E-commerce platforms together with Amazon, Flipkart others will now have the opportunity to deliver non-essential items as soon as the nation enters lockdown 3.0 from May 4. However, supply of non-essential items through e-commerce will solely be relevant for individuals residing in inexperienced and orange zones. In areas falling beneath pink zone, e-commerce can deliver solely essential items. The authorities prolonged shutdown for 2 extra weeks until May 17 to management coronavirus instances in the nation.
Uptill now, e-commerce was allowed to deliver essential items solely through the lockdown interval however after new tips from the centre, individuals would have the opportunity to order non-essential items, nonetheless, solely those that are residing in inexperienced and orange zones can be in a position to take the advantage of this facility as e-commerce supply of non-essential items in pink zones will nonetheless stay prohibited.
The authorities has labeled districts into 4 classes relying on the variety of coronavirus instances that are Red, Orange, Green and Containment Zones. Red Zone (having a number of coronavirus case), Orange Zone (few coronavirus instances), Green Zone (not even a singel coronavirus case or no COVID-19 case in final 21 days) and containment Zone (sealed zone or hotspot the place coronavirus instances have surfaced).
Government prolonged lockdown for 2 extra weeks on Friday night and issued guidlines for states, districts of how they’ll function through the third section of nation-wide lockdown although some relaxations have additionally been supplied to the inexperienced and orange zones when they’ll enter lockdown 3.0.