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601April 18Law and OrderGovernment
Two IMCTs Constituted in Maharashtra to make on-the-spot assessment of COVID situation
602April 18ManufacturingBusinesses
Bid invitation to procure medical oxygen cylinders on an urgent basis.
603April 18Trade and CommerceBusinesses
FDI Policy amended to curb opportunistic acquisition or takeover of Indian companies, restrictions on entities of countries sharing border with India
604April 17Agriculture and Food ProcessingCitizens
Guidelines for prevention of coronavirus spread during crop harvesting and threshing
605April 17Agriculture and Food ProcessingCitizens
Kisan Rath mobile app launched to facilitate transportation of foodgrains and perishables during lockdown by connecting farmers and traders with transporters
606April 17Agriculture and Food ProcessingBusinesses
Exemptions granted to businesses for various purposes including testing and approval of tractors, tillers, harvesters, and other machinery (till December); expiring licences of seed dealers to be valid till September
607April 17EducationCitizens
In view of COVID-19, UGC has constituted an Expert Committee to deliberate on the issues related to examination and academic calendar. The Committee is expected to submit its report shortly.
608April 17Financial AidGovernment
Appeal for donation of one day salary of officials of the Ministry of Labour and Employment to the PMCARES Fund
609April 17Financial SystemBusinesses
RBI announces several additional measures to combat the macroeconomic conditions due to COVID-19. These include: (i) reduction in reverse repo rate from 4% to 3.75%, (ii) refinancing of financial institutions NABARD, SIDBI and NHB for a total amount of Rs 50,000 crore.
610April 17Financial SystemBusinesses
RBI has mandated that banks should not make any further dividend payouts from the profits of FY 2020 till further instructions. This is done to ensure banks conserve capital to retain their capacity to support the economy and absorb losses, in view of COVID-19.
611April 17Financial SystemGovernment
Increases the limit on Ways and Means Advances (temporary loans from RBI to governments) by 60% for all states, UTs for the period Apr-Sep 2020
612April 17Financial SystemBusinesses
RBI has revised the liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) in form of high quality liquid assets to be maintained with the banks. Banks will be required to maintain 80% LCR till Sept'20, 90% from Oct'20 to March'21 and 100% LCR from April 1, 2021 onwards.
613April 17Financial SystemBusinesses
In view of COVID-19, the period from March 1, 2020 to May 31, 2020 will be excluded from the 30 day review period post which the lenders are required to implement a 180 day resolution plan for resolution of stressed assets.
614April 17Health Government
All state governments to facilitate the unhindered movement of blood donation vans, blood transportation vans, and voluntary blood donors.
615April 17Health Government
Guidelines on rapid anti-body testing in hotspots.
616April 17Health Government
Updated containment plan for large outbreaks of COVID-19.
617April 17International TravelCitizens
Travel and Visa Restrictions extended till May 3, 2020 in view of extension of national lockdown
618April 17International TravelCitizens
Grant of consular services on gratis basis to foreign nationals extended till May 3, 2020
619April 17Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Export policy for formulations made from paracetamol changed from restricted to free
620April 16Administrative ServicesBusinesses
Capturing of seafarer's BSID data (seafarer identity document) remains suspended till further orders
621April 16Administrative ServicesGovernment
April 20, 2020 onwards certain government departments/ministries to function without restrictions. These include: Defence, Central Armed Police Force, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, and Customs.
622April 16Agriculture and Food ProcessingGovernment
A team of officials has been constituted to prepare a clear road map regarding key reforms and other initiatives in order to restore growth in the medium to long term in the fertilizer sector and oversee implementation of the road map
623April 16DefenceGovernment
Ministry of Defence encourages all its employees to make use of Aarogya Setu App
624April 16DefenceBusinesses
Ministry of Defence extends the date for RFPs and EOIs for capital acquisition cases due between March 2020 - May 2020 to June 1, 2020
625April 16EducationCitizens
MHRD releases new academic calendar of NCERT for schoools. The calendar contains class-wise and subject-wise activities, and a week-wise plan for these.
626April 16EducationCitizens
AICTE issues guidelines to ensure safety and welfare of students. These include that institutes should: (i) not insist on payment of fees from students, (ii) ensure payment of salaries to faculty.
627April 16EnergyGovernment
Additional Advisory to state governments to ensure operational continuity of power generation utilities during extended lockdown period
628April 16Financial SystemCitizens
Policy holders whose health or motor vehicle third party insurance policies fall due for renewal during the lockdown period (from the 25th March, 2020 up to the 3rd May, 2020) can pay their premiums by May 15, 2020
629April 16Financial SystemBusinesses
SEBI provides relaxation in time period for certain activities carried out by depository participants, such as processing of demat requests.
630April 16Financial SystemBusinesses
SEBI provides relaxation in certain regulatory requirements, such as client funding reporting and risk based superrvision reporting, for stock exchanges and clearing corporations.
631April 16Health Government
Advisory to states to promote safe blood donation to ensure sufficient availability of blood.
632April 16Labour and EmploymentGovernment
Preventive measures to be observed by the office of the Ministry of Labour and Employment in light of extended lockdown
633April 16Law and OrderCitizens
Further exemptions notified to lockdown order. These include exemptions to NBFCs.
634April 16Law and OrderGovernment
Resumption of office for officials of the Ministry of Labour and Employment from April 20 till May 3
635April 16Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Deadline for Import of Urad (2.5 lakh MT) for 2019-20 extended upto May 15, 2020
636April 16Travel and MovementCitizens
Airlines will be required to provide full refund of tickets booked (both domestic and international travel) between March 25 and April 14 for travel between March 25 and May 3, without levying a cancellation charge. The refund will be provided if a passenger has requested for it
637April 15Agriculture and Food ProcessingBusinesses
All-India Agri Transport Call Centre set up to facilitate inter-state movement of perishables (crops and inputs) during lockdown
638April 15DefenceBusinesses
Date for sending comments and suggestions on Defence Procurement Procedure 2020 extended till May 8, 2020 in view of lockdown of business due to COVID-19
639April 15EnergyGovernment
Advisory to state governments to ensure operational continuity of power generation utilities during extended lockdown period
640April 15Health Government
Indian Railways plans to produce over 30,000 coveralls (PPEs) in April 2020, and one lakh in May 2020.
641April 15Law and OrderCitizens
Revised consolidated guidelines on the lockdown
642April 15TechnologyBusinesses
Further relaxations to Other Service Providers (ITES/BPO) in conditions for work from home facility
643April 14Health Government
Guidelines on ensuring delivery of essential health services to decrease morbidity and mortality due to other health conditions.
644April 14Health Government
Advisory on feasibility of using pooled samples for molecular testing of COVID-19
645April 14International TravelCitizens
All scheduled international commercial passenger services will remain closed till 6:30 pm on May 3, 2020
646April 14Labour and EmploymentBusinesses
Extension of time period for filing ESIC contributions by employers in view of COVID-19 pandemic
647April 14Law and OrderCitizens
MHA direction to states/UTs on National Lockdown being extended till May 3, 2020 in view of COVID-19
648April 14Law and OrderCitizens
National Lockdown extended till May 3, 2020 in view of COVID-19
649April 14MediaCitizens
Ministry of Tourism launches its DekhoApnaDesh webinar series for promoting tourism awareness and social history.
650April 14TechnologyCitizens
In the light of COVID-19 and the need for work from home facility, MEITY launches innovation challenge for development of video conferencing solution
651April 14Travel and MovementCitizens
All passenger train services cancelled till 3May 3, 2020 in view of COVID 19 lockdown
652April 14Travel and MovementCitizens
Ban on domestic passenger flight operations extended till May 3, 2020
653April 14WaterGovernment
Advisory for ensuring safe drinking water and clean water for handwashing during lock down
654April 13Administrative ServicesBusinesses
Requirements for implementing centralised attendance system for maritime training institutes
655April 13Agriculture and Food ProcessingCitizens
Procurement of wheat to begin from April 15, 2020
656April 13Corporate AffairsBusinesses
Clarification on notices for ordinary and special resolutions by companies during COVID-19
657April 13Corporate AffairsBusinesses
Measures taken under Competition Act, 2002 in view of COVID-19 pandemic
658April 13Essential Goods and ServicesGovernment
Direction to the Department of Post to ensure delivery of medicines through speed post with the highest priority during lockdown
659April 13Financial SystemBusinesses
IRDAI has released guidelines for prudent management of financial resources of insurers in the context of Covid-19 pandemic. This includes critically examining their capital availability and solvency margin as required, and devise strategies to ensure that they have adequate capital
660April 13Food DistributionGovernment
States and union territories can draw rations of up to three months, from the central pool, on credit
661April 13Health Citizens
Guidelines for hygiene and sanitation in densely populated areas during the COVID-19 pandemic, released by the Principal Scientific Advisory to the government of India
662April 13JusticeCitizens
SC Order on premature release of detainees under Foreigners Act, 1946
663April 13JusticeCitizens
Modification of SC Order on who may eligible for free testing for COVID-19
664April 13TechnologyCitizens
Department of Science and Technology has released CovidGyan, a science-based website to bring together a collection of resources in response to the COVID-19 outbreak
665April 13Trade and CommerceCitizens
Validity of continuous discharge certificates (CDCs), as per the Merchant Shipping (CDC) Rules, 2017 that are expiring within February 1 and October 1, 2020 have been extended for a period of six months
666April 13Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Relaxation in provision for submission of physical copy of application for availing Transport and Market Assistance for specified agricultural products
667April 13WaterGovernment
Advisory for ensuring safe drinking water during lock down and effective management of pandemic caused by Corona Virus
668April 12EducationCitizens
MHRD launches portal to monitor and record the efforts taken by institutions related to COVID-19
669April 12Law and OrderGovernment
MHA direction on compliance with SC guidelines on coordination with counsellors/religious leaders to understand the problems of migrant workers
670April 12Law and OrderGovernment
Clarification on permitting transportation of goods during lockdown
671April 12MediaCitizens
Nodal Officer designated for dealing with COVID-19 related grievances in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
672April 11Financial AidCitizens
India send a team of 15 doctors to Kuwait to assist the country in combatting COVID-19.
673April 11Financial SystemCitizens
Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority has directed to stop auto-debiting savings account of the subscribers for APY contribution till June 30, 2020.
674April 11Health Businesses
Psychiatric drugs such as clobazam and clonazepam added to list of medications that can be prescribed during a first consultation over video.
675April 11Law and OrderGovernment
Police security to be provided to doctors and medical staff treating or testing patients with or suspected of having COVID-19.
676April 11Law and OrderGovernment
MHA direction on providing police security to healthcare personnel
677April 11Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Consolidated update on various relaxations provided by the Ministry of Commerce to address COVID-19 related hardship of exporters
678April 10EducationCitizens
MHRD has started Bharat Padhe Online campaign for crowdsourcing of ideas for improving online education ecosystem of India.
679April 10EducationGovernment
Information on integrated government online training courses on COVID-19. Course material includes information on infection prevention by using PPE and clinical management of COVID-19.
680April 10Essential Goods and ServicesCitizens
5th Addendum to Lockdown Order exempting marine/aquaculture operations
681April 10Labour and EmploymentCitizens
1,08,714 workers of FCI, including 80,000 labourers, will be provided ex-gratia compensation in event of death due to COVID-19 during March 24-September 23
682April 10Law and OrderGovernment
Enforcing lockdown during social/religious gatherings
683April 10ManufacturingCitizens
Report on actions taken by the Ministry of Steel on implementation of measures against COVID-19
684April 10MediaCitizens
Advisory for Media: Clarification issued by Railways Ministry regarding resumption of services post April 14.
685April 9Agriculture and Food ProcessingGovernment
States requested to sensitise their field agencies and ensure expeditious authorisations for facilitating smooth farming operations and movement throughout the supply chain
686April 9Agriculture and Food ProcessingGovernment
States to decide the start date for 3-month procurement period for pulses and oilseeds; 50% cost incurred in procurement of perishable crops to be borne by the central government
687April 9EnergyBusinesses
Coal India Limited to extend Usance Letter of Credit facility to Power and Non-Power consumers for payment of coal instead of cash advance for the Fuel Supply Agreements
688April 9Financial AidCitizens
Ordinance reducing sumptuary allowance of Ministers to fight COVID-19
689April 9Financial SystemCitizens
Extension of premium payment period for Postal Life Insurance & Rural Postal Life Insurance till 30th June 2020
690April 9Financial SystemCitizens
PFRDA permits partial withdrawal of pensions to fulfill financial needs for the subscriber, their spouse, children or dependents.
691April 9Food DistributionCitizens
FCI to provide foodgrains to non-NFSA beneficiaries having state ration cards, 5 kg per person per month for 3 months; NGOs can buy without any limit
692April 9Health Government
Government launches a training module for management of COVID-19 named Integrated Government Online training. The portal aims to enhance capacity building of front line workers to handle the pandemic efficiently for any subsequent stages of the pandemic.
693April 9Health Citizens
Measures taken by ESIC to fight COVID-19
694April 9TaxationBusinesses
Exemption granted from Basic Customs Duty and Health Cess (till September 2020) on import of ventilators, masks, PPEs, test kits, and inputs used to manufacture these
695April 8Corporate AffairsBusinesses
Clarifications on passing ordinary and special resolutions by companies under the Companies Act, 2013 in view of COVID-19
696April 8Financial AidGovernment
The central government will be releasing funds to states to help them prepare for COVID-19 cases, procure essential medical equipment and drugs, and strengthen surveillance activities such as building testing labs.
697April 8Financial AidCitizens
Provides information on the coverage, eligibility, benefits, and manner of claiming benefits under the central government scheme for healthcare workers fighting COVID-19.
698April 8Financial SystemBusinesses
IRDAI permits insurers to grant a moratorium of three months towards payment of instalments falling due between 1st March, 2020 and 31st May, 2020
699April 8Financial SystemGovernment
Revised expenditure limits specified for certain ministries/ departments for the Apr-Jun quarter of 2020-21 in view of the stressed cash position
700April 8Food DistributionBusinesses
NGOs involved in relief operations permitted to buy wheat and rice directly from FCI, without going through the e-auction process, at the pre-determined reserve prices
701April 8JusticeCitizens
Supreme Court Order on free testing by accredited labs
702April 8JusticeGovernment
Supreme Court Order on ensuring availability of PPE
703April 8Law and OrderCitizens
Information on reducing social stigma associated with persons who have contracted COVID-19 as well as healthcare workers, sanitary workers, and police.
704April 8TaxationCitizens
All pending income tax, GST, and customs refunds to be issued immediately, worth Rs 18,000 crore; estimated to reach 15 lakh taxpayers
705April 8TechnologyGovernment
Department of biotechnology issues guidelines on handling of COVID-19 specimen for DNA research purposes. The guidelines include procedure to be followed, risk assessment and mitigation measures, lab waste management and shipment procedure, among others.
706April 8Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Indian Railways introduces 109 Time tabled parcel trains over 58 routes to connect all the important centres
707April 8Travel and MovementBusinesses
Extension of validity of recurrent dangerous goods regulations training due to the COVID-19 pandemic
708April 7EducationCitizens
Ministry of Human Resources and Development and AICTE have launched an online challenge "Samadhan" to find solutions, technically and commercially, which in turn will help fight the epidemic like coronavirus.
709April 7EducationGovernment
Information on online training courses for persons on the frontlines of the pandemic such as healthcare workers, state government officers and police officer on tackling COVID-19.
710April 7EnergyBusinesses
Extension of six months in effective dates under Approved List of Models and Manufacturers (ALMM) Order concerning solar PV modules/cells
711April 7Essential Goods and ServicesGovernment
MHA direction to states on invoking provisions of the Essential Commodities Act to ensure availability of essential goods
712April 7Essential Goods and ServicesBusinesses
The Ministry of Textiles has extended the maximum permissible limit for HDPE/PP bags by 1.80 lakh bales on 26th March, 2020 and further for 0.82 lakh bales on 6th April. This will assist in the packaging of foodgrains and provide packaging bags for wheat farmers.
713April 7Essential Goods and ServicesGovernment
Guidelines to address needs of women migrants during lockdown.
714April 7Financial AidCitizens
Responses to frequently asked questions regarding the central government insurance scheme for healthcare workers fighting COVID-19.
715April 7Financial AidCitizens
Ordinance reducing salaries of MPs by 30% to fight COVID-19
716April 7Financial AidCitizens
Notifications reducing constituency and office allowances of MPs to fight COVID-19
717April 7Financial SystemGovernment
Till September 2020, states can be in overdraft continuously for 21 working days, instead of the earlier limit of 14 working days; 50 working days in overdraft allowed in a quarter
718April 7Health Citizens
iGOT App on fast-track training of frontline workers
719April 7Health Businesses
Updated guidelines for dialysis of COVID-19 patients.
720April 7Health Citizens
Ayurvedic immunity boosting measures.
721April 7Health Businesses
Resource material for capacity building of healthcare workers for containment of COVID-19.
722April 7Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Deadline for certain requests under the Export Promotion Capital Goods (EPCG) scheme extended till March 31, 2021
723April 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
724April 6EnvironmentBusinesses
Advisory regarding containing and management of COVID-19 in National Parks/Sanctuaries/Tiger Reserves
725April 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.
726April 6Essential Goods and ServicesGovernment
Press release on MHA direction to states clarifying exceptions during lockdown with respect to manufacturing and transportation of medical oxygen
727April 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.
728April 6Financial AidCitizens
Suspension of MPLADs for two years in view on COVID-19
729April 6JusticeCitizens
SC order on videoconferencing guidelines during COVID-19
730April 6Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Export policy for certain active pharmaceutical ingredients and formulations made from these changed from restricted to free
731April 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.
732April 5Health Government
Guidelines for setting up quarantine facilities for persons exposed to COVID-19.
733April 5Health Businesses
Guidelines for the handling, treatment and disposal of waste generated during the treatment, diagnosis or quarantine of COVID-19 patients.
734April 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
735April 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
736April 4EnergyBusinesses
Clarification by MNRE on Must Run status of Renewable Energy Stations during lockdown, no curtailment except for grid safety reasons allowed
737April 4Financial AidMiscellaneous
Foreign inward remittances from non-residents is permitted for Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) Fund.
738April 4Financial SystemCitizens
RBI notifies change in trading hours for various markets such as government security or foreign currency trades.
739April 4Financial SystemBusinesses
For life insurance policies whose premiums fall due in March and April 2020, an additional grace period of 30 days will apply.
740April 4Health Government
Containment plan for large COVID-19 outbreaks.
741April 4Health Businesses
Guidelines on the handling on major supplies of oxygen and ensuring adequate supply of oxygen in hospitals.
742April 4Health Government
Advisory to start rapid antibody based blood test for COVID-19.
743April 4Health Citizens
Mask production initiated in wake of COVID-19 Pandemic under NRLM: more than 132 lakh face masks produced by members of SHGs.
744April 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.
745April 4TaxationCitizens
Allows persons, whose applications for lower tax collection/ deduction at source are not approved, to use previous certificate till June
746April 4Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Exports of specified diagnostic kits restricted
747April 4Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Export of hydroxychloroquine and formulations made from hydroxychloroquine to remain prohibited without any exception
748April 3Agriculture and Food ProcessingGovernment
Request to states to communicate the exceptions allowed for agriculture to all field agencies, to ensure smooth harvesting and sowing
749April 3Financial AidGovernment
Release of Rs 11,092 crores approved by the centre to states under the State Disaster Relief Fund
750April 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.
751April 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
752April 3Health Citizens
Information on home-made protective cover for face and mouth.
753April 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.
754April 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
755April 3Law and OrderGovernment
Further clarifications issued to Chief Secretaries of states on MHA Guidelines dated March 24 regarding what constitutes essential supplies
756April 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
757April 3TaxationBusinesses
Notification under the Ordinance to extend time limits for various GST compliances to June 30, with effect from March 20
758April 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
759April 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
760April 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
761April 3Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Extension of Airworthiness Review Certificate (ARC)during the lockdown phase of COVID19
762April 3Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Extension of validity of certain approvals and licenses/authorisations issued under the Aircraft Rules, 1937 related to COVID 19 Lockdown
763April 2Administrative ServicesGovernment
Release of National Preparedness Survey on COVID-19
764April 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.
765April 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
766April 2Financial AidGovernment
MHA instructions to states/UTs to ensure social distancing and law and order during disbursal of benefits under PMGKY
767April 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.
768April 2Health Citizens
Central government launches ArogyaSetu mobile app, user can assess the risk of catching the COVID-19 infection using this app
769April 2Health Citizens
Information for persons experiencing alcohol withdrawal during the lockdown.
770April 2JusticeGovernment
MHA instructions to states/UTs on compliance with Supreme Court directions on curbing fake news and providing basic amenities to migrant workers
771April 2Law and OrderGovernment
Clarification issued to MHA Guidelines dated March 24 on social distancing. These clarify the scope of certain exemptions
772April 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
773April 2Law and OrderGovernment
MHA instructions to states/UTs on wide circulation of penal provisions under the DM Act and IPC for violating the lockdown
774April 2Law and OrderCitizens
Press release on blacklisting 960 foreigners for involvement in Tablighi Jamaat activities
775April 2Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Scanned copies of pre-registration and other documents for registration under European Union Generalised System of Preferences to be accepted
776April 1Administrative ServicesGovernment
Accounting procedure for expenditure by Railways on COVID related activities
777April 1Administrative ServicesGovernment
Staff due for periodic medical examination need not be sent for examination till April 30, 2020
778April 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
779April 1Corporate AffairsBusinesses
Relaxation of six weeks to telecom service providers for filing monthly and quarterly reports with TRAI due in April 2020
780April 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.
781April 1EnergyBusinesses
Clarification regarding moratorium to discoms for payments, must run status to RE generating stations, regular payment to RE generating stations required
782April 1EnergyBusinesses
MNRE issues instructions regarding invoicing of renewable energy supplies, invoices over email can be accepted instead of hard copies
783April 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.
784April 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.
785April 1Financial SystemCitizens
Ministry of Finance releases Frequently Asked Questions regarding RBI's measure to declare moratorium on term loans
786April 1Financial SystemGovernment
Increases the limit on Ways and Means Advances (temporary loans from RBI to governments) by 30% for all states, UTs
787April 1Health Businesses
Various health and travel related advisories issued earlier to remain in force till further orders are passed
788April 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
789April 1Health Businesses
Guidelines for dialysis of COVID-19 Infection
790April 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.
791April 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.
792April 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.
793April 1Health Citizens
Information on dealing with psychological issues amongst migrant workers during COVID-19 pandemic.
794April 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.
795April 1JusticeGovernment
Letter to Chief Secretaries of all states on compliance of central government directions to deal with migrant workers and essential supplies
796April 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.
797April 1MediaCitizens
Press Information Bureau (PIB) sets up COVID19 Fact Check Unit, will also be publishing daily bulletin on COVID-19 at 8 PM
798April 1MediaBusinesses
Supreme Court issues directions to media, including print, electronic and social media, to curb unverified and fake news related to COVID-19
799April 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
800April 1Travel and MovementCitizens
Limited registration of BS-IV vehicles to be allowed as per Supreme Court's Order