Gyms, Beauty Parlours, Swimming Pools Also Closed, PCMC To Fine Rs 1000 If More Than 5 People Found Together In Day Time; Read Restriction Order In Detail

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Sumit Singh

Pimpri Chinchwad, 2 April 2021: As per the decision taken during the meeting by Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has issued detailed order regarding restrictions to control the spread of Coronavirus disease (COVID19).

PCMC Commissioner Rajesh Patil said that the new restriction orders will be for the period April 3 to 6. The order states:

  • In the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) area, from 6 am to 6 pm, there will be a restriction on the gathering of more than five people at a place. If there is a violation then each person will be fined Rs 1,000.


  • From 6 pm to 6 am, there will be a curfew. People are not allowed to travel except for essential reasons/services. However, the establishments/individuals supplying essential commodities (milk, vegetables, fruits, etc.), providing newspaper services and essential services, for covid vaccination, are exempted. Also, the employees of the establishments where the shifts are operating and the vehicles carrying them are excluded from the order.


  • All hotels, restaurants, bars, food courts, malls, handcart food vendors, cinemas, theatres, swimming pools, beauty parlours/salons/spas, gymnasiums etc. will remain completely closed till 09/04/2021 or further order. However, parcel service/home delivery service through the hotel will continue till 11 pm.


  • Apart from wedding ceremonies and funeral related programs, all kinds of social, political, religious, cultural, programs, gatherings, inaugurations, bhumi pujans and similar events which can be attended by a large number of people will be completely prohibited.


  • Wedding ceremonies will be allowed in the presence of a maximum of 50 people.
  • Funeral, Dashakriya and related programs will be allowed in the presence of maximum 20 people.
  • All religious places will remain completely closed till 9/04/2021 or further order.


  • All weekly markets will remain completely closed till 9/4/2021 or further order. But Mandai will continue. It is mandatory to strictly follow the rules regarding social distance and cleanliness. It will be mandatory for vendors and as well as the person providing the required services to get COVID test done.


  • Public transport system (PMPML) will be completely closed from 03/04/2021. Industry / private offices should arrange transportation for their employees at their level.


  • Regular classes of all primary and secondary schools, educational institutes, schools will remain closed till 30th April 2021. However, online education will be allowed. As there are 10th and 12th class examinations, they have been excluded from this order.


  • All coaching classes/computer classes (except MPSC\UPSC) will be closed till 30th April 2021. MPSC\ UPSC coaching classes will operate with 50% capacity following COVID prevention norms.


  • Public parks, as well as clubhouses in housing societies, will be completely closed. 

The municipal commissioner has clarified that people found violating these orders will be prosecuted after registration FIR against them for offences under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and sections 51 to 60 of the Disaster Management Act.