New Delhi: The Union government extended the lockdown across India till May 31 and is all set to issue the amended guidelines soon. This recent extension of the lockdown imposed across the country to check spread of Coronavirus.

The Union government took the decision after the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) asked the Ministries of Departments of Government of India, State Governments and State Authorities to continue the lockdown measures up to May 31, 2020.

TheĀ NDMA also directed the National Executive Committee (NEC) to issue modifications in the guidelines, as necessary keeping in view the need to open up economic activities while containing the spread of COVID19.