New Delhi, June 01: The Union Home Ministry has asked states to consult stakeholders before opening schools and colleges. The MHA asked the states to consult the stakeholders and then provide feedback to the Centre on re-opening of schools and colleges.
The guidelines issued by the MHA speaks of re-opening schools and colleges during phase II of unlocking the country. A decision on this would be taken after July 1, the MHA had also said in its order issued on Saturday.
New Delhi, May 29: With the lockdown 4.0 set to come to an end on May 31, several states want curbs only in the containment zones. In the existing lockdown, states were given a bigger hand to decide on the curbs.
Many states have been getting representation to open schools, religious institutions and also hotels.
New Delhi, May 28: A lockdown 4.0 comes close to an end, the government is working out measures to face the challenge ahead of May 31. Testing will be further ramped up and stringent curbs could be imposed in some cities, which have been reporting a high number of cases.
While there would substantial easing of curbs in many parts of the countries, those areas which are reporting a high number of cases could be further contained.
Ayodhya, May 27: Ram temple trust chairman Mahant Nritya Gopal Das has offered prayers at the Ram Lalla shrine here on what is said to be his first visit to the makeshift temple in nearly three decades.
New Delhi, May 19: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that it would initiate an independent probe into the COVID-19 response. A majority of the member countries said that it wanted a probe on the issue.
New Delhi, May 18: The West Bengal government decided to carry on with the arrangements already in place after receiving no fresh advisory from the Union government on Sunday, when the lockdown 3.0 is ending, the state home department said.
New Delhi, May 18: India has joined 62 other nations in backing a EU motion at the World Health Assembly for an independent inquiry into the outbreak of the coronavirus. The meeting will take place today.