Permitted activities outside the containment zones

Permitted activities on lockdown

Notification regarding permitted activities outside the containment zones all over the State. Notification regarding what will open on lockdown in West Bengal in the containment zones.

আজ থেকে কোন কোন অঞ্চলে কী কী পরিষেবা চালু হল তার বিস্তারিত তালিকা প্রকাশিত হল । দেখে নিন এই তালিকায় কী কী আছে।

Government of West Bengal

Memo No. 103-CS/2020. Dated 04/05/2020


In terms of Government of India Order no. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A) dated 01/05/2020 lockdown period has been further extended for another 2(two) weeks with effect from 04/05/2020. In this regard, it is hereby clarified that following additional activities over and above allowed in the previous orders largely pertaining to essential goods and services are permitted from 04/05/2020 outside the containment zones all over the state:

1. Intra district bus services within the districts in Green Zones only with 20 passen­gers or upto 50% seating capacity at a time, which ever is less. Buses should be disinfect­ed regularly and it must be ensured that all the passengers wear masks. Operational routes within the district shall be decided by District Magistrates of the respective districts. In no case, these buses shall cross district boundaries.

2. Stand-alone shops (single shop in any area /locality/residential neighbourhood) from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

3. Neighbourhood shops related to Hardware, Laundry, Mobile and Mobile recharg­ing, Electronics, Garments & Textiles, Books, Stationery, Paint and Varnishing, Electrical Appliances, Electric Goods, Tyre & Tubes, Batteries, Motor Vehicle Repair and Spare Shops etc including such items mentioned in attached Annexure I are allowed to operate from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Sweetmeat shops can remain open upto 6 PM.

4. Tea and Pan Shops for only take away purpose will remain open from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. However, no gathering shall be allowed near these shops.

5. Industrial activities with prior permission for which request may be sent by email to

6. Mining activities in Green and Orange Zones including transport of materials to permitted work sites.

7. All construction activities in rural areas.

8. In -situ construction activities where workers are available on site in urban areas with prior permission of District Magistrates / Commissioner, KMC.

9. Private offices can operate from 10 AM to 6 PM with upto 25% strength.

10. Movement of private cars for permitted activities will be allowed with driver plus two passengers.

11. Barber shops and salons in Green Zones only.

12. No activities , other than those allowed as per previous orders, shall be permitted in the shopping malls and market complexes. Provision in respect of market complex/ shopping mall and street vending shall be reviewed and notified later on.

13. Assembly of persons for any activity shall not be allowed in the State. However for any social function, assembly of maximum of 7 (seven) persons shall be allowed following the norms of social distance & health hygiene protocol.

14. Gathering of not more than 7 (seven) persons shall be permitted at a time in banks, post-offices, ration shops and any other shops & establishments allowed under this order.

It is advised that home delivery and work-from-home should be the preferred option as far as possible. Norms of social distancing and health & hygiene protocols should be strictly fol­ lowed. Wearing of masks will be compulsory.

Any violation of this order shall attract penal action under the provisions of Disaster Man­agement Act,2005.


SI. No.Shops Dealing with the Items
1Agricultural Implements, Pumps & other Devices
2Agricultural Products including Seeds, Oil Seeds, etc.
3All Consumer Durables, like Refrigerators, TV, Kitchen Appliances, Air Conditioners etc.
4All Household Items, like Utensils, Cusions, Mattress, etc.
5Automobiles including Spare Parts and Lubricants
6Batteries and Battery Chargers
7Books & Stationery Items
8Beverages including Packaged Tea & Coffee
11Clocks & Watches
12Computers, Calculator, Parts & other IT Products
13Construction Materials of any kind
14Edible Oil
15Electric Cables & Wire, Switch and other Electrical Products
16Electrical Meters & other Electrical Products
17Electronic Appliances
18Engineering Goods
19Fan & Fan Parts
20Fertilizers, Pesticides, Insecticides, etc.
21Floor & Wall Tiles of all varieties
24Generators & Transformers
25Glassware and Glass Materials of any kind
26Gold & Jewellery
27Granite, Marble and other Flooring Materials
28Handicrafts and Decorative Materials
29Iron & Steel and Products
30Jute & Jute Products
31Machinery & Machine Parts of all types
32Medical Instrument & Appliances
33Metals & all Products
34Mobile Telephone, Celluar Phone & Other Communication Devices.
35Optical & Optical Products
36Packaging Materials including Cans and Containers
37Paints & Varnishes
38Paper & Paper Goods
39Pipe & Pipe Fittings
40Plastic and Rubber Products including Granules
41Soap and Detergents
42Sanitary Wares & Fittings
43Spices & Condiments
44Textiles & Readymade Garments
45Timber, Sized Timber, Plywood & Particle Boards of any kind
46Tyre & Tubes
47Toileteries, Cosmetics & Perfumes

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