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India Further Opens up the Economy: Unlock 2.0

The Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, announced further relaxations in Unlock 2.0 that begins on 1st July 2020. However, states and union territories have been given the power to further prohibit certain activities outside of containment zones within their respective states. The broad guidelines of Unlock 2.0 include: Domestic flights will be further … Continue reading India Further Opens up the Economy: Unlock 2.0

Guidelines of International Arrivals in India

Source: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, GOI i. Before boarding, all travellers shall give an undertaking that they would undergo mandatory quarantine for 14 days – 7 days paid institutional quarantine at their own cost, followed by 7 days isolation at home with self-monitoring of health. ii. Only for exceptional and compelling reasons such … Continue reading Guidelines of International Arrivals in India

Our Offices are Open

India begins Lockdown 3.0, but with fewer restrictions. The nationwide lockdown that began in India on 25th April 2020 now enters its third phase from 4th May 2020 for another 2 weeks. The mantra for this phase is to balance lives and livelihoods, and keeping this in mind, the lockdown comes with fewer restrictions and … Continue reading Our Offices are Open

Grant of Consular Services to Foreign Nationals, presently residing in India due to travel restrictions in the context of COVID-19 outbreak, till 30th April, 2020

In order to remove confusion in the public, it is informed that Union Ministry for Home Affairs (MHA), on 28.03.2020, had granted consular services on gratis basis to foreign nationals, presently residing in India due to travel restrictions in the context of COVID-19 outbreak, till 30th April, 2020. (https://pib.gov.in/PressReleaseIframePage.aspx?PRID=1613895) Regular visa, e-visa or stay stipulation, … Continue reading Grant of Consular Services to Foreign Nationals, presently residing in India due to travel restrictions in the context of COVID-19 outbreak, till 30th April, 2020

PM Modi Orders 3-Week Total Lockdown for All 1.3 Billion Indians

India’s prime minister Narendra Modi announced a 21 day lockdown for all 1.3 billion people in the country to stay inside their homes for three weeks starting Wednesday 25th March 2020 — the biggest and most severe action undertaken anywhere to stop the spread of the coronavirus. This lockdown will open up on the 15th … Continue reading PM Modi Orders 3-Week Total Lockdown for All 1.3 Billion Indians