Sunday, September 24, 2023

Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till June 28; Tier- based system to be followed for unlock

The state government has permitted resumption of public transport, with 50% occupancy and non-AC buses to be operated in four districts in and around Chennai region (Chennai Thiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Chengalpet).

Tier- based system to be followed for unlock:

Teir-1 comprises 11 districts, which includes Coimbatore, Nigeria, Thiruppur, Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai, where no additional relaxations have been provided as the active caseload continues to remain high.

Tier-2 comprises 23 districts, namely Ariyalur, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Kallakurichi, Kanyakumari, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Perambalur, Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram, Ranipet, Sivagangai, Theni, Tenkasi, Thirunelveli, Thirupathur, Thiruvannamalai, Thuthukudi, Trichy, Villupuram, Vellore and Virudhunagar, where additional relaxations have been given.

Tier-3 districts, which consist of Chennai, Thiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Chengalpet, get additional relaxations along with those extended to Tier-2 districts.

Check the guidelines here:

1. Inter-district and intra-district public transport in the districts of Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Chengalpet will be allowed to operate with 50% occupancy. Metrorail operation will also be allowed with 50 per cent seat occupancy.

2. No e-registeration required for cabs and autos in these four districts.

3. Cinema and TV serial shooting can commence with a maximum of 100 people. All of them have to undergo a mandatory Covid test.

4. All construction works will be allowed in four districts.

5. Shops selling computer hardware, software, electronic appliances, spare parts and shops selling construction materials can function between 9 AM and 7 PM in the four districts.

6. Standalone shops – grocery, fruit and meat shops – allowed from 6 am – 7 pm.

7. Restaurants allowed takeaway services from 6 am – 9 pm.

8. E-commerce services allowed between 6 am – 9 pm.

9. Government offices can work at 100 per cent strength. Sub-registrar offices can function fully.

10. Admission-related work in educational institutions will be allowed from allowed tomorrow.

11. While private offices in Chennai will be allowed to function with 50 per cent staff, companies in other districts will not be allowed to work more than 33 per cent of staff strength.

12. While export units can function with full strength, other industries to continue with 50 per cent staff.

13. Automative showrooms to operate from 9 am – 7 pm.

14. Mandatory e-registeration for plumbers, carpenters, computer/motor technicians for home visit.

15. Footwear and optical shops can function between 9 am and 5 pm in Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Chengalpet. Meanwhile, vehicle dealers and distributors in these districts have been allowed two hour extension (9 am – 7 pm).

16. Salons, beauty parlours allowed to function without air conditioners.

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