COVID-19 Circulars/Notifications

The Governments at both central and state level along with the regulatory bodies, are putting their best efforts for containment of COVID-19 and to overcome the challenges faced by  business organizations, employees and various other stakeholders during the lockdown. There have been multiple notifications/circulars/orders issued by State Governments/Central Government and various regulatory bodies. Following are the notifications released by Central Government, State Government, Regulatory Bodies (Reserve Bank of India, Securities Exchange Board of India and Ministry of Corporate Affairs):

A. Central Government Notifications

Ministry of Home Affairs

  1. Supply of Medical Oxygen smooth and hassle-free
  2.  01.04.2020 J&K (Adaption of statelaws) Order.
  3. MHA clarifies on ground level issues being faced by States in ensuring smooth flow of supply chain of Essential Items during National Lockdown to fight COVID-19
  4. Consolidated Guidelines of MHA on lockdown measures on containment of COVID-19 dated 05 April 2020
  5. Consolidated Guidelines of MHA on Lockdown measures on containment of COVID-19
  6. First phase of Census 2021 and updation of NPR postponed until further orders
  7. Government of India issues Orders prescribing lockdown for containment of COVID19 Epidemic in the country
  8. MHA Order on  Disaster Management Act 2005
  9. MHA Order restricting movement of migrants and strict enforement of lockdown measures - 29.03.2020
  10. MHA Order
  11. NDMA Order

Ministry of Labour and Employment

  1. Extension of last date of receiving applications for post of presiding officer
  2. Advisory to all public and private employers to support their employees and workers
  3. Advisory to all Workers and Employers' Organisations on COVID-19
  4. Advisory to Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises to the employers on Covid-19 outbreak
  5. Advisory to secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban affairs to ease the hardship being faced by workers due to COVID-19 outbreak
  6. Advisory to the Chief Secretaries of States and UTs to ease the hardship being faced by workers
  7. Establishment of Control Room
  8. Insertion of provision in the EPF scheme, 1952 to provide advance to the EPF members in the situation emerging due to COVID-19 pandemic
  9. Preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19- Ministry of Labour and Employment
  10. Preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19

Chief Labour Commissioner

  1. STATUS REPORT OF THE ACTION TAKEN BY CLC(C) ORGANISATION AS ON 02.04.2020 IN WAKE OF COVID-19 
  2. CLC Letter to Regional Head dated 30.03.2020
  3. Preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19- Department of Personnel and Training
  4. Extension of timeline for unified annual return

B. State wise Notifications

ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR

  1. ANDAMAN-INSTRUCTION ON SALE OF PETROL AND DIESEL
  2. NOTIFICATION FOR LOCKDOWN OF TRANSPORT
  3. NOTIFICATION FOR UT-WIDE LOCKDOWN
  4. ORDERS FROM AVIATION- ANDAMAN
  5. WORK FROM HOME INSTRUCTIONS

ANDHRA PRADESH

  1. AP_INSTRUCTIONS TO PREVENT SPREAD OF CORONA VIRUS

ARUNACHAL PRADESH

  1. ARUNACHAL PRADESH-INSTRUCTIONS FOR LOCK DOWN

ASSAM

  1. ASSAM-NOTIFICATIONS ON LOCKDOWN

BIHAR

  1. BIHAR NOTIFICATION FOR LOCK DOWN

CHANDIGARH

  1. CHANDIGARH NOTIFICATION FOR LOCK DOWN

CHATTISGARH

  1. CHATTISGARH LOCK DOWN NOTIFICATION

DADRA AND NAGAR HAVELLI

  1. DADRA AND NAGAR HAVELLI-NOTIFICATION ON LOCKDOWN

DAMAN AND DIU

  1. DAMAN AND DIU-LOCK DOWN NOTIFICATION

DELHI

  1. DELHI LOCK DOWN NOTIFICATION

GOA

  1. GOA LOCKDOWN NOTIFICATION

GUJARAT

  1. NOTIFICATION FOR LOCKDOWN IN AHMEDABAD
  2. NOTIFICATION FOR LOCKDOWN IN SURAT
  3. NOTIFICATION PROHIBITING INTERSTATE TRANSPORTATION

HARYANA

  1. NOTIFICATION FOR LOCKDOWN IN HARYANA

HIMACHAL PRADESH

  1. HP-NOTIFICATION FOR LOCK DOWN IN THE STATE

JAMMU AND KASHMIR

  1. NOTIFICATION ON LOCKDOWN IN J&K

JHARKHAND

  1. JHARKHAND NOTIFICATION ON LOCK DOWN

KARNATAKA

  1. KARNATAKA NOTIFICATION ON LOCK DOWN
  2. FAQ on Pass system- By Karnataka Police
  3. Order issued by Government Secretary, Labour Department, Karnataka imposing restrictions on lay-offs/termination/salary reduction by Company.
  4. Revocation Order by Government Secretary, Labour Department, Karnataka imposing restrictions on lay-offs/termination/salary reduction by Company.

KERALA

  1. KERALA NOTIFICATION LOCK DOWN

LADAKH

  1. LADAKH NOTIFICATION ON LOCK DOWN
  2. LADAKH NOTIFICATION ON RESTRICTION ON AIR SERVICES

LAKSHADWEEP

  1. Notification on closure of schools
  2. Notification on postponment of recruitment related exams.
  3. Regulation on movement of passengers from island to mainland

MADHYA PRADESH

  1. MADHYA PRADESH NOTIFICATION ON LOCK DOWN

MAHARASHTRA

  1. MAHARASHTRA NOTIFICATION ON LOCKDOWN

MANIPUR

  1. MANIPUR NOTIFICATION ON LOCK DOWN

MEGHALAYA

  1. MEGHALAYA NOTIFICATION ON LOCK DOWN

MIZORAM

  1. MIZORAM NOTIFICATION ON LOCK DOWN

NAGALAND

  1. NAGALAND NOTIFICATION ON LOCK DOWN

ODISHA

  1. ODISHA NOTIFICATION ON LOCK DOWN

PUDUCHERRY

  1. PUDUCHERRY NOTIFICATION ON LOCK DOWN

PUNJAB

  1. PUNJAB NOTIFICATION ON LOCK DOWN

RAJASTHAN

  1. RAJASTHAN NOTIFICATION ON LOCK DOWN

SIKKIM

  1. SIKKIM NOTIFICATION ON LOCK DOWN

TAMIL NADU

  1. TAMIL NADU NOTIFICATION ON LOCK DOWN

TELANGANA

  1. TELANGANA NOTIFICATION ON LOCK DOWN

TRIPURA

  1. CALL BACK ORDER OF THE OFFICIALS
  2. NOTIFICATION ON STATE WIDE LOCK DOWN ENGLISH
  3. NOTIFICATION ON STATE WIDE LOCK DOWN

UTTAR PRADESH

  1. UP-NOTIFICATION ON LOCK DOWN

UTTARAKHAND

  1. UTTARAKHAND NOTIFICATION ON LOCK DOWN

WEST BENGAL

  1. WEST BENGAL NOTIFICATION ON LOCK DOWN

 

C. Notifications by Regulatory Bodies

Reserve Bank of India

  1. RBI Notifies Changes in Market Hours
  2. RBI permits greater space to State Governments/ Union Territories for availing overdraft facilities
  3. Rupee Drawing Arrangement – Remittance to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) Fund
  4. COVID-19 - Operational and Business Continuity Measures
  5. COVID-19 - Regulatory Package
  6. RBI announces further measures for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic

Security Exchange Board of India

  1. Relaxation from compliance with certain provisions of the SAST Regulations, 2011 due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  2. Further relaxations from compliance with certain provisions of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 (LODR)
  3. Relaxation from compliance with certain provisions of the circulars issued under SEBI (Credit Rating Agencies) Regulations, 1999 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and moratorium permitted by RBI
  4. Extension of deadline for implementation of the circular on Stewardship Code for all Mutual Funds and all categories of AIFs due to the CoVID-19 pandemic
  5. Relaxation in compliance with requirements pertaining to Mutual Funds

Ministry of Corporate Affairs

  1. COVID-19 related Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Corporate Social Responsibility
  2. Clarification on passing ordinary and special resolution under Companies Act, 2013 on account of threat of COVID-19
  3. Clarification on contribution to PM CARES Fund as eligible CSR activity under item no. (viii) of the Schedule VII of Companies Act, 2013
  4. Companies Fresh Start Scheme
  5. Notification by NCLT
  6. Modification to LLP Settlement Scheme
  7. Modification of the default money under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code
  8. Press release dated 30 March 2020
  9. Circular on special measures taken by MCA
  10. Clarification issued by MCA on spending of CSR
  11. Clarification on contribution of PM Care fund as eligible for CSR activity
  12. Form on Company Affirmation on Covid 19
  13. Notification limiting the attendance of the staff of MCA
  14. Notification on applicability of CARO order
  15. Notification on increasing the threshold limit for default under IBC
  16. Notification on relaxation of additional fees for filing form MGT-7 and AOC-4 for JK & Ladakh.

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