Lockdown will continue till 30 June, but only in containment zones. States to decide those zones and permitted restarting of economic activities outside those zones in a phased manner.It called this new phase as “Unlock 1”.
Here is what You Need To Know About Unlock 1
1. In phase one, all religious places and places of worship, hotels, restaurants, and other hospitality services, shopping malls will be permitted to open from June 8.
2. In the second phase, schools, colleges, educational/ training/ coaching institutions, etc., will be opened after consultations with States and UTs.
3. There shall be no restriction on inter-state and intra-state movement of persons and goods.
4. No separate passes will be required for inter state travels.
5.States, based on their assessment of the situation, may prohibit certain activities outside the Containment zones, or impose such restrictions.
“The current phase of re-opening, Unlock 1, will have an economic focus,” said the government, a day after GDP data showed the slowest pace of growth in 11 years. This is a big impact of the lockdown on the latest quarter.