Indian government extends lockdown till May 31, 2020

May 18, 2020

The Indian government has extended the nationwide lockdown until May 31 and provided a broad framework containing prohibited activities and relaxed social distancing norms. States have been directed to provide detailed guidelines depending on the situation within the State.

Given this, employers will have to assess the guidelines issued by the relevant State prior to reopening offices and factories. The use of the Aarogya Setu app has been made optional for private-sector employees.

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