J&K govt issues Guidelines/instructions on lockdown measures

Guidelines/instructions on lockdown measures in the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir -regarding.

1) Whereas, the Union Home Secretary in his capacity as Chairperson, National Executive Committee (NEC), vide Order No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A) dated 27.10.2020, has issued guidelines for implementation of the extended lockdown in Containment Zones (Red Zones) till 30.11.2020 and continuation of unlock guidelines outside Containment Zones (Red Zones); and

2) As such, in exercise of powers conferred under Section 24 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, the State Executive Committee hereby orders that the guidelines/ instructions issued vide Order No.84 and 85-JK-(DMRRR) of 2020 dated 08.10.2020 shall continue to remain valid till 30.11.2020, subject to the following modifications in Order no. 85 – JK-(DMRRR) of 2020:

i Instead of a ceiling of 7000 mentioned at para 3(ix), the upper limit for permissible number of pilgrims to SMVD Shrine, Katra, shall be 1500o, w.e.f. 01.11.2020.

ii The requirement for travelers to undergo 14 day Home Quarantine as mentioned at Para 6 shall be deleted.


3) All Other protocol/ instructions shall continue to remain valid till 30.11.2020.