Due to COVID-19 pandemic a number of non-pharmaceutical interventions know as lockdowns i.e. stay at home orders, curfews, quarantines, social distancing etc. have been implemented in numerous countries and territories around the world.
After a review of the current situation of COVID-19 pandemic, in view of the overall decline in total caseload and positivity rate and overall improvement in the situation, the restrictions imposed can now be revoked.
On the occasion of the HOLI FESTIVAL, restrictions relating to movement of people and vehicles between 12 midnight to 5 AM shall be relaxed on the night of 17th March, 2022 so as to enable the celebration of “HOLI KA DAHAN”.
In terms of the provisions under Disaster Management Act 2005 read with West Bengal Epidemic Disease, Covid-19 Regulations 2020, restriction and relaxation measures and advisory as already in force shall stand extended up to 15/03/2022.
Opening of all ICDS centres. A separate Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) will be issued by Women & Child Development and Social Welfare Department in this regard.
Schools shall open for class VIII to XII from 3rd February 2022. All government offices including public undertakings shall function with 75% of total employee strength.
Gym may remain open with 50% of the capacity at a time upto 9 PM provided staff and users are fully vaccinated or are RTPCR negative.
Marriage related functions shall be allowed with a maximum of 200 people at a time or 50% seating capacity of the hall/ venue, whichever is lower.
All Government, Government Aided and Government Sponsored educational institutions including training institutions will remain closed until further order in public interest.
All government offices including public undertakings shall function with 50% of employees at a time. Work from home shall be encouraged as far as possible.
Restrictions relating to movement of people and vehicles between 11 PM to 5 AM shall continue to be in force but shall be relaxed for Christmas and New Year celebrations during 24th December 2021 to 1st January 2022.