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1001March 17International TravelCitizens
Travel of passengers from Afghanistan, Philippines, Malaysia to India is prohibited. (March 17-March 31)
1002March 17International TravelCitizens
Travel of passengers from Afghanistan, Philippines, Malaysia to India is prohibited immediately. These directions will be in force till March 31 and then reviewed.
1003March 17International TravelCitizens
Travel of passengers from Afghanistan, Philippines, Malaysia to India is prohibited with immediate effect.
1004March 17International TravelCitizens
Travel of passengers from Afghanistan, Malaysia, and Philippines suspended.
1005March 16EducationCitizens
All educational establishments (schools, universities etc), gyms, museums, cultural and social centres, swimming pools and theatres to be closed. All non-essential travel to be avoided. Persons should keep 1 metre distance from each other.
1006March 16Financial SystemBusinesses
Operational and business continuity measures to be taken by banks and other financial institutions such as: (i) taking stock of critical processes, and (ii) encouraging customers to take up digital banking facilities.
1007March 16Health Citizens
Compulsory quarantine for 14 days for passengers coming from/transiting through UAE, Qatar, Oman, and Kuwait. Travel of passengers from countries in EU and European Free Trade Association, Turkey and UK is prohibited till March 31, 2020.
1008March 16Health Government
Ensure sanitisation of seats, handles and bars of all public transport vehicles; display of public messages on transport vehicles
1009March 16Health Government
Sanitise electrical related areas - lifts, switches, emergency buttons.
1010March 16Health Government
Preventive measures- ensure cleanliness, coach temp maintained at 24-25 degree, remove curtains, no blankets will be provided, etc.
1011March 16International TravelCitizens
Expanding minimum 14 days quarantine for persons traveling from UAE, Qatar, Oman and Kuwait, from March 18 onwards. Travel of passengers from EU countries, EFTA, Turkey and UK to India is prohibited from March 18. These directions will be in force till March 31 and then reviewed.
1012March 16International TravelCitizens
Expanding compulsory quarantine for 14 days for passengers coming from UAE, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait; Prohibition on travel of passengers from Europe, UK and Turkey
1013March 15Administrative ServicesGovernment
Railways has an MIS where zonal managers put up daily updates to keep track of the virus
1014March 15Health Government
Guidelines for dead body management: there is unlikely to be an increased risk of COVID infection from a dead body, and only the lungs of dead patients if handled during autopsy may be infectious.
1015March 15Health Government
Mock drill on the handling of COVID-19 cases in government hospitals
1016March 14International TravelCitizens
Passenger movement across Immigration Land Check Posts suspended
1017March 14Travel and MovementBusinesses
All scheduled airlines have to make in-flight announcement - mandatory screening for all passengers, every passenger must fill the self-declaration form and submit it at health and immigration centers for immigration clearance. Mandatory minimum 14 days quarantine for persons traveling from the specified 7 countries.
1018March 13Essential Goods and ServicesBusinesses
Categorises masks and hand sanitisers as essential commodities - allows the central government to regulate the production, quality, distribution, and logistics
1019March 13International TravelCitizens
All passenger movements through immigration land check posts will be suspended from March 15, 2020 onwards.
1020March 13TechnologyBusinesses
Relaxations in terms and conditions for work from home to Other Service Providers (ITES/BPO) till April 30 announced by DoT
1021March 12Health Government
Actionable points - Railways hospitals should provide 20% of their beds for isolation facilities, hospitals should start helpline numbers, avoid mass gatherings, cancel training programs,
1022March 12International TravelCitizens
All existing visas issued to national of any country except those issued to diplomats, officials, UN/international organisations, employment and project visas suspended from March 13. Visas of all foreigners already in India remain valid. Visa free travel granted to OCI card holders suspended till April 15. All persons traveling from any destination and having visited China, Italy, Iran, South korea, France, Spain and Germany on or after Feb 15 will be quarantined for at least 14 days.
1023March 12Travel and MovementBusinesses
Airlines may support their passengers by waiving off cancellation/reschedule charges or by providing some other incentive.
1024March 12Travel and MovementCitizens
Information on visa restrictions and avoiding mass gatherings.
1025March 11EnvironmentBusinesses
Environmental clearances to be granted expeditiously to projects related to active pharmaceutical ingredients and bulk drug intermediates.
1026March 11Health Citizens
Guidelines on use of masks in public: persons with no symptoms not to wear masks.
1027March 11Health Citizens
Guidelines for home quarantine: All persons who have come in contact with a person having or suspected of having novel coronavirus must practice home quarantine. Home quarantine will last 14 days.
1028March 11Health Businesses
Standard Operating Procedure to handle COVID-19 for international cruise ships at major ports. Any passenger or crew with a travel history to any of the COVID affected countries since February 1, 2020 will not be allowed to enter any Indian port till march 31, 2020. International cruise ships will be allowed only in the ports with thermal screening available.
1029March 11International TravelCitizens
All existing visas, except diplomatic, and employment, stand suspended till 15th April 2020. All incoming persons to be quarantined.
1030March 11International TravelCitizens
Consolidated travel advisory with information on all policies in place related to travel
1031March 11International TravelCitizens
All visas granted to nationals of France, Germany and Spain issued before March 11, and who have not entered India yet stand cancelled. Regular visas granted to foreign nationals who have travelled to China, Iran, Italy, South Korea, Japan, France, Germany and Spain on or after Feb1 and have not entered India stand suspended. Indians and OCI card holders from Italy and South Korea should carry tested negative certificates from designated labs. Visas of foreigners already in India remain valid. They may contact the nearest FRRO office for extension of visa. Diplomats from these 8 countries exempted, but medical screening mandatory.
1032March 11International TravelCitizens
All existing visas, except diplomatic, and employment, stand suspended till 15th April 2020. All incoming persons to be quarantined.
1033March 11International TravelCitizens
Consolidated Travel Advisory- Suspension of existing visas, quarantine for 14 days for any incoming travelers from Iran, Italy, China, Korea, France, Spain and Germany
1034March 11International TravelCitizens
Efforts to rescue Indians stranded in Iran and Italy
1035March 11International TravelCitizens
All visas except employment based and diplomatic visas suspended until April 15.
1036March 10Health Citizens
Additional Travel Advisory for COVID-19 on Home Isolation
1037March 10International TravelCitizens
Existing visas granted to nationals of France, Germany and Spain suspended. Visas of all foreign nationals that have traveled to these countries also suspended.
1038March 10International TravelCitizens
Indians to avoid all non-essential travel abroad.
1039March 10International TravelCitizens
Only international cruise ships which had planned to dock at an Indian port prior to January 1, 2020 will be allowed to dock. Any international cruise ship or passenger/crew with a travel history to Covid-19 affected countries since February 1, 2020 will not be permitted into India.
1040March 10International TravelCitizens
Additional Travel Advisory for COVID-19 for Indians intending to travel abroad
1041March 9Health Citizens
Those who may be tested include: (i) close contacts of those that have tested positive for COVID-19 that develop respiratory symptoms within 14 days of contacting infected person, and (ii) persons with a travel history to COVID-19 affected countries that show symptoms within 14 days of their return.
1042March 9Health Government
Clean coaches, toilets, pantry cars, clean AC air filters, ensure availability of liquid soap, provide clean linen in sealed packets and not supply used linen at all.
1043March 6Health Government
Precautionary measures - clean areas in trains that are frequently touched by passengers - door handles, toilet faucets, water taps, etc.
1044March 6International TravelCitizens
Consolidated travel advisory with information on all policies in place related to travel
1045March 6International TravelCitizens
Updated travel advisory on visa restrictions, universal screening and self declaration
1046March 5Administrative ServicesGovernment
Setting up of control room in central hospital, northern railway for COVID-19. All railways zones were directed to set up similar control rooms for information and coordination. Additional phone lines to be set up to not interfere with regular emergency work,
1047March 5EducationCitizens
Advisory for universities and colleges- COVID19
1048March 5Health Citizens
Advisory to avoid mass gatherings
1049March 5International TravelCitizens
Passengers traveling from South Korea will need certificate proving they have tested negative COVID-19.
1050March 5International TravelCitizens
In addition to visa restrictions, passengers traveling from Italy, South Korea will need certificate of having tested negative for COVID-19 from the designated laboratories authorised by the health authorities of these countries, applicable from March 10.
1051March 5International TravelCitizens
Any person travelling to India from Italy or Republic of Korea requires a certificate of having tested negative for COVID19 to enter India
1052March 4Financial SystemBusinesses
Guidelines to be followed by insurers for handling of insurance claims reported under Coronavirus
1053March 4Health Government
Railways should build public awareness, each railway zone should have isolation wards along with the necessary protective gear, training of railway health staff, inform the ED Health (Railway Board) of any suspected cases in any zone.
1054March 4Health Citizens
Universal screening of all passengers expanded to all passengers flying in to India
1055March 3Health Businesses
Prevention guidelines issued for staff involved in aircraft operation: ground handling staff, crew members, airport staff and airline operators
1056March 3International TravelCitizens
All visas issued to nationals of Italy, Iran, South Korea and Japan issued on or before March 3 suspended. Anyone seeking to travel for compelling reasons may seek fresh visa from the nearest embassy/consulate. Visas issued to other foreign nationals who have traveled from China, Iran, Italy, South Korea and Japan on or after Feb 1 suspended. Diplomats from these places are exempted but medical screening is mandatory for them. All foreign and Indian nationals entering into India from any port must submit self-declaration form including personal details and travel history to health officials and immigration officials at all ports. Passengers arriving from China, South Korea, Japan, Iran, Italy, Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand, Singapore must undergo medical screening at port of entry.
1057March 3International TravelCitizens
Travel Advisory: Existing visas for Japanese nationals suspended. All persons entering India at any port must fill a self declaration form including information on travel history. Persons from China, South Korea, Japan, Iran, Italy, Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand, Singapore and Taiwan must undergo medical screening at port of entry.
1058March 3MediaBusinesses
Advisory by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to private TV/FM radio channels regarding publicity of travel/VISA restrictions
1059March 3Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Prohibition on export of specified Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and formulations such as Paracetamol and Vitamin B12
1060March 2International TravelCitizens
Existing visas for foreign nationals travelling from China to India are no longer valid. Persons travelling to China from India will be quarantined on return.
1061March 2International TravelCitizens
Universal screening of all passengers extended to passengers coming from Italy and Iran
1062February 28International TravelCitizens
Visa on arrival facility for nationals of Japan and South Korea suspended with immediate effect. Airlines directed to not accept these passengers. People with existing visas may travel provided they haven't been to China post Jan 15
1063February 26Health Businesses
Guidelines for prevention of transmission and disinfection of hotels
1064February 26International TravelCitizens
Indian citizens to refrain from travel to Singapore, South Korea, Iran, and Italy. Persons traveling into India from these countries will be quarantined for 14 days.
1065February 26International TravelCitizens
Travel Advisory refraining travel to China and refraining non-essential travel to Singapore, Iran, Italy and Korea
1066February 23International TravelCitizens
Universal screening for all passengers arriving in flights directly from Nepal, Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia
1067February 13International TravelCitizens
Universal screening for all passengers arriving in flights directly from Japan, South Korea, Thailand and Singapore
1068February 8Trade and CommerceBusinesses
Prohibition on export of any personal protection equipment or masks except surgical masks
1069February 6International TravelCitizens
All visas to Chinese passport holders prior to Feb 5 suspended immediately. No Chinese national or any other foreigner residing in China allowed to travel to India. Foreigners who have travelled to China post january 15 are not allowed to travel to India via any of the borders,
1070February 5International TravelCitizens
Existing visas no longer valid for people traveling from China; people advised not to China, and will be quarantined on return from China;
1071February 4International TravelCitizens
All passengers arriving from China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand will be screened as soon as they step out of the specified aerobridge. all passengers will be allowed to move to immigration after this initial check, and receiving clearance.
1072February 3International TravelCitizens
Existing visas for foreign nationals travelling from China, Singapore, South Korea, Iran and Italy to India are no longer valid.
1073February 3International TravelCitizens
E-visas temporarily suspended for chinese passport holders, and other nationalities residing in China
1074February 3International TravelCitizens
Consolidate travel advisory, refraining travel to China, Republic of Korea, Iran, Italy and Japan
1075January 30International TravelCitizens
All airlines operating China on international routes have to undertake steps for screening of passengers - people showing symptoms are advised to report to the cabin crew, passengers who had travelled to Wuhan in the past 14 days may undergo screening prior to immigration clearance. E-visas were temporarily suspended for chinese passport holders, and other nationalities residing in China
1076January 28Health Government
Detection and containment of coronavirus: Railways should stay in touch with the respective health authorities and take necessary measures as suggested by these authorities.
1077January 27Health Businesses
Preparedness measures that should be undertaken at all ports to deal with COVID-19.
1078January 25Health Government
Guidelines on the manner in which infection can be prevented and controlled within healthcare facilities
1079January 25Health Citizens
Describing the monitoring of the outbreak of novel coronavirus
1080January 25International TravelCitizens
Recommends avoidance of non-essential travel to China
1081January 24Health Government
Guidelines on manner of collecting, packaging and transporting samples for testing for COVID-19.
1082January 17Health Citizens
Recommends travelers from China should monitor their health and seek medical care if they exhibit symptoms of novel coronavirus.
1083N/AAdministrative ServicesCitizens
Standard operating procedure for opening of all centrally protected monuments and museums under the control of Archaeological Survey of India
1084N/AFinancial AidGovernment
Deduction of one day's salary of all employees (except unwilling employees) from the Ministry of Earth Sciences for contribution in PM CARES Fund.
1085N/AHealth Citizens
State/UT helpline numbers for COVID-19
1086N/AHealth Citizens
Coping strategy for children and caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown.
1087N/AInternational TravelCitizens
Detailed FAQs on visa restrictions.
1088N/AInternational TravelCitizens
Information on lodging, food, etc. for Indian students that were unable to board a flight returning to India from Kazakhstan
1089N/AInternational TravelCitizens
Advisory of travel and visa restrictions during COVID-19
1090N/ATaxationGovernment
Processing of tender relating to e-filling of TDS returns with Income Tax Department by the Ministry of Earth Sciences withheld.
1091N/ATravel and MovementBusinesses
Operational Recommendations for Tourism Service Providers
1092N/ATravel and MovementBusinesses
Operational Recommendations for restaurants
1093N/ATravel and MovementBusinesses
Operational Recommendations for hotels
1094N/ATravel and MovementBusinesses
Operational Recommendations for bed and breakfast, homestay and farmstay.