Pune’s 10-day lockdown starts today — check what’s allowed and what’s prohibited

People crossing a road blockade (made up of bamboos) on Laxmi road at Belbaug chauk and near Mandai (tin sheds). The city will be going through 10 days of lockdown from Monday night.BCCL

  • The Maharashtra government announced a comprehensive lockdown in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad from July 13 to July 23.
  • The lockdown will be imposed in two phases. The first phase, which begins from July 13 and lasts till July 18.
  • Here’s what’s allowed and what’s not allowed during the lockdown in Pune, Maharashtra.
The Maharashtra government announced a comprehensive lockdown in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad from July 13 to July 23.

The lockdown will be imposed in two phases. The first phase, which begins from July 13 and lasts till July 18, will have strict rules — with only medical shops, hospitals and dairies opening. Whereas, lockdown rules will be eased after July 18 but will last till July 23.

Here are the phase 1 lockdown rules in Pune

What’s allowed in Phase IWhat’s not allowed in Phase I
Medical Shops Grocery Stores to remain shut
Hospital Online food delivery services
Dairies Wholesale and retail grocery, vegetable and fruit markets and loading areas to remain shut
Government offices can function with 10% staff Shops selling eggs and meats, including mutton, chicken and fish will remain closed
IT companies are allowed to operate with 15% staff.E-commerce delivery
Newspaper printing and delivery allowed from 6am to 9am.Intercity and inter-district supply chain for industries remain unaffectedAll private offices will remain closedPublic and private playgrounds, and gardens will be completely shut. No morning walks.
Petrol pumps will be operational from 9am to 2pm every day only for those in essential services.No political, religious, entertainment or sports activities will be allowed
Construction work will only be allowed for those with in-situ labourPlaces of worship will remain shut.
Wedding halls which have been booked prior to the order can be allowed to function with only 20 people in attendance.All beauty parlours, salons and spas will remain shut.
Schools, colleges, educational institutes and tuitions will remain shut.
Private two-wheelers, three-wheelers and four-wheelers will not be allowed without prior permission, except for essential services, travel to railway stations or airports, or for medical emergencies.
Public transport and private bus services, trucks, tractors and all goods vehicles will not be allowed,

Here’s what allowed and what’s not allowed after July 18
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What’s allowed in phase II What’s not allowed in phase II
Grocery stores, retail and wholesale storesOnline food delivery platforms
Wholesalers selling essential items will be allowed to open for four hours, between 8am and 12 pm.Wholesale and retail grocery, vegetable and fruit markets and loading areas to open for four hours, between 8am and 12 pm.E-commerce deliveryAll private offices will remain closed
Shops selling eggs and meats, including mutton, chicken and fish from 8 am to 12 pm. Public and private playgrounds, and gardens will be completely shut. No morning walks.
No political, religious, entertainment or sports activities will be allowed
Places of worship will remain shut.
All beauty parlours, salons and spas will remain shut.
Schools, colleges, educational institutes and tuitions will remain shut.
Private two-wheelers, three-wheelers and four-wheelers will not be allowed without prior permission, except for essential services, travel to railway stations or airports, or for medical emergencies.
Public transport and private bus services, trucks, tractors and all goods vehicles will not be allowed,

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