Chennai: The Centre has issued a fresh set of guidelines which will come into force from today in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
According to the regulations the Centre has allowed States and Union Territories to impose local restrictions such as night curfew based on their assessment of the situation.
However they cannot impose any local lockdown outside the containment zones without prior consultation.
Closer home Tamilnadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami too had announced extension of lockdown in the State with some restrictions and more relaxations.
He also announced that for students who would be joining the colleges for the academic year 2020-21 classes would commence from February one 2021.