GOVERNMENT OF MAHARASHTRA
Department of Revenue and Forest, Disaster Management,
Relief and Rehabilitation, Mantralaya, Mumbai- 400 032
No: DMU/2020/CR. 92/Dish-1, Dated: 15th March, 2021

ORDER

Easing of Restrictions and Phase-wise opening of Lockdown. (MISSION BEGIN AGAIN)


Reference:

1) The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897.

2) The Disaster Management Act, 2005

3) Revenue and Forest. Disaster Management. Reliefand Rehabilitation Department Order No. DMU-2020/C.R.92/DMU-I,dated 2nd May 2020, 3rd May 2020, 5th May 2020, 11th May 2020, 15th May 2020, 17th May 2020, 19th May 2020, 21st May 2020, 31 May 2020, 4th June 2020, 25th June 2020, 29th June 2020, 6th July 2020, 7th July 2020, 29th July 2020, 4th August 2020, 19th August 2020, 31st August 2020, 30th September, 2020 and 14th October 2020, 23rd October, 2020, 29th October, 2020, 3rd November, 2020, 14th November, 2020, 23rd November, 2020, 27th November, 2020, 27th November, 2020, 21s1 December, 2020, 24th December, 2020, 29th December, 2020, 14th January, 2021, 19th January, 2021, 29th January, 2021 and 24th February, 2021

4) Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) Order No. 40-3/2020-PM-1(A) Dated 1st May 2020, 11th May 2020, 17th May 2020, 20th May 2020, 30th May 2020, 29th June 2020, 29th July 2020, 29th August 2020, 30th September 2020 and 27th October 2020, 25th November, 2020, 28th December, 2020, 27th January, 2021.

Whereas, in exercise of the powers, conferred under the Disaster Management Act 2005, the undersigned, in his capacity as Chairperson, State Executive Committee has issued an Order dated 30th September, 2020 and 14th October, 2020 (extended by order dated 29th October, 2020, 27th November, 2020, 29th December, 2020 and 29th January, 2021 and 24th February, 2021) for containment of COVID 19 in the State for the period upto 31st March, 2021 and issued revised guidelines by including certain activities from time to time vide above mentioned orders.

Whereas the State Government is satisfied that the State of Maharashtra is threatened with the spread of COVID-19 virus, and therefore to take certain emergency measures to prevent and contain the spread of virus, the Government in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 2 of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, read with all other enabling provisions of The Disaster Management Act, 2005, it is expedient to enforce the following measures throughout the State till 31st March, 2021.

Now. therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 2 of the Epidemic Diseases Act. 1897 and the powers, conferred under The Disaster Management Act, 2005, the undersigned, in his capacity as Chairperson, State Executive Committee, hereby issues directions that

a. All Cinema Halls (Single Screens and Multiplexes)/ hotels/ restaurants to operate on 50% capacity with following restrictions:

i. No entry will be allowed without proper wearing of Masks.

ii. Temperature measuring devices to be used to ensure no one with fever gets an entry.

iii. Adequate hand sanitizers to be kept at various convenient locations.

iv. Concerned establishments to ensure presence of enough manpower to enforce wearing of masks as well as maintaining social distances by all visitors all the times.

In case of violation of this order, concerned cinema hall/ hotels/ restaurants shall have to remain closed for a period until the COVID 19 pandemic stays notified as a Disaster by the Central Government. Violation shall also attract penalties under the disaster act for the owner of premises.

b. All Shopping Malls to adhere to following restrictions:

i. No entry will be allowed without proper wearing of Masks.

ii. Temperature measuring devices to be used to ensure no one with fever gets an entry.

iii. Adequate hand sanitizers to be kept at various convenient locations.

iv. Concerned establishments to ensure presence of enough manpower to enforce wearing of masks as well as maintaining social distances by all visitors all the times.

v. Mall management to ensure that theatres/ restaurants or any other establishments in the mall adhere to restrictions imposed herein or before and in operation now.

In case of violation, the violating mall will remain closed or a period until the COVID 19 pandemic stays notified as a Disaster by the Central Government. Violation shall also attract penalties under the disaster act for the owner of premises.

c. No Social/ Cultural/ Political/ Religious gatherings to be allowed. Violation shall also attract penalties under the disaster act for the owner of premises. The property shall also have to remain closed till the period until the COVID 19 pandemic stays notified as a Disaster by the Central Government.

d. Not more than 50 people will be allowed to be present only for the purpose of weddings. Violation shall also attract penalties under the disaster act for the owner of premises. The property shall also have to remain closed till the period until the COVID 19 pandemic stays notified as a Disaster by the Central Government.

e. Not more than 20 people will be allowed to be present for the purposes of performance of last rites. It will he the duty of the local authorities to ensure the same.

f. Home isolation to be allowed with following restrictions:

i. Information to this extent shall be given to the local authorities along with information of the medical professional under whose supervision the isolation will be adhered to.

ii. A board is to be put up on the door or conspicuous location for 14 days since the beginning indicating the presence of a COVID 19 patient at the said location.

iii. Home quarantine stamp to be affixed on the positive patient.

iv. It is advised that members of the family also restrict their movements outside to the extent possible, and never without Mask.

v. Any violation to isolation shall lead to immediate movement to Covid Care Center designated by local authority.

g. All offices except related to health and other essential services shall work with 50% of attendance. Work from home is advised. Any office found to be violating shall be closed for a period until the COVID 19 pandemic stays notified as a Disaster by the Central Government. Management trusts of all religious places to decide and declare the maximum number of visitors per hour depending upon the availability of space for movement and gathering with proper social distancing. It is advised that convenient systems like online reservations for visits may be initiated. Entry to these places shall be subject to following restrictions.

i. No entry will be allowed without proper wearing of Masks.

ii. Temperature measuring devices to be used to ensure no one with fever eels an entry.

iii. Adequate hand sanitizers to be kept at various convenient locations.

iv. Concerned establishments to ensure presence of enough manpower to enforce wearing of masks as well as maintaining social distances by all visitors all the times.

The above measures will remain in force till 31st March, 2021 for containment of COVID­19 epidemic in the State and all Departments of Government of Maharashtra shall strictly implement these guidelines. All earlier orders shall be aligned with this order and shall remain in force up to 31st March. 2021.

BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF MAHARASHTRA

(SITARAM KUNTE)
CHIEF SECRETARY
GOVERNMENT OF MAHARASHTRA

Copy to :

1. Principal Secretary to Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra, Mumbai.

2. Hon’ble Chairman, Maharashtra Legislative Council.

3. Hon’ble Speaker, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly.

4. Additional Chief Secretary to Hon’ble Chief Minister, Government of Maharashtra.

5. Principal Secretary to Hon’ble Chief Minister, Government of Maharashtra,

6. Secretary to Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister, Government of Maharashtra,

7. Private Secretary to Leader of Opposition, Legislative Council / Assembly,

8. Private Secretaries of All Hon’ble Minister/Minister of State, Mantralaya,

9. All Additional Chief Secretaries / Principal Secretaries / Secretaries of Government of Maharashtra.

10. Director General of Police, Maharashtra State, Mumbai,

11. Principal Secretary, Public Health Department, Mantralaya,

12. Secretary, Medical Education, Mantralaya,

13. All Divisional Commissioners in the State

14. All Commissioners of Police in the State

15. All Commissioners of Municipal Corporations

16. All District Collectors

17. All Chief Executive Officers, Zilla Parishad,

18. All District Superintendents of Police in the State

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