Clarification regarding Movement of Persons and Vehicles in Orange Zones, during Two Weeks Lockdown with effect from May 4, 2020
Posted On: 02 MAY 2020 3:20PM by PIB Delhi
a comprehensive review of the Lockdown measures to contain the COVID-19
situation in the country, Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), issued
an Order yesterday, to further extend the Lockdown for a further period
of two weeks w.e.f. May 4, 2020.
In order to remove confusion regarding movement of persons and vehicles in orange zones (please refer the concerned paragraph on permitted activities in Orange Zones given inhttps://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1620095), this clarification has been issued, as below:
In the Orange Zones, in addition to the activities prohibited throughout the country,inter-district and intra-district plying of buses remains prohibited.
Two other activities have been allowed with restrictions:
Taxis and cab aggregators are permitted, with one driver and two passengers only.
movement of individuals and vehicles is allowed, only for permitted
activities, with maximum two passengers, besides the driver, in four
All other activities are allowed in the Orange Zones, without any restrictions.
However, States/UTs based on their assessment and priorities, may choose to permit a lesser number of activities.