Mini Unlock in Rajasthan from June 2: What is Open, What is Closed?

With the declining trend in COVID-19 cases, the Rajasthan government, earlier, had extended the coronavirus lockdown till June 8. However, the government, on Monday, issued guidelines to start the “unlock” process by easing certain restrictions from June 2.

According to the guidelines for the modified lockdown, exemption for various activities will be given only in areas where the positivity rate is less than 10% or the use of oxygen, ICU and ventilator beds is less than 60%.

Following the instructions of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, the Home Department has issued new guidelines in this regard.

New Guidelines issued by Rajasthan Government

Here is all you need to know about what is allowed in Udaipur and what is not:

  • Offices
    • All the government offices will open from 9:30 am to 4 pm with the presence of 25% employees till June 7, and after that with 50% employees.
    • Private offices can be opened up to 2 pm with the presence of 25% employees.
    • e-Pass will be issued for the movement of workers working in industries.
  • Shops & Mall
    • Grocery and flour mill will open from 6 am to 11 am as before.
    • All types of shops and business establishments will also be able to open from Tuesday to Friday from 6 am to 11 am.
    • Fruit and vegetable shops will open from 6 am to 5 pm.
    • Shops selling processed food, sweets, bakeries and restaurants will be open from 6 am to 11 am from Tuesday to Friday. Only take-away will be available.
    • The facility of home delivery will be allowed till 10 pm.
    • Sitting and eating in restaurants, shops will not be allowed.
    • The street vendors and stalls will be allowed daily from 6 am to 11 am.
    • Fuel pumps will be open from 5 am to 12 noon.
    • Fully air-conditioned shopping complexes, malls will not be allowed to open at present.
    • Maintenance service workers such as electricians, plumbers, carpenters, motor mechanics, IT service providers will be also allowed to travel.
  • Weddings
    • The ban on wedding ceremonies will continue till June 30.
    • Marriages at homes and court marriages will be permitted as earlier (maximum attendance of 11 people).
    • Details will have to be submitted on
  • Inter-state and intra-state movement
    • Intra-district movement of private vehicles will be allowed from Tuesday to Friday between 5 am to 12 noon.
    • After June 8, traffic will be allowed in the entire state from 5 am to 12 noon.
    • Public transport, including the State roadways and private buses, will be allowed from June 10. Separate orders will be issued for the same.
    • RT-PCR negative report (conducted within 72 hours) will be mandatory for travellers coming from outside the state.
    • Inter-state and intra-state movement of vehicles carrying goods will be allowed.
  • Weekend Curfew
    • The weekend curfew will remain in force every Friday from 12 noon to Tuesday 5 am.
    • It will continue till the number of active cases in the state reduces to 10,000.
  • Others
    • All types of religious places will remain closed for devotees/visitors throughout the state.
    • Public, social, political, sports-related entertainment, educational, cultural and religious functions/processions/festivals/fairs market will not be allowed.
    • Cinema halls, theatres, multiplexes, auditoriums, swimming pools, amusement parks, picnic spots, sports grounds and public parks and similar places will remain closed.
    • All educational, coaching institutions, libraries etc. will remain closed.
    • e-Mitra and Adhaar Centres will be open till 4 pm.

There are more than 22 districts in the state, where the infection rate has been less than 5% during the lockdown.


Unlock 4: Rajasthan Issues Guidelines

Rajasthan government, on Sunday evening, issued fresh guidelines for the fourth phase of unlocking. These guidelines are largely based on the ones issued by the Union Home Ministry on Saturday, August 29.

The fourth phase of unlocking will take place from September 1 till September 30.

As per the order from Rajasthan Government, lockdown will remain in force in all the containment zones till September 30, 2020. The zones will be demarcated and notified by the district collector after taking into consideration the guidelines of the Ministry of Health. Only essential activities will be allowed in those areas.

The government has directed for intensive contact tracing, house-to-house surveillance and other clinical interventions in the containment zones.

Unlock 4.0: Prohibited Activities in the State

  • School, colleges, educational and coaching institutions will remain close for students.
  • Cinema halls, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, and other similar places will also remain shut till September 30.

Unlock 4.0: List of Activities Allowed in the State

  • Online and distance learning will continue as usual.
  • 50 per cent of teaching and non-teaching staff to be called to schools at a time for online teaching, tele-counselling and related work.
  • Students of classes 9 to 12 may be permitted to visit their schools in areas outside the containment zones only on a voluntary basis for taking guidance from their teachers.
  • Skills or entrepreneurship training have been allowed in National Skill Training Institutes, Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs).
  • Higher education institutions only for research scholars (PhD) and post-graduate students of technical and professional programmes requiring laboratory and experimental works will be permitted. These will be permitted by the Department of Higher Education (DHE) in consultation with the MHA.
  • Open-air theatres will be permitted to reopen with effect from September 21.
  • Metro rail services will be allowed to operate with effect from September, in a graded manner.
  • International air travel, except as permitted by the MHA, will not be allowed.
  • Social, academic, sports, entertainment, cultural, religious, and other congregations will be permitted with a ceiling of 50 persons, with effect from September 21.
  • Marriage-related gathering can be held by giving prior information to SDM. The state government has permitted the maximum number of guests not more than 50.
  • In funeral -related gatherings, not more than 20 people will be allowed until September 21, 2020. Later 50 people can be allowed.
  • All worship places will be permitted to open from September 7, 2020, with certain protocols.
  • There will be no restriction on inter-state and intra-state movement of people and goods. No separate permission, approval, or e-permit will be required for such movement.

Common Safety Precautions at Public Places

As per the Rajasthan government’s latest guidelines

  • Wearing of face cover is compulsory in all public and workplaces.
  • Each person will have to maintain a distance of six feet in public places.
  • Consumption of liquor, pan, tobacco, and spitting in public places have remained prohibited.
  • In workplaces, staggering business hours should be followed. The state government has also asked companies and businesses to continue ‘work from home’ practice, if possible.