Unlock 5 Guidelines 2020: Unlock 5.0 Guidelines for Schools, Cinemas, Swimming Pools, Gyms


Unlock 5 Guidelines 2020: Unlock 5.0 Guidelines PDF Download for Schools, Cinemas, Swimming Pools, Gyms, Unlock 5 Guidelines in Hindi:-The Indian Government finally issued the Unlock 5 Guidelines today for the entire country. In this new Unlock 5.0 Guidelines, the ministry has attached and cleared some new date about future days. The government has now made new rules for the reopening of schools, colleges, swimming pools, gyms, markets, cinema halls etc. The government also issued new rules separately for the containment zones and general areas according to this Unlock 5 Guidelines.

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Unlock 5 Guidelines

In this article, we will share with you all the important aspects regarding the Unlock 5 guidelines or Unlock 5.0 Guidelines India such as rules and other points.

Details of Unlock 5 Guidelines 2020

Article is AboutUnlock 5 Guidelines or Unlock 5.0 Guidelines
Issued ByIndian Government
Issuing Year2020
BeneficiariesAll the Citizens of India
ObjectiveTo provide Rules about COVID 19
Official WebsiteUpdating Soon

Unlock 5 Guidelines for Schools/ Colleges/ Universities

  • Stare/ UT Governments may take a decision in respect of re-opening of schools and coaching institutions, after 15th October 2020, in a graded manner. The decision shall be taken in consultation with the respective school/ institution management, based on their assessment of the situation, and the subject to the following conditions:
  • Online/ distance learning shall continue to be the proffered model of teaching and shall be encouraged.
  • Where schools are conducting online classes, and some students prefer to attend online classes rather than physically attend school, they may be permitted to do son.
  • Students may attend schools/ institutions only with the written consent of parents.
  • Attendance must not be enforced and must depend entirely on parental consent.
  • State/ UTs will prepare their own standard operating procedure (SOP) regarding the health and safety precautions for reopening of schools/ institutions based on the SOP to be issued by Department of School Education and Literacy (DoSEL), Ministry of Education, Government of India, keeping local requirements in view.
  • Schools, which are allowed to open, will have to mandatorily follow the SOP to be issued by the Education Departments of States/ UTs prepared as above.

Unlock 5 Guidelines for Cinema Halls/ Swimming Pools etc.

  • For Centrally Funded Higher Education Institutions, the Head of Institution will satisfy herself/ himself that there is a genuine requirement of research scholars and the postgraduate students in science and technology stream for the laboratory/ experimental works.
  • For all other Higher Education Institutions e.g. State Universities, Private Universities etc., they may open only for research scholars(PhD) and postgraduate students in science and technology stream requiring laboratory/ experimental works as per decision to be taken by the respective State/ UT Governments.
  • Swimming Pools being used for training of the Sportsperson will be permitted to open with effect from 15th October 2020, for which the SOP will be issued by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports.
  • Cinemas/ theatres/ multiplexes will be permitted to open with 50% of their seating capacity in the areas outside the Containment Zones only, with effect from 15th October 2020, for which, SOP will be issued by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.
  • Entertainment Parks and similar places will be permitted to open with effect from 15th October 2020, for which the SOP will be issued by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW).
  • Business to Business (B2B) Exhibitions will be permitted to open, in the area outside the Containemetn Zones only, with effect from 15th October 2020, for which, SOP will be issued by the Department of Commerce.

Unlock 5 Guidelines for Regulation of Gatherings

  • Social/ academic/ sports/ entertainment/ cultural/ religious/ political functions and other congregations have already been permitted with a ceiling of 100 persons, outside Containment Zones only.  Now State/ UT Governments have been given the flexibility to permit such gatherings beyond the limit of 100 persons, outside Containment Zones, after 15th October 2020, which will be subject to the following conditions:
  • In closed spaces, a maximum of 50% of the hall capacity will be allowed, with a ceiling of 200 persons. Wearing of face masks, maintaining social distancing, provision for thermal scanning and use of hand wash or sanitizer will be mandatory.
  • In open spaces, keeping the size of the ground/ space in the view, and with strict observance of social distancing, the mandatory wearing of face masks, provision for thermal scanning and hand wash or sanitizer.

To ensure that such gatherings do not spread COVID-19, State/ UT Governments will issue detailed SOPs to regulate such gathering and strictly enforce the same.

  • All activities, except the following, shall be permitted outside containment zones:
    • International air travel of passengers, except as permitted by MHA.
  • Lockdown shall continue to be implemented strictly in the Containment Zones till 31st October 2020.
  • Containment Zones shall be demarcated by the District authorities at the micro-level after taking into consideration the guidelines of MoHFW with the objective of effectively breaking the chain of transmission. Strict containment measures will be enforced in these containment zones and only essential activities will be allowed.
  • Within the containment zones, strict perimeter control shall be maintained and only essential activities allowed.
  • These Containment Zones will be notified on the websites of the respective District Collectors and by the States/ UTs and information will also be shared with MOHFW.

States not to impose any local lockdown outside Containment Zones

  • State/ UT Governments shall not impose any local lockdown (State/ District/ sub-division/City/ village level), outside the containment zones, without prior consultation with the Central Government.

No restriction on Inter-State and intra-State movement

  • There shall be no restriction on inter-State and intra-State movement of persons and goods. No separate permission/ approval/ e-permit will be required for such movements.

National Directives for COVID-19 management

  • National Directives for COVID-19 management shall continue to be followed throughout the country, with a view to ensuring social distancing.  Shops will need to maintain adequate physical distancing among customers. MHA will monitor the effective implementation of National Directives.

Protection for vulnerable persons

  • Vulnerable persons, i.e., persons above 65 years of age, persons with co-morbidities, pregnant women, and children below the age of 10 years, are advised to stay at home, except for meeting essential requirements and for health purposes.

Use of Aarogya Setu

  • The use of the Aarogya Setu mobile application will continue to be encouraged.

[Note: All the information’s are collected from the official Unlock 5 Guidelines PDF from the official website https://www.mha.gov.in/, We write this content only for providing some educational knowledge]

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the Unlock 5 Guidelines?

The Unlock 5 Guidelines is a written documents where the government write the rules for the country for the unlock 5 period.

From when the school and colleges will open?

The government still not provide the exact date for it.

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