After a review of the current situation of COVID pandemic and the concerns due to newly detected coronavirus variant “omicron”, the existing restrictions and protocols will be continued.
Home Department, Govt. of West Bengal
Home Department was established to operate and control the Administration within the State. The management of its personnel & administration for maintenance of security and revenue collection was its operative part.
All government offices related to non-emergency and non-essential services shall now function with 50% of total strength.
In view of the ensuing festive period the restriction relating to movement of people and vehicles between 11 PM to 5 AM is relaxed during 10th October 2021 to 20th October 2021.
After a review of the current situation of COVID pandemic, State Executive Committee of West Bengal State Disaster Management Authority recommended further extension of restriction measures upto 30.09.2021.
Coaching centres for competitive examinations may remain open with 50% of capacity at a time following COVID appropriate protocols and regular sanitization of the centres.
All outdoor activities including movement of people and vehicles shall be strictly prohibited between 11 PM to 5 AM except for health services, law and order, essential commodities including agricultural produce and other emergency services.
Restriction measures stand extended upto 15th August 2021 according to the provisions of West Bengal Epidemic Disease, COVID-19 Regulations, 2020.