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List of notifications/circulars/advisory
01 April to 14 April, 2020 (1800 hrs)
|Last Updated On||Issuing Authority||Applicability||Nature of directions||Copy of notification/source.|
|April 14, 2020||Prime Minister of India||All States and UTs||The Prime Minister has announced an extension of the national lockdown till May 3, 2020 in order to control the transmission of COVID-19 pandemic.||Read here|
|April 14, 2020||Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt of India||Domestic passenger flights||The prohibition on the domestic flight operation has been extended until May 3, 2020|
|April 14, 2020||Office of the Director General of Civil Aviation, Govt of India.||International commercial passenger services||
All the scheduled international commercial passenger services shall remain closed until May 3, 2020.
|April 14, 2020||Ministry of Labour and Employment||Filing of ESI contribution||As a relief measure, the period for filing ESI contribution for the month of February and March was earlier extended to 15th April and 15th May, respectively. Now, considering the hardship being faced by employers, the period for filing ESI contribution for the month of February has been further extended from earlier extended period i.e. 15th April to 15th May, 2020. The period for filing contribution for the month of March 2020 is also 15th May, 2020. No penalty or interest or damage will be levied on establishments during the extended period. 3.49 crore Insured Persons (IPs) and 12,11,174 employers will get relief with the extension of period for filing the return.||Download here|
|April 14, 2020||The High Court of Madhya Pradesh||Functioning of Madhya Pradesh High court||In view of the extension of the lockdown, the restrictive functioning of the Madhya Pradesh High Court has been extended till May 3, 2020.||Download here|
|April 14, 2020||National Green Tribunal (NGT)||Functioning of NGT||The NGT has decided to cancel its summer vacations, scheduled for the month of June, 2020 in view of loss of working hours due to restricted functioning amid the lockdown.||Download here|
|April 13, 2020||Prime Minister’s Office||Citizens of India||The Prime Minister shall address the nation at 10 am on Tuesday i.e. 14.04.2020 in light of the coronavirus lockdown.||Read here|
|April 13, 2020||Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Govt of India||Companies||
Clarification on passing of ordinary and special resolutions by companies under the Companies Act, 2013 and rules made thereunder on account of the threat posed by Covid-19.
Filings under section 124 and section 125 of the Companies Act 2013 r/w IEPFA (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules 2016 in view of emerging situation due to outbreak of COVID– 19.
|April 13, 2020||Government of Tamil Nadu||State of Tamil Nadu||The lockdown in Tamil Nadu has been extended by 2 weeks until April 30, 2020.|
|April 13, 2020||Government of Maharashtra- Department of Revenue and Forest, Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation||
State of Maharashtra
|The lockdown in Maharashtra has been extended until April 30, 2020||Downlaod here|
|April 12, 2020||High Court of Madras||Functioning of the High Court of Madras and the courts subordinate to it||Through the notification issued by the Registrar General, the order of suspension of regular works of the High Court and the Subordinate Courts under it shall continue to operate till April 30, 2020.||Download here|
|April 12, 2020||Government of NCT of Delhi||NCT of Delhi||The number of Covid-19 containment zones has been increased to 43. Home delivery of essential items and hospital visits are permitted in these zones.||Read here|
|April 12, 2020||Government of Haryana- Town and Country Planning Department||State of Haryana||The government offices in the State of Haryana are decided to be made functional w.e.f. 13.4.2020- All head of offices in the State and head of branches at HQ shall attend office. The employees residing in the declared Containment Zones/areas where a total lockdown/curfew has been announced shall not be called to office in any case.||Download here|
|April 12, 2020||Ministry of Health & Family Welfare||All States and UTs||The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has released a mapping of patients to care centers so that patients may be transferred as per need.||Download here|
|April 11, 2020||Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Deptt. for Promotion of Industry||Identified Industries||Certain identified industries are allowed to resume limited activity with “reasonable safeguards” and minimum manpower.||Download here|
|April 11, 2020||Government of West Bengal||State of West Bengal||The Chief Minister of West Bengal on April 11, 2020 extended the lockdown in West Bengal till April 30, 2020. All schools and colleges in West Bengal shall remain closed till June 10.||Read here|
|April 11, 2020||Government of Maharashtra||State of Maharashtra||As per a statement given by the Chief Minister Uddhav Thackery in a live webcast, it was stated that the lockdown in the state shall be extended till April 30, 2020.||Read here|
|April 11, 2020||Government of Karnataka||State of Karnataka||Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Saturday said the lockdown in place to control the spread on Covid-19 shall be extended for two more weeks and the Centre will issue guidelines regarding its implementation in a couple of days.||Read here|
|April 11, 2020||Government of West Bengal||State of West Bengal||As stated by the chief secretary, West Bengal, the West Bengal government will impose a 14 day ‘total lockdown’ in 10 hotspots from where several COVID-19 cases have been reported.||Read here|
|April 11, 2020||Government of NCT of Delhi||NCT of Delhi||The number of Coronavirus containment zones in Delhi has been increased to 30 with an addition of 6 new areas including Nabi Karim, E pocket GTB enclave, street no. 18 to 22 of Zakir Nagar and nearby area of Abu Bakar Masjid, Zakir Nagar.
|Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Govt of India||Corporate Social Responsibility||
COVID -19 related frequently asked questions on corporate social responsibility
|April 10, 2020||Office of the district & sessions judge: Patiala House Court, New Delhi||Functioning of the Patiala House Court||Patiala House Court has issued further guidelines on hearing of urgent matters through video conferencing.||Download here|
|April 10, 2020||District Administration, Gurugram||District Gurugram||
The District Magistrate, Gurugram has implemented the following containment measures in the District Gurugram:
- IT has been made compulsory for all persons in the public places, moving around in vehicles, or attending meeting/workplace to wear 3-ply mask or cloth mask.
April 10, 2020
|Government of Punjab||State of Punjab||
The Council of Ministers chaired by Chief Minister of Punjab have extended the curfew in the state of Punjab till May 1, 2020.
|April 10, 2020||The Karnataka Cabinet||State of Karnataka||Karnataka favours total lockdown across all districts till April 30, 2020.||Download here|
|April 9, 2020||The High Court of Allahabad||Functioning of Allahabad High Court and the courts subordinate to it||As per the resolution passed by the Allahabad High Court , the Allahabad High Court as well as the subordinate courts under will take only those cases which are at the stage of disposal, order, final hearing, remands and bail or any other urgent matter if the lock-down is lifted on April 15, 2020.||Download here|
|April 9. 2020||Revenue & Disaster Management Department, Government of Odisha||State of Odisha||The lockdown in the entire State of Odisha is extended until April 30, 2020 in public interest.||Download here|
|April 9, 2020||Odisha Cabinet||State of Odisha||
Highlights of the Cabinet meeting held on April 9, 2020 includes the following:
- Odisha decides for the extension of the lockdown and also recommends to Union Government to do the same.
- Mr. Naveen Patnaik requests the Centre not to start train or air services till April 30, 2020.
- Other points as stated in the attached PDF.
|April 9, 2020||District Magistrate , Faridabad||District Faridabad||Direction to every person within the jurisdiction of District Faridabad to wear masks all the time while coming in public places,||Download here|
|April 9, 2020||Ministry of Human Resource Development||Front line workers of all states and UTs||
Government of India launches a training module for management of COVID-19 named ‘Integrated Government Online training’ (iGOT) portal on DIKSHA platform of MHRD.
|April 9, 2020||Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA)||All states and UTs||The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs announced the launch of a revised version of the existing Swachhata-MoHUA App, at a video conference (VC) held with all States, Union Territories (UTs) and cities, under the Chairmanship of Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary – MoHUA, on the COVID 19 crisis.||Download here|
|April 9, 202 0||The Government of NCT of Delhi||Delhi||The Delhi government on Wednesday announced sealing of 20 coronavirus hotspots comprising small pockets of settlements and apartment complexes and made it compulsory for people to wear face masks when stepping outdoors to contain the spread of the virus.||Read here|
|April 9, 2020||Government of Uttar Pradesh||Uttar Pradesh||The Uttar Pradesh government has announced sealing of affected areas or 'hotspots' in 15 districts across the state having a high case load - with 6 cases or more- of the Covid-19 till April 15 morning in a bid to prevent community spread from taking place.||Read here|
|April 9, 2020||High Court of Delhi||Functioning of the Delhi High Court and its subordinate courts.||
As per the resolution passed both the Delhi High Court as well as the subordinate courts will remain operational in the entire month of June.
|April 8, 2020||Ministry of Labour & Employment||Migrant workers||The State /UT Government are requested to compile the data of the migrant workers at District and State level in a particular format and share it with the Ministry before April 11, 2020 on daily basis,||Download here|
|April 8, 2020||Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Govt of India||Companies incorporated under the Companies Act, 2013.||Clarification on passing of ordinary and special resolutions by the Companies under the Companies Act, 2013 and rules made thereunder on account of COVID 19.||Download here|
|April 8, 2020||Municipal Commissioner of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai||City of Mumbai||An order for compulsorily wearing of masks by all people in Mumbai before moving in public places, or travelling in personal/official vehicle etc.||Download here|
|April 8, 2020||Press Information Bureau of India||All States and UTs||Press Information Bureau of India has released in a fact check that the messages circulating on social media claiming that apart from the Government, no citizen is allowed to post/forward update on Covid 19 is false and misleading.||
|April 7, 2020||Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India||All States and UTs||The Ministry of Home Affairs has written to the State ministries to ensure availability of essential goods by invoking Essential Commodities Act, 1955 and to take urgent steps to prevent hoarding/ black marketing and ensure that essential commodities are available at a fair price at large.||Download here|
|April 7, 2020||Vice President’s Secretariat||All States and UTs||The VP Secretariat assessed the completion of two weeks of the lockdown and discussed the challenges in deciding the exit strategy from the present lockdown upon completion of the third week.
|April 6, 2020||Press Information Bureau, Government of India||All States and UTs||
The Press Information Bureau, Government of India has consolidated press releases issued in the last 24 hours from various ministries of the Government of India in a “Daily Covid Bulletin”. The bulletin dated April 6, 2020 details the following points:
§ As of now, 4067 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 109 deaths have been reported in the country.
§ Prime Minister has interacted with Central ministries highlighting the importance of being vigilant.
§ Cabinet has approved non-operation of MPLADS for 2 years for managing Covid-19
§ FCI sets an all-time record in a single day in transportation of food grains
|April 6. 2020||Supreme Court of India||Functioning of courts via videoconferencing||Supreme Court passes guidelines surrounding video conferencing hearings during lockdown,
|April 4, 2020||Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India||All States and UTs||This notification consolidates all notifications pertaining to the measures to be taken by various ministries and departments for containment of COVID-19 in India issued till 3.04.2020.||Download here|
|April 4, 2020||The Delhi High Court||Functioning of the Delhi High Court||The Delhi High Court had decided to restrict its functioning to only the most urgent matters to be placed before the designated registrars. Additional directives in this regard have been issued, which include, inter alia, submission of soft copies on the designated email.||Download here|
|April 4, 2020||Ministry of Power, Govt of India.||All citizens of India.||
- This is with reference to the appeal of the Prime Minister to the citizens to voluntarily switch off their lights at 9.00 PM on April 5, 2020.
- Local bodies may be advised to keep the streetlights on to avoid any law and order problems.
|April 3, 2020||Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt of India||All citizens of India.||
This notification is to inform the development of Arogya Setu App which would be helpful to students, faculty/teachers and their family members.
Further, the Ministry of AYUSH has developed a protocol for the immunity boosting measures.
Light candle at 9.00 PM for 9 minutes on April 5, 2020.
|April 2, 2020||The Bombay High Court||Functioning of Bombay High Court||The Bombay High Court has declared that from April 1, 2020 to April 14, 2020, the facility of hearing through video conferencing has been made available only in extremely urgent matters.||Download here|
|April 2, 2020||The Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India||Foreign nationals stranded in India||The Ministry of external affairs will consider representations made by some foreign countries for evacuation of their nationals from India on case to case basis. The Government has decided that only those foreign nationals who test COVID negative will be allowed to travel back in chartered flights arranged by the concerned foreign government.||Download here|
|April 2, 2020||Ministry of Information & Broadcasting||All states and UTs||A COVID-19 Fact Check Unit (FCU) has been constituted in the Press Information Bureau (PIB) under the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, which has become operational from today. The said unit will receive messages by email at email@example.com to send response in a defined timeframe. The official version of any news on COVID-19 can be obtained from this unit.||Download here|
|April 2, 2020||Prime Minister’s Office||All states and UTs||The Prime Minister , Mr. Narendra Modi interacted with Chief Ministers of the States via video conferencing to discuss/encourage the efforts and measures to combat COVID-19.
|April 1, 2020||Ministry of Finance, Government of India||Health and Motor Vehicle Insurance Policies||The Central Government has deferred the due date for renewal of health and motor vehicle insurance policies till April 21, 2020.||Downloadhere|
|April 1, 2020||Reserve Bank of India (RBI)||All States and UTs of India||
The RBI announced inter alia, the following measures for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic:
- In view of the disruption caused by COVID-19 pandemic, the time period for realization and repatriation of export proceeds for exports made up to July 31, 2020, has been extended to 15 months from the date of export.
- The ways and means advances for State and UTs has been increased by 30%