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List of notifications/circulars/advisory
01 October 2021 - 31 October 2021
|Last Updated On||Issuing Authority||Applicability||Nature of directions||Copy of notification/source|
|October 28, 2021||Ministry of Home Affairs||India||The Union ministry of home affairs (MHA) extended all existing coronavirus disease (Covid-19)-related guidelines in the country by a month, till November 30, 2021||Read here|
|October 27, 2021||Karnataka government||International travelers||The Karnataka government has issued fresh travel guidelines and made negative RT-PCR report mandatory for those coming to the state from abroad, in view of the new super-spreader AY 4.2 Delta variant of Covid-19, which is spreading in some foreign countries.||Read here|
|October 23, 2021||Government of Tamil Nadu||Tamil Nadu||Tamil Nadu Government has extended the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown in the state till 15th November but has eased few restrictions starting from November 1st. Inter-state AC buses (except Kerala) are allowed to operate with 100% capacity. All schools are allowed to open and function on an alternate-day basis. Cinemas to open at 100% capacity.||Read here|
|October 21, 2021||Government of Uttar Pradesh||Uttar Pradesh||The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday lifted night curfew from across the state as the coronavirus cases declined. Issuing a fresh order, the state government said that the night curfews will not be implemented in the state anymore.||Read here|
|October 20, 2021||Government of India||India (International travel)||Updated guidelines for International Travel issued by government of India||Read here|
|October 16, 2021||Puducherry Government||Puducherry||Puducherry Government has extended the Covid restrictions till October 31st. The restrictions also include a night curfew which is in place from 11pm to 5am.||Read here|
|October 15, 2021||United States of America||Indians travelling to USA||Under new rules announced by the White House, vaccinated people who have had a negative test in 72 hours before travelling will be allowed to enter USA.||Read here|
|October 14, 2021||DDMA||Delhi||Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has extended the current covid restrictions till 31 October 2021 or till further orders, whichever is earlier. All schools for students up to Class VIII will remain shut while social, political, cultural and religious gatherings will also not be permitted.||Read here|
|October 14, 2021||Indian Government||British nationals arriving in India||Days after the UK Government lifted restrictions on Indian travelers who are fully vaccinated with Covishield or another UK-approved vaccine, India has withdrawn its travel advisory that added Covid-19 related additional checks and restrictions on those arriving from Britain, including a mandatory 10-day quarantine.||Read here|
|October 13, 2021||Government of Sikkim||Sikkim||The Sikkim government on Tuesday eased inter-state travel restrictions. People will be allowed to enter the state without producing negative RTPCR test reports or vaccination certificates at the border.||Read here|
|October 12, 2021||Ministry of Civil Aviation||Domestic air travel||The Central government has decided to lift any capacity restrictions, which was put in May 2020, after a surge in demand for travel as people started to travel during the festive months.||Read here|
|October 12, 2021||Government of Odisha||Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.||As a precaution measure due to the ongoing festive seasons amid Covid-19 pandemic, the Odisha government has imposed a night curfew from 8 pm to 5 am, starting 12 October 2021 till October 20 in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.||Read here|
|October 11, 2021||Government of Rajasthan||Rajasthan||The Rajasthan government on Monday has further relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines, allowing religious programmes with an attendance of a maximum of 200 people between 6 am and 10 pm. All functions can be organized after prior permission of the district magistrate concerned, the guidelines said.||Read here|
|October 09, 2021||Government of West Bengal||West Bengal||Night curfew has been withdrawn by the state government in view of Durga Puja, which begins on 11th October. Government has further relaxed restrictions by allowing all shops, restaurants and bars to remain open as per the normal operational hours between October 10 to 20.||Read here|
|October 09, 2021||Ministry of Home Affairs||Tourist Visas to foreigners coming to India||
Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will resume the service of granting fresh Tourist Visas to foreigners coming to India through chartered flights with effect from October 15. However, foreign tourists travelling to India by flights other than chartered aircraft would be able to do so with effect from November 15.
All Covid-19 protocols and norms notified by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare to be adhered to by foreign tourists, carriers bringing them into India, and other stakeholders at landing stations.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all visas granted to foreigners were suspended last year.
|October 07, 2021||Indian Government||UK citizens travelling from UK to India||In retaliation to UK's new travel guidelines, which require a 10-day quarantine and RT-PCR test even for fully vaccinated Indians traveling to the UK, India has imposed reciprocal measures for UK citizens travelling to India since 4 October||Read here|
|October 07, 2021||United Kingdom Government||Indian Travelers to United Kingdom||The UK has announced that all Indians who are full-vaccinated with locally-produced Covishield Covid-19 vaccine will not be required to undergo mandatory 10-day quarantine any more.||Read here|
|October 07, 2021||Indian Railways||India||The Ministry of Railways on Thursday extended the Covid-related guidelines for six more months or till further instructions. Not wearing masks on railway premises and in trains can attract a fine of up to ₹500,||Read here|
|October 06, 2021||West Bengal Government||West Bengal||
In view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the West Bengal government has issued Durga Puja 2021 celebration guidelines.
As per the West Bengal 2021 Durga Puja guidelines, pandals will have to be spacious and kept open from all sides to allow proper ventilation, with a separate entrance and exit.
October 6, 2021
30 September 2021
|DDMA||Delhi||Order regarding preventing measures to contain spread of COVID-19 during festivities, suggested on the basis of local assessment for effective management/containment of COVID-19 in NCT of Delhi till 15/11/2021|
|October 06, 2021||Lucknow Police||Lucknow||Lucknow Police imposes restrictions under Section 144 of the CrPC till November 8 to maintain law and order and ensure adherence to Covid-19 rules in view of upcoming festivals, various entrance exams and farmers' protests.||Read here|
|October 05, 2021||
|Manipur||The COVID-19 restrictions in Manipur have been further relaxed The night curfew would now be in force between 8.30 p.m. and 4 a.m. Assembly of persons at 50% of the capacity would be permitted at weddings and other religious functions. All religious places would be allowed to reopen and the COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures should be observed strictly. The new order would be in force till October 21.||Read here|
|October 04, 2021||Uttarakhand government||Uttarakhand||The Uttarakhand government on Monday extended the ongoing Covid-induced restrictions in the state till October 19 and will come into effect from October 5, 6 am.||Read here|
|October 04, 2021||Maharashtra Government||Maharashtra||
Even as Maharashtra is moving towards unlock, 61 villages in the Ahmednagar district will go for complete lockdown for ten days starting from Monday, October 4.
The district administration decided to impose lockdown in these villages which have more than 10 Covid-19 patients.
|October 03, 2021||Gurgaon District Authorities||Gurugram||
Order of Extension of Lockdown (Mahamari Alert-Surakshit Harayana) upto 18.10.2021 till 05.00AM in District Gurugram – Corporate offices are permitted to open with full attendance
|October 01, 2021||Indian Government||British Nationals traveling to India||The central government has decided to impose reciprocal travel restrictions on British nationals arriving in India, with effect from 4 October 2021||Read here|
|September 28, 2021||Ministry of Home Affairs||India||The Ministry of Home Affairs has issued an order dated 28th September 2022 extending the Containment measures for COVID-19 management, as conveyed MoHFW advisory dated 21.9.22 till 31.10.21||Read here|