National Disaster Management Authority Order on Lockdown Extended upto 3 May 2020
Government of India
National Disaster Management Authority
A-I, Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi-110029
Dated, 14th April 2020
On 24th 2020, the National Disaster Management Authority directed the Ministries/Departments of Government of India, State Governments and State Authorities to take measures for ensuring social distancing so as to prevent the spread of in the country. These measures are force for a period of 21 days w.e.f. from 25th March 2020. Detailed guidelines and addenda were issued by National Executive Committee from time to time under section of the 10(2)(I) of the Disaster Management Act 2005.
2. Considering the fact that strict social distancing measures need to be implemented for a further period to contain the spread of COVID-19, the National Authority, in exercise of powers under Section 6 (2) (i) of Disaster Management Act, 2005, directs the Ministries/Departments of Government of India, State Governments and State Authorities to continue the same measures for social distancing upto 3rd May, 2020. In this regard the guidelines/orders issued by NEC shall continue to be applicable throughout the country. The Authority furthers directs NEC to issue modifications in the guidelines as necessary, keeping in view the need to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Member Secretary, NDMA
Union Home Secretary,
North Block, New Delhi 110011