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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. 

Read here
  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.

Read here
 

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

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  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 government

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.

Read here
  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

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  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