One hundred fifteen hours G) Factory occupier should take all necessary precautions to prevent the spread of coronavirus. H) There should be a safe distance between the two workers during the manufacturing process in the factory. The use of a mask is mandatory. I) The said relaxation period shall be deemed to be as specified in Section 64 of the Factories Act, 1948 till June 30, 2020 2020-05-06
Central Clarification In Respect Of Certain Challenges Faced By The Registered Persons In Implementation Of Provisions Of GST Laws Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs, GST Policy Wing under Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) vide Circular No. 138/08/2020-GST has clarified certain challenges faced by the registered persons in the implementation of provisions of GST Laws implemented vide circular No.136/06/2020-GST, dated 03.04.2020 and Circular No.137/07/2020-GST, dated 13.04.2020 had been issued to clarify doubts regarding relief measures taken by the Government for facilitating taxpayers in meeting the compliance requirements under various provisions of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (hereinafter referred to as the “CGST Act”) on account of the measures taken to prevent the spread of Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) 2020-05-06
Uttar Pradesh Uttar Pradesh Government Press Release On Exemption From Certain Labour laws For Three Years Government of Uttar Pradesh vide press release in order to reduce the hardship of employers during the COVID-19 has exempted all factories and manufacturing units from all provision of labour laws except Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act,1976, The Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923, The Building And Other Construction Workers (Regulation Of Employment And Conditions Of Service Act, 1996 2020-05-06
Karnataka Clarification Regarding Allowing Hotel And Restaurant Services Karnataka Government Of Karnataka has provided various clarification regarding allowing hotel and restaurant services in Karnataka 2020-05-06
Central SEBI Relaxations Relating To Procedural Matters Securities And Exchange Board of India has decided to grant one time relaxations from strict enforcement of certain regulations of SEBI. Please refer notification for more details. 2020-05-06
Central Employers DSC e-Sign Registration Of Authorised Signatories In The Lockdown Period Keeping in view the COVID situation and to further ease the compliance procedure, EPFO has decided to accept KYC attestation, transfer claim attestation etc through email also. An employer can send the scanned copy of the duly signed request letter to the concerned Regional Office through the mail. Official email addresses of the Regional Offices are available at www.epfindia.gov.in. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-06
Dadra And Nagar Haveli Revised Order Permitting Operation Of Industries And Standard Operating Procedure To Be Followed In Dadra and Nagar Haveli Collectorate of Dadra and Nagar Haveli has issued an order listing out the industries which are allowed to operate and the standard operating procedure for the same is also provided. 2020-05-06
Himachal Pradesh Addendum To The Guidelines Issued In Sirmaur District, Himachal Pradesh District Magistrate, Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh has issued an addendum to the guidelines issued on 3rd May 2020. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-06
Punjab Revised Timings For Opening Of Shops In Punjab The Government of Punjab has released a notification specifying the permitted timing for the functioning of shops and establishments in the state 2020-05-06
Punjab Guidelines For Opening Of Shops In SAS Nagar, Punjab The District Magistrate, SAS Nagar has released a set of guidelines to be followed regarding the opening of shops in the district. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-06
Meghalaya Permitted Activities In Meghalaya Government of Meghalaya has released an order listing out the activities permitted in the state in compliance with the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs 2020-05-06
Himachal Pradesh Order Regarding Opening Of Shops In Sirmaur District, Himachal Pradesh District Magistrate, Sirmaur District, Himachal Pradesh has issued an order regarding the guidelines to be followed for the opening of shops in the district. 2020-05-06
Madhya Pradesh The Madhya Pradesh Labour Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 Governor of Madhya Pradesh vide notification no.166 dated 6th May 2020 has promulgated The Madhya Pradesh Labour Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 amending The Madhya Pradesh Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1961 and The Madhya Pradesh Shram Kalyan Nidhi Adhiniyam, 1982 which shall come into force from the date of publication in the Gazette. Details of the Ordinance are as below, 1) The Madhya Pradesh Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1961 has now been made applicable to every undertaking wherein the number employees on any day during twelve months preceding is more than hundred instead of fifty as it stood prior to the amendment 2) Under the Madhya Pradesh Shram Kalyan Nidhi Adhiniyam, 1982 a new provision has been added empowering the Government to exempt any establishment or any category of establishment from any or all of the provisions of this Act by issuing a notification subject to the conditions specified. Please refer notification for detailed information 2020-05-06
Maharashtra Clarification To Revised Guidelines On The Lockdown Measures For Containment Of COVID-19 In The State Of Maharashtra Clarification To Revised Guidelines On The Lockdown Measures For Cona Government of Maharashtra has made the clarification to the revised consolidated guidelines of the state. Refer notification for more details tainment Of COVID-19 In The State Of Maharashtra 2020-05-05
Rajasthan Clarification In Respect Of Implementation Orders Dated 2nd May 2020 Rajasthan Home department, Government of Rajasthan has issued clarifications in respect of the implementation orders dated 2nd May 2020. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-05
Uttar Pradesh Order From Chief Secretary On New Guidelines In Uttar Pradesh The Chief Secretary to Uttar Pradesh government has issued a letter mentioning the new guidelines to be followed in various districts across the state and has also mentioned the units under green and orange zones as per government order which is allowed to operate may not require any NOC or any specific order. In this regard, the respective department may issue such notification specifying the conditions and standard operating procedure to be followed as per the Government order. Those units under the Red zone may submit self-declaration to the authorities under the Industries department or small and medium industries department as applicable 2020-05-05
Uttar Pradesh Providing Relief Under PMGKY To Covered Institutions And Their Employees Under The EPF In Uttar Pradesh Government of Uttar Pradesh in order to provide relief against COVID 19, under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana vide circular no -3/2020/554/36-6-2020-5(5)/2020 declared that establishments employing 100 or more workers in establishments and 90 % or more employee earning 15000 or less than 15000 wages shall be entitled for 24% of the contribution. In this regard, the Central Government will contribute 24% of contribution towards Provident Fund for three months that is March, April, May 2020. Therefore directed all labour commissioner, Labour officers to acknowledge establishments under their jurisdictions to register for electronic challan cum return form for April and March before 15th May 2020 in order to avail the benefits of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana 2020-05-05
Karnataka Strict Adherence To The BBMP Guidelines In Karnataka The Commissioner of BBMP, Karnataka has issued an order for the strict compliance of the guidelines issued. Refer notification for more details. 2020-05-05
Haryana Restrictions On Industrial And Commercial Establishments In Gurugram, Haryana District Administration, Gurugram has issued an order listing out the restrictions imposed on operation of industrial and commercial establishments in the district 2020-05-05
Assam Permitted Activities During Lockdown In Assam Government of Assam has issued an order listing out the permitted activities during the lockdown period. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-05
Uttar Pradesh Order On Seeking Permission For Opening Of Shops In Ghaziabad District Magistrate of Ghaziabad has released an order regarding seeking permission for establishments to reopen. Refer notification for more details 2020-05-05
Karnataka Strict Adherence To The BBMP Guidelines In Karnataka The Commissioner of BBMP, Karnataka has issued an order for the strict compliance of the guidelines issued. Refer notification for more details. 2020-05-05
Maharashtra Revised Guidelines For closure Of Non-Essential Shops And Establishments In Maharashtra The Municipal Commissioner, Greater Mumbai vide. Order no CP/XI(6)/14 4/(Prohibitory Order)/2020 dated 3rd May 2020 has directed that no permission for opening of non-essential Shops is to be given and the Senior Police Inspectors within each ward jurisdiction will ensure compliance of these Orders. Only the groceries and medical stores/chemists shops will be allowed to Open 2020-05-05
Uttar Pradesh Order In Relation To The Operation Of Office, Industry In Uttar Pradesh Government of Uttar Pradesh has issued an order stating that the industrial units which are to resume operations is to submit a declaration form addressing the District Magistrate for opening the same and all the operations should be in compliance of the standard operating procedure. The declaration form for opening of industry/unit is attached in the notification. Refer the notification for more detailed information 2020-05-05
Uttarakhand Extension Of Working Hours In Uttarakhand Under Factories Act, 1948 Government of Uttarakhand has made an addition to the order issued on 28th April 2020 regarding working hours. The recent notifications are as follows 1. For production units in continuous process industries, work can be done in two shifts of twelve hours each, with four hours of overtaking every day, which will be paid as per rules. 2. The employees working in both these shifts will work a maximum six days in a week and the limit of overtime will be twenty-four hours per week. 3. The extension of work in a day will be determined in such a way that every worker will be given thirty minutes rest after every six hours of work. These amendments may be applicable only for continuous process industries only 2020-05-05
Andhra Pradesh Standard Operating Procedures To Be Implemented In Offices, Factories And Workplaces In Andhra Pradesh Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued a set of guidelines. As per that all the offices and workplaces should be sanitized on a regular basis including the vehicles entering premises which should be disinfected. All employees should wear masks and should maintain social distancing. Kindly refer to the Order for further details on the SOPs and Guidelines to be strictly followed by Workplaces 2020-05-04
Central FAQ On Filing Of ECR And Payment Of Contributions As per the earlier notification, the Ministry of Labour & Employment has informed about the EPFO making filing of ECR easier for businesses. The ECR can now onwards be filed by an employer without the need of simultaneous payment of contributions and contributions may be paid later by the employer after filing the ECR. The above change will entail convenience to the employers as well as the employees covered under the Act and schemes. EPFO has further released an FAQ to employers by addressing various scenarios 2020-05-04
Andhra Pradesh Activities Permitted In East Siang District Arunachal Pradesh Government of Arunachal Pradesh has listed the list of activities permitted and the guidelines to be followed during the lock down in East Siang district 2020-05-04
Arunachal Pradesh Extension Of Lockdown In Arunachal Pradesh Upto 17th May 2020 Government of Arunachal Pradesh has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 17 May 2020 and the consolidated revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-04
West Bengal Permission For Additional Activities In West Bengal Government of West Bengal has clarified the list of additional activities pertaining to essential goods are permitted from 4th May 2020. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-04
Karnataka Order Regarding Operating Of Industries, Industrial Establishments In Karnataka The Commerce and Industries Department of Karnataka has issued an order regarding the operating of industries/industrial establishments in Karnataka. Refer notification for more details 2020-05-04
Karnataka Prohibitory Order In Bengaluru Upto 17th May 2020 Commissioner of Police and Additional District Magistrate, Bengaluru city has issued a prohibitory order for strict adherence by the public as mandated by the government of Karnataka to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection 2020-05-04
Assam Directions For Strict Implementation Of The Revised Guidelines In Assam General Administration Department of Assam has issued directions for strict implementation of the revised guidelines on lockdown measures issued 2020-05-04
Mizoram Guidelines To Be Followed During 4th May 2020 Till 17th May 2020 For COVID-19 Containment In Mizoram The Chief Secretary Mizoram has issued guidelines during lockdown and measures to be strictly followed by all concerned. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-04 17/05/2020
Nagaland Extension Of Lockdown In Nagaland Upto 17th May 2020 Government of Nagaland has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 17th May 2020 and the consolidated revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-04
Uttar Pradesh Order In Relation To The Operation Of Continuous Process Industries In Uttar Pradesh The Government of Uttar Pradesh has released an order granting permission for the functioning of continuous process industries in the state. Refer notification for more details 2020-05-04
Kerala Extension Of Deadline To Pay Property Tax, License Renewal In Kerala The Government of Kerala has extended the deadline to renew licences for traders, payment of property tax etc for traders till 31st May 2020. Refer notification for more details 2020-05-04
Delhi Extension Of Lockdown In Delhi Upto 17th May 2020 The Government of Delhi has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 17 May 2020 and the consolidated revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-04
Mizoram Extension Of Lockdown In Mizoram Upto 17th May 2020 The Government of Mizoram has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 17 May 2020 and the consolidated revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-04
Uttar Pradesh Lockdown Guidelines For Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh The Government of Uttar Pradesh has issued new revised guidelines for Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-04
Andhra Pradesh Extension Of Lockdown In Andhra Pradesh Upto 17th May 2020 Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 17th May 2020 and the consolidated revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-03
Tamil Nadu Extension Of Lockdown In Tamil Nadu Upto 17th May 2020 The Government of Tamil Nadu has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 17 May 2020 and the consolidated revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details. 2020-05-03
Punjab Extension Of Lockdown In Punjab Upto 17th May 2020 The Government of Punjab has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 17th May 2020 and the consolidated revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released, refer notification for more details 2020-05-03
Andhra Pradesh Guidelines Regarding The Functioning Of Industries In Andhra Pradesh The Industries and Commerce department of Andhra Pradesh has released guidelines to be followed regarding the functioning of Industries in the state. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-05-03
Maharashtra Guidelines To Be Followed In Pune The Municipal Corporation of Pune has issued an order regarding guidelines to be followed. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-05-03
Haryana Extension Of Lockdown In Haryana Upto 17th May 2020 The Government of Haryana has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 17 May 2020 and the consolidated revised guidelines to be followed with reference to industries till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details. 2020-05-03
Himachal Pradesh Relaxation In Curfew During The Covid-19 Lockdown In Lahaul And Spiti District, Himachal Pradesh The District Magistrate of Lahaul and Spiti, Himachal Pradesh has released an order modifying the curfew in the district. Please refer notification for more details. 2020-05-03
Himachal Pradesh Guidelines Regarding Opening Of Shops In Shimla, Himachal Pradesh The Office of the District Magistrate has released an order issuing guidelines regarding the opening of shops in Shimla. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-03
Himachal Pradesh Guidelines Regarding Functioning Of Industries In Solan District, Himachal Pradesh The District Magistrate of Solan district, Himachal Pradesh has issued an order to ensure the smooth operation of the industries in the district and at the same time contain the spread of the COVID 19 2020-05-03
Himachal Pradesh Order Under Section 144 Cr.Pc. In Mandi District Himachal Pradesh The District Magistrate of Mandi District, Himachal Pradesh has released an order under section 144 Cr.Pc. extending the curfew in the entire territorial jurisdiction of the district, refer notification for more details 2020-05-03
Andhra Pradesh Redefining Containment Zones In Andhra Pradesh The Government of Andhra Pradesh has released an order defining the containment zones of the states. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-03
Assam Extension Of Lockdown In Assam Upto 17th May 2020 The Government of Assam has issued an order extending the lockdown in Assam up to 17 May 2020 and the consolidated revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released, refer notification for more details. 2020-05-03
Delhi Revised Consolidated Guidelines In Delhi Government of NCT of Delhi has issued new revised guidelines to be followed during the lockdown. Refer notification for more details 2020-05-03
Goa Section 144 Imposed In North Goa The District Magistrate North Goa has issued Section 144 under CrPC to impose certain restrictions/bans in the district, refer notification for more details 2020-05-03
Maharashtra Containment Zones In Pune The Municipal Corporation of Pune has issued an order identifying the containment zones of the district, refer notification for more details. 2020-05-03
Odisha Extension Of Lockdown In Odisha Upto 17th May 2020 The Government of Odisha has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 17th May 2020 and the consolidated revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-03
Karnataka Advisory To Information Technology, ITES And Business Process Management Sector In Karnataka Government of Karnataka has issued measures to be implemented and guidelines to be adhered to by establishments located Karnataka. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-03
Daman And Diu Extension Of Lockdown In Dadra And Nagar Haveli And Daman And Diu Upto 17th May 2020 Union Territory of Dadra And Nagar Haveli And Daman And Diu has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 17 May 2020 and the consolidated revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-03
Goa Section 144 Imposed In South Goa The District Magistrate South Goa has issued Section 144 under CrPC to impose certain restrictions/bans in the district. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-03
Rajasthan Guidelines To Be Followed By Industries In Rajasthan The Government of Rajasthan has introduced a set of guidelines to be followed in industries. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-03
Sikkim Measures To Contain Spread Of COVID-19 In Sikkim Government Of Sikkim has released new guidelines to contain the spread of COVID 19 in Sikkim 2020-05-03
Tamil Nadu Operation Of SEZs/EOUs During The Lockdown Period Due To COVID-19 Government Of India and Government of Tamil Nadu permitted selected activities is in the interest of ensuring business continuity to SEZs/EOUs in the current scenario of lockdown due to outbreak of Coronavirus/COVID-19. All SEZ Developers and Co-Developers/Units/EOUs are requested to strictly comply with the conditions upon which they have been allowed to operate, in the interest of public safety and health. Refer notification for more details 2020-05-03
Gujarat Identification Of Containment Zones In Gujarat The Government of Gujarat has released an order identifying containment zones. Refer notification for more details 2020-05-03
Bihar Revised Guidelines In Bihar The Government of Bihar has issued an order regarding revised guidelines in the state of Bihar 2020-05-03
Maharashtra MHA Order On Extension Of Lockdown For Two Weeks With Effect From 4th May 2020 Extension to lockdown and revised Guidelines on the measures to be taken for containment Covid-19 in Maharashtra State. 2020-05-02 17 May 2020
Karnataka Clarification Regarding Allowing Hotel And Restaurant Services Karnataka Government Of Karnataka has provided various clarification regarding allowing hotel and restaurant services in Karnataka 2020-05-02
Sikkim Extension Of Lockdown In Sikkim Upto 17th May 2020 Government of Sikkim has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 17th May 2020 and the consolidated revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-02
Rajasthan Extension Of Lockdown In Rajasthan Upto 17th May 2020 The Government of Rajasthan has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 17 May 2020 and the consolidated revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-02
Pondicherry Extension Of Lockdown In Karaikkal, Puducherry And New Guidelines for Work Places The District Magistrate, Government of Puducherry, has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 17 May 2020 in Karaikkal and the new guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-02
Telangana Standard Operating Procedure Regarding Construction Works In Telangana The Government of Telangana has released guidelines to be followed regarding construction sites where labour camps are situated 2020-05-02
Karnataka Extension Of Lockdown In Karnataka Upto 17th May 2020 The Government of Karnataka has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 17th May 2020 and the consolidated revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-02
Kerala Extension Of Lockdown In Kerala Upto 17th May 2020 The Government of Kerala has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 17 May 2020 and the consolidated revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more detailsThe Government of Kerala has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 17 May 2020 and the consolidated revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-02
Andhra Pradesh Section 144 Imposed In Visakhapatnam The Collector and District Magistrate, Visakhapatnam has issued Section 144 under CrPC to impose certain restrictions/bans in the district, refer notification for more details 2020-05-02
Maharashtra Extension Of Lockdown In Maharashtra Upto 17th May 2020 Government of Maharashtra has issued an order extending the lockdown up to 17th May 2020 and the consolidated revised guidelines to be followed till then has also been released. Please refer notification for more details 2020-05-02
Rajasthan Regulations To Be Observed During Lockdown In Rajasthan Government of Rajasthan has issued regulations to be observed to prevent outbreak of COVID-19. Please refer notification for more details. 2020-05-02
Jammu And Kashmir Extension Of Validity Of All Registration Certificates Under Existing laws In Jammu And Kashmir Government of Jammu and Kashmir has taken several measures in view of the economic hardships faced by the vulnerable segments of the society due to the ongoing lockdown in the state. As per notification all registration certificates for licenses, permits and statutory clearances under existing laws of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir expired/lapsed/invalidated on 31st March 2020 and have not been renewed/validated in the intervening period shall be deemed to have been extended/renewed/validated upto 30th June 2020 2020-05-01
Uttarakhand Guidelines Regarding Opening Of Shops In Uttarakhand Government of Uttarakhand has released guidelines for shops to open till 17th May 2020. Please refer notification for more details. 2020-05-01
Punjab Checklist On Permitted Activities In Punjab Till 17th May 2020 Punjab Government has imposed additional restrictions over and above the activities permitted by MHA. Punjab specific check-list of permitted activities from04.05.2020 to 17.05.2020 is enclosed with the notification for ready reference 2020-05-01
Haryana Order Regarding Time Schedule To Operate Shops And Markets In Haryana Government of Haryana in compliance with the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs has issued an order regarding the schedule for the opening of shops and markets in the state. Refer notification for more details 2020-05-01
Central MHA Order On Extension Of Lockdown For Two Weeks With Effect From 4th May 2020 Ministry of Home Affairs has issued an order dated 1st May 2020 under Section 10(2)(I) of the National Disaster Management Act, directing the Ministries/ Departments of Government of India, State/Union Territory Governments, authorities that the lockdown measures stipulated in the new guidelines issued by MHA for containment of COVID-19 epidemic in the country for the extended period of National Lockdown for a further period of two weeks with effect from 4th May 2020. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-05-01
Central Extension Of Lockdown up to 17 May 2020 New Guidelines on the measures to be taken by Ministries/ Department of Government of India, States/UT Governments and Authorities for containment of COVID-19 in the country for the extended period of national Lockdown for a further period of two weeks with effect from 4th May 2020 2020-05-01 May 17, 2020
Punjab Addendum To Implementation Of Lockdown Order In SAS Nagar Punjab The District Administration SAS Nagar, Punjab has issued an addendum to consolidated guidelines issued by the government on the opening of all shops and establishment registered under the Shops and Establishment Act of the State/ Union Territories, including all shops in residential complexes and market complexes except shops in multi-brand and single-brand malls 2020-04-30
Central EPFO Enables Filing Of ECR By An Employer Without Simultaneous Payment Of PF Contributions The Ministry of Labour & Employment has informed about the EPFO making filing of ECR easier for businesses. Please refer the press release for more details 2020-04-30
Karnataka Directions For ESCOM Regarding Meter Reading, Billing And Collections For The Month Of May 2020 And Onwards The Government of Karnataka has issued directions to ESCOMs regarding physical meter reading and the issue of bills as per the actual meter reading in the month of May 2020. Refer notification for more details 2020-04-30
Central Department of Health and Family Welfare On 30th April with the Chief Secretaries and Secretary health of the states, the districts were earlier designated as hotspots / red-zones, orange zones and green zones primarily based on the cumulative cases reported and the doubling rate. Since recovery rates have gone up, the districts are now being designated across various zones duly broad-basing the criteria. This classification is multi-factorial and takes into consideration incidence of cases, doubling rate, extent of testing and surveillance feedback to classify the districts. A district will be considered under Green Zone, if there are no confirmed cases so far or there is no reported case since last 21 days in the district. Detailed information is given in the attached circular. 2020-04-30
Maharashtra Exemption From Payment Of Late Fee Under Maharashtra State Tax On Professions, Trades, Callings And Employments Act, 1975 The Government of Maharashtra, Office of the Commissioner of Professional Tax vide trade circular No.6T of 2020, has informed that the due date of filing of returns without payment of late fee payable has been extended. The Monthly or Annual returns pertaining to period upto March 2020 and monthly period of April 2020 has been exempted subject to the below conditions. (i) Any amount payable (tax + interest) as per return should have been or shall be paid on or before the filing of returns. (ii) The employers should submit the returns pertaining to the period upto April 2020, on or before 31st May 2020. Any employer who has not fulfilled the conditions or has submitted false information to avail the benefit of exemption then, exemption of late fee shall be revoked and action will be taken against such employer 2020-04-30
Central Identification Of The Containment Zones By The Department Of Health And Family Welfare The Department Of Health And Family Welfare has released a notification identifying the containment zones through the states. Refer notification for more details 2020-04-30
Tamil Nadu Issue Of E-Pass For Movement Of Persons In Tamil Nadu The Revenue and Disaster Management Department of Tamil Nadu has introduced an online portal called TN e-Pass enabling individuals and organisations to apply for e-passes for movement 2020-04-30
Andhra Pradesh Partial Modifications To The Relaxation For Industries In Andhra Pradesh The Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued modifications in relaxations for industries to ensure its smooth operations. Please refer notification for more details 2020-04-29
Andhra Pradesh Additional Guidelines For Containment, Control And Prevention Of COVID-19 In Andhra Pradesh The Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued additional guidelines for strict implementation for Containment, Control And Prevention Of COVID-19. Refer notification for more details 2020-04-29
Central Order On Movement Of Stranded Persons The Ministry of Home Affairs has released an order regarding measures to facilitate the movement of stranded persons throughout the country. Refer notification for more details. 2020-04-29
Haryana Extension Of Working Hours For Factories In Haryana Government of Haryana vide notification No.2/17/2020-2lab has exempted all factories registered under The Factories Act, 1948 in the state from the provision of Section 51 (Weekly Hour), Section 54 (Daily Hour), Section 55 (Interval Of Rest), Section 56 (Spread Hours). This will be subject to aforesaid conditions, (1) The total number of working hour in a day shall not exceed twelve subject to conditions stipulated under section 65(3) of the Factories Act 1948. (2) The exemption will not provide any immunity from any other section or rules of this Act or any other state/central government legislation (3) This exemption will be valid till 30th June 2020 (4) The wages for the overtime period will be paid as per section 59 of the Factories Act, 1948 (5) The instruction issued by Government of India and Government of Haryana from time to time regarding COVID-19 including social distancing sanitisation shall be strictly followed. Hence, employers having their factories in the state of Haryana registered under the Act may avail the benefit of extended working hours allowed at their factories in adherence to the specific instruction issued hereinabove including payment of overtime wage 2020-04-29
Pondicherry Addendum To Implementation Of Lockdown Order In Puducherry The Government of Puducherry has issued an addendum to consolidated guidelines issued by the government on the opening of all shops and establishment registered under the Shops and Establishment Act of the State/ Union Territories, including all shops in residential complexes and market complexes except shops in multi-brand and single-brand malls 2020-04-29
Arunachal Pradesh Action Plan For Operationalization Of Revised Guideline To Enable The Departments Of Agriculture, Horticulture And Sericulture Activities Government of Andhra Pradesh, Agriculture and Cooperation Department has released a set of activities that will be functional pertaining to the Agriculture & Cooperation Department under Para No.6 (A) of the Revised Consolidated Guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India on 15th April 2020 2020-04-29
Uttarakhand Extension Of Working Hours For Factories In Uttarakhand Government of Uttarakhand vide notification no.No./VII/20-91/2008-1 has exempted all factories registered under The Factories Act, 1948 in the state from the provision of Section 51 (Weekly Hour), Section 54 (Daily Hour), Section 55 (Interval Of Rest), Section 56 (Spread Hours) with effect from 21st April 2020 to 20th July 2020 subject to aforesaid conditions,(1) The Factories may function in two shifts at 11 hours each with one hour break between the said two shifts. Thereby allowing 3 hours of overtime for which the overtime wages shall be paid accordingly (2) The Workers engaged in the shifts as stated above shall not be engaged for more than 6 days in a week and the overtime shall be limited 18 hours per week (3) The notification shall be applicable only to the industrial establishments which have been allowed by the State Govt/Dist Administration to function during the lockdown (4) The instruction issued by the State Government/Dist Administration regarding COVID-19 including social distancing, sanitisation, along with various safety provisions prescribed in the Factories Act shall be strictly followed. (5) The notification shall be valid for 3 months from the date of its publication. (6) Ministry of Home Affair (MHA) order no. 40-3/2020-DM-IA dated 15th April 2020 annexed with consolidated revised guidelines along with the National Directives for COVID-19 management and standard operating Procedures (SOP) for social distancing and hygiene measures to be followed by officer, workplace, factories and another establishment has to to be adhered to. Hence, employers having their factories in the state of Uttarakhand registered under the Act may avail the benefit of extended working hours allowed at their factories in adherence to the specific instruction issued hereinabove including payment of overtime wages 2020-04-28
Tamil Nadu Decision To Intensity Lockdown In Selected Municipal Corporations For Specified Days In TamilNadu Revenue and Disaster Management department of Tamil Nadu has issued an order to intensify the present lockdown measure in the corporation limits of Chennai, Coimbatore and Madurai. Refer notification for more details. 2020-04-28
Chhattisgarh Amendments To The Revised Guidelines In Chattisgarh The State Government of Chhattisgarh has released an addendum to consolidated guidelines issued by the government on the opening of all shops and establishment registered under the Shops and Establishment Act of the State/ Union Territories, including all shops in residential complexes and market complexes except shops in multi-brand and single-brand malls, with 50% strength of workers with all precautions followed 2020-04-28
Karnataka Order Regarding Lockdown Relaxation In Karnataka The State Government of Karnataka has released an addendum to consolidated guidelines issued by the government on the opening of all shops and establishment registered under the Shops and Establishment Act of the State/ Union Territories, including all shops in residential complexes and market complexes except shops in multi-brand and single-brand malls, with 50% strength of workers with all precautions followed 2020-04-28
Odisha Relaxation sand Restrictions Issued By Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has issued further instructions/restrictions that may be necessary to effectively implement the said lockdown order for containment of the spread of COVID-19. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-04-28
Karnataka Self Declaration For Operating Of Industries In Karnataka Government of Karnataka has issued a circular for the eligible industries to fill up a self-declaration form of adhering to standard operating procedure before resuming their operations 2020-04-27
West Bengal Clarification On Sale Of Non Essential Items In West Bengal The Government of West Bengal has clarified that the sale of non-essential items is allowed through home delivery mode. All associated activities in the supply chain of these items are also allowed 2020-04-27
Karnataka Self Declaration For Operating Of Industries In Karnataka Government of Karnataka has issued a circular for the eligible industries to fill up a self-declaration form of adhering to standard operating procedure before resuming their operations 2020-04-27
Kerala Resurgent Measures To Tide Over Economic Crisis Faced By IT-TeS Companies-Establishment in Govt. IT Parks Due To The Outbreak Of COVID-19 Pandemic. The Government of Kerala has taken certain resurgence measures after considering the tough economic situation faced by the IT/ ITeS companies/ incubators/ establishments operating from buildings owned by Government IT parks 2020-04-27
Arunachal Pradesh Amendments To The Revised Guidelines In Arunachal Pradesh The Government of Arunachal Pradesh has released an addendum to consolidated guidelines issued by the government on the opening of all shops and establishment registered under the Shops and Establishment Act of the State/ Union Territories, including all shops in residential complexes and market complexes except shops in multi-brand and single-brand malls, with 50% strength of workers with all precautions followed 2020-04-26
Haryana Amendments To The Revised Guidelines In Haryana The State Government of Haryana has released an addendum to consolidated guidelines issued by the government on the opening of all shops and establishment registered under the Shops and Establishment Act of the State/ Union Territories, including all shops in residential complexes and market complexes except shops in multi-brand and single-brand malls, with 50% strength of workers with all precautions followed 2020-04-26
Himachal Pradesh Addendum To Consolidated Guidelines On Opening Of Shops In Bilaspur District Of Himachal Pradesh The District Magistrate of Bilaspur has issued an addendum to consolidated guidelines issued by the government on the opening of all shops and establishment registered under the Shops and Establishment Act of the State, including all shops in residential complexes and market complexes except shops in multi-brand and single-brand malls, with 50% strength of workers with all precautions followed along with the order under Section 144 Cr.P.C 2020-04-26
Delhi Amendments To The Revised Guidelines In Delhi The Government of NCT of Delhi has released an addendum to consolidated guidelines issued by the government on the opening of all shops and establishment registered under the Shops and Establishment Act of the State/ Union Territories, including all shops in residential complexes and market complexes except shops in multi-brand and single-brand malls, with 50% strength of workers with all precautions followed 2020-04-26
Central Instructions For Filing Online Claims And FAQ On EPF Advance EPFO has released revised instructions with frequently asked questions for filing online claims and FAQ's on EPF advance. Please refer notification for more details 2020-04-26
Dadra And Nagar Haveli Order Permitting Operation Of Industries And Standard Operating Procedure To Be Followed In Dadra And Nagar Haveli Collectorate of Dadra and Nagar Haveli has issued an order listing out the industries which are allowed to operate and the standard operating procedure for the same is also provided 2020-04-26
Haryana Implementation Of Consolidated Revised Guidelines For Containment Of COVID-19 Issued By The Ministry Of Home Affairs In Haryana The state government has issued an order consisting of order regarding the functioning of construction works. Please refer notification for more details 2020-04-26
Goa Addendum To Consolidated Guidelines On Opening Of Shops In Goa The State executive committee has released the minutes of the latest meeting stating the addendum to consolidated guidelines issued by the government on the opening of all shops and establishment registered under the Shops and Establishment Act of the State, including all shops in residential complexes and market complexes except shops in multi-brand and single-brand malls, with 50% strength of workers with all precautions followed 2020-04-25
Nagaland Order Permitting Certain Activities In Nagaland Government of Nagaland has released an addendum to consolidated guidelines issued by the government on the opening of all shops and establishment registered under the Shops and Establishment Act of the State/ Union Territories, including all shops in residential complexes and market complexes except shops in multi-brand and single-brand malls, with 50% strength of workers with all precautions followed 2020-04-25
Central Ministry Of Home Affairs Clarification On Misplaced Apprehensions Of Industry In The Consolidated Revised Guidelines The Ministry Of Home Affairs has released clarification regarding misplaced apprehensions of Industry in the consolidated revised guidelines. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-04-25
Central Ministry Of Home Affairs Addendum To Consolidated Guidelines On Opening Of Shops Accross The Country Ministry Of Home Affairs in its notification dated 24th April 2020, has released an addendum to consolidated guidelines issued by the government on the opening of all shops and establishment registered under the Shops and Establishment Act of the State/ Union Territories, including all shops in residential complexes and market complexes except shops in multi-brand and single-brand malls, with 50% strength of workers with all precautions followed 2020-04-25
Uttar Pradesh Precautions To Be Taken In Offices After Lifting Of Lockdown In Uttar Pradesh The Government of Uttar Pradesh has released a circular listing out the precautions to be taken in offices after lifting of Lockdown. Pleases refer notification for more details 2020-04-25
Rajasthan Addendum To Implementation Of LockDown Order In Rajasthan The Government of Rajasthan has issued an addendum to consolidated guidelines issued by the government on the opening of all shops and establishment registered under the Shops and Establishment Act of the State/ Union Territories, including all shops in residential complexes and market complexes except shops in multi-brand and single-brand malls. 2020-04-25
Gujarat Amendments To The Revised Guidelines In Gujarat The Government of Gujarat has released an addendum to consolidated guidelines issued by the government on the opening of all shops and establishment registered under the Shops and Establishment Act of the State/ Union Territories, including all shops in residential complexes and market complexes except shops in multi-brand and single-brand malls, with 50% strength of workers with all precautions followed 2020-04-25
Kerala Amendments To The Revised Guidelines In Kerala The Government of Kerala has released an addendum to consolidated guidelines issued by the government on the opening of all shops and establishment registered under the Shops and Establishment Act of the State/ Union Territories, including all shops in residential complexes and market complexes except shops in multi-brand and single-brand malls, with 50% strength of workers with all precautions followed 2020-04-25
Haryana Amendments To The Revised Guidelines In Faridabad,Haryana The Deputy Commissioner Faridabad has ordered strict compliance to the addendum to consolidated guidelines issued by the government on the opening of all shops and establishment registered under the Shops and Establishment Act of the State/ Union Territories, including all shops in residential complexes and market complexes except shops in multi-brand and single-brand malls 2020-04-25
Meghalaya Curfew Order Under Section 144 CrPC In Shillong District Magistrate, East Khasi Hills District Shillong has passed a curfew order in Shillong under section 144 CrPC. The order will not affect the arrangements of Fair Price Shops, Identified Wholesale Traders, Identified Local Retailers and Commercial and Private establishments. 2020-04-25
Mizoram Amendments To Revised Guidelines Of Lockdown In Mizoram The Government of Mizoram has released amendments to the revised consolidated guidelines of the state. Refer notification for more details 2020-04-25
Odisha Amendments To The Revised Guidelines In Odisha The State Government of Odisha has released an addendum to consolidated guidelines issued by the government on the opening of all shops and establishment registered under the Shops and Establishment Act of the State/ Union Territories, including all shops in residential complexes and market complexes except shops in multi-brand and single-brand malls, with 50% strength of workers with all precautions followed 2020-04-25
Nagaland Extension Of Lockdown In Nagaland Up to 3rd May 2020 The Government of Nagaland has extended the restrictions in the state to contain the spread of COVID-19 up to 3rd May 2020 2020-04-24 May 3, 2020
Madhya Pradesh Extension Of Working Hours For Factories In Madhya Pradesh Government of Madhya Pradesh vide notification no.247-2020-A-XVI has exempted all factories registered under the Factories Act, 1948 with effect from 20th April 2020 for three months in the state from Section 51 (Weekly Hour), Section 54 (Daily Hour), Section 55 (Interval Of Rest), Section 56 (Spread Hours). Hence, employers having their factories in the state of Madhya Pradesh registered under the Act may avail the benefit of extended working hours allowed at their factories in adherence to the specific instruction issued hereinabove including payment of overtime wages 2020-04-24
Karnataka Addendum To The Revised Consolidated Guidelines In Karnataka The Government Of Karnataka has released an addendum to include the Industries operating in rural areas in the revised consolidated guidelines 2020-04-23
Tamil Nadu Addendum To The Consolidated Revised Guidelines In Tamil Nadu The Revenue and Disaster Management Department of Tamil Nadu has released an addendum with the list of proposed items within the permitted items in the consolidated instructions issued in the Ministry of Home Affairs order. Refer notification for more details 2020-04-23
Tamil Nadu Amendment To Tamil Nadu Consolidated Revised Guidelines The Revenue and Disaster Management Department of Tamil Nadu has issued amendments for the consolidated revised guidelines based on the proposal of Principal Secretary/Commissioner of Revenue Administration. Refer notification for more details. 2020-04-23
Uttar Pradesh Extension For Payment Of Regulation Fees For Brick Kilns In Uttar Pradesh The Government of Uttar Pradesh has extended the last date for payment of regulation fees for Brick kilns to 31st May 2020 2020-04-23
Meghalaya List Of Activities Permitted For Shillong Urban Agglomeration And Mylleim Block Of East Khasi Hills District Government of Meghalaya has released a list of activities permitted For Shillong urban agglomeration and Mylleim block of East Khasi Hills district with effect from 24th April 2020. Refer Notification for more details 2020-04-23
Tamil Nadu Addendum To The Consolidated Revised Guidelines Issued By MHA In Tamil Nadu The Revenue and Disaster Management Department of Tamil Nadu has released an addendum with the list of proposed items within the permitted items in the consolidated instructions issued in the Ministry of Home Affairs order. Refer notification for more details 2020-04-23
Nagaland Activities Permitted With Immediate Effect In Pursuance To Ministry Of Home Affairs Orders In Nagaland Government of Nagaland has released a list of Activities Permitted With Immediate Effect In Pursuance To Ministry Of Home Affairs Orders In Nagaland 2020-04-23
Punjab Standard Operating Procedure For Industries In Kapurthala, Punjab District Collector Kapurtala, Government Of Punjab has released guidelines to be implemented for operating Industrial establishments in the district and following the consolidated guidelines issued by Government of India 2020-04-23
Central Employee state insurance corporation act 1948 All manpower contractors engaged in the field offices/ hospitals/medical education institutions may be instructed to disburse salary/ wages of their employees deployed in these offices on time and evidence of the same should be verified and certified by the Nodal Officer immediately. 2020-04-22
Karnataka SOP for Industries in Karnataka The Government of Karnataka has released a consolidated revised guidelines to be followed in the state for the strict implementation of the enclosed standard operating procedure for social distancing for offices, workplaces, factories and establishments for control of the spread of COVID-19 in the state 2020-04-22 03/05/2020
Goa Issuance Of Permits To Self Employed Persons And Construction Works To Be Carried Out By The Private Sector In Village Panchayath Jurisdiction In Goa Directorate of Panchayats, Government of Goa has authorized the Panchayat secretaries to issue permits for the self-employed persons providing various services, e.g. electricians, IT repairs, plumbers, motor mechanics, carpenters 2020-04-22
Karnataka The Karnataka Epidemic Disease Ordinance, 2020 The Honourable Governor of Karnataka has released the Karnataka Epidemic Diseases Ordinance, 2020 2020-04-22
Tamil Nadu Order Identifying Continuous Process Industries In Tamil Nadu Revenue and Disaster Management Department, Government of Tamil Nadu has clarified the list of industries that can be classified as continuous process industries 2020-04-22
Meghalaya Permission For E-Commerce Operations In Meghalaya In compliance with the guidelines of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India vide Order No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A) dated 15th April, 2Q20 and D.O. No. 40312O20-DM-I(A) dated 19th, April 2020 from Home Secretary, Government of India, E-Commerce operations are permitted in the State of Meghalaya only for the list of Essential Goods as notified by Political Department 2020-04-22
Karnataka Addendum To The Revised Guidelines Allowing Operation Of IT And IT Enabled Services In Karnataka The Government of Karnataka has released an addendum to the consolidated revised guidelines of the state. The order allows IT and IT-enabled services to operate with essential minimum staff 2020-04-22
Himachal Pradesh Standard Operating Procedure For Offices, Workplaces, Factories And Establishments In Kinnaur District Himachal Pradesh The District Magistrate of Kinnaur district has advised a standard operating procedure for offices/workplaces/factories and establishments for strict compliance of the revised consolidated guidelines of national directives for COVID - 19 management 2020-04-22
Central Promulgation Of An Ordinance To Amend The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 In The Light Of The Pandemic Situation Of COVID-19 The Union Cabinet has approved promulgation of an Ordinance to amend the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 to protect healthcare service personnel and property including their living/working premises against violence during epidemics 2020-04-22
Uttar Pradesh Mandatory Compliance To Notification Issued By Labour Department Not To Terminate The Employees Or Reduce Wages The Government of Uttar Pradesh has requested all the employers to adhere to the Labour departments notification, that is requesting all the employers of public/private establishments not to terminate their employees, particularly casual or contractual workers from job or reduce their wages 2020-04-22
Himachal Pradesh Extension Of Working Hours For Factories In Himachal Pradesh Government of Himachal Pradesh vide notification no.Shram(A)4-3/2017 has exempted all factories registered under The Factories Act, 1948 in the state from the provision of Section 51 (Weekly Hour), Section 54 (Daily Hour), Section 55 (Interval Of Rest), Section 56 (Spread Hours) with effect from 21st April 2020 to 20th July 2020. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-04-21 July 20, 2020
Punjab Order With Guidelines For Various Industries In Jalandhar, Punjab Office of the District Magistrate Jalandhar, Punjab has issued an order containing guidelines to be followed and standard operating procedure for social distancing for offices, workplace, factories and establishments 2020-04-21
Andhra Pradesh Exemption Of Boilers From Inspection For Two Months In Andhra Pradesh Government of Andhra Pradesh has exempted, under subsection (c) of Section 6 and Section 8 of the Boilers Act, all certified Boilers situated in the industries in Andhra Pradesh state due to lockdown for a period of two months or till lifting of the lockdown. This provision applies for Boilers for which inspections are due in the months of April and May 2020, subject to the conditions mentioned in the notification 2020-04-21
Central Standard Of Procedure For Movement Of Stranded Labour Within The State And Union Territory The Chairperson, National executive committee has issued standard of procedure for movement of stranded labour within the State and Union Territory to all the Ministries/Departments of Government of India, State/Union Territory Governments and State/UT Authorities with the directions for the strict implementation 2020-04-21
Karnataka Extension of Lockdown upto 3rd May 2020 The Government of Karnataka has extended the restrictions in the state to contain the spread of COVID-19 upto 3rd May 2020 2020-04-21 03/05/2020
Maharashtra Amendment To The Consolidated Revised Guidelines On The Measures To Be Taken For Containment Of COVID-19 In Maharashtra Government Of Maharashtra has made amendments to the revised consolidated guidelines of the states. Please refer notification for more details. 2020-04-21
Telangana Issue of Passes to the Employees working in various sectors. The Government of Telangana has issued guidelines to be strictly complied with by the Heads of offices while issuing passes for their employees 2020-04-21
Andhra Pradesh Exemption Of Boilers From Inspection For Two Months In Andhra Pradesh Government of Andhra Pradesh has exempted, under subsection (c) of Section 6 and Section 8 of the Boilers Act, all certified Boilers situated in the industries in Andhra Pradesh state due to lockdown for a period of two months or till lifting of the lockdown. This provision applies for Boilers for which inspections are due in the months of April and May 2020, subject to the conditions mentioned in the notification 2020-04-21
Punjab Government Of Punjab Extends Working Hours For Factories For Three Months Government of Punjab, Labour department vide notification dated 20th April 2020, in exercise of powers conferred under Section 65 of the Factories Act 1948, has exempted factories for three months from certain provisions of the Act. As per the notification the regular working hours of Nine hours per day as per Section 54 of the Act shall be exempted for the next three months and allow the working of maximum twelve hours per day for all factories permitted to operate in the State of Punjab. Spread over hours shall not exceed thirteen hours in one day instead of a maximum of ten and half hours as provided under Section 56 of the Act. The workers shall be provided wages at the rate of twice the ordinary rate of wages as provided for overtime under Section 59 of the Act. All precautionary measures advised by the Government for sanitization and principles of social distancing and less contact shall be strictly adhered to. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-04-21 July 20, 2020
Odisha Standard Operating Procedure For Construction Sites In Government As Well As Private Sectors To Prevent Spreading Of COVID-19 And Heat Wave In Odisha Revenue and Disaster Management Department, Government of Odisha has issued standard operating procedure for the government as well as private establishments to prevent spreading of COVID-19 and heatwave in Odisha 2020-04-21
Tamil Nadu Operation of SEZs, EOUs during the Lockdown Period due to COVID-19 Office of the Development commissioner MEPZ special economic zone has released a circular stating that the SEZs and EOUs under the jurisdiction of MEPZ SEZ, except those which fall under the ‘Containment Zone’ demarcated in the ‘Hotspots’ of COVID-19 notified by the State Government/ District/ Corporation/ Municipal Administration from time to time, are hereby allowed to continue their operations with effect from 20th April 2020, subject to certain conditions 2020-04-21
Kerala Standard Operating Procedure For Industries In Kerala Government of Kerala has released standard operating procedures/conditions to be followed by the Industrial units/houses in the state while resuming their operations 2020-04-21
Kerala Order For The Containment Activities As Per The Consolidated Guidelines In Kerala Government of Kerala has released revised guidelines as prescribed by Government of India on the measures to be taken by departments of Government of Kerala, District Collectors, District Police Chiefs and HoDs and others for containment of COVID-19 in the state 2020-04-21
Lakshadweep Extension Of Lockdown In Lakshadweep Upto 3rd May 2020 And Revised Guidelines The Government of India, Lakshadweep Administration has extended the restrictions in the state to contain the spread of COVID-19 up to 3rd May 2020 and has also released the revised guidelines to be followed 2020-04-21 May 3, 2020
Odisha Standard Operating Procedure For Construction Sites In Government As Well As Private Sectors To Prevent Spreading Of COVID-19 And Heat Wave In Odisha Revenue and Disaster Management Department, Government of Odisha has issued standard operating procedure for the government as well as private establishments to prevent spreading of COVID-19 and heatwave in Odisha 2020-04-21
Punjab Standard Operating Procedure For Industries In Kapurthala, Punjab District Collector Kapurtala, Government Of Punjab has released guidelines to be implemented for operating Industrial establishments in the district and following the consolidated guidelines issued by Government of India 2020-04-21
Punjab Standard Operating Procedure For Industries In Kapurthala, Punjab District Collector Kapurtala, Government Of Punjab has released guidelines to be implemented for operating Industrial establishments in the district and following the consolidated guidelines issued by Government of India 2020-04-21
Goa Important Guidelines To Be Followed After 20th April 2020 In Goa The Government of Goa has issued a set of guidelines to the general public to be followed after 20th April 2020. The notice also mentions allowing opening of various offices in low-risk areas from 20th April 2020 by following prescribed guidelines, measures at the offices, workplaces, establishments listed by the notification. Please refer notice for detailed information 2020-04-20 May 3, 2020
Telangana Extension Of Lockdown Upto 7th May 2020 The Government of Telangana has extended the restrictions in the state to contain the spread of COVID-19 upto 7th May 2020 and all such notifications as mentioned in the notification shall be extended upto 7th May 2020 2020-04-20 May 7, 2020
Punjab Government Of Punjab Extends Working Hours For Factories For Three Months Government of Punjab, Labour department vide notification dated 20th April 2020, in exercise of powers conferred under Section 65 of the Factories Act 1948, has exempted factories for three months from certain provisions of the Act. As per the notification the regular working hours of Nine hours per day as per Section 54 of the Act shall be exempted for the next three months and allow the working of maximum twelve hours per day for all factories permitted to operate in the State of Punjab. Spread over hours shall not exceed thirteen hours in one day instead of a maximum of ten and half hours as provided under Section 56 of the Act. The workers shall be provided wages at the rate of twice the ordinary rate of wages as provided for overtime under Section 59 of the Act. All precautionary measures advised by the Government for sanitization and principles of social distancing and less contact shall be strictly adhered to. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-04-20 July 20, 2020
Punjab Order Regarding Functioning Of Industries In Punjab The Government of Punjab has released an order regarding the functioning of industrial establishments 2020-04-20
Uttar Pradesh Lockdown to Continue In The Districts With More Than Ten Covid-19 Positive Cases Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister said the lockdown will continue in the districts with more than ten COVID-19 positive cases as it is necessary to follow all the rules of lockdown and maintenance of social distancing to control Coronavirus. 2020-04-20
Gujarat Steps Towards Allowing IT And ITeS Companies Of Gujarat For Functioning During Lockdown The Government Of Gujarat, the Department of Science and Technology has suggested guidelines to permit the IT and ITeS business entities across the Gujarat. Please refer the notification for detailed information 2020-04-20
Maharashtra Extension Of Due Date For Filing Annual Returns In Maharashtra Government of Maharashtra, Department of Labour has extended the deadline for filing annual returns under The Maharashtra Shops And Establishments (Regulation Of Employment And Conditions Of Service) Act, 2017, to 31st July 2020 as many establishments could not file their annual returns for the year 2019 due to the outbreak of COVID 19 2020-04-20 31/07/2020
Himachal Pradesh Notification Regarding Essential Service Establishments In Himachal Pradesh Office of the District Magistrate, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh has issued orders for allowing certain activities/relaxation during the lockdown period 2020-04-20
Karnataka Prohibitory Order In Bangalore City Limits Until 3rd May 2020 The Commissioner of Police and Additional District Magistrate has issued a prohibitory order within the limits of Bengaluru City Commissionerate on midnight 12-00 A.M of 20th May 2020 to midnight 12.00 A.M, of 3rd May 2020 2020-04-20 03/05/2020
Nagaland Consolidated Revised Guidelines For Nagaland Government of Nagaland has released directions for the strict implementation of the consolidated revised guidelines throughout the State of Nagaland up to 3rd May 2020. 2020-04-20
Rajasthan Consolidated Guidelines for Jaipur District The District Collector, Jaipur has released directions for the strict implementation of the consolidated revised guidelines throughout the district up to 3rd May 2020 2020-04-19 03/05/2020
Haryana Clarification Regarding Implementation Of Consolidated Revised Guidelines With Regard To Industry And Other Establishments In Haryana The Additional Chief Secretary to Government of Haryana has released a clarification regarding implementation of consolidated revised guidelines with regard to industry and other establishments 2020-04-19
Haryana Instructions To Industries And Other Establishments In Sonipat, Haryana The District Administration Sonipat, Haryana has issued instructions with regard to Industry and other establishments to be implemented. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-04-19
Bihar Bihar To Provide Mukhyamantri Vishesh Sahayata To The Stranded Migrant Labourers Of Bihar Bihar Bhawan will provide the benefits of Mukhyamantri Vishesh Sahayata to the stranded migrant workers of Bihar. Around 59,000 (fifty-nine thousand) mobile numbers have been sent by Bihar Bhawan to the Disaster Management Department of the Government of Bihar so that the migrant workers can download the "Bihar Corona Tatkal Sahayata Mobile App" and get an amount of rupees*1,000 (One thousand) from the Chief Minister Relief Fund as Mukhyamantri Vishesh Sahayata 2020-04-19
Haryana Grant Of Exemption Passes To Essential Industries /Services /Construction /Commercial And Private Establishment In Panipat, Haryana The Deputy Commissioner Panipat, Haryana has released an order under Section 30 of the disaster management act 2005, for grant of exemption passes to essential industries/ services/ construction/ commercial and private establishment 2020-04-19
Himachal Pradesh Amendment In The Guidelines For Operation Of E-commerce In Himachal Pradesh Government of Himachal Pradesh has issued an order amending the guidelines allowing E-Commerce companies, vehicles used by e-commerce operators to function with necessary permissions 2020-04-19
Maharashtra Consolidated Revised Guidelines On The Measures To Be Taken For Containment Of COVID-19 In Brihanmumbai Mahanagarpalika Limits Brihanmumbai Mahanagarpalika has released detailed directions covering various aspects of containment of the spread of COVID-19 in the state. 2020-04-19
Haryana Implementation Of Consolidated Revised Guidelines For Containment Of COVID-19 In Haryana Government of Haryana has released an order stating the implementation of consolidated revised guidelines for containment of COVID-19 issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs in the state 2020-04-19
Pondicherry Guidelines On Functioning Of Industries In Puducherry The Government of Puducherry has issued guidelines with regard to the functioning of industries. The notification also mentions allowing opening of various offices in low-risk areas from 20th April 2020 by following prescribed guidelines, measures at the offices, workplaces, establishments listed by the notification. Refer notification for detailed information 2020-04-19
Haryana Orders To Exclude E-commerce Companies From Strict Restrictions In Haryana Haryana State Disaster Management Authority has released an order allowing E-commerce companies, vehicles used by e-commerce operations to ply with necessary permissions 2020-04-19
Central Ministry Of Home Affairs Orders For Strict Compliance Of The Revised Guidelines Dated 19th April 2020 The Home Secretary, Government Of India has released an order directing all States/Union Territories for strict compliance of the revised guidelines. The Home Ministry has also drawn attention to the order dated 31st March 2020 in the Writ Petition (Civil) No 468 of 2020, in which the Honourable Supreme Court is pleased to observe that (quote) "we trust and expect that all concerned viz. State Government, public authorities and citizens of this country will faithfully comply with the directive and orders issued by the Union of India in letter and spirit in the interest of public safety"(unquote). The observations, which must be treated as directions of the Apex court, was conveyed in the earlier letter of even no dated 1st April 2020 to all states/ Union Territory Governments 2020-04-19 May 3, 2020
Central Ministry Of Home Affairs Order On Conditions Of Exclusion Of E-commerce Companies The Home Secretary, Government Of India has released an order directing all States/Union Territories that the clause 14(v) of the consolidated revised guidelines, relating to E-commerce companies for essential goods have been excluded. However the secretary has emphasised that the exemption is limited to essential goods, operation of services for non-essential goods is still prohibited 2020-04-19
Telangana Appeal Not To Terminate Employees Minister for Information Technology, Electronics & Communications, Municipal Administration & Urban Development and Industries and Commerce, Government of Telangana has released an appeal to ensure that no employee, regular or contractual or outsourced, loses his job, whatever be the situation. The companies may consider other forms of cost-cutting including pay cuts, deferment of increments/bonuses etc 2020-04-18
Andhra Pradesh Standard Operating Procedure For Industries In Andhra Pradesh Department of Industries and Commerce, Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued Operational Guidelines on preparing workplaces for prevention of COVID -19 2020-04-18
Jammu And Kashmir Standard Operating Procedure For Regulating Activities In Construction SectorsIn Jammu And Kashmir Government of Jammu & Kashmir in order to resume the construction activities in the Union territory has advised a course of action to be adopted by the field functionaries/ executing agencies of all construction departments/agencies 2020-04-18
Odisha Standard Operating Procedure For Construction Sites In Government As Well As Private Sectors To Prevent Spreading Of COVID-19 And Heat Wave In Odisha Revenue and Disaster Management Department, Government of Odisha has issued standard operating procedure for the government as well as private establishments to prevent spreading of COVID-19 and heatwave in Odisha 2020-04-18
Pondicherry Extension Of Lockdown In Puducherry Upto 3rd May 2020 The District Magistrate, Government of Puducherry has issued an order extending the restrictions in the state to contain the spread of COVID-19 up to 3rd May 2020 and has also released the additional guidelines to be followed 2020-04-18 May 3, 2020
Himachal Pradesh Standard Operating Procedure And Order For Strict Compliance Of The Revised Consolidated Guidelines In Himachal Pradesh The Government of Himachal Pradesh has issued an order to all departments and authorities for strict enforcement and compliance. The notification also mentions allowing opening of various offices in low-risk areas from 20th April 2020 by following prescribed guidelines, measures at the offices, workplaces, establishments listed by the notification. Refer notification for detailed information 2020-04-18
Arunachal Pradesh Labour Officers Directed To Ensure Employers In Andhra Pradesh Make Payment Of Wages To Their Workers During Lock Down The Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued instructions to all the Government as well as Private Establishments shall make payment of wages/salaries fully to the workers of the employees including those working under Contract and Outsourcing basis during the lock period and the violation will be viewed seriously and invite panel action under the Epidemic Diseases Act 1897. In this regard, the Chief Secretary to Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued instructions to the Labour Department, to ensure, that every migrant labour in the AP shall be provided food and shelter, and also facilitate all industries and factories to pay their wages/salaries during the lockdown period. Hence all the JCLs/DCLs/ACLs/ALOs are hereby instructed to ensure that every migrant labour is given food and shelter. All the labour in the industries shall be paid salaries during the lockdown period without making any deductions and shall not to remove any contact/casual labour, any violations of this order will be punishable under Disaster Management Act. The JCLs/DCLs are required to submit Daily Report in prescribed 2020-04-18
Jammu And Kashmir Jammu And Kashmir SOP For Regulating Activities Of Industrial Commercial Private Establishments The Government of Jammu and Kashmir in exercise of Section 24 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005 has released an order regulating activities of industries/commercial/private establishments. The notification mentions allowing opening of various offices in low-risk areas by following prescribed guidelines, measures at the offices, workplaces, establishments listed by the notification. Refer notification for detailed information 2020-04-18
Central The Contract Labour (R&A) Act, 1970 Government Of India keeping in view the lockdown across India due to COVID-19, the validity of licences granted under the Contract Labour (R&A) Act, 1970 And Inter-State Migrant Workmen (ISMW) Act-1979 are hereby extended upto 31st May 2020 for those licenses whose renewal falls in the months of March, April & May 2020. However, the issuance of new licenses would keep continuing as it is 2020-04-17 May 31, 2020
Odisha Detailed Guidelines For Shops That Are Allowed To Re-open In Cuttack,Odisha The Commissioner, Cuttack has ordered strict compliance to the addendum to consolidated guidelines issued by the government on the opening of all shops and establishment registered under the Shops and Establishment Act of the State/ Union Territories, including all shops in residential complexes and market complexes except shops in multi-brand and single-brand malls 2020-04-17
Gujarat Exemption For Factories From Various Provisions Of Factories Act 1948 In Gujarat The Government of Gujarat vide notification No. GHR/ 2020/56/ FAC/ 142020/ 343/M3 has directed all factories registered under the Factories Act, 1948 shall be exempted from various provisions related to Section 51 weekly hours, Section 54 daily hours, Section 55 interval for rest etc. of adult workers and Section 56 Spread over hours with conditions as appended in the notification. These relaxations shall apply from 20th April 2020 with due procedures of safety and social distancing. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-04-17
Goa Circular Regarding Issue Of Travel Passes For IT And ITeS Companies In Goa The Department of Information Technology, Goa has released a circular advising IT and ITeS companies to operate with 50% strength and the companies which require travel passes are requested to provide necessary data in the https://forms.gle/BkZvWCKKxqtP3j7Q8. All the applicant IT & ITeS Companies need to note that all the terms and conditions mentioned in MHA Consolidated guidelines should be followed by them. It is emphasized that MHA guidelines are sacrosanct, and no relaxation can be given to any unit from these guidelines 2020-04-17
West Bengal Order Allowing IT Companies To Operate With 25% Capacity In West Bengal Government of West Bengal has released an order allowing operations in IT companies and IT-enabled services with a maximum strength upto 25% of the regular workforce with effect from 20th April 2020. 2020-04-17
Odisha Extension Of Lockdown In The State Of Odisha Upto 3rd May 2020 The Government of Odisha has extended the restrictions in the state to contain the spread of COVID-19 upto 3rd May 2020. The notification also mentions allowing opening of various offices in low-risk areas from 20th April 2020 by following prescribed guidelines, measures at the offices, workplaces, establishments listed by the notification. Refer notification for detailed information 2020-04-17 May 3, 2020
Karnataka Karnataka Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments Act, 1976 The Government of Karnataka vide order No.FD 03 CPT 2020 has extended the monthly PT contribution due date for the month of March 2020 from the existing date of 20th April 2020 to 20th May 2020 and the due date for payment of enrollment tax has been extended from the existing date of 30th April 2020 to 30th May 2020 2020-04-16 May 30, 2020
Uttar Pradesh Order In Connection With The Operation Of The Continuous Process Industries In View Of The Corona Virus Disease (Covid-19) Epidemic In Uttar Pradesh The Chief Secretary, Government of Uttar Pradesh has issued an order allowing Continuous Process industries listed in the notification to operate In View Of The Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) Epidemic In Uttar Pradesh 2020-04-16
Uttar Pradesh Extension Of Lockdown Upto 3rd May 2020 The Government of Uttar Pradesh has extended the restrictions in the state to contain the spread of COVID-19 upto 3rd May 2020 2020-04-16 03/05/2020
Central Applications For EPF Withdrawal Claims Under Outbreak Of Pandemic COVID 19 Being Processed On Priority By EPFO EPFO stated through its website that if an application has been made for any other claim which is not settled so far, one can still file an online EPF withdrawal claim under Outbreak of Pandemic- COVID-19 for faster relief. 2020-04-16
Tamil Nadu SOP for Offices, Workplaces, Factories And Establishments Government of Tamil Nadu, The Health and Family Welfare Department has issued direction to all departments and authorities in the state for the strict implementation of the enclosed standard operating procedure for social distancing for offices, workplaces, factories and establishments for control of the spread of COVID-19 in the state 2020-04-16
Central Government Of India Gives Four Months Rental Waiver To The IT Companies Operating From Software Technology Parks Of India (STPI) Centres The Government of India has taken a major decision to provide relief from payment of rental to the small IT units operating out of the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI). Most of these units are either Tech MSMEs or start-ups 2020-04-16
Haryana Amendments To The Revised Guidelines In Charkhi Dadri,Haryana The Deputy Commissioner, Charkhi Dadri Haryana has ordered strict compliance to the addendum to consolidated guidelines issued by the government on the opening of all shops and establishment registered under the Shops and Establishment Act of the State/ Union Territories, including all shops in residential complexes and market complexes except shops in multi-brand and single-brand malls 2020-04-16
Mizoram Revised Guidelines For Containment Of COVID-19 Issued By Government Of Mizoram The Directorate of Information & Public Relations, Government Of Mizoram has issued revised guidelines for containment of COVID - 19. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-04-16
Punjab Orders On Extension Of Lock-down In The State Of Punjab The Government of Punjab has decided to extend the curfew/lockdown in all the districts of the state beyond 14th April 2020 upto 3rd May 2020. The relaxations already granted and intimated to district authorities by way of guidelines would be valid during this extended period. Similarly, the curfew passes already issued would also be valid during the extended period 2020-04-16 May 3, 2020
Madhya Pradesh Labour Officers Directed To Ensure Factories And Establishments in Madhya Pradesh Make Payment Of Wages To Their Workers During Lock Down The Government of Madhya Pradesh, Office of the Labour Commissioner, vide. Letter dated 10th April 2020 has issued directions to ensure Factories/Establishments in Madhya Pradesh make payment of wages to their workers during the lockdown 2020-04-16
Telangana The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 The State Government of Telangana has extended the restrictions in the state to contain the spread of COVID-19 upto 30th April 2020 2020-04-16 April 30, 2020
Tamil Nadu Disaster Management Act 2005 The Government of Tamil Nadu has informed that the Lockdown measures stipulated in the consolidated Guidelines of MHA for containment of COVID-19 epidemic in the country, will continue to remain in force upto 03.05.2020 to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the Country. Government has also further issued guidelines as per the Ministry of Home affairs consolidated guidelines towards the opening of various offices from 20th April 2020 by following the guidelines prescribed 2020-04-16 May 3, 2020
Central National executive committee The Chairperson, National executive committee has issued directions to all the Ministries/Departments of Government of India, State/Union Territory Governments and State/Union Territory Authorities for the strict implementation of the consolidated revised guidelines. The notification mentions allowing opening of various offices in low-risk areas from 20th April 2020 by following prescribed guidelines, measures at the offices, workplaces, establishments listed by the notification. Refer notification for detailed information 2020-04-15
Haryana Amendments To The Revised Guidelines In Bhiwani District Haryana The District Magistrate of Bhiwani district has released an addendum to consolidated guidelines issued by the government on the opening of all shops and establishment registered under the Shops and Establishment Act of the State/ Union Territories, including all shops in residential complexes and market complexes except shops in multi-brand and single-brand malls, with 50% strength of workers with all precautions followed 2020-04-15
Haryana Committee Constituted For Implementation Of Consolidated Revised Guidelines for Containment of COVID19 In Haryana Government Of Haryana to scrutinize and approve the application to resume any activity by the Industries/Industrial Establishments/Commercial and Private Establishment, a committee has been constituted at Block level, Town level and City level 2020-04-15
Punjab Industries Allowed To Operate In Ludhiana After 20th April 2020 In Ludhiana, Punjab The District Magistrate, Ludhiana has listed out the Industries which are allowed to operate after 20th April 2020 and the standard operating procedure for such industries was also released along with the order 2020-04-15
Tamil Nadu Operation of SEZs/EOUs during the lockdown period. Office of the Development commissioner MEPZ special economic zone has released a circular stating that the SEZs and EOUs under the jurisdiction of MEPZ SEZ, except those which fall under the ‘Containment Zone’ demarcated in the ‘Hotspots’ of COVID-19 notified by the State Government/ District/ Corporation/ Municipal Administration from time to time, are hereby allowed to continue their operations with effect from 20th April 2020, subject to certain conditions 2020-04-15
Telangana Redressal of grievances of Employees / Migrant Workers The Office of Commissioner Of Labour, Telangana has directed all the Nodal officers in each district of Telangana state to adopt a humane approach to assist the aggrieved workmen to the maximum possible extent to ensure delivery of timely relief to the needy workmen. All official Phone numbers, Whatsapp and E-mails of the Labour Department are displayed in official Web portal. Further it is informed that the District office-wise details of Deputy Commissioners of Labour / Nodal Officers along with their phone numbers, Whatsapp and E-mails are updated in the link https://labour.telangana.gov.in//covidComplaints.do 2020-04-15
Central EPF Contribution Due Date Extended For The Month Of March 2020 EPFO vide notification no.C-I/Misc./2019-20/VolII./Part./9 has extended the due date for payment of contributions and administrative charges/ inspection charges due for wage month March 2020 from 15th April 2020 to 15th May 2020 i.e. grace period of thirty days (16th April 2020 to 15th May 2020) for filing of Electronic Challan cum Return(ECR) to establishments disbursing wages for March 2020. Employers seeking the above relief need to file ECR for wage month March 2020 on or before 15th May 2020 duly certifying the disbursement of wages to employees by declaring actual date of disbursement of wages for March 2020 in the column "Salary disbursal date" in the ECR and remit the contributions and administrative/ inspection charges on or before 15th May 2020. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-04-15 May 15, 2020
Karnataka Karnataka Withdrawal Order Secretary, Department of labour Karnataka vide order dated 15th April 2020 has withdrawn the order dated13th April 2020 in view of the similar circular issued by the Karnataka Labour Department earlier and also in the subsistence of the MHA order and further the Hon’ble Supreme Court has ordered dated 31st March 2020 that all the notifications issued must be obeyed and disobedience to an order promulgated by a public servant would result in punishment under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code. Therefore the Karnataka Labour Department and factories department circulars, both dated 24th March 2020 directing employers not to terminate the workers or reduce their wages during the lockdown and the MHA order no.40-4/2020-DM-I(A) dated 29th March 2020 referred herein above hold good. Hence employers in the State of Karnataka are highly advised to continue the payment of wages to their employees/ workers including contract workers during the period of lockdown in compliance with the specific directions issued hereinabove and avoid any penal consequences under the DMA Act/IPC Act 2020-04-15
Karnataka Prohibitory Order in Bengaluru City extended until 20th April 2020 Commissioner of Police and Additional District Magistrate, Bengaluru city has extended the prohibitory order to remain in force, in all parts of the Bengaluru City Commissionerate for a period upto 20th April 2020 midnight 12.00 AM with effect from 14th April 2020 midnight 12.00 AM 2020-04-14 April 20, 2020
Central Ministry Of Home Affairs Order On Strict Implementation Of Lock-down Order During Extended Period Home Secretary, Government of India has notified to all States and Union territories that with the extension of the lockdown, all restrictions that have been imposed in various sectors, and on various activities, will continue to remain in force. These restrictions, which have been spelt out in the Consolidated Guidelines of MHA, must be enforced strictly, by all Ministries/Departments of the Government of India, and by State/Union Territory Governments and Authorities 2020-04-14 May 3, 2020
Central Lock-down Measures For Containment Of COVID-19 Pandemic In The Country To Continue To Remain In Force Upto 3rd May 2020 Ministry of Home Affairs has issued an order dated 14th April 2020 under Section 10(2)(I) of the National Disaster Management Act, directing the Ministries/ Departments of Government of India, State/Union Territory Governments, authorities that the lockdown measures stipulated in the consolidated guidelines issued by MHA for containment of COVID-19 epidemic in the country, will remain in force up to 3rd May 2020. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-04-14 May 3, 2020
Central Further Extension Of Time In Filing February 2020 ESI Contribution During The COVID-19 Pandemic Employees State Insurance Corporation as a relief measure earlier extended the period for filing ESI contribution for the month of February and March to 15th April and 15th May. Now after considering the hardships faced by the employers, the period for filing ESI contribution for the month of February has been further extended from earlier extended period i.e. 15th April to 15th May 2020. No penalty or interest or damage will be levied on establishments during the extended period 2020-04-14 May 15, 2020
Haryana Orders On Extension Of Lock-down In The State Of Haryana The Government of Haryana has released an order stating that the lockdown and social distancing measures are extended within the state of Haryana for a further period upto 3rd May 2020 to contain the spread of COVID-19 2020-04-14 May 3, 2020
Dadra And Nagar Haveli Order regarding Employee illness Reporting in UT of Dadra and Nagar Haveli The Union Territory Administration of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu has ordered that all industries functioning shall report any person/staff/employee within their premises having fever, cough or cold or any type of illness/sickness to the nearest Primary Health Centre, Community Health Centre, Sub District Hospital or Shri Vinoba Bhave Civil Hospital, without any delay. The industry shall maintain separate records/register of such persons 2020-04-14
Daman And Diu Oder regarding Employee illness Reporting in Union Territory of Daman and Diu The Union Territory Administration of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu has ordered that all industries functioning shall report any person/staff/employee within their premises having fever, cough or cold or any type of illness/sickness to the nearest Primary Health Centre, Community Health Centre, Sub District Hospital or Shri Vinoba Bhave Civil Hospital, without any delay. The industry shall maintain separate records/register of such persons. 2020-04-14
Daman And Diu District Magistrate Order on Covid -19 The District Magistrate of Daman has extended the restrictions to contain the spread of COVID-19 upto 3rd May 2020 till 11.59 p.m 2020-04-14 May 3, 2020
Delhi Delhi Disaster Management Authority Order on Covid 19 The State Executive Committee, Delhi Disaster Management Authority, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi has directed that in view of the extension of lockdown period by Government of India, all such orders whose validity was only till midnight of 14th April 2020, shall remain valid till midnight of 3rd May 2020 or until further orders, whichever is earlier. 2020-04-14 May 3, 2020
Kerala Government Of Kerala Exemption On Payment Of Rent For Three Months For MSME Government of Kerala considering the present economic uncertainty, in the context of COVID-19, Government ordered that all MSME Units who have rented their units in the buildings/premises owned by the Government, Semi-Government, Public Sector Undertakings and Local Self Governments, are exempted from the payment of rent for three months from March 2020 2020-04-14
Chhattisgarh Extension Of Lock-down In Chhattisgarh Up To 3rd May 2020 The Government of Chhattisgarh has extended the restrictions in the state to contain the spread of COVID-19 up to 3rd May 2020 2020-04-14 May 3, 2020
Maharashtra Extension To All The Previous Orders In District Of Pune District collector Pune, Government of Maharashtra has directed the extension to all the previous orders along with the extension of the Lockdown in the district of Pune 2020-04-14 May 3, 2020
Andhra Pradesh Orders On Extension Of Lock-down In The State Of Andhra Pradesh The Government of Andhra Pradesh has informed that the “Lockdown” measures stipulated in the consolidated Guidelines of MHA for containment of COVID-19 epidemic in the country, will continue to remain in force up to 3rd May 2020 to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the Country 2020-04-14 May 3, 2020
Chandigarh Extension Of Lock-down Measures Till 3rd May 2020 In Chandigarh In reference to the Government of India notification, the Administrator of Union Territory of Chandigarh has ordered for the lockdown measures in the Union Territory of Chandigarh to be extended and to remain in force up to 3rd May 2020 2020-04-14 May 3, 2020
Maharashtra Extension Of Lock-down In The State Of Maharashtra Upto 3rd May 2020 The Government of Maharashtra has extended the restrictions in the state to contain the spread of COVID-19 upto 3rd May 2020 2020-04-13 May 3, 2020
Tamil Nadu Disaster Management Act 2005 The Government of Tamil Nadu has extended the restrictions in the state to contain the spread of COVID-19 upto 30th April 2020 midnight 12.00 by adhering to the guidelines and addendums already notified under the Disaster Management Act 2005 by the state. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-04-13 April 30, 2020
Maharashtra Extension Of Lock-down In The State Of Maharashtra Upto 30th April 2020 The State Government of Maharashtra has extended the restrictions in the state to contain the spread of COVID-19 upto 30th April 2020 2020-04-13 April 30, 2020
Odisha Revised Notification For Observation Of Lock-down Till 30th April 2020 In The State Of Odisha Government of Odisha considering it is necessary to provide a consolidated revised stipulations/instructions/exceptions for observance and implementation keeping in view critical livelihoods, the Government in the suppression of the stipulations/ instructions/exceptions contained in the earlier orders has laid down a set of stipulations for the observance of the general public. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-04-13 April 30, 2020
Central EPF Contribution Due Date Extended For The Month Of March 2020 EPFO vide notification no.C-I/Misc./2019-20/VolII./Part./9 has extended the due date for payment of contributions and administrative charges/ inspection charges due for wage month March 2020 from 15th April 2020 to 15th May 2020 i.e. grace period of thirty days (16th April 2020 to 15th May 2020) for filing of Electronic Challan cum Return(ECR) to establishments disbursing wages for March 2020. Employers seeking the above relief need to file ECR for wage month March 2020 on or before 15th May 2020 duly certifying the disbursement of wages to employees by declaring actual date of disbursement of wages for March 2020 in the column "Salary disbursal date" in the ECR and remit the contributions and administrative/ inspection charges on or before 15th May 2020. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-04-13 May 15, 2020
Central ESI Contribution Due Date Extended For The Month Of February 2020 ESIC vide notification no P-11/14/Misc./1/2019 has further extended the ESI contribution due date for the month of February 2020 till 15th May 2020 instead of an earlier extended period of 15th April 2020 on account of the pandemic in the form of coronavirus. As per earlier ESIC notification no p-11/14/Misc/1/2019-Rev, ESI contribution for the month of February 2020 had been extended to forty-five days instead of fifteen days for the month of February. Now as per the new notification the time limit for payment of contribution under Regulation 31 has been extended to seventy-five days for the month of February 2020 only 2020-04-13 May 15, 2020
Karnataka Labour Department's Advisory To Private Firms In Karnataka Now, Secretary, Department of labour vide another order dated 15th April 2020 has withdrawn the above referred 13th April 2020 order in view of the similar circular issued by the Karnataka Labour Department earlier and also in subsistence of the MHA order and further the Hon’ble Supreme Court has ordered dated 31st March 2020 that all the notifications issued must be obeyed and disobedience to an order promulgated by a public servant would result in punishment under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code. There the Karnataka Labour Department and factories department circulars, both dated 24th March 2020 directing employers not to terminate the workers or reduce their wages during the lockdown and the MHA order no.40-4/2020-DM-I(A) dated 29th March 2020 referred herein above hold good. Hence employers in the State of Karnataka are highly advised to continue the payment of wages to their employees/ workers including contract workers during the period of lockdown in compliance with the specific directions issued herein above and avoid any penal consequences under the DMA Act/IPC Act 2020-04-13
West Bengal The West Bengal State Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments Act, 1979 Government of West Bengal, Directorate of Commercial Taxes in exercise of power conferred under Rule 12 of the West Bengal State Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments Rules, 1979, for the year ending on the 31st day of March 2020, the last date of filing Annual return in Form-III has been extended to 30th June 2020. Please refer the notification for more details 2020-04-13 June 30, 2020
Central MHA Clarification On Movement Of Transport Workers And Functioning Of Warehouse During The Lock-down Ministry of Home Affairs has directed States to implement lockdown guidelines in letter &spirit to ensure smooth movement of inter &intrastate cargo, trucks, workers and functioning of warehouse/cold storages, as it has come to the notice of the Ministry that in some parts of the country, the aforesaid guidelines and clarifications are not being implemented in letter and spirit. Specifically, A) trucks carrying essential and non-essential goods are being detained; B) Workers needed for the operation of manufacturing units of essential goods, and other exempted categories are not getting authorizations/ passes for their movement C) Inter-State movement of goods and personnel related to above two categories is getting impeded as passes/ authorizations issued by authorities of one State/ UT Government are not being respected by the authorities of other States/ UTs D) Operations of cold storage and warehouses are not being allowed 2020-04-12
Punjab Employers To Pay Wages To All Workers And Employees In Ludhiana District Magistrate, Ludhiana, Government of Punjab in its order to deal with the situation and for effective implementation of the lockdown measures/curfew, and to mitigate the economic hardship of the migrant workers, the following directions have been put forward A) All the employers (industry/shops/commercial establishments) shall make payments of wages of their workers, at their workplace on the due date, without any deduction for the period their establishments are under closure during the lockdown. B) If any landlord is forcing labourers and students to vacate their premises they will be liable for action under the Act 2020-04-11
Central EPFO Puts In Place Online Mechanism To Credit EPF And EPS Accounts Of Subscribers As Per PM Gareeb Kalyan Yojna The Ministry of Labour and Employment has outlined how the EPFO has put in place Online Mechanism to credit EPF and EPS Accounts of subscribers as per PM Gareeb Kalyan Yojna 2020-04-11
Rajasthan Factories Act, 1948 Government of Rajasthan in the wake of the National Public emergency due to COVID-19, for the purpose of extending working hours to 12 hours per day for three months, to reduce manpower requirements in factories manufacturing essential food and grocery supplies, the State Government hereby exempt the provisions of Working Hours of Adult workers of the factories Act 1948 for the three months from the date of the order. 2020-04-11
Central Frequently Asked Questions To Avail Benefit Under PMGKY EPFO has issued FAQ on the objective, eligibility criteria, validity period, process and manner to avail the relief under the scheme guidelines approved by Ministry of Labour, Government of India 2020-04-10
Central EPF Scheme Guidelines For Implementation Of PMGKY Credit Of Employers And Employee Contribution By Government Of India EPFO has released the circular and guidelines to the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana Package for credit of Employees and Employers Share of EPF & EPS Contributions (24% of wages) for three months by Government of India. Please refer to the document for detailed information 2020-04-10 June 15, 2020
West Bengal Extension for Government Licences And Permissions due for Renewal Until 30th June 2020 The validity of Government licences/permissions falling due for renewal during the lockdown period is extended upto 30th June 2020. All the stipulated conditions of license/permission shall remain the same and must be strictly followed. No late fee/penalty shall be charged for this period at the time of renewal. 2020-04-10
Central ESIC Special Approval To All lPs/Beneficiaries/Staff And Pensioners To Make Purchase Of Medicine ESIC has accorded special approval to all lPs/Beneficiaries/staff & Pensioners to make a purchase of medicines on the basis of existing prescriptions held by them till 30.04.2020 in respect of all chronic illnesses. The reimbursement of these medicine purchase bills shall be made by ESIS Dispensaries and ESI Hospitals in respect of IPs & beneficiaries and in respect of staffs and pensioners, the medicine purchase reimbursements shall be made by the concerned ESIC Model hospital & Regional Office, as the case may be 2020-04-09
Goa Office Of The Commissioner Labour And Employment Order On Goa Employees To Join Their Duties As Decided By Management The Government of Goa, Commissioner of Labour and employment has directed all the employees, who reside in Goa have been asked to resume their duties by the Management of the exempted establishments/industries, are expected to report to work. Upon failure to report for work within the defined time period, the concerned Factory Management will be at liberty to initiate necessary actions against the erring employees 2020-04-09 source:https://www.goa.gov.in/covid-19
Telangana India Boiler Act 1923 & Indian Boilers Regulations, 1950 Director of Boilers, Telangana, Hyderabad in view of the emergency situation of COVID-19 declared under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, in the exercise of the power conferred under section 34 (2) of the Boilers Act, 1923 the Government of Telangana hereby decides to exempt the Boilers whose certificate already expired in March 2020 and whose certificate will be expired in April and May 2020 from the provisions of Section 6 (c) and Section 8 of the Boilers Act, 1923 upto 31st May 2020 under the conditions defined in the notification. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-04-08 May 31, 2020
Central Status Report Of The Action Taken By CLC(C) Organisation In Wake Of COVID-19 In the backdrop of lockdown due to COVID-19, the Ministry/CLC HQ and its offices across India have been receiving distress calls from workers mostly regarding the loss of employment, non-payment of wages/non-payment of wages for lockdown days and shortages of rations for their survival. All regional heads have been advised to rigorously take up the issue with all the Principal Employers, Contractors, all public/private enterprises and State Government Authorities, in case distress calls are received from workers/employers, to mitigate the difficulties/problems faced by the workers in central sphere. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-04-07
Haryana Implementation Of New Service On Saral Haryana Portal To Enable Industrial/ Commercial Establishment For Seeking Approvals In Haryana State The Government of Haryana has decided to create an online service "Application to resume operations of Industrial/Commercial Establishment during Lockdown/Curfew" on Saral Haryana portal. It has been requested to process the applications received through the portal for seeking operation of establishments during lockdown/curfew 2020-04-07
Kerala Order Issued By The Government Of Kerala Granting Permission For Parcel Service To Function The non-functioning of parcel service in the State hinders the delivery of such goods, including lifesaving drugs that are ordered online. Hence Government has clarified that the parcel service is a permissible service as per the general lockdown order and the same may be permitted to operate in the State 2020-04-07
Kerala Kerala Labour Department Directive Not To Terminate Or Reduce The Wages Of Employees In The State Of Kerala Government of Kerala in view of the outbreak of COVID-19, Novel Coronavirus pandemic in the country, the employers of Shops/Commercial establishments/Construction field are directed not to terminate or reduce the wages of the employees who are unable to appear for work in the state of Kerala 2020-04-07
Haryana Regarding Verification Of Workers For Disbursal Of COVID-19 Subsistence Financial Assistance Who Have Enrolled On Unorganized Labour Portal Government of Haryana has notified that in view of workers have claimed themselves as industrial labourer in their basic registration Performa. It is therefore required to verify whether these labourers are actually industrial labourers or have claimed to be industrial labourer advertently. In view of above, the respective authorities of the labour department are directed to verify these workers on the following parameters:- A) Whether the worker is actually working in the claimed Company/ Industry/ Establishment etc B) Whether the monthly salary of the worker is less than and equal to Rs.15000/- C) Whether the worker has received the salary for the month of March 2020 from the employer or not. While using the above parameters, the officials are directed to arrive at the decision of approving a particular worker eligible for receipt of COVID-19 financial subsistence aid in this category by adopting the methodology given in the order 2020-04-06 source: https://haraadesh.nic.in
Madhya Pradesh Exemption From Penalty For Delay In Payment Of Profession Tax And Filing Of Return In Madhya Pradesh Government of Madhya Pradesh vide notification no. F A 3-07/2020/1/V(22), exempts the private sector employers who are required to make payment of tax by 10th April 2020 and file the relevant return by 15th April 2020, from the penalty under section 13, if the tax is paid on or before 30th April 2020 and from the penalty under sub-section (3) of section 9 if the return is filed before 5th May 2020. Please refer the Order for more details 2020-04-06 May 5, 2020
Himachal Pradesh Order Regarding Modification In Essential Services In Himachal Pradesh Government of Himachal Pradesh for convenience of the general public has released few amendments to the consolidated information regarding curfew restrictions 2020-04-06
Central Clarification On Payment Of Stipend To Apprentices And Reimbursement Of Stipend To Establishments Under NAPS During COVID-19 Lockdown As per reference of the Apprentices Act, 1961 amended up to 2014 and Apprenticeship Rules, 1992 amended up to 2019. Sub-rule 2(b) of Rule 7 states that if a trade apprentice is unable to complete the period of apprenticeship training due to strike or lockout or layoff in an establishment where he is undergoing training and is not instrumental for the same, the period of his apprenticeship training shall be extended for a period equal to the period of strike or lockout or layoff, as the case may be, and shall be paid stipend during the period of such strike or lockout or layoff or for a maximum period of six months, whichever is less. 2. In view of the above, as per the lockdown imposed by the Government of India due to COVID 19 pandemic, all establishments shall pay full stipend as applicable to the apprentices engaged in their respective establishments under both designated and optional trade during this time period. Further, reimbursement of stipend to establishments under the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) shall be paid by the Government for the lockdown period as per the NAPS guidelines. 2020-04-05
Central Consolidated Ministry Of Home Affairs Guidelines On Measures To Be Taken For Containment Of COVID-19 Ministry Of Home Affairs has issued Clarifications on queries raised with regard to exemption of specific services within the category of exceptions already allowed as per notifications issued dated 24th March, 25th March, 27th March, 2nd April, 3rd April in the consolidated guidelines 2020-04-05
Uttar Pradesh Order To Employers To Pay Wages To The Workers On Time During Lock-down In Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh The Government of Uttar Pradesh, Labour Department in the exercise of the powers conferred under the Epidemic diseases Act 1987, had issued the following directions to Owners/Employers of all Factories, Shops and establishments, except those involved in essential services in the State of Uttar Pradesh:- Wherever, employees/workers of Factories, shops & establishments are required to stay at home in view of lockdown due to COVID-19, as announced by the government of India, their absence for duty shall be treated as paid holiday and they should be paid full salary/wages with full emoluments as eligible, during this period. If the Owner/Employer of the Factories, Shops and commercial establishments in the District fails to make payment of wages for the said period to their workers within 2 pm on 7th April 2020, then the respective labour authorities have been directed to ensure that an FIR is lodged for disobeying the regulation or order made under the Epidemic Diseases Act 19987 against said Owner/ Employer 2020-04-05 April 7,2020
Telangana Extension of Period for Payment of Property Tax and Arrear Dues Pertaining To The Financial Year 2019-2020 Government of Telangana has instructed Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation and all urban local bodies in the state to extend the period for payment of property tax and arrear dues pertaining to the Financial year 2019-2020 i.e. up to 30th June 2020 with no additional penalty 2020-04-04 June 30, 2020
Gujarat Exemption for Renewal Of License To Contractors In The State Of Gujarat Government of Gujarat vide notification no. GHR/2020/55/CLA/152020/344/M3, hereby directs that the provision of Section 13(3) of the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act 1970 and Rule 27 and Rule 29 of the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) (Gujarat) Rules, 1972 shall not apply up to 15th May 2020 to the Contractors whose License renewal falls in the month of March, April and May 2020. Please refer the notification for further details 2020-04-04 May 15, 2020
Gujarat Extension Of Time Period To Conduct Test, Examination And Inspection In Factories Government of Gujarat vide notification No GHR/2020/53/FAC/142020/343/M3, has extended the due dates for the purpose of carrying out tests, examination and inspections required to be done in the factory under the various provisions of the Factories Act 1948 and rules made thereunder and the issue of the certificate by the competent person up to 15th May 2020. Please refer the notification for further details 2020-04-04 May 15, 2020
Haryana Minutes Of Review Meeting Held Under The Chairmanship of Honourable Deputy Chief Minister, Haryana In Wake Of COVID-19 A Review meeting was held on 02nd April 2020 under the Chairmanship of Hon'ble Deputy Chief Minister, Haryana through video conference to ensure the following directions. A) The Workers residing at construction sites, brick kiln, stone crushers, shelter homes and in high-density industrial regions shall be personally visited and monitored by the concerned officers. B) There should not be any layoff and retrenchment case in their area of jurisdiction. C) No landlord should harass the workers of factories/establishments residing in the rental houses for rent. D) The payment of the wages to daily/weekly wagers in factories/establishments is to be ensured 2020-04-03 source:https://haraadesh.nic.in
Maharashtra Government Of Maharashtra Issues Clarification On Exemption Of Industries To Operate Government of Maharashtra with reference to the revised lockdown order issued by Government of India has issued following explanations/clarifications issued regarding para 8 (industrial establishments): A) All industrial activities falling under 8(a) and 8(b) do not require any permission to operate B) All necessary packaging units required for industrial units of 8(a) in the said order are allowed to operate. C) To ensure the uninterrupted supply chain of raw material for all industrial units in the said order, all units which produce such raw material are allowed to operate 2020-04-03
Andhra Pradesh Declaration Of Health Care And Medical Facilities As Essential Services For A Period Of Six Months In Andhra Pradesh In exercise of the powers conferred under Andhra Pradesh Essential Services Maintenance Act,1971 (A.P. Act.20/1971), the Government of Andhra Pradesh has declared the following services as Essential Services for a period of six(6) months for refusal to work in/for all Government and Private Health and Medical Facilities with immediate effect: A) All Health Facilities. B) Doctors, Nurses and Health Personnel. C) Sanitation workers in Health Facilities. D) Purchase, Maintenance and Transport of Medical Equipment. E) Sale, transport and manufacturing of medicine and drugs. F) Ambulance Services. G) Water and Electricity supply. H) Security related services. I) Food and drinking water provision and management. J) Bio-Medical Waste Management 2020-04-03
Karnataka Circular Exempting Continuous Process Industries The Government of Karnataka has notified the following category of industries as the Continuous Process Industrial Units and they are exempted from the existing lockdown in order to prevent the damage to the plant/production machinery & to ensure industrial safety, with a condition that these units to operate with a bare minimal strength of staff/labour & shall follow the guidelines/ instructions of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India and Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka with regard to the preventive measures to be taken for combating COVID-19 as enumerated in Annexure to the Circular: (A) integrated Steel Plant (B) Petroleum Refinery Unit (C) Cement plant (D) Fertilizer Plant (E) Pulp and Paper unit (F) Glass Manufacturing Unit (G) Coal Tar Distillation Unit 2020-04-03
Karnataka Extension of Storage Period of Hazardous Waste Beyond 90 Days Karnataka Pollution Control Board, as per the provisions of Rule 8(v), herby permits the occupier as defined under Rule 3(21) to store the Hazardous Waste beyond 90 days. However, the occupier shall ensure that the Hazardous waste is not allowed to store beyond 15 days after lifting of lockdown 2020-04-02
Central Ministry Of Home Affairs Second Addendum To Guidelines Dated 24th March 2020 Ministry Of Home Affairs has issued a Second Addendum To Guidelines Dated 24th March 2020. The guidelines contain Addition of the following to the exceptions - Agencies engaged in procurement of agriculture products, including MSP operations, Mandis operated by Agriculture Produce Market Committee, Shops of fertilizers, farming operations by farmers and farmworkers in the field, manufacturing and packaging units of fertilisers, pesticides and seeds, Interstate movement of harvesting and sowing related machines like combined harvester and other agriculture/horticulture implements 2020-04-02
Gujarat Employers Of Establishments In Gandhinagar Ordered To Pay Wages To The Workers During Lockdown The District Magistrate, Gandhinagar, in exercise of powers conferred under Section 34 of the Disaster Management Act, 2995 has issued the following directions to be ensured by the respective local authorities in the District of Gandhinagar:- A) Wherever, employees/workers of Factories, shops and establishments are required to stay at home in view of lockdown due to COVID-19, as announced by the government of India, their absence for duty shall be treated as paid holiday and they should be paid full salary /wages with full emoluments as eligible, during this period. B) No landlord should harass the workers of factories/establishments residing in the rental houses for rent. C) Owners / Employers of Industries/Shops and Commercial establishments are not to remove migrant workers from their premises during the said period. D) Ensure adequate arrangements of temporary shelters, and provision of food etc. for the poor and needy people, including migrant labours, stranded due to lockdown measures 2020-04-02
Maharashtra Online System For Issuing Permission To Operate Industrial Establishments In The State Of Maharashtra Industrial establishments manufacturing essential commodities and production units requiring continuous process are allowed to operate during the national lockdown. To facilitate such establishments in providing a no-contact permission letter to operate their units, MIDC has developed an online system for issuing these permission letters across all the 36 districts of Maharashtra. The intended users of this system are all establishments that require to remain operational as per the guidelines of MHA. The authorized representative of these establishments can apply for permission online via the portal after submitting requisite details. On successful submission of application, the forms will be reviewed by the concerned District Collector and the necessary approvals will be provided online through the portal 2020-04-02
Tamil Nadu Sanction of Special Incentive Package to Promote Manufacturing of COVID-19 Related Medical Equipment and Drugs The Government of Tamil Nadu has been taking several proactive initiatives to combat the COVID-19 Pandemic. As a part of these measures, it is considered very essential to augment the local manufacturing capacity of essential medical equipment and drugs and to implement a special incentive package to promote their manufacturing. This package will be a combination of financial incentives and ease of starting business-related facilitating 2020-04-02
Tamil Nadu Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act,1974 and Air (Prevention and control of pollution) Act,1981 or Authorisation under Hazardous and other waste (management and transboundary movement) Rules,2016, Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules,2016, Solid Waste Management Rules,2016 In view of the extraordinary circumstances, the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board has extended the validity of Consent to Operate under Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act,1974 and Air (Prevention and control of pollution) Act,1981 or Authorisation under Hazardous and other waste (management and transboundary movement) Rules,2016, Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules,2016, Solid Waste Management Rules,2016 for all the units, who have valid consent to operate or authorisation up to 31st March 2020 for a period of three months up to 30th June 2020. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-04-01 June 30, 2020
Telangana Extension of Period for Payment of Property Tax and Arrear Dues Pertaining to The Financial Year 2019-2020 Government of Telangana has instructed Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation and all urban local bodies in the state to extend the period for payment of property tax and arrear dues pertaining to the Financial year 2019-2020 i.e. up to 30th June 2020 with no additional penalty 2020-04-01 June 30, 2020
Uttarakhand Order By Labour Department To Employers In Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarkhand In reference to the notification issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs on 30th March 2020, Deputy Labour Commissioner, Uddhamsingh Nagar, Uttarakhand vide notification has instructed a) all employers, in any industry or in the shops and commercial establishments, shall make payment of wages for their workers, at their workplace, on the due date without any deduction, for the period their establishments are under closure during the lockdown. b) Ensuring the provision of adequate arrangements of temporary shelters, food etc. for migrant labour stranded due to lockdown measures. The Government of Uttarakhand has notified all the Labour Enforcement Officers in the Udham Singh Nagar District to ensure the compliance of industries, shops and commercial establishments with the above directions 2020-04-01
Maharashtra Moratorium From Retail Electricity Tariff Of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Applicable The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company to mitigate to some extent the difficulties being faced by the Electricity consumers of Maharashtra and all-out efforts to contain the spread of Corona Pandemic, the Commission deems it fit to put a moratorium on payment of fixed charges of the electricity bill by consumers under Industrial and Commercial category for next three billing cycles beginning from the lockdown date of 25th March 2020 2020-04-01
Gujarat Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) Issues Office Orders On Allotment Of Environment Auditors To Industries For 2020-21 Gujarat Pollution Control Board in view of present COVlD- 19 Pandemic, all the concern's are informed that Environment Audit for the year starting from 1st April 2020 will commence from 1st June 2020 and allotment of the Environment Auditor will be done accordingly through randomization before 1st June 2020. However audit period shall remain unchanged i.e 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2021 2020-04-01
Goa Government Of Goa Launches Temporary Pass Facility Government Of Goa in view of the prevailing situation posed by COVID-19, standard operating procedures are issued by the Government of Goa for availing Travel pass towards the movement of citizens and vehicles upon approval from the concerned Government authorities. A step further, in order to cater to the requirement of people who need an immediate pass to travel short distances for the purpose of buying grocery, medicines, withdrawal of money from ATM, the Government of Goa has launched the Temporary Pass facility in Goa online 2020-04-01 source:https://www.goa.gov.in/covid-19
Rajasthan Chief Secretary Advisory Not To Terminate The Employees From Job Or To Reduce Their Wages In View Of Outbreak Of COVID-19 Pandemic In Rajasthan Chief Secretary and Chairperson of State Executive Committee Rajasthan has requested all the employers of public/private establishments not to terminate their employees, particularly casual or contractual workers from job or reduce their wages 2020-04-01
Karnataka Extension of Prohibitory Order in Bengaluru Upto 14th April 2020 The Commissioner of police and Additional District Magistrate has issued a prohibitory order with in the limits of Bengaluru City Commissionerate on midnight 12-00 A.M of 31.03.2020 to midnight 12.00 A.M, of 14.04.2020. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-03-31 April 14, 2020
Karnataka The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, Hyderabad Infectious Diseases Act 1950, Disaster Management Act 2005 Government of Karnataka hereby notifies the restriction mentioned in the order dated 23rd March 2020 in the territorial jurisdiction of the entire state of Karnataka from midnight 12-00 A.M of 31st March 2020 to midnight 12.00 A.M, of 14th April 2020 2020-03-31 April 14, 2020
West Bengal Motor Vehicles Act,1988 Government of West Bengal has issued notification towards the renewal of the validity of various documents related to the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 due to the lockdown. It is hereby ordered that- A) Validity of fitness, permit, driving licence, registration and any other concerned documents whose extension of validity could not be processed due to lockdown and it has expired since 1st Feb 2020 or would expire by 30th of June 2020, the said documents will be taken to be valid till 30th June, 2020. B) Schemes for One-time waiver of 100% penalty on tax on Motor Vehicles, Partial Waiver of Additional Fees payable for delay in renewal of CF and 50% Waiver of Compounding Amount imposed under Section 200 of Motor Vehicle Act, has been extended till 30th June 2020 2020-03-31 June 30, 2020
Pondicherry Press Note On E-Pass System In Puducherry In order to facilitate the unhindered movement of essentials commodities and services namely, food grains, groceries, fruits/vegetables, medicines/medical supplies, agricultural inputs etc., the District administration has launched an e-Pass system, wherein the persons dealing with essential commodities and services can apply for e-Pass through the dedicated WhatsApp numbers of respective departments as given in the notification 2020-03-31
Goa Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) Orders Extension Of Validity Period Of Consent To Operate Goa State Pollution Control Board in view of the extraordinary circumstances the Board by virtue of powers under Section 25/26 of the Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 & under Section 21 of the Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 hereby extends the validity of Consent to Operate up to 30th June 2020 of all the units, who have valid consent to operate up to 31st March 2020 and have applied to the Board for Renewal of Consent to Operate 2020-03-31 source:https://www.goa.gov.in/covid-19
Maharashtra Order By Maharashtra Labour Department To Pay Full Wages To Employees Government of Maharashtra vide notification 2020 / Pr. No. 45 / Work-9 has stated that all Private, Establishment, Shops (Except Essential Services), Factories etc. Workers, contractual, temporary, daily wages workers who had to remain at home/place due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and lockdown orders by Government of Maharashtra, all such worker/ employees shall be deemed to be on duty and to be paid full salary and allowances 2020-03-31
Andhra Pradesh Order By Andhra Pradesh Industries And Commerce Department To Pay Full Wages To Employees Government of Andhra Pradesh vide notification Lr.No: I & C Dept/Spl.CS/187 has stated that all the employers, be it in the industry or in the shops and commercial establishments shall make payment of wages for their workers, at their workplace, on the due date without any deduction, for the period their establishments are under closure during the lockdown 2020-03-31
Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Government Orders to Provide Amenities for Interstate Migrant Workmen Government Of Tamil Nadu vide order dated 31st March 2020 has ordered all Employer/contractors in factories, Building and construction establishments, Shops and Catering establishments to provide basic amenities like food, water, shelter and medical facilities to interstate migrant workers. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-03-31
Maharashtra Extension Of Validity Period Of Consent Expired, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board Maharashtra Pollution Control Board has extended the Consent/Authorization validity period of those industries/establishments mentioned in the notification having Consent/Authorization validity up to 31st March 2020 and have applied online for its renewal/shall apply before 30th April 2020 will be treated up to 31st July 2020 subject to same term and conditions stipulated in the previous Consent/ Authorization granted by the Board and are permitted to carry out their commercial production activity, provided that any subsequent amendment shall be considered as per the provision in force at that time 2020-03-31
Tamil Nadu Introducing Additional Measures for the Effective Implementation of Lockdown Measures The Government of Tamil Nadu has issued a set off additional measures to deal with the situation, the effective implementation of the lock-down measures and to mitigate the economic hardship of the migrant workers. A) To ensure the availability of essentials for the poor and needy people, including migrant labourers B) The migrant people who moved out to reach their respective states to be kept in the nearest shelter after a proper screening for a minimum of 14 days. C) To ensure the employers make payment of wages to their workers on the due dates, without any deductions. D) Ensure that the landlords do not demand one months rent of the workers, including migrants 2020-03-30
Gujarat Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation Issues Office Order On Payments Of Installments By Allottees Government of Gujarat in view of Corona – COVID-19 viral infection scenario, it is possible that the instalments of the corporation at various industrial estates in the state cannot be paid on time by the end of March 2020. Submissions have also been received by some contributors and associations in this regard. Considering the directions recently given by the Central Government Ministry of Finance and the Reserve Bank of India in the same kind of chapter, the various allottees of the corporation at the end of careful consideration in this regard may not pay the quarterly instalment payment for the quarter ending March 2020, up to 31 March 2020. If any, interim orders are made to extend the instalment period to June 2020. Accordingly, the interest paid for the deferred payment of interest or penal interest for the late payment of the quarter of March 2020, which is deposited by the allottee up to 30-6-2020, shall not be applied at present subject to the approval of the Board of the Corporation 2020-03-30
Pondicherry Payment Of Wages To Employees During Lock-down Period Due To COVID 19 In Puducherry Government of Puducherry, in reference to the notification issued by Government of India considering there is a likelihood of a number of employees, contract workers. casual and outsourced staff etc., are required to remain at home, which under normal circumstances would result in deduction of their wages. In order to avoid any undue hardships to employees/ workers under the prevailing extraordinary circumstances, it has been decided that wherever any such kind of employees, contract workers, casual labourers and outsourced staff etc., of Factories / Industries, Shops & Establishments are required to stay at home in view of lockdown due to COVID-I9, as announced by Government of India. Their absence for duty shall be treated as "ON DUTY" and they should be paid full salary/ wages during these period. Accordingly, it has been informed that the occupiers/employers of all Factories, Industries, Shops and other Establishments located in the entire Union territory (Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe/Yanam) are strictly instructed to grant paid holiday to all their employees as a measure to prevent the outbreak of Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) in the UT of Puducherry . Further under no circumstances the migrant labourers be allowed to leave from places where they are staying. In case of any health or food issues arise the management are instructed to contact the District Magistrate ,Puducherry immediately for remedial measures 2020-03-30
Gujarat Principal Commissioner, Customs, Ahmedabad Issues Public Notice On Amendments And Waiver Of Late Fee Charges Government of Gujarat due to the outbreak of Corona Virus pandemic and, in order to facilitate the trade for clearance of the import consignments, it is decided in the public interest that those bills of entries for clearance of import consignment which has arrived at the respective Custom Port/ICDs on or after 21st March 2020 but on or before 14th April 2020, will not attract any late fee charges, if filed late for clearance of such import consignments, for the time being, and till further orders 2020-03-30
West Bengal Notifications pertaining to Operational Time of Sweetmeat Shops & Special Permissions for Private Companies. Government of West Bengal in continuation of Order No 28-CS/2020, it is further clarified that sweetmeat shops may remain open during 12.00 Noon to 4.00 PM each day with the minimum number of staff only for take away of packed items. Permission may be given for not more than 2 employees of private companies to attend to office and bank-related works to facilitate payment of wages/pay of their employees/workers only, for not more than two days during lockdown period. Suitable passes/endorsement by local Police Station/SDO Office on employer's request will be provided 2020-03-30
Telangana The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 In view of the orders issued by the Government in the G.O.Ms.No.54, General Administration (COVID) Department, Dated: 28th March 2020, all COVID-19 control related orders issued vide G.O.Rt.No.160, L.E.T. & F (Lab.II) Department, Dated:23 March 2020 and G.O.Rt.No.161, L.E.T. & F (Lab.II) Department, Dated:28th March 2020, that were given effect upto 31st March 2020 are extended upto 14th April 2020. The Commissioner of Labour, Telangana, Hyderabad and the Director of Factories, Telangana, Hyderabad shall take further necessary action accordingly 2020-03-30 April 14, 2020
Central Advisory From Central Labour Commissioner On COVID-19 Ministry of Labour and Employment has issued an advisory to all the Regional heads that all employees/workers may be deemed to be on duty in case place of employment is made non-operational due to out break of COVID-19, Government has also advised to all private and public enterprises not to terminate their employees including the casual and contract workers from the jobs and also not to reduce or deduct their wages for the period if employees take quarantine Leave. Government has also been advised to all state governments/Union Territories to ensure adequate arrangements of temporary shelter and provision of food etc. for the poor and needy including migrant workers stranded due to lock down measures in their respective areas 2020-03-30
Central Clarification On Payment Of Stipend To Apprentices And Reimbursement Of Stipend To Establishments Under NAPS During COVID-19 Lock-down Government of India has mandated all establishments to pay full stipend as applicable to the apprentices engaged in their respective establishments under both designated and optional trade during this COVID-19 lock down time period. Further, reimbursement of stipend to establishments under National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) shall be paid by the Government for the lock down period as per the NAPS guidelines 2020-03-30
Central Extension Of Due Date To File AIFs And VCFs On Account Of COVID-19 SEBI in light of recent market events due to CoVID-19 pandemic, a need has been felt to extend the due date for regulatory filings for AIFs and VCFs. Accordingly, it has been decided to extend the due date for regulatory filings for AIFs and VCFs for the periods ending March 31, 2020, and April 30, 2020, by two months, over and above the timelines prescribed under SEBI (Alternative Investment Funds) Regulations, 2012 and circulars issued thereunder 2020-03-30 June 30, 2020
Central Consolidated MHA guidelines Government has consolidated guidelines, by incorporating changes made through the two Addendum, on the lock down measure are available on the website of Ministry Of Home Affairs. Central Government has also allowed use of SDRF for homeless people, including migrant labourers, stranded due to lock down measures, and sheltered in the relief camps and other places for providing them food etc, for the containment of spread of COVID-19 in the country. MHA has issued orders for issuing directions to district authorities, for strict implementation and additional measures to stop the movement of migrants and providing them with quarantine facilities, shelters, food etc., and ensuring payment of wages and non-eviction by their landlords. Its strict implementation needs to be ensured 2020-03-30
Central Home Ministry Order For Effective Implementation Of The Lock-down Measures And To Mitigate The Economic Hardship Of The Migrant Workers Government Of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, for effective implementation of the lock down measures and to mitigate the economic hardship of the Migrant workers, in exercise of the powers, conferred under Section 10(2)(I) of the Disaster Management Act 2005, has directed the State/Union Territory Governments to ensure adequate arrangements of temporary shelters and provision of food etc. for the poor and needy people, including migrant labourers, stranded due to lock down measures in their respective areas. All employers in the industry or in the shops and commercial establishments shall make payment of wages of their workers, at their work places on the due date, without any deduction, for the period their establishments are under closure during the lock down. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-03-29
Uttar Pradesh Advisory To Employers Of Factories In Gautam Buddh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh Government of Uttar Pradesh vide letter dated 29th March 2020 has issued various measures to be followed by the district authorities to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the State. To maintain the smooth operations for industries, establishments involved in essential services in the State of Uttar Pradesh and in the interest of the workers employed therein the respective authorities are to grant permission and issue entry passes for the workers in appropriate industries. In the Industrial units which require continuous process and those engaged in providing essential goods and services, prescribed social distancing are to be strictly followed. Adequate arrangements and provision of food is also to e ensured for the workers working therein. The Assistant Director of Factories, Noida (Gautam Buddh Nagar), Uttar Pradesh vide circular has advised to all owners and employers of Factories to not to remove their migrant workers from the premises during the said period. Further employers are advised to provide the workers with leave with wages during this period to ensure the safety of all workers. It has been informed by the labour commissioner, Kanpur that the details concerning payment of daily wages to workers of closed factories in the district are to be furnished to the office of the Labour commissioner by 10 am on 10th April 2020 in the prescribed format in the annexure to the letter. To facilitate the same, employers are advised to furnish the said details in the prescribed format by 9 A.M to the Assistant Director of Factories through WhatsApp(8755980394) or through the mail (adf_noida@rediffmail.com) to ensure that the same may be submitted to the labour commissioner, Kanpur through the office of Dept. Director of Factories Noida(Gautam Buddh Nagar). Hence Employers having their factories in the district of Gautam Budh Nagar are advised to ensure compliance with the specific instructions issued herein above 2020-03-29
Telangana The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 Government of Telangana in view of the orders issued by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), all the COVID-19 control related orders that were given effect up to 31st March 2020, is extended up to 14th April, 2020 2020-03-28 April 14, 2020
Central Extension Of Non Refundable Advance To Members Under EPF Scheme The Government of India has amended the Employees Provident Fund Scheme,1952. As per the notification where any establishment or factory located in an area declared as affected by outbreak of any epidemic or pandemic, a non refundable advance to members under the scheme from the provident fund account not exceeding the basic wages and dearness allowances of that member for three months or upto seventy five percent of the amount standing to his credit in the fund, whichever is less 2020-03-28
Punjab Advisory To Employers And Owners Of Private Establishments In Punjab On COVID 19 The Government of Punjab, Department of Labour has issued orders to all the employers /owners of industries, Factories, Shops and Commercial Establishments etc, not to terminate their employees/workers particularly casual or contractual workers from jobs and not to deduct their wages/salary. If any employee/worker of such unit takes leave due to this Pandemic he may be treated as on duty without any deduction in wages for this period. If the place of employment has been made non-operational due to COVID-19 by any Order/Advisory of the Government, the employees of such unit should be deemed to be on duty 2020-03-28
Telangana The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, The Telangana Factories and Establishment Act, 1974 Government of Telangana in exercise of the powers conferred under sub-section (2) of Section 3 of the Telangana Factories and Establishments (National, Festival and Other Holidays) Act, 1974 (Act No.32/1974) the Government of Telangana hereby declares paid holidays to all the category of employees / workers working in the Factories which are already closed down as per the instructions issued in G.O.Ms.No.45, General Administration Department, Dated: 22.03.2020 in Telangana State during the Lock-down period with effect from 22.03.2020 to 31.03.2020 2020-03-28 March 31, 2020
Central Employees Provident Fund Organisation To Process Pension Payments In All 135 Of Its Offices In advance EPFO makes payment of pension to 65 lakh pensioners every month under the Employees pension Scheme ,1995. Central Provident Fund Commissioner had directed to process pension payments in all 135 offices of EPFO in advance so that no inconvenience is caused to pensioners on account of nationwide lock down for containing Covid 19 outbreak 2020-03-27
Maharashtra Guidelines To Establishments Providing Essential Services In Maharashtra Government of Maharashtra to maintain smooth operations for industry/establishments/factories involved in essential services and the interest of the workers employed therein, various officers from the labour department have been nominated to ensure that the guidelines for the employees to work from home/video conferencing/video call options are being followed by the employer, if possible. Wherever necessary, employees are required to report to work with limited staff for support to complete their tasks and responsibilities. Please refer to the notification for more details 2020-03-27
Haryana Movement Pass For COVID-19 Lock-down In The State Of Haryana Government of Haryana has launched a system of granting movement passes electronically both for Government employees as well as public persons. Please refer the notification for more details 2020-03-27 source: https://haraadesh.nic.in
Haryana Advisory To Industries Regarding Payment Of Salaries To The Employees In The State Of Haryana Government Of Haryana vide circular has directed all the industrial and commercial establishment to transfer salaries to their employee Bank Accounts through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) using online means. In exceptional cases, movement passes should be be issued to the Human Resource/ Accounts Manager of the respective industries in a staggered manner for limited period (Time duration and Place to be specified) to ensure hassle free distribution of salaries 2020-03-27 source: https://haraadesh.nic.in
Central Standing Operating Procedure For Maintaining Supply Of Essential Goods Government of India has put various measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 epidemic, by ensuring social distancing while maintaining supply of essential goods, including health infrastructure and home delivery of food certain measures are put forward. The Guidelines annexed to the notification provides all the enforcing authorities to note that the strict restrictions fundamentally relate to movement of people, but not to that of essential goods. It is therefore, important that availability of essential goods is ensured to relieve the hardship faced by people during the period of lockdown. Please read the notification for more details 2020-03-27
Central Grievance Redressal Cell Set Up To Resolve Problems Of Food Processing Industry During COVID-19 Lock-down Grievance Redressal Cell has been established in the Food Processing Industries Ministry to ensure that problems faced by food processors during the COVID-19 lock down are resolved at the earliest. To ensure the continuity of agro-food business, a Business Immunity Platform www.investindia.gov.in/bip has been designed as a comprehensive resource to help business and investors get real-time support to ensure hassle free operations. MoFPI Secretary has asked the Chief Secretaries to instruct District Collectors, Police and Transport officials to enable continued functioning of food products factories, movement of their products and inputs/raw materials and allowing workers to attend these factories. The Ministry requested them to nominate a Nodal Officer at the State level with whom MoFPI and the industry could raise instances of supply chain disruptions for effective resolution on the field 2020-03-27
Central Ministry Of Home Affairs Addendum To Guidelines Dated 24th March 2020 In Continuation of Ministry of Home Affairs's Order No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A) 24-03-2020 and in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 10(2)(I) of the Disaster Management Act, the National Executive Committee has issued an Addendum to guidelines as Annexed to the order issued to Ministries/Departments of Government of India, State*Union Territory Governments and State/ Union Territory Authorities with the directions for their strict implementation 2020-03-27
Karnataka Exemption for Online Delivery Services and Passes for Such Operators and Retailers The Government of Karnataka has issued a memo listing out the retailers /operators and online delivery services which are allowed to operate. However, these operators/retailers have to obtain passes for vehicles/persons from any of the eight Deputy Commissioner of Police, City Armed Reserve Police, Bengaluru City, who is in charge of online services 2020-03-26
Karnataka Implement Pass System to Regulate Movement of People in Karnataka In view of the directions issued by Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, intended to halt further transmission of the COVID-19 virus, the Government of Karnataka (Police Department) put in place a pass system to regulate the movement of people. Two passes will be issued for this purpose- One for persons and another for vehicles 2020-03-25
West Bengal Guidelines Issued for Movement of Personnel & Supply of Essential Goods & Services Government of West Bengal has Issued guidelines regarding movement of personnel as well as supply of Essential Goods And Services.A) Movement passes for private individuals going for procurement of essential goods and services. B) Staffs/Employees of essential services shall be allowed free movement on production of identity cards duly issued by their employers.C) Personnel associated with distribution of essential commodities shall be allowed unrestricted movement on production of authorization letters issued by their employers and endorsed by the local Police Authority/SDO 2020-03-25
Haryana Exemption On Online Delivery Services In Haryana The Commissioner Of Police, Gurugram has allowed exemption to certain online delivery services to operate in the jurisdiction. Please refer to the notification for detailed information. 2020-03-25
Central Government Of India Issues Orders Prescribing Lock-down For Containment Of COVID-19 Epidemic Government of India (GOI) has been taking several proactive preventive and mitigating measures starting with progressive tightening of international travel, issue of advisories for the members of the public, setting up quarantine facilities, contact tracing of persons infected by the virus and various social distancing measures. Several advisories have been issued to States and Union Territories (UTs) for taking necessary measures to contain the spread of this virus. Government have temporarily suspended metro and rail services as well as domestic air traffic.In compliance of the said Order of NDMA, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued an Order dated 24 March 2020 under Section 10(2)(l) of the Disaster Management Act, directing the Ministries/ Departments of Government of India, State/Union Territory Governments and State/ Union Territory Authorities to take effective measures for ensuring social distancing so as to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the country. The Order shall remain in force, in all parts of the country, for a period of 21 days with effect from 25 March 2020. 2020-03-24 14/04/2020
Central BOCW (Regulation Of Employment And Conditions Of Service) Act 1996 In the backdrop of outbreak of COVID-19,numerous measures are being taken by the Government of India to give relief to workers.To support unorganized construction workers who sustain their livelihood on daily wages, an advisory has been issued today by Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Union Minister of State, I/C, Labour and Employment to all Chief Ministers/ LGs of all the States/ Union Territory's. In the advisory,under Section 60 of the Building and Other Construction Workers Act, 1996 all State Governments/ Union Territory's have been advised to transfer funds in the account of construction workers through DBT mode from the cess fund collected by the Labour Welfare Boards under the BOCW cess Act. About Rs 52000 crore is available as cess fund and about 3.5 crore construction workers are registered with these Construction welfare Boards 2020-03-24
Telangana The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 The Government Of Telangana issues further direction to streamline implementation of the lock down where (1) more than one person shall not be allowed to move two wheeler and not more than two person shall be allowed in four wheeler (2) movement of person shall not be allowed other than medical care during period from 7.00 Pm to 6.00 Am (3) Shops And Establishment except hospital and pharmacies shall not be allowed after 6.30 P.m. (4) residents shall procure essential goods and services from shops and establishment located within radius more than three Kilometre from residents. All restriction shall not apply on Insurance Service Provider, employee or person deployed for control of COVID 19 2020-03-24
West Bengal The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 Government Of West Bengal vide notification No H&FW/131/20 in pursuance with the prior Order No H&FW/120/20 dated 22nd March 2020, has extended the Complete Safety Restrictions till midnight of 31st March 2020 to the entire State of West Bengal exempting certain establishments providing essential services like (a) Law and Order, Courts and Correctional Services (b)Health Services and Veterinary Services (c) Banks and ATMs and other establishments mentioned in the notification. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-03-24 March 31, 2020
Karnataka Closure & Exemption to Certain Industries in Karnataka The category of industries mentioned in the Annexure of the letter, are required to be permitted to carry-on their manufacturing activities keeping in view the importance of maintaining supply chain of essential commodities during this lock down. If any category of industry which is required to be included in the enclosed list, the same may kindly be brought to the notice of the Commerce & Industries Department, to take action accordingly. All the Deputy Commissioners are requested to issue necessary instructions to all concerned including Local Bodies, Officials of Pollution Control Board, Factories and Boilers and Labour Department regarding exempting of these industries from the purview of this Lock down and further to relax the restrictions imposed on the movement of workers and staff working in the industrial units which are engaged in the manufacture of essential commodities 2020-03-24
Karnataka Advisory from Deputy Secretary Department of Labour to not Terminate Employees or Reduce Wages in View of COVID-19 Pandemic The Deputy Secretary, Department Of Labour and Employment has issued advisory in view of outbreak of COVID-19. In view of the same and consistent efforts of the government requesting citizens to remain at home and worker/employee will be constrained to abstain from the work periodically. Noting that employer may dispense with the services of the worker or may force the worker or employees to go on leave without wages/salaries. The termination of employee from the job or reduction in wages in this scenario would further deepen the crisis and will not only weaken the financial condition of employee but also hamper the efforts to combat the present crisis. Hence in the backdrop of such challenging situation all the employers of public/private establishments are being advised to extend their coordination and not to terminate any employee particularly casual or contractual worker from the job or reduce their wages. If any worker takes leave, leave may be granted without any consequential deduction in wages for this period. Further if the place of employment is to be made non operational due to COVID-19, the employee of such unit should be deemed to be on duty 2020-03-24
Central Consolidated Guidelines of MHA On Lock-down Measures On Containment Of COVID-19 Ministry of Home Affairs, Government Of India with reference to its earlier Order No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A) dated 24.03.2020 and further modified on 25.03.2020, 27.03.2020, 02.04.2020, 03.04.2020 and 10.04.2020 has issued further consolidated guidelines on the measures to be taken by Ministries/ Departments of Government of India, State/Union Territory Governments and State/ Union Territory Authorities for containment of COVID-19 Epidemic in the Country. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-03-24 May 3, 2020
Kerala Circular On COVID-19 For Factories And Boilers In Kerala The Government of Kerala announces directives applicable to all factories coming under the purview of The Factories Act 1948 and The Kerala Factories Rules 1957 2020-03-24
Kerala COVID-19 Guidelines For Private Establishments Regarding Provisions Of Safety Measures For The Employees The Government of Kerala has released circular which prohibits the use of Bio metric punching system till 31st March 2020 and also directs the employers to provide Non alcoholic cleaning wipes, pair of disposable latex gloves and disposable face mask to the employees immediately 2020-03-24 31/03/2020
Goa Labour Commissioner Advisory Not To Terminate The Employees Or Reduce Wages In View Of Outbreak Of COVID-19 Pandemic In Goa Labour Commissioner, Goa has requested all the employers of public/private establishments not to terminate their employees, particularly casual or contractual workers from job or reduce their wages 2020-03-24
Kerala Announcement Of Lock-down In The Entire State Of Kerala To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19 The Government of Kerala, vide G.O.(Ms) No.49/2020/GAD, in exercise of powers conferred on the State under section 2 of The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, read with all other enabling provisions of The Disaster Management Act, 2005, hereby notify lockdown in the entire state of Kerala with immediate effect till 31.03.2020 at 24:00 hrs prescribing the following regulations and measures during the said period.(1)All passenger transport services including inter-state, inter-district and intra-district operations of road transport corporations and private operators shall be stopped. (2) Use of taxis and auto rickshaws including Uber, Ola etc will be permitted only for procurement of essential commodities, medicines and for attending to medical emergencies. (4) Not more than one adult person will be permitted in private vehicle excluding the person driving the vehicle (7) All commercial establishments, offices, factories, workshops, godowns etc. shall close their operations except those exempted in clause 8 of this order. Any person who disobeys any part of this order shall be deemed to have committed an offence under sections 188, 269, 270, 271 of Indian Penal Code. Please refer to the Order for more details 2020-03-24 31/03/2020
Madhya Pradesh Order On Lock-down In Indore To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19 The District Magistrate, under Government of Madhya Pradesh hereby notifies a lock down in the whole Indore with immediate effect . All shops and commercial establishment, shall close their operations and all person including international visitors coming inside the area of Indore will be properly checked by Medical Officer and Corona effected person will be admitted in quarantine. All visitors, travelers coming from corona effected countries and other areas shall inform through phone number 0731-2537253 till 5.00 pm as well directed to all drivers, operator will drop passengers in concerned places mentioned in notification subject to the exceptions mentioned below: a) police, Medical Establishment, Fire Department, ration shop, Railway, Airport b) banks shall remain open from 11.00 am to 02.00 pm c) ATM d) essential commodities, manufacturer of essential commodities etc. Please refer notification for further information 2020-03-24 25/03/2020
Madhya Pradesh Order On Lock-down In Bhopal To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19 The District Magistrate, Office Collector Under Government of Madhya Pradesh hereby notifies a lock-down in the whole Bhopal with immediate effect . All shops and commercial establishment, workshops, Government Offices shall close their operations and directed all inhabitants to stay at home subject to the exceptions mentioned below: a) medical shop, Hospital, petrol b) Fruit, Vegetable shop, retail shop, milk shop etc shall remain open from 06.00 am to 9.30 pm c) LPG Gas company such as Indane, Bharat, Hindustan Petroleum Company and filing centre shall be free from this notification d) Sanitizer, Medicine, ATM Vehicles, LPG Gas Cylinder Vehicle, Animal Fodder, essential commodities e) manufacturer of essential commodities, LPG Gas f) Police Department and Government offices 2020-03-24 24/03/2020
Odisha Stoppage Of All Construction Work on Account Of COVID-19 In The State Of Odisha The Government of Odisha, vide notification No. 8941/H&FW, has issued orders relating to stoppage of all construction work across the State except construction work for healthcare facilities and work related to COVID-19. This is in exercise of its powers under Section 2 of the Epidemic Diseases Act 1897 and the framed Odisha COVID-19 Regulation 2020 2020-03-24
Delhi Announcement of instructions on Prohibitory order By The Police Department In NCT Delhi The Commissioner Of Police under Government of National Capital Territory Of Delhi hereby notifies strict compliances of instructions as mentioned, i) All border pickets be sealed with immediate effect ii) The essential goods/commodities shall be permitted without any hinderance iii) Person employed in private organisation rendering essential service in National Capital Territory Delhi shall seek curfew passes from the office of DCP in which organisations is located. Add.DCP-I of the concerned district will issue passes after assessing genuine requirement iv) The employees who commute from Delhi to neighbouring state for working in private organisation located outside National Capital Of Delhi shall seek curfew passes v) The Government officials engaged in essential services will be permitted on the basis of Identity Card vi) The strict checking shall be done in border pickets and internal pickets within city in police areas to restrict gathering vii) Announcement shall be made in areas for seeking cooperation's with citizen. Please read notification for further details 2020-03-23 Source: https://infopromotion.delhipolice.gov.in/Notification_Detail
Pondicherry Announcement Of Lock-down In The Union Territory Of Puducherry To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19 The Government of Puducherry has issued a notification announcing the lockdown of the entire state including all shops, commercial establishment, factories, workshops, godowns etc, however, production and manufacturing units which require continuous process such as pharmaceuticals, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient etc. may function. Further, manufacturing units engaged in production of essential commodities like medicines, sanitary items, dal and rice mills, food and related units, dairy units, feed and fodder units etc. will continue to operate. The order further prohibits the congregation of 5 of more persons in any public place. The order is effective immediately and valid upto 31st March 2020 2020-03-23 March 31, 2020
Haryana Advisory From Principal Secretary Department Of Labour Haryana To Not Terminate Employees Or Reduce Wages In View Of COVID-19 Pandemic The Principal Secretary, Department Of Labour Haryana has issued advisory in view of outbreak of COVID-19. In view of the same and consistent efforts of the government requesting citizens to remain at home and worker/employee will be constrained to abstain from the work periodically. Noting that employer may dispense with the services of the worker or may force the worker or employees to go on leave without wages/salaries. The termination of employee from the job or reduction in wages in this scenario would further deepen the crisis and will not only weaken the financial condition of employee but also hamper the efforts to combat the present crisis. Hence in the backdrop of such challenging situation all the employers of public/private establishments are being advised to extend their coordination and not to terminate any employee,workers particularly casual or contractual workers from the job or reduce their wages. Further if the place of employment is to be made non operational due to COVID-19, the employee of such unit should be deemed to be on duty and be paid in full 2020-03-23 source: https://haraadesh.nic.in
Uttar Pradesh Paid Leave for Employees Infected by COVID-19 and Declaration of Holiday with Wages for Employees in Uttar Pradesh Government Of Uttar Pradesh vide notification no. 09 /2020/446 /xxxvi- 03-2020-30(sa)/2020 has issued certain regulations to all the Shops and Commercial Establishments and Factories on account of COVID-19 and shall come into force with immediate effect . As per the notification, the Employee/Workmen affected by the COVID-19 or who are suspected to be affected by COVID-19 and kept in isolation shall be provided with paid leave of 28 days by their Employer on submission of medical certificate at the time of re-joining the duties after fitness. Employee/ Workmen of the Shops and Commercial establishment or factories which is closed temporarily by the orders of the State Government Or District Magistrate shall provide holiday with Wages by the Employer for the period of such temporary closure. All Shops and commercial establishment or factories where ten or more employees/ workmen are employed shall display on notice board and main gate of the establishment safety measures prescribed by State or Central Government on COVID-19. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-03-23
Telangana Standard Operating Protocol for IT Companies/IT Parks The Government of Telangana has issued a standard operating protocol for IT companies/IT Parks in light of the COVID-19 outbreak 2020-03-23
Telangana The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, The Telangana Shops and Establishment Act, 1988 The Government of Telangana vide G.O.Rt.941, in exercise of powers conferred under Section 13 and Section 31(2) of the Telangana Shops and Establishment Act, 1988 has ordered all shops and establishment other than those exempted shall be closed during notified lock down period i.e. from 22nd March 2020 to 31st March 2020 in public interest and shall be declared as paid holiday for all categories of employees 2020-03-23 March 31, 2020
Tamil Nadu Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 In exercise of powers under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, the Government of Tamil Nadu has already issued the Tamil Nadu COVID-19 Regulations, 2020 for the prevention and containment and prevention of the spread of COVID-19. Therefore, now, under section 2 of the Epidemic Disease Act, 1897 and regulations made thereof, it is hereby ordered that the following restrictions shall be imposed in the territorial jurisdiction of the State of Tamil Nadu from 18.00 hrs of 24.3.2020 to 06.00 hrs of 1.4.2020. People are required to stay at home and come out only for accessing basic and essential services and strictly follow social distancing norms detailed in this order and maintain a distance of 1 meter or 3 feet norm. Any congregation of more than 5 persons in public places is prohibited (District Collectors and Commissioner of Police, Chennai have to issue orders separately). All shops, commercial establishments, TASMAC shops, shall close their operations subject to the exceptions indicated in this order. Public transport services including operation of private buses, stage/contract carriages, State Transport Undertakings, Metro services, taxis, share-autos, auto-rickshaws and ride sharing services including air-conditioned bus services of State Transport Corporation and private operators will not be permitted. However, exempted categories indicated in this order will be permitted. All teachers and staff of all educational institutions shall work from home till 31.3.2020 except, where conduct of examinations/evaluation is required. This, however, will not apply to Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Medical Wing of Annamalai University, all (Government, Private, Self Finance, Deemed Universities) Medical, Dental and Nursing Colleges and these institutions will continue to function. Please refer the notification for detailed information 2020-03-23 April 1, 2020
Tamil Nadu Factories Act 1948 and BOCW (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act 1996 In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the state of Tamil Nadu, the government has issued strict guidelines to be followed by all Factories and BOCW establishments in the state of Tamil Nadu. The guidelines reinforce the adherence and compliance to the health and safety provisions mentioned in the Factories Act 1948 and Building and other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act 1996 and prevent the outbreak of COVID-19 among their workers 2020-03-23
Maharashtra Issue Of Order Under Section 144 Of Cr.P.C In The District Of Pune On Account Of COVID-19 District Collector has passed an Order for imposition of Section 144 of Cr. PC, 1973 in whole District of Pune. As per the Order all the industries, establishments and Factories both tiny and small scale have bee directed to shut down manufacturing and all other allied activities till midnight of 31st March 2020. Collector also directed all the employers of Public and Private establishments to extend their co-operation by not terminating their employees, particularly casual or contractual workers from job or reduce their wages. if any worker takes leave, he should be deemed to be on duty without any consequential deduction in wage for this period 2020-03-23 31/03/2020
Maharashtra Advisory Note From The Department Of Industrial Safety And Health Pune The Department of Industrial Safety and Health Pune, on the Letter Dated 23.03.2020 to the Occupier/ Manager of different Factories and Establishments, subsequent to imposition of sec 144 under CrPC by the district collector in the whole Pune District, to close down the factories and establishments and all other allied activities till midnight of 31st March 2020. Further all the employers of public/private establishments are advised to extend their co-operation by not terminating their employees, particularly casual or contractual workers from job or reduce wages. Please refer to the letter for further details 2020-03-23 31/03/2020
Kerala Extension On Deadline For Renewal Of Licences And Filing Of Tax Returns On Account Of COVID-19 In The State Of Kerala The Government of Kerala vide notification No. 695/2020/ has notified that, on account of COVID-19 and the special circumstances the last date of filing of various taxes (Property Tax, Entertainment Taxes etc) and renewal of licenses (Trade licence etc) for shops and establishments has been extended to 30th April 2020 2020-03-23 30/04/2020
Jammu And Kashmir Announcement Of Lock-down Of Magisterial Jurisdiction Of Jammu To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19 The District Magistrate Of Jammu has issued prohibitory orders from 8 pm on 22/03/2020 till 6 pm on 31/03/2020 and that there shall be complete shutdown of all Anganwadi centers, Schools, Colleges, Universities, Malls, Gyms, shops, businesses, markets and establishments etc., within the territorial jurisdiction of district Jammu, except for the essential services and supply chains required to maintain the essential services. That there shall be complete restrictions on the movement of InterState /Intra State Buses; Matadors; and other modes of public transports, except for authorized SRTC buses plying for essential purposes. There shall be complete ban on assembly of three or more persons for any reason whatsoever. That assemblies of any kind for demonstrations, rallies, processions, protests etc., are completely prohibited; That gatherings of any kind (social/cultural/political/religious/academic/sports/seminar/conference etc.,) shall be completely prohibited. That people are required to stay at home and come out only to procure essential commodities for consumption (one person per vehicle), in the immediate vicinity of their homes, while strictly following the norms of social distancing, provided further that there shall not be an assembly of more than three customers/clients in any establishment for seeking essential services. This shall particularly be ensured by the Banks, ATMs, Post Offices, Chemist and Grocery stores/shops. Any violation of this order shall invite punitive action under section 188 of Indian Penal Code and other relevant sections of Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 and the Disaster Management Act, 2005. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-03-23 31/04/2020
Madhya Pradesh Labour Commissioner Advisory Not To Terminate The Employees Or Reduce Wages In View Of Outbreak Of COVID-19 Pandemic In Madhya Pradesh Labour Commissioner, Madhya Pradesh has requested all the employers of public/private establishments not to terminate their employees, particularly casual or contractual workers from job or reduce their wages. 2020-03-23
Karnataka Revised Order for Imposing Lock Down in Karnataka on Account of COVID-19 Government Of Karnataka has revised the order regarding restrictions imposed in the territorial jurisdiction of the revenue district of Bangalore Urban, Bangalore Rural, Kalaburgi, Chikkabalapura, Mysuru, Madikeri, Dharwad, Mangaluru and Belagavi from 00.00 hrs of 23rd March 2020 to 00.00 hrs 1st April 2020.As per the revised order, exemption has been extended to E- Commerce/ home delivery of goods and services, Take away/ home delivery from the restaurants, Print and electronic media, Security Services including private security services, drinking Water production, supply and distribution, bus stations, railway stations, airports and allied services, Private establishments required to contain COVID-19 including production of drugs, masks, PPEs etc and various other establishment as mentioned in the order. Please refer to the notification for detailed information 2020-03-23
Karnataka Announcement of Prohibitory Order to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 The Police Department Under Government of Karnataka issued prohibitory order with the limits of Bengaluru city Commissionerate on midnight 12.00 Am of 23rd March 2020 to midnight 12.00 Am of 31st March 2020.All shops and commercial establishment, workshops, godowns dealing with non essential services shall close their operations subject to the exceptions mentioned below: 1. All labour intensive industries shall work at fifty percent of their strength on rotation basis ensuring that social distancing measures are strictly adhered to. They are advised not to remove any worker on this account and advised to sanction paid leave on these days to the remaining workers. 2. All information technology and bio-technology units will ensure work from home except where it is not feasible to do so and in respect of the needs and staffs dealing with critical and essential services. 3. All air-conditioned bus services of road transport corporation and private operators shall be stopped. 4. All inter-state and inter-district services shall not be operated from these districts. However the following essential services will be excluded from the operation of the above restriction 1. Food, ration shops, milk, vegetables, groceries, meat, fish, fruit markets and shops 2. Transport of all goods 3. Police and fire services 4. Government offices, ULB's and Panchayati Raj Institutions offices, postal services 5. electricity, water and municipal services 6. Bank/ATM, Telecom 7. Home delivery of food, pharmaceutical and medical equipment's 8. Take away from restaurants 9. Agriculture, Sericulture, horticulture, animal husbandry, fisheries related shops and markets 10. Canteen services provided by Government and local bodies 2020-03-23