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Last updated: November 19, 2020, 12:48 IST

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601April 6EnergyBusinesses
Clarification regarding payment of dues by discoms, obligation to pay within specified period (45 days or otherwise in PPA) remains, late charges at reduced rate applicable
602April 6EnvironmentBusinesses
Advisory regarding containing and management of COVID-19 in National Parks/Sanctuaries/Tiger Reserves
603April 6EnvironmentBusinesses
Central Zoo Authority advises zoos in India to remain on high alert in view of a Tiger found COVID 19 positive in New York.
604April 6Essential Goods and ServicesGovernment
Press release on MHA direction to states clarifying exceptions during lockdown with respect to manufacturing and transportation of medical oxygen
605April 6Financial AidGovernment
Advisory to facilitate withdrawal of the first instalment of the one-time ex-gratia payment to the beneficiaries of three pension schemes under National Social Assistance Programme within 2 days of the receipt of such funds.
606April 6Financial AidCitizens
Suspension of MPLADs for two years in view on COVID-19
607April 6JusticeCitizens
SC order on videoconferencing guidelines during COVID-19
608April 6Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Export policy for certain active pharmaceutical ingredients and formulations made from these changed from restricted to free
609April 5EducationCitizens
University Grants Commission issues advisory on mental health and well-being of students during the COVID outbreak. It advised colleges and universities to setup helpline numbers for mental health and ensure regular mentoring of students.
610April 5Health Government
Guidelines for setting up quarantine facilities for persons exposed to COVID-19.
611April 5Health Businesses
Guidelines for the handling, treatment and disposal of waste generated during the treatment, diagnosis or quarantine of COVID-19 patients.
612April 4Agriculture and Food ProcessingGovernment
Advisory issued to states to facilitate direct marketing and purchase from farmers by bulk buyers by limiting regulation under the state APMC Act
613April 4EnergyCitizens
Ministry of Power issues clarification on grid stability during observance of call by the Prime Minister for switching off of lights on April 5
614April 4EnergyBusinesses
Clarification by MNRE on Must Run status of Renewable Energy Stations during lockdown, no curtailment except for grid safety reasons allowed
615April 4Financial AidMiscellaneous
Foreign inward remittances from non-residents is permitted for Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) Fund.
616April 4Financial SystemCitizens
RBI notifies change in trading hours for various markets such as government security or foreign currency trades.
617April 4Financial SystemBusinesses
For life insurance policies whose premiums fall due in March and April 2020, an additional grace period of 30 days will apply.
618April 4Health Government
Containment plan for large COVID-19 outbreaks.
619April 4Health Businesses
Guidelines on the handling on major supplies of oxygen and ensuring adequate supply of oxygen in hospitals.
620April 4Health Government
Advisory to start rapid antibody based blood test for COVID-19.
621April 4Health Citizens
Mask production initiated in wake of COVID-19 Pandemic under NRLM: more than 132 lakh face masks produced by members of SHGs.
622April 4Local AdministrationGovernment
Additional advisory on activities that can be be undertaken by State Rural Livelihoods Mission and Self-Help Group networks to contain and spread awareness about COVID-19.
623April 4TaxationCitizens
Allows persons, whose applications for lower tax collection/ deduction at source are not approved, to use previous certificate till June
624April 4Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Exports of specified diagnostic kits restricted
625April 4Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Export of hydroxychloroquine and formulations made from hydroxychloroquine to remain prohibited without any exception
626April 3Agriculture and Food ProcessingGovernment
Request to states to communicate the exceptions allowed for agriculture to all field agencies, to ensure smooth harvesting and sowing
627April 3Financial AidGovernment
Release of Rs 11,092 crores approved by the centre to states under the State Disaster Relief Fund
628April 3Financial AidGovernment
The Chief Secretaries/Administrators of States/UTs and the Heads of all associations of doctors and healthcare providers should inform all private and public healthcare workers fighting against COVID-19 about their inclusion under the central government insurance scheme.
629April 3Financial SystemCitizens
RBI to conduct targeted long term repo operation for additional Rs 25,000 crore of 3 year tenor on April 9, to ease liquidity
630April 3Health Citizens
Information on home-made protective cover for face and mouth.
631April 3Health Citizens
Letter addressing (i) Arogya Setu App which connects citizens with health services and provides information regarding COVID-19, (ii) Ministry of AYUSH measures for boosting immunity, and (iii) PM's request to light candles for 9 minutes at 9pm on April 5.
632April 3Law and OrderCitizens
Fourth Addendum issued to MHA Guidelines dated March 24 on social distancing. These exempt truck repair shops, agricultural machinery (and its supply chain), and tea industry
633April 3Law and OrderGovernment
Further clarifications issued to Chief Secretaries of states on MHA Guidelines dated March 24 regarding what constitutes essential supplies
634April 3MediaGovernment
Advisory to states/UTs for making use of PIB fact check units, and setting up similar units in their states/UTs with support for vernacular languages
635April 3TaxationBusinesses
Notification under the Ordinance to extend time limits for various GST compliances to June 30, with effect from March 20
636April 3Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Extension of validity of seafarer's CoC and statutory certificates, periodical surveys and audits of Indian registered ships in view of COVID outbreak
637April 3Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Extension of validity of ship sanitation certificate for all Indian registered vessels operating on the coast of India in view of the COVID outbreak
638April 3Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Addendum to order on extension of validity of seafarer's CoC and statutory certificates, periodical surveys and audits of Indian registered ships in view of COVID outbreak
639April 3Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Extension of Airworthiness Review Certificate (ARC)during the lockdown phase of COVID19
640April 3Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Extension of validity of certain approvals and licenses/authorisations issued under the Aircraft Rules, 1937 related to COVID 19 Lockdown
641April 2Administrative ServicesGovernment
Release of National Preparedness Survey on COVID-19
642April 2Administrative ServicesGovernment
Guidance to states on human resources that can be mobilized for COVID-19 management along with possible role assignments and their training requirements. Major areas where increased human resources are required include: (i) surveillance, (ii) clinical management of cases, (iii) psycho-social care and (iv) management of quarantine centres.
643April 2Agriculture and Food ProcessingCitizens
New e-NAM features (i) encouraging sale from warehouses without bringing produce to mandis (ii) providing details of large logistics aggregators
644April 2Financial AidGovernment
MHA instructions to states/UTs to ensure social distancing and law and order during disbursal of benefits under PMGKY
645April 2Financial SystemCitizens
Insurance policyholders whose health insurance policies fall due for renewal between March 25, 2020 and April 14, 2020 who are unable to renew their premium are allowed to make premium payment till April 21 to continue their cover.
646April 2Health Citizens
Central government launches ArogyaSetu mobile app, user can assess the risk of catching the COVID-19 infection using this app
647April 2Health Citizens
Information for persons experiencing alcohol withdrawal during the lockdown.
648April 2JusticeGovernment
MHA instructions to states/UTs on compliance with Supreme Court directions on curbing fake news and providing basic amenities to migrant workers
649April 2Law and OrderGovernment
Clarification issued to MHA Guidelines dated March 24 on social distancing. These clarify the scope of certain exemptions
650April 2Law and OrderCitizens
Addendum issued to MHA Guidelines dated March 24 on social distancing. These exempt transit arrangements for foreign nationals and release of quarantine persons who arrived in India after February 15, 2020
651April 2Law and OrderGovernment
MHA instructions to states/UTs on wide circulation of penal provisions under the DM Act and IPC for violating the lockdown
652April 2Law and OrderCitizens
Press release on blacklisting 960 foreigners for involvement in Tablighi Jamaat activities
653April 2Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Scanned copies of pre-registration and other documents for registration under European Union Generalised System of Preferences to be accepted
654April 1Administrative ServicesGovernment
Accounting procedure for expenditure by Railways on COVID related activities
655April 1Administrative ServicesGovernment
Staff due for periodic medical examination need not be sent for examination till April 30, 2020
656April 1Administrative ServicesGovernment
Circular issued to all Ministries to draw up roster of staff carrying out essential services, keeping in mind exemption for Persons with Disabilities for banks/FIs/PSUs under Department of Financial Services and Department of Public Enterprises
657April 1Corporate AffairsBusinesses
Relaxation of six weeks to telecom service providers for filing monthly and quarterly reports with TRAI due in April 2020
658April 1EducationCitizens
In view of COVID-19, as per advice from MHRD, CBSE directs all its affiliated schools to: (i) promote all students from grade 1-8 to next grade, (ii) promote students in Class 9 and 11 based on projects and assessments conducted so far. Board exams for Class 10 and 12 will be held at a later stage.
659April 1EnergyBusinesses
Clarification regarding moratorium to discoms for payments, must run status to RE generating stations, regular payment to RE generating stations required
660April 1EnergyBusinesses
MNRE issues instructions regarding invoicing of renewable energy supplies, invoices over email can be accepted instead of hard copies
661April 1Financial SystemBusinesses
Press release clarification stating that indemnity based health insurance products that cover the treatment costs of hospitalization should cover the costs of hospitalization treatment on account of COVID-19.
662April 1Financial SystemBusinesses
RBI decides it is not necessary to implement countercyclical capital buffer (CCyB) for a period of one year. CCyB framework aims banking system to build up a buffer of capital in good times which may be used to maintain flow of credit to the real sector in difficult times.
663April 1Financial SystemCitizens
Ministry of Finance releases Frequently Asked Questions regarding RBI's measure to declare moratorium on term loans
664April 1Financial SystemGovernment
Increases the limit on Ways and Means Advances (temporary loans from RBI to governments) by 30% for all states, UTs
665April 1Health Businesses
Various health and travel related advisories issued earlier to remain in force till further orders are passed
666April 1Health Government
Contract medical practitioners under Railways whose term was terminated or about to be terminated may be engaged as medical practitioners to deal with COVID
667April 1Health Businesses
Guidelines for dialysis of COVID-19 Infection
668April 1Health Citizens
Information on taking care of mental health of children during COVD-19 pandemic. Measures such as providing assurance, giving clear information and keeping them in contact with friends may be taken to care for the mental health of children.
669April 1Health Citizens
Information on taking care of mental health of elderly during COVD-19 pandemic. Measures such as recreational activities, reduced exposure to news media, and spending time with family can be taken to care for the mental health of the elderly.
670April 1Health Citizens
Central services medical attendant beneficiaries may purchase medication for chronic diseases from their local pharmacies till April 30, 2020 based on prescriptions already held by the beneficiaries. Medical claims for reimbursements may be submitted to the relevant Ministry/Department/Organisation by the beneficiary.
671April 1Health Citizens
Information on dealing with psychological issues amongst migrant workers during COVID-19 pandemic.
672April 1Health Citizens
The validity of central government health scheme cards expiring on March 31 for pensioner beneficiaries contributing annually and central government employees superannuating on March 31, 2020 will be extended.
673April 1JusticeGovernment
Letter to Chief Secretaries of all states on compliance of central government directions to deal with migrant workers and essential supplies
674April 1JusticeGovernment
As per Supreme Court decision on grievance redressal of migrant workers across India, states should provide shelter homes, medical facilities, food, water and sanitation for migrant workers. Counsellors and community group leaders should be accessible at relief camps for the psychological benefit of these workers. Police should treat migrant workers humanely.
675April 1MediaCitizens
Press Information Bureau (PIB) sets up COVID19 Fact Check Unit, will also be publishing daily bulletin on COVID-19 at 8 PM
676April 1MediaBusinesses
Supreme Court issues directions to media, including print, electronic and social media, to curb unverified and fake news related to COVID-19
677April 1Trade and CommerceBusinesses
RBI provides extension in time period for realisation of export proceeds from nine months to 15 months for exports upto July 31,2020
678April 1Travel and MovementCitizens
Limited registration of BS-IV vehicles to be allowed as per Supreme Court's Order
679March 31Administrative ServicesGovernment
Youth trained in the health sector under the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana may be used by states to assist front line healthcare workers.
680March 31Administrative ServicesCitizens
Preliminary stakeholder engagement plan in the proposed India COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project. It is a four-year project with US$1 billion from the World Bank’s COVID19 Fast-Track Facility.
681March 31Administrative ServicesGovernment
Information of Nodal Officer nominated for handling COVID-19 public grievances in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
682March 31Agriculture and Food ProcessingCitizens
Advisory issued by ICAR to farmers, for the lockdown period, regarding the harvest and post-harvest stages of the Rabi season
683March 31EnergyBusinesses
MNRE notifies lists of officers to attend urgent matters during lockdown
684March 31Financial AidCitizens
Advisory to spread awareness about the one-time ex-gratia payment of Rs 500/month to be given to all women Jan Dhan account holders for next three months and also facilitate withdrawal of transferred amount.
685March 31Health Citizens
Office of the Principal Scientific Advisor issues a manual on homemade masks. It includes: (i) why to wear a mask, (ii) how to put on a mask, (iii) how to clean and sanitise the masks
686March 31Health Government
Medical Practitioners will be engaged in Indian Railways/Production Units over and above the vacancies as per local requirement for a period of three months instead of one month (as per March 28, 2020 notification)
687March 31Health Citizens
Measures taken on quarantining Tablighi Jamaat workers
688March 31Health Government
Information on quarantine of migrant workers
689March 31Health Businesses
Revised Guidelines on Clinical Management of COVID – 19
690March 31Health Citizens
Information on how to manage mental health during COVID-19 and handle social isolation.
691March 31Health Businesses
Essential technical features that ventilators required for COVID-19 patients should have.
692March 31JusticeGovernment
Status report in SC case apprising the Supreme Court on measures taken to deal with COVID-19
693March 31JusticeGovernment
Annexure to Status Report in SC case containing details of measures taking to deal with COVID-19
694March 31TaxationCitizens
Persons, whose applications for lower tax collection/ deduction at source (under certain sections) are not approved, can use previous certificate
695March 31TaxationCitizens
Ordinance issued to extend time limits for various tax compliances; 100% deduction on donations to PM CARES Fund under 80G
696March 31Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 extended for one year, export promotion schemes to continue, other immediate relief measures announced
697March 31Trade and CommerceGovernment
India calls for affordable access to medicine and easier movement of health professionals across borders during the meeting of G-20 Trade and Investment ministers
698March 31Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Advisory on non-charging of demurrage, ground rent beyond the allowed free period of any performance related penalty on non-containerized cargo during the period of COVID pandemic
699March 31Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Validity of Registration cum Membership Certificate of members of Export Promotion Councils expiring in Mar 2020 to be extended up to Sep 2020
700March 31Travel and MovementMiscellaneous
Ministry of Tourism launches "Stranded in India" portal to help foreign tourists stuck in various parts of India.
701March 31WaterGovernment
Extension of deadline for data updation for the Jal Jeevan Mission from March 31, 2020 to April 22, 2020 due to the country-wide lock down declared to stop the spread of Coronavirus.
702March 30Administrative ServicesGovernment
Advising use of ex-trainees of the Rural Self-Employment Training Institutes to stitch masks.
703March 30Agriculture and Food ProcessingCitizens
Crop loans due between March 1-May 31 can be repaid by May 31, with 5% interest subsidy benefit also extended
704March 30Corporate AffairsBusinesses
Companies Fresh Start Scheme notified for permitting delayed filings under the Companies Act, 2013
705March 30Corporate AffairsBusinesses
Modifications to LLP Fresh Start Scheme notified for permitting delayed filings under the LLP Act, 2008
706March 30Financial SystemCitizens
Premium payment period for Postal Life Insurance & Rural Postal Life Insurance extended upto 30th April 2020
707March 30Financial SystemBusinesses
Relaxation in certain compliance requirements for FPIs due to COVID-19
708March 30Financial SystemBusinesses
Steps to be taken by insurers amidst COVID-19 pandemic for smooth functioning of insurance industry. These include: (i) displaying COVID-19 claims related FAQs on their website, (ii) putting in place a Business Continuity Plan.
709March 30Food DistributionCitizens
PDS beneficiaries in union territories operating on the DBT model will also get 5 kg/person of foodgrains during April-June
710March 30Food DistributionGovernment
Allocation of additional foodgrains to states and union territories for April-June for distribution under the PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana
711March 30Health Government
Railway coaches will be converted to serve as quarantine/isolation facilities
712March 30Health Businesses
Precautions to be undertaken during air cargo operations
713March 30Local AdministrationGovernment
Advisory to motivate and facilitate stitching of masks by engaging ex-trainees of Rural Self Employment Training Institutes while ensuring social distancing.
714March 30ManufacturingGovernment
Closure of all Railway Production Units and Zonal Railway Workshops has been extended till April 14, 2020
715March 30Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Temporary relaxation in processing of documents pertaining to Foreign Portfolio Investors due to COVID-19
716March 30Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Relaxations provided on compliances to be met by units / developers / co?developers of SEZs
717March 30Travel and MovementCitizens
Validity of documents related to Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 during the period of prevention of COVID-19. Documents that have expired since Feb 1, or are about to expire before June 30, may be treated as valid till June 30, 2020
718March 29Administrative ServicesGovernment
Eleven Empowered Groups (headed by various union government secretaries and NITI Aayog members) formed to deal with response activities on COVID-19.
719March 29Administrative ServicesGovernment
State-wise contact details of Regional Directors and State National Service Scheme Officers across the country. Details may be used to access the service of National Service Scheme volunteers in combating COVID-19.
720March 29Administrative ServicesGovernment
State, District, and Block wise contact details of Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan volunteers across the country. Details may be used to access the service of Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan youth volunteers in combating COVID-19.
721March 29Corporate AffairsBusinesses
Notification on non-inclusion of lockdown period in the corporate insolvency resolution process timeline under IBC, 2016
722March 29Financial AidCitizens
MHA direction to states/UT and their Disaster Management Authorities to ensure arrangements for shelter, food, quarantine, and payment of wages of workers
723March 29JusticeCitizens
Continuation of closure of NCLT benches, except for urgent matters, till April 14, 2020
724March 29Law and OrderCitizens
Third Addendum issued to MHA Guidelines dated March 24 exempting transportation of all goods, and milk and newspaper delivery supply chain
725March 29Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Advisory on non-charging of container detention charges on import and export shipments
726March 28Corporate AffairsBusinesses
Clarification issued that contributions to PM CARES Fund will qualify as CSR expenditure under the Companies Act, 2013
727March 28Corporate AffairsBusinesses
Contribution to PMCARES Fund made eligible as CSR expenditure under the Companies Act, 2013
728March 28EnergyBusinesses
Steps announced to ease liquidity problems of discoms, directions to CERC to provide three-month moratorium to discoms for clearing dues
729March 28EnergyGovernment
Advisory by Ministry of Power to state governments to allow movement of critical chemicals and consumables for power generation
730March 28Financial AidCitizens
Press release on Union Home Secretary requesting state government to provide support to migrant workers
731March 28Financial AidGovernment
Control room established under Secy, Ministry of Labour to follow-up on announcement in respect of PM Garib Kalyan Yojana package.
732March 28Financial SystemBusinesses
Relaxation for insurers to submit their Board approved Final Re-insurance Programme by May 31st 2020
733March 28Health Government
Engagement of Contract Medical Practitioners over and above the vacancy to contain the spread of COVID – 19 Pandemic.
734March 28Health Citizens
Railway health facilities will be available to all central government employees
735March 28International TravelCitizens
Grant of consular services on gratis basis to foreign nationals till April 30, 2020
736March 28Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Initiatives by Government E-marketplace (GeM) for ease of procurement, seller onboarding
737March 27Administrative ServicesCitizens
Update on services available through India Post, basic postal and financial services to continue, delivery of essential items on priority
738March 27Administrative ServicesGovernment
Circular issued to all Ministries to draw up roster of staff carrying out essential services, keeping in mind exemption for Persons with Disabilities.
739March 27Administrative ServicesGovernment
Extension of timeline for certain government officials to generate and submit performance appraisal forms.
740March 27Administrative ServicesGovernment
Certain departments allowed to spend Rs 200 crore over allocation, for COVID-19; procurement conditions relaxed for medical and essential supplies
741March 27Administrative ServicesCitizens
Extension of Validity of Licenses, Ratings, Skill Test, Exams for Issue, Renewal and exercising the privileges of Pilot Licenses.
742March 27EnvironmentBusinesses
All projects or activities related to bulk drugs and intermediates manufactured for addressing ailments such as COVID-19 and those with similar symptoms have been categorised as ‘B2’ for a period up to the 30th September 2020. This means will not be required to submit an environment impact assessment (EIA) report.
743March 27EnvironmentGovernment
Measures to be taken so that the COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project is undertaken as per the environmental and social commitment plan.
744March 27Financial AidCitizens
Advisory to all states/UTs to take steps to provide support (including food and shelter) to unorganised sector workers.
745March 27Financial AidCitizens
Notification on permitting non-refundable advance to employees from PF account, of three months salary or 75% of amount in PF account, whichever is lesser.
746March 27Financial SystemBusinesses
RBI reduced the policy repo rate from 5.15% to 4.4% and reverse repo rate from 4.9% to 4.0% in March 2020, due to the negative effects of the coronavirus
747March 27Financial SystemBusinesses
RBI released a statement on development and regulatory policies to address the stress in financial conditions caused by COVID19. These include expanding liquidity in the system and relaxing repayment pressures.
748March 27Financial SystemBusinesses
Instructions to banks/NBFCs by RBI on measures for easing the burden of debt servicing, three month moratorium on payment of instalments etc.
749March 27Financial SystemBusinesses
Relaxation from Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers Regulations. These regulations require shareholders to compile, collate, and disseminate information of their consolidated shareholding as on March 31, 2020, to the company and the stock exchanges.
750March 27Health Government
Guidelines to reduce visits to centres under the central government health scheme. Ensure optimal utilisation of medical officers.
751March 27Health Citizens
Medication may be issued for 3 months for certain persons such as the elderly and diabetics.
752March 27Health Citizens
Central government health scheme beneficiaries may obtain medication for chronic diseases up to April 30.
753March 27Health Government
Describes the manner in which residents may be deployed within the hospitals
754March 27Health Citizens
Consolidated MHA Guidelines on social distancing from March 24, March 25 (First Addendum) and March 27 (Second Addendum)
755March 27Law and OrderCitizens
Second Addendum issued to MHA Guidelines dated March 24 exempting additional categories of essential goods and services, relating to agricultural operations.
756March 27Law and OrderBusinesses
Order to facilitate operation/movement of services essential for operating ships during lock down period
757March 27Local AdministrationGovernment
Advisory for Panchayati Raj Institutions and their representatives for effective implementation of the lockdown, dissemination of information, and social distancing in rural areas.
758March 27Local AdministrationGovernment
Actions to be taken under different schemes by the Department of Rural Development such as revision of MGNREGS wages, focus on liquidating wage and material arrears, and release of state's first installment of National Social Assistance Programme.
759March 27TechnologyBusinesses
Department of Science and Technology initiates exercise to map COVID-19 solutions through research and development and scale up support. Proposals are invited for protection and home-based respiratory interventions for COVID-19 patients.
760March 27TechnologyBusinesses
Department of Science and Technology initiates exercise to map COVID-19 solutions through research and development and scale up support. Proposals are invited for protection and home-based respiratory interventions for COVID-19 patients.
761March 27Travel and MovementCitizens
Ban on domestic air travel extended till April 14, 2020
762March 27Travel and MovementCitizens
Limited and conditional sale and registration of up to 10% of pending BS-IV stock with vehicle dealers (except in Delhi/NCR), will be allowed within 10 days of lifting of the lockdown in a city.
763March 26Administrative ServicesBusinesses
SOPs issued to all states/UTs on steps to maintain supply of essential goods to people during the lockdown.
764March 26Administrative ServicesBusinesses
SOPs issued to all states/UTs on steps to maintain supply of essential goods to people during the lockdown.
765March 26Agriculture and Food ProcessingBusinesses
Sets up a grievance cell for the food and related industry to ensure hassle-free operations and uninterrupted supply of essentials
766March 26EnergyGovernment
Advisory by MNRE to the states/UTs on operation of inter-state renewable energy generation utilities during lockdown
767March 26EnergyBusinesses
Ministry of Coal appoints nodal officers for responding to queries raised by various consumers/stakeholders and outside agencies during the lockdown
768March 26Financial AidCitizens
Rs 1.7 lakh crore COVID-19 relief package under the PM Garib Kalyan Yojana for the poor for their essential needs
769March 26Health Businesses
Regulates sale of of any preparation containing the drug Hydroxychloroquine.
770March 26Health Businesses
Guidelines on doorstep delivery of drugs.
771March 26Health Businesses
Hydrochloroquine may be sold on prescription only.
772March 26Health Government
Guidelines issued to all Secretaries, Government of India, on guidelines for workplace to contain spread of COVID-19.
773March 26International TravelCitizens
Ban on international commercial passenger flights extended till April 14, 9:30 pm.
774March 26International TravelCitizens
Ban on international commercial passenger airline services extended till 6:30 pm on April 14, 2020
775March 26Local AdministrationGovernment
Advisory on activities to be undertaken by State Rural Livelihoods Mission and community institutions for the prevention and control of COVID-19 outbreak at the community level.
776March 26ManufacturingBusinesses
Three-month extension given for verification and stamping of weights and measures; relaxation on charges payable due to delay in re-verification
777March 26TechnologyBusinesses
Department of Science and Technology sets up task force for mapping of technologies by Start Ups on COVID-19
778March 26Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Helpdesk operationalised by DGFT for COVID-19 related trade issues
779March 26Trade and CommerceGovernment
Control room setup by DPIIT to monitor in real time the status of transportation and delivery of goods during lockdown
780March 25Administrative ServicesGovernment
In view of lockdown, all Ministries instructed to identify staff for carrying out essential services.
781March 25Administrative ServicesGovernment
Information on one stop centres and women help lines to help women facing domestic violence during COVID-19.
782March 25CensusCitizens
Census and updation of NPR postponed till further orders.
783March 25EducationCitizens
ICT initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development and UGC to continue learning for students in their homes to fight COVID19
784March 25EnergyGovernment
Advisory by the Ministry of Power to the states/UTs on operation and maintenance of inter-state transmission network during lockdown
785March 25EnergyGovernment
Advisory by the Ministry of Power to the states/UTs on operation of inter-state power generation utilities during lockdown
786March 25EnvironmentBusinesses
Extension of validity of prior issued environmental clearances for all projects and activities which are expiring between March 15, 2020 and April 30, 2020, till June 30, 2020 to ensure uninterrupted operations.
787March 25Health Government
Details for healthcare providers on telemedicine which is the provision of healthcare services over a distance using technology.
788March 25Health Businesses
Guidelines on using PPE at all ports
789March 25Health Government
Guidance on blood transfusion services related to COVID-19.
790March 25Law and OrderCitizens
Addendum issued to MHA Guidelines dated March 24 on social distancing. These modify the various exceptions on closure of establishments etc.
791March 25Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Prohibition on export of hydroxychloroquine
792March 25Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Prohibition on export of any personal protection equipment or masks
793March 24Administrative ServicesGovernment
All department Secretaries empowered to approve expenditure proposals till March 31, 2020; cannot exceed 2019-20 RE and retrospective approval required
794March 24Agriculture and Food ProcessingBusinesses
Extension given to sanitary permits (for imports) expiring during this period; other relaxations in case consignments are delayed
795March 24Corporate AffairsBusinesses
Certain relaxations provided to companies and Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) from statutory requirements under Companies Act, 2013 and LLP Act, 2008.
796March 24Essential Goods and ServicesBusinesses
Clarificatory amendment to the Order dated 21-03-2020 regarding capping the prices of masks
797March 24Essential Goods and ServicesBusinesses
Requesting states to manufacture sanitizers through alcohol distilleries and remove 300% excise duty on ethanol for the purpose of making sanitizers.
798March 24Essential Goods and ServicesGovernment
Advisory by MEITY to state governments to permit IT and IT enabled services companies to carry out essential functions
799March 24Financial AidBusinesses
Advisory issued by the Ministry to all CMs/LGs to release cess funds (of around Rs 52,000 crore) collected by Labour Welfare Boards under the Building and Other Construction Workers Act, 1996 to all construction workers (to sustain their livelihood).
800March 24Financial SystemBusinesses
SEBI notified capital and debt market services to be exempted from the nationwide lockdown. These include registered stock exchanges, clearing corporations and mutual funds, among others.