Unlock-5: Uttarakhand Government issued guidelines.


On the lines of the central government, the Uttarakhand government has also released the guideline of Unlock-5. People outside the Containment Zone in the state will get most concessions from October 15. Up to 200 people will now be able to attend any event and function including marriage, marriage. Till now the limit was 100 people. School-colleges, swimming pools, coaching institutes, cinema houses etc. have been allowed to open conditionally. From October 15, coaching institutes will be opened with the permission of the District Magistrates.

Most of the concessions have been made in the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) issued by Chief Secretary Om Prakash on Thursday late evening under the guidelines issued by the Central Government. There is no mention of Chardham Yatra in SOP. The Education Department has been made responsible for the schools while the higher education department has been made responsible for the colleges.

Both these departments will decide on their level for concessions from October 15. The Department of Education will have to issue a separate SOP to open the school. Online education will continue to be preferred. Relief for tourists has been retained.
Lockdown up to 31 in Containment Zone:
It has been clarified in the SOP that the lockdown will remain in the Containment Zone till 31 October. The district administration will not impose any restrictions outside the containment zone without the permission of the state government.

Trade exhibitions open:
SOP has also opened the way for trade exhibitions. Business to Business has been allowed to operate from October 15. This means that there will be transactions between wholesalers and manufacturers and retail traders. For this, the SOP of the Ministry of Commerce has to be followed.

– Cinema theater multiplexes will open from October 15 with 50 percent capacity. These have to be followed by the SOP of the Ministry of Communications.
– Amusement parks will also open. Must follow SOP of Ministry of Health.
– Up to 200 people will be able to participate in marriage and other social, educational, sports, entertainment, cultural, religious, political events.
– 50 percent capacity can be used in closed halls. The limit will also be 200 people.

– Schools and colleges will be able to open conditionally from October 15, online education system will continue.
– The Education Department will take decisions in consultation with the management of all schools, educational institutions, parents etc.
– Students can go to school, but written permission of parents will be required.
– A limited number of students will be able to go to school, the Education Department will issue its SOP.
Permission to open the coaching institute from October 15 will be given by the concerned District Magistrates.
– The District Magistrate will take this decision after consulting the management of the coaching institute and assessing the situation.
– PhD in higher education, postgraduate students of science and technology will be able to go to college from October 15 for use.
– On the instructions of State University and Private University, Department of Higher Education, permission to go to college only will be for experimental purposes only.
– Swimming bridge will open for training of players. It will be under the SOP of Ministry of Sports.
The movement:
Intra-regional traffic: For inter-state traffic in the state, registration has to be done on the smart city website. No one has to be quarantined. Covid have to be quarantine if found.
Traffic between states: Registration has to be done on the smart city website. The district administration will arrange for thermal scanning.

– Tourists coming to Uttarakhand will have to register on the smart city website.
There will be no restriction of minimum duration residence in Hotel and Home Stay in Uttarakhand. Covid negative test report will not be required before check in at Hotel Home Stay.
– Students, parents and teachers coming from outside for the examination etc. will register on the Smart City website. They will not have to undergo the RTPCR test.
– The district administration will conduct public transport. This will ensure that students, parents etc. get the facility.
– From October 15, more than 100 people will be able to go for jogging or walking in the park, for this the permission of the district administration will be required.

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