Guidelines for Construction Activities during Lockdown

Reference is invited to Ministry of Home Affairs Order No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A) dated 15.04.2020 (copy enclosed) enclosing Consolidated Revised Guidelines regarding select permitted activities allowed with effect from 20th April, 2020 during the nation-wide lockdown for COVID-19 outbreak. As per the guidelines, these additional activities will be operationalized by States/ Union Territories (UTs)/ District Administrations based on strict compliance to the existing guidelines on lockdown measures. As per Para 16(i) of the guidelines, construction of all kinds of industrial projects in rural areas, i.e., outside the limits of municipal corporations and municipalities have been allowed to be carried out with effect from 20thApril, 2020.This is also applicable for ongoing construction activities in Thermal/Hydro Power Generation Projects outside the limits of Urban Local Bodies (ULB).