Odisha Govt allows Operas/Open Air Theatre shows with ceiling of 2000 Persons
Odisha Govt allows Operas/Open Air Theatre shows
TNI Bureau: Odisha Government has announced Unlock Guidelines for March 2021.
While restrictions will remain in place in the Containment Zones till March 31, more relaxations have been given in Non-Containment Zones.
State Government today gave its permission to hold Operas and Open Air Theatre shows with a maximum ceiling of 2000 persons with effect from March 2021.
Marriage-related gatherings, funeral/last rites will be allowed with a maximum ceiling of 500 persons.
? Jatras parties (open-air theatres) permitted to hold shows while subjected to a ceiling of 2000 persons.
? Persons with Influenza like Infection (ILI), severe acute respiratory infection (SARI) and Covid-19 like symptoms will not be allowed at the Jatra venue.
? Organisers can provide online ticket booking facility. They should arrange sufficient number of counters to prevent crowding during physical booking of tickets.
? Wearing of masks, maintaining social distancing and provision of thermal scanning & use of hand wash or sanitizer will be mandatory.
? Conduct of examinations (including academic, competitive and entrance tests), evaluation and other administrative activities.
? School & Mass Education Department is authorised to take appropriate decision with regard to the date of reopening of schools under its control in respect of Classes from 9 to 12 in a graded manner in consultation with relevant stakeholders.
? School & Mass Education Department may allow conduct of intra-school class promotion examination for 9th and 11st Standards giving the option of online examination to the students with consent of their parents/guardians.
? The Department of Skill Development and Technical Education is authorized to take appropriate decision with regard to the date of re-opening of Engineering Colleges and other Technical Education/ Skill Development Institutions and Hostels under its control superintendence
? Online/ distance learning shall continue to be permitted and shall be encouraged.
? Marriage-related gatherings, funeral & last rite rituals will be allowed with a maximum ceiling of 500 persons.
? In closed spaces, a maximum of 50% of the hall capacity will be allowed subject to the above ceilings
? Local authorities (DM, municipal commissioner) will decide on reopening of public worship in religious places/places of worship with appropriate restrictions, based on local assessment of the Covid-19 situation.
? The department of Higher Education has also been authorised to take appropriate decision with regard to the date of re-opening of Colleges/ Higher Education Institutions and hostels under its control/ superintendence/ supervision by following the guidelines/ SOP issued by the Department/ UGC/ AICTE/ Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.
? Large social gathering continue to be prohibited.
? Social, religious, political, educational, sports, entertainment & cultural functions & other congregations shall be allowed with a maximum ceiling of 500 persons.
? Cinema halls, swimming pools, entertainment complexes, theatres, auditoriums & assembly shalls be allowed to open.