Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Health, Local Government, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Gatherings, businesses, and services; Special populations; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: State
Lead People/Agency: Punjab Chief Minister’s Office
Overview: Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has ordered a series of emergency measures, including extension of weekend lockdown with daily night curfew from 7 pm to 5 am in all 167 cities and towns in the state w.e.f. 21st August, 2020. Government and private offices will work at 50% capacity till the end of August. Restrictions on vehicular capacity have been imposed again, with buses and other public transport to operate with 50% capacity and private four-wheelers not allowed to carry more than three passengers per vehicle.
Full details here: https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/punjab/weekend-lockdown-daily-night-curfew-from-7-pm-to-5-am-in-all-punjab-cities-towns-from-friday-128903
Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat