Lockdown 3.0- Guidelines & Latest News of Red, Orange & Green Zone in India

By | May 3, 2020

Lockdown 3.0- Guidelines & Latest News of Red, Orange & Green Zone in India:

Red Zone in India

The Indian Government classified places as Red Zone, Orange Zone & Green Zone as per the number of infected corona cases in the specified area.

On 1 May, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the Government of India (GoI) further extended the lockdown period to two weeks beyond 4 May, with so

me relaxations.The country has been split into 3 zones: red zones (130 districts), orange zones (284 districts) and green zones (319 districts).Red Zones have a high number of coronavirus cases and a high doubling rate, Orange Zones have comparatively fewer cases and Green Zones have not had any cases in the past 21 days.

On 14 April, PM Modi extended the nationwide lockdown till 3 May, with a conditional relaxation promised after 20 April for the regions where the spread had been contained by then.He said that every town, every police station area and every state would be carefully evaluated to see if it had contained the spread. The areas that were able to do so would be released from the lockdown on 20 April. If any new cases emerged in those areas, lockdown could be reimposed.

On 16 April, lockdown areas were classified as “red zone”, indicating the presence of infection hotspots, “orange zone” indicating some infection, and “green zone” with no infections.

The government also announced certain relaxations from 20 April, allowing agricultural businesses, including dairy, aquaculture and plantations, as well as shops selling farming supplies, to open. Public works programmes were also allowed to reopen with instructions to maintain social distancing. Cargo transportation vehicles, including trucks, trains and planes, would run. Banks and government centres distributing benefits would open as well.

On 25 April, small retail shops were allowed to open with half the staff. Again social distancing norms were to be followed.

On 29 April, The Ministry of Home Affairs issued guidelines for the states to allow inter-state movement of the stranded persons. States have been asked to designate nodal authorities and form protocols to receive and send such persons. States have also been asked to screen the people, quarantine them and to do periodic health checkups.

State Wise Red Zone Area in India:

Red Zone in Andhra Pradesh
Red Zone in Arunachal Pradesh
Red Zone in Assam
Red Zone in Bihar
Red Zone in Chandigarh
Red Zone in Chhattisgarh
Red Zone in Dadra And Nagar Haveli
Red Zone in Daman And Diu
Red Zone in Delhi
Red Zone in Goa
Red Zone in Gujarat
Red Zone in Haryana
Red Zone in Himachal Pradesh
Red Zone in Jammu And Kashmir
Red Zone in Jharkhand
Red Zone in Karnataka
Red Zone in Kerala
Red Zone in Ladakh
Red Zone in Lakshadweep
Red Zone in Madhya Pradesh
Red Zone in Maharashtra
Red Zone in Manipur
Red Zone in Meghalaya
Red Zone in Mizoram
Red Zone in Nagaland
Red Zone in Odisha
Red Zone in Puducherry
Red Zone in Punjab
Red Zone in Rajasthan
Red Zone in Sikkim
Red Zone in Tamil Nadu
Red Zone in Telangana
Red Zone in Tripura
Red Zone in Uttar Pradesh
Red Zone in Uttarakhand
Red Zone in West Bengal

People were seen breaching the lockdown and not following social distancing by crowding in vegetable markets in some places. On 29 March, Prime Minister Modi advised against this, urging people to stay home in his Mann Ki Baat radio address.

On 27 March 2020, the police arrested 8 people and registered a complaint against 150 people in Hardoi for gathering at a mosque.On 2 April 2020, thousands of people assembled at temples in various parts of West Bengal defying the lockdown for celebrating Ram Navami. 12 members of Tablighi Jamaat were arrested on 5 April 2020 in Muzaffarnagar for defying the lockdown and organising an event.A priest in Andhra Pradesh was arrested for defying the lockdown and organizing a gathering of 150 people in a church.

So Please Stay Home, Stay Safe.

Lockdown 3.0 Guidelines:


Sl. No. Name of State/UT Helpline No
1 Andhra Pradesh 0866-2410978
2 Arunachal Pradesh 104
3 Assam 104
4 Bihar 104 / 0612-2217681, 2233806
5 Chhattisgarh 0771-282113, 2446607, 2440608
6 Goa 104
7 Gujarat 104 / 079-23251900, 23251908
8 Haryana 0172-2545938
9 Himachal Pradesh 104/ 077-2628940, 2629439
10 Jharkhand 104/ 181/ 0651-2282201, 2284185, 223488
11 Karnataka 104/ 080-46848600 / 1075
12 Kerala 0471-2552056, 25521056
13 Madhya Pradesh 104 / 1075/ 181/ 0755-2411180,2704201, 0729-22344
14 Maharashtra 022-22024535
15 Manipur 1800-345-3818
16 Meghalaya 108/ 0364-2224100, 2590623
17 Mizoram 102
18 Nagaland 0370-2291122, 2270338
19 Odisha 104, 0674-2534177
20 Punjab 104
21 Rajasthan 0141-2225000, 2225624
22 Sikkim 104/ 03592-284444
23 Tamil Nadu 044-29510500, 25615025
24 Telangana 104/ 040-23286100
25 Tripura 0381-2315879, 2412424, 2413434
26 Uttar Pradesh 0522-2237515
27 Uttarakhand 104
28 West Bengal 1800-313-444222, 033-23412600
29 Andaman and Nicobar Island 03192-232102, 234287
30 Chandigarh 0172-2752038, 2752031, 2704048
31 Dadra Nagar Haveli, Daman and


104/ 1077, 0260-2642106, 2630304
32 Delhi 011-22307145
33 Jammu and Kashmir 0191-2549676, 2520982/ 0194-2440283, 2452052, 2457313
34 Ladakh 01982-256462, 257416, 258960
35 Lakshadweep 104/ 04896-263742
36 Puducherry 104/ 1070/ 1077/ 0413-2253407

MHA Guidelines on 03.05.2020:

MHA Guidelines

MHA Guidelines

MHA Latest Guidelines:

In continuation of Ministry of Home Affairs’s Orders No.40-3/2020- DM-I(A) dated 15th April, 2020, 16th April, 2020, 19th April 2020, 21th April 2020 and 24th April 2020 and in exercise of the powers, conferred under Section 10(2)(I) of the Disaster Management Act, the undersigned, in his capacity as Chairperson, National Executive Committee, hereby orders to include the following in the consolidated revised guidelines for strict implementation by Ministries /Departments of Government of India, State/Union Territory Governments and State /Union Territory Authorities:

Sub-cIau4e (iv) under Clause 17 on Movement of persons:

  1. Due to lockdown, migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other persons are stranded at different places. They would be allowed to move as under:
    1. All States/ UTs should designate nodal authorities and develop standard protocols for receiving and sending such stranded The nodal authorities shall also register the stranded persons within their States/ UTs.
    2. In case a group of stranded persons wish to move between one State/ UT and another State/ UT, the sending and receiving States may consult each other and mutually agree to the movement by
    3. The moving person (s) would be screened and those found asymptomatic would be allowed to proceed.
  2. Buses shall be used for transport of groups of persons. The buses will be sanitized and shall follow safe social distancing norms in
  3. The States/ UTs falling on the transit route will allow thepassage of such persons to the receiving State/
  4. On arrival at their destination, such person(s) would be assessed by the local health authorities, and kept in home quarantine, unless the assessment requires keeping the person(s) in institutional quarantine. They would

purpose, such persons may be encouraged to use Aarogya Sets app through which their health status can be monitored and tracked.

The guidelines of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Home Quarantine may be referred to in this regard, which are available at https://www.mohfw.Nov.in.

All State Wise



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