Maharashtra allows metro trains in Mumbai to resume in graded manner from tomorrow, reopens libraries

Under the 'Mission Begin Again', the state has also allowed local weekly bazaars and business-to-business exhibitions outside containment zones

Press Trust of India October 14, 2020 18:23:02 IST
Maharashtra allows metro trains in Mumbai to resume in graded manner from tomorrow, reopens libraries

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Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Wednesday decided to allow Metro trains in Mumbai to operate from October 15 in a phased manner under its 'Mission Begin Again'.

The government also allowed reopening of all state-run and private libraries from Thursday following COVID-19 protocols, as per the guidelines issued.

It also allowed business-to-business exhibitions from tomorrow outside containment zones.

Local weekly bazars, including that of animals, will also be allowed to reopen outside containment zones.

With an aim to reduce crowd, markets and shops will be allowed to remain open for two additional hours till 9 pm from Thursday.

Significantly, the government has decided to do away stamping with indelible ink for domestic passengers arriving at different airports after COVID-19 testing. Similarly, the health check-up and stamping of passengers at railway stations will also be stopped.

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