KATHMANDU, June 11: The government on Wednesday decided to relax the nationwide lockdown which is in place since March 24.
According to government Spokesperson, Information and Communication Minister, also Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada, the following things are allowed/not allowed during the first 21-day phase of the eased lockdown.
To remain closed/ not allowed
Educational institutions: schools, colleges, tuition centers, training centers
all flights (except permitted)
Cinema halls, party palace, dance bar, spa, saloon, beauty parlor, shopping malls, health clubs, swimming pools, gym, library, hotels and night clubs.
Religious places and other places of social gatherings
To remain open/ allowed
Health services, including private clinics
Agriculture and livestock farming
Industries, trades, business, department stores, shops
Cycle, motorcycle and scooters (one person only). Odd-even rule not applied to two-wheelers.
Private vehicles (under odd-even rule). A vehicle will be allowed to carry a maximum of two persons besides the driver. (vehicles are permitted to ply Inside the valley in case of Kathmandu Valley and in case of other districts, inside the districts only)
Waste management vehicles
Ambulance, fire vehicles, postal service vehicles
Nursery and organizations related to forestry
Bank, finance and cooperatives, insurance
Development projects, infrastructure and electricity projects
Transport of construction materials
Restaurant (only packing and take away service, gathering is restricted)
Hotels providing quarantine facility and vehicle belonging to these hotels
Government offices including public schools (but not teaching learning activities will not be allowed)
The allowed public and private offices should be run in two shifts (morning shift from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm, evening shift from 1:00 pm to 6: 00 pm). These offices will be allowed to open from June 15.
Labors/workers transport vehicles (odd-even rule/one person one row rule)
(Social distancing, health precautions need to be applied)