Given the recent increase in the number of Covid incidents, and with the health and welfare of travelers in mind, the Indian government has adopted new domestic travel guidelines & rules to follow. Some SOPs must be observed while traveling internationally. Before you go out, make sure you’re mindful of the latest rules.
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Domestic Travel Guidelines:
1. Passengers on planes, ships, and buses from the five states mentioned below will be required to generate a negative test report before entering Delhi.
Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Chhattisgarh, and Madhya Pradesh.
2. Many states, including Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh, where there has been a recent increase in the number of coronavirus cases, have made it necessary for visitors to carry a Covid-19 test with them when they arrive.
3. New limits on interstate traffic have since been introduced.
- All beaches will remain inaccessible until April 30th.
- Except for banking institutions, all private offices will remain locked. Working from home is needed.
- Restaurants and bars would remain closed for dine-in customers. Takeout and home delivery will be available between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m.
- Except for basic services such as medications, groceries, and produce, all stores, malls, and marketplaces will be locked.
- Recreational facilities such as cinemas, theatres, swimming pools, and auditoriums would be shut down.
- Visitors would be unable to enter any places of worship.
- Beauty salons, hair salons, and spas may be closed.
- Both private and public transportation will be operational. However, rickshaws, taxis, and private cars may only operate with 50% of their seating space.
- Parcel delivery would be permitted for street sellers during the hours of 7 a.m. and 8 p.m.
- E-commerce sites will begin to be available between the hours of 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. However, distribution personnel should be immunized.
- Printing and circulation of newspapers will occur as long as the vendor is vaccinated.
- Government departments will function with as little as 50% participation.
- Industrial and manufacturing works would be permitted. The manufacturing industry will continue to work if health standards are followed.
- Filming will resume, but no crowds should be present. Negative RT-PCR tests will be needed for all attendees beginning on April 10.
- Visitors to Karnataka from Maharashtra or Kerala would be required to hold a negative identification card. Certificate for the Covid-19 exam
- For air travelers, the evaluation report must be submitted 72 hours before the trip, and for rail passengers, it must be submitted 96 hours before the train.
- Visitors from Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh would also need to produce a negative Covid-19 study to reach Uttarakhand.
- Passengers would be checked at terminals, train stations, and state boundaries. Passengers arriving from Delhi would also be subjected to a free Covid-19 examination.
Jammu and Kashmir
- Visitors from all states arriving in Srinagar will be denied boarding until they have a negative RT-PCR test. Many that test positive would be placed in isolation.
- Only the district of Lahaul and Spiti allows passengers to bear a negative identification card – report on Covid-19.
- Anyone commuting by cab or private vehicle would be required to have an RT-PCR examination performed 72 to 96 hours before joining the district.
- All passengers arriving in Ladakh must have a negative Covid-19 record (no less than 72 hours before arrival).
- A curfew has been enforced in Gujarat from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
- From April 1, a negative RT-PCR test certificate will be mandatory for those traveling to Gujarat from other states
- Amid ever-increasing Covid-19 cases in the state, the Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday ordered to impose night curfew in its capital city Bhopal and also in Indore from 10 pm.
- Only essential services and commodities will be allowed during the curfew hours, CM Chouhan has said.
- In addition to that, the authorities also ordered that markets in 8 cities-Jabalpur, Gwalior, Ujjain, Ratlam, Burhanpur, Chhindwara, Betul, Khargone to shut at 10 pm.
- Madhya Pradesh has levied a seven-day quarantine on all visitors from Maharashtra.
- There is a night curfew in Patiala, Ludhiana, Fatehgarh Sahib, Mohali, Nawanshahr, Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur, and Kapurthala. According to sources, the curfew would be in effect from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.
So, if you’re considering a trip soon, bear these constraints in mind. Please adhere to government instructions so that the nation can weather the second wave as comfortably as practicable.
So these are some Indian Domestic Travel Guidelines for your safe traveling experience. If you think we skipped something? And tell us about it in the comments section below, we would love to update the news for our travel community in your name.
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