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Covid-19 Notifications/Circulars/Advisories

Covid-19 Notifications/Circulars/Advisories

 Central Government

  1. NGOs permitted to buy food grains directly from FCI for Relief operations dated 08-04-2020
  2. Updates on COVID-19 dated 08-04-2020
  3. O Release of funds to States/UT’s under NHM for Emergency Response and Health Systen Preparedness Package for Covid-19 dated 08-04-2020
  4. DO Letter Dt. 7.4.2020 to Chief Secretaries and Administrtators reg. essential commodities by invoking Essential Commodities Act dated 07-04-2020
  5. Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan package – Insurance scheme for health workers (FAQs) dated 07-04-2020
  6. Ministry of AYUSH advise on immunity boosting measures for self care during Covid-19 dated 07-04-2020
  7. Advisory regarding containing and management of Covid-19 in National Parks/Sanctuarie/ Tiger Reserves dated 06-04-2020
  8. Supply of Medical Oxygen smooth and hassle-free dated 06-04-2020
  9. Consolidated Guidelines of MHA on Lockdown measures on containment of COVID-19 dated 05-04-2020
  10. On directions of the Prime Minister, Home Ministry approves release of Rs 11,092 crores under State Disaster Risk Management Fund to All States dated 03-04-2020
  11. DO letter dated 02-04-2020
  12. 3rd addendum to lockdown measures 02-04-2020
  13. DO Letter to Chief Secretaries Administrators and Advisors reg. penal provisions under DM Act and IPC 02-04-2020
  14. MHA writes to States/UTs to take measures to fight Fake News in order to prevent Panic among People and spread of COVID-19 in India 02-04-2020

RBI

  1. Rupee drawing arrangement- remittance into PM-CARES Fund dated 03-04-2020
  2. RBI notifies changes in market hours dated 03-04-2020

 INCOME TAX

  1. IT Department to release all pending income tax refunds up to Rs 5 lakhs immediately ; Around 14 lakh taxpayers to benefit dated 08-04-2020
  2. Clarification in respect of various measures announced by the Government for providing relief to the tax payers in view of spread of Novel Corona Virus (Covid-19) dated 03-04-2020
  3. Seeks to extend due date of compliance which falls during the period from “20.03.2020 to 29.06.2020” till 30.06.2020 and to extend validity of e-way bills. Dated 03-04-2020
  4. Order u/s 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 on issue of certificates for lower rate/nil deduction/collection of TDS or TCS u/s 195, 197 and 206C(9) of the Act for Financial Year 2019-20​ dated 03-04-2020
  5. Order u/s 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 regarding submission of Form 15G and 15H for Financial Year-2020-21​ dated 03-04-2020
  6. Finance Ministry issues Taxation and other Laws (Relaxation of Certain Provisions) Ordinance, 2020 31-03-2020
  7. Order u/s 119 of The Income Tax Act, 1961 on issue of certificates for lower rate/nil deduction/collection of TDS or TCS u/s 195, 197 and 206C(9)

IRDAI

  1. Premium payment for renewal of Motor Third Party Insurance policies falling 01-04-2020

MCA

  1. Clarification on passing of ordinary and special resolution by companies under the Companies Act and Rules made thereunder on account of threat posed by Covid-19 dated 08-04-2020
  2. DIN holders of DINs marked as ‘Deactivated’ due to non-filing of DIR-3KYC/DIR-3 KYC-Web and those Companies whose compliance status has been marked as “ACTIVE non-compliant” due to non-filing of Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification(ACTIVE) eform are encouraged to become compliant once again in pursuance of the General Circular No. 11 dated 24th March, 2020 & General Circular No.12 dated 30th March 2020 and file DIR-3KYC/DIR-3KYC-Web/ACTIVE as the case may be between 1st April, 2020 to 30th September, 2020 without any filing fee of INR 5000/INR 10000 respectively.
  3. Press release on Companies Fresh Start Scheme, 2020 and LLP Settlement Scheme, 2020
  4. Companies Fresh Start Scheme, 2020 (CFSS-2020)
  5. Modification to LLP Scheme 2020
  6. Functioning of NCLT during the lock down period
  7. Clarification on contribution to PM CARES Fund as eligible CSR activity under item no. (viii) of the Schedule VII of Companies Act,2013
  8. MCA Notice on Covid-19 to all Employers; Form CAR (Companies Affirmation of Readiness Towards COVID-19
  9. Companies (Meetings of Board and its Powers) Amendment Rules 2020; Board meetings to be held through video conferencing or other audio visual means
  10. Clarification on Spending of CSR Funds for COVID-19; eligible as a CSR activity
  11. Minimum default amount for CIRP under IB Code increased to one crore rupees
  12. Special Measures under Companies Act, 2013 (CA-2013) and Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008 in view of COVID-19 outbreak
  13. MCA order with respect to the applicability of Companies (Auditor’s Report) Order, 2020 – made applicable from the financial year 2020-2021 instead of from 2019-2020 notified earlier in order to ease burden on companies and auditors.

Ministry of Labour & Employment

  1. Extension of last date of receiving of applications for the post of Presiding Officer of CGIT-cum-Labour Courts at Ahmedabad, Chandigarh-I, Delhi-I, Lucknow, Mumbai-II, Hyderabad and Bhubaneswar dated 06-04-2020
  2. Labour Ministry Issues Advisory to all States/UTs to use Cess fund for Welfare of Construction Workers
  3. Extension of last date of filing of Unified Annual Return under 8 Labour Acts
  4. Ministry of Labour & Employment’s advisory to all employers on termination of employees due to COVID-19; no employee to be terminated; no deduction or reduction of wages due to non-operability of facilities/services
  5. Extension of time for payment of ESI Contributions for the months of February and March 2020
  6. EPFO advises Beneficiaries to avail Online Services to contain spreading of COVID-19

SEBI Circulars

  1. SEBI notification of entities exempted from the Ministry of Home Affairs order for closure of commercial/private establishments;
  2. Relaxation from compliance with certain provisions of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirement) Regulations, 2015  
  3. Relaxation from compliance with certain provisions of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirement) Regulations, 2015 – Continuation ; related to listed or proposed to be listed NCDs, NCRPS, MDS and CPs.
  4. Relaxation from compliance to REITs and InvITs
  5. Relaxation in compliance with requirements pertaining to mutual funds
  6. Regulatory measures taken by SEBI in view of ongoing market volatility
  7. SEBI’s decision to reduce burden of market participants
  8. Relaxation from compliance with certain provisions of the SAST Regulations, 2011 due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  9. 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
  10. Temporary relaxation in processing of documents pertaining to FPIs due to COVID-19
  11. Relaxation in compliance with requirements pertaining to Portfolio Managers
  12. Relaxation in compliance with requirements pertaining to AIFs and VCFs

 Supreme Court

  1. SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIRCULAR In view of the advisory issued by the Government of India cautioning against mass
  2. (Admn. General Branch) F. No. 212/MISC/PF/2020/SCA(G) Date: 14.03.2020 CIRCULAR In view of the advisory i
  3. 1 ITEM NO.1 COURT NO.1 SECTION PIL-W SUPREMECOURTOFINDIA RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS SUO MOTU WRIT PETITI
  4. SUPREME COURT OF INDIA New Delhi, dated March 23, 2020 CIRCULAR In furtherance of the steps already taken to contain the spread
  5. 1 ITEM NO.12 COURT NO.1 SECTION PIL-W SUPREMECOURTOFINDIA RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS SUO MOTU WRIT PETIT

 State Governments

Delhi

  1. Order Relating to Test for Health Care Doctors & Workers
  2. Order Relating to SOP for Disposal of Dead Bodies
  3. Order Relating to Landlords, House Owners dated 24 March 2020
  4. Order Relating to SOPs during Lock Down dated 24 March 2020
  5. Order Relating to Engagement of Manpower
  6. Modified Lock Down Order
  7. Announcement of lock-down of NCT off Delhi
  8. Delhi Order On Covid-19; all shops/shopping malls except those dealing with items of daily needs to be closed till 31 March 2020
  9. Delhi Order Related to Essential and Non Essential Services
  10. Delhi Guidelines to Private Establishments on COVID-19
  11. Delhi Guidelines on COVID-19
  12. Guideline To Restaurants And Sports Complexes In Delhi; discontinuation of sitting arrangements in premises, home deliveries allowed; restriction on maximum no. of persons for events/seminars, etc

Haryana

  1. MHA order dated 29.03.2020 regarding restricting of movement of migrants and strict enforcement of lock down measures COVID 19.
  2. Precautionary measures to prevent and contain the spread of COVID-19 in Karnal, Haryana
  3. Order On Lock-down In Territorial Jurisdictions Of Revenue Districts In Gurugram
  4. Announcement Of Lock-down Of Major Districts In Haryana To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19
  5. Guidelines To Factories And Establishments In The State Of Haryana In Respect Of COVID-19
  6. Gurugram COVID-19 District Administrator Order; suspension of operations of cinema halls, gyms, swimming pools, restaurants, lounges, salons etc., restrictions on social/political/cultural/religious gatherings
  7. All Private, Corporates, Establishments And Factories To Be Completely Shut Down In Gurugram

Maharashtra

  1. https://www.maharashtra.gov.in/Site/Upload/Government%20Resolutions/English/202003311640518610.pdf
  2. Medical Equipments and Machinery to be purchased for COVID-19 under MLALADS Programme
  3. Announcement Of Lock-down In Maharashtra To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19
  4. Pune Guidelines For Establishments On COVID-19
  5. Pune Government Advisory to IT Software ITES Establishments COVID-19
  6. Maharashtra Labour Department Order To Employers On Termination Of Employees During Covid-19 Epidemic
  7. Mumbai Guidelines On Covid-19

Karnataka

  1. Disaster Management Department – Release if funds to district collectors dated 02-04-2020
  2. Announcement Of Lock-down In The State Of Karnataka To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19
  3. Advisory For Employees Of Information Technology And Bio-Technology Companies To Work From Home In Karnataka
  4. Announcement Of Lock-down Of Major Districts In Karnataka To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19
  5. Karnataka Government Directive For Paid Leave For Employees Infected By Corona Virus

Kerala

  1. COVID-19 Guidelines For Private Establishments Regarding Provisions Of Safety Measures For The Employees
  2. Extension On Deadline For Renewal Of Licences And Filing Of Tax Returns On Account Of COVID-19 In The State Of Kerala

Assam

  1. Additional Advisory No. ACS/FCS&CA/1/2/2020 on availability of Food items and maintenance of Supply Chain
  2. Advisory on availability of Food items and maintenance of Supply Chain
  3. Advisory From Labour Commissioner Of Assam To Not Terminate Employees Or Reduce Wages In View Of COVID-19 Pandemic
  4. Announcement Of Lock-down Of Non Essential Services In Whole State Of Assam To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19
  5. Assam Guidelines On COVID-19

Himachal Pradesh

  1. SOP for reallocation of residents PGs nursing students as a part of hospital management for COVID-Dated 30-03-2020
  2. Orders for Active Case Finding in Districts for COVID and under COVID Regulations-Dated: 30-03-2020
  3. Dissemination of Guidelines for disinfection of common public places including offices to DCs & HODs-Dated 30-03-2020
  4. Standard Operating Protocol for transporting a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19-Dated:30-03-2020
  5. Order regarding Medical Personnel Re-employment-Dated:26-03-2020

Odisha

  1. Collaborating with NGOs for mitigating the effect of COVID 19 | OSDMA | 31 March 2020
  2. Revised guideline on Clinical Management of COVID 19 | DHS | 31 March 2020
  3. Preparedness and management of quarantine centres identified by the District Administration | DHS | 30 March 2020
  4. Timely payment of salary and wages to the employees of the ULBs and outsourced workers | H & UD | 30 March 2020
  5. Disbursement of pension and salary for the month of March, 2020 | Directorate of Treasuries | 30 March 2020
  6. Provision of food for sick, indegent and destitutes in rural areas | R & DM Department | 30 March 2020
  7. Management of GP and ULB level free kitchens by WSHGs during lockdown | WCD | 30 March 2020
  8. Guidelines for Hospitals and Nursing Homes for COVID-19 detected cases | DHS | 28 March 2020

Chandigarh

  1. Directions To Shut Down Government Offices, Boards, Corporations In The Union Territory Of Chandigarh
  2. Announcement Of Lock-down Of Territorial Jurisdiction Of Union Territory Of Chandigarh

Madhya Pradesh

  1. Order On Lock-down In Indore To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19
  2. Order On Lock-down In Bhopal To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19
  3. Measures to prevent spread of COVID-19[1]
  4. Provision of salary and other necessary facilities to workers[2]

Punjab

  1. Notification regarding quarantine Dated: 31-03-2020
  2. Notification Regarding Discharge Policy COVID-19 Dated : 28-03-2020
  3. Notification of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Funds Dated : 26-03-2020
  4. Announcement Of Lock-down In The State Of Punjab To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19
  5. Punjab Guidelines On COVID-19

Rajasthan

  1. Announcement Of Lock-down In The State Of Rajasthan To Control Spread Of COVID-19
  2. Rajasthan Guidelines For COVID-19

Tamil Nadu

  1. Advisory for quarantine of migrant workers dated 05-04-2020
  2. Government order on Infection Prevention and Control – The Epidemics Diseases Act, 1897 dated 28-03-2020
  3. O Ms.No. 152 Dt: March 23, 2020
  4. Announcement Of Restriction In The State Of Tamil Nadu To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19
  5. Guidelines Issued To Factories And BOCW Establishments In Tamil Nadu To Prevent Spread Of COVID-19

Telangana

  1. Further Announcement On Lock down In Telangana To Prevent Spread Of COVID-19
  2. Announcement Of Lock-down In The State Of Telangana To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19
  3. Telangana Issues Standard Operating Protocol For IT Companies/IT Parks

Uttar Pradesh

  1. Announcement Of Lock-down In The State Of Uttar Pradesh To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19
  2. Paid Leave For Employees Infected By COVID-19 And Declaration Of Holiday With Wages For Employees In Uttar Pradesh
  3. Lucknow Order On Covid-19

Gujarat

  1. Announcement Of Lockdown Of Important Municipal Corporations To Reduce The Spread Of COVID-19

Bihar

  1. Announcement Of Lock-down In The State Of Bihar To Control Spread Of COVID-19

Andhra Pradesh

  1. Announcement Of Lock-down In The State Of Andhra Pradesh To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19

 Jammu & Kashmir

  1. Announcement Of Lock-down Of Magisterial Jurisdiction Of Jammu To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19

 Puducherry

  1. Announcement Of Lock-down In The Union Territory Of Puducherry To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19

Uttarakhand

  1. Announcement Of Lock-down In The State Of Uttarakhand To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19

West Bengal

  1. West Bengal Government Declares Complete Safety Restrictions

Meghalaya

  1. Meghalaya East Khasi Hills District Administration Directions To Reduce The Spread Of COVID-19

Mizoram

  1. Announcement Of Partial Lock-down In Mizoram To Control Spread Of COVID-19

Sikkim

  1. Sikkim Guidelines On COVID- 19

Goa

  1. Goa Public Holiday On Account Of COVID-19 Epidemic
  2. Goa Government Orders Section 144 In South Goa To Control COVID-19 Epidemic
  3. Goa Government Orders Section 144 In North Goa To Control COVID-19 Epidemic

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