Within the fourth section of unlocking amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Centre has introduced new steps to ease restrictions and allowed open-air theatres to begin working from September 21.
Nevertheless, cinema halls will proceed to stay shut to sort out the outbreak of COVID-19.
The choice was introduced after the Ministry of Residence Affairs (MHA) issued new tips in the present day for opening up of extra actions in areas outdoors the containment zones.
The fourth section of unlocking will come into impact from September 1 through which the method of phased re-opening of actions has been prolonged additional. The brand new tips are primarily based on suggestions obtained from states and union territories, and intensive consultations held with associated central ministries and departments, the MHA mentioned.
Lockdown will proceed to be applied strictly within the containment zones until September 30, the federal government added.
With cinema halls being shut for over 5 months amid the pandemic, drive-in cinemas have additionally began cropping up within the nation to capitalise on leisure.
As soon as the actions resume, the Centre mentioned the nationwide directives for COVID-19 administration will proceed to be adopted, with a view to make sure social distancing.
In the meantime, states have been requested to not impose any lockdown outdoors containment zones as a part of the brand new guidelines. Colleges, faculties and swimming swimming pools will stay closed. This section, referred to as “Unlock 4”, will likely be in impact until September 30.