January 02, 2021
The West Bengal government have announced the following restrictions and guidelines due to the increase in the number of COVID cases in the state till 15th January 2022.
All academic activities in schools, colleges, and universities shall remain closed. Only administrative activities shall be permitted with 50% of employees at a time.
All government offices including public undertakings shall function with 50% of employees at a time. Work from home shall be encouraged as far as possible.
All private offices and establishments shall function with 50% of employees at a time. Work from home shall be encouraged as far as possible.
Swimming pools, spas, gyms, beauty parlors, saloons, and wellness centers shall remain closed.
All entertainment parks, zoos, tourist places in the state will remain closed for the general public.
Malls and Restaurants
Shopping malls, market complexes and restaurants may function with the restricted entry of people by not exceeding 50% of the capacity at a time and up to 10 PM.
Local trains within the state will operate with 50% of its seating capacity and up to 7 PM only.
Metro services in Kolkata will be operating with 50% of its seating capacity as per usual operational time.
Movement of people and vehicles and public gatherings of any kind shall be prohibited between 10 PM to 5 AM. Only essential and emergency services shall be permitted.
No more than 50 persons shall be allowed for marriage-related ceremonies and not more 20 persons shall be allowed for funeral/ burial services and last rites.
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