Ministry Of Home Affairs has released a fresh order in which it has exempted certain activities under the consolidated revised guidelines pertaining to lockdown restrictions to all Ministries/Departments.
As per the order, the exempted restrictions are as follows:
Agricultural and Horticultural –
Collection, harvesting and processing of Minor Forest Produce (MFP)/ Non-timber Forest Produce (NTFP) by Scheduled Tribes and other forest dwellers in forest areas.
Bamboo, coconut, areca nut, cocoa, spices plantations and their harvesting, processing, packaging, sale and marketing.
Financial Sector –
Non-banking financial institutions (NBFCs) including Housing Finance Companies (HFCs) and Micro Finance Companies (NBFC–MFIs), with bare minimum staff.
Cooperative Credit Societies.
Construction activities in rural areas –
Include water supply and sanitation, laying/erection of power transmission lines and laying of telecom optical fibre and cable along with related activities.