Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced Delhi’s lockdown as the daily COVID-19 cases continue to grow rapidly. Although the government restricts daily activities and only allows basic services, certain individuals can apply for electronic passes to travel during the state lock-in period. The Delhi government website has provided terms for applying for online e-passes to those involved in banking, food distribution, pharmaceuticals and private security industries. The purpose of restricting electronic passes to a few departments is to reduce activities and curb the spread of COVID-19 in the capital.

According to an order from the Delhi government communicated to the public through a virtual press conference on Monday, the Delhi blockade will take effect at 10 pm on April 19 (today) and will continue until 5 am on April 26.

How to apply for an e-pass during Delhi lock-in

Before proceeding with the steps on how to apply for an electronic pass during the Delhi lock-in period, it is important to note that the electronic pass is only available for people related to basic services, and will not be provided to people who only want to move out of the house to entertain or participate in social activities. meeting. If you already have a night/weekend curfew e-pass, you do not need to apply again. In addition, if you can use basic services on foot, you don’t need an electronic pass.

  1. Fill in your details, such as phone number, name and address.

  2. Select the type of service you want to perform, and then select the date and time you need to exit the service.

  3. Now, upload a soft copy of your government issued ID/Aadhaar card.

  4. You must also upload a letter from your employer or the owner of your company or branch.

  5. Click the checkbox to ask you to confirm.

  6. Now, click submit Button.

After submitting the details, you will receive your e-pass number.

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Some people initially reported problems with the Delhi government website when they applied for the e-pass, although the website is now operational. Some users also stated that their e-pass request was rejected without good reason, which may be caused by a website malfunction.

The government has exempted personnel from certain departments, including pregnant women and patients, medical personnel, personnel entering and leaving the airport, students taking examinations, examination personnel dispatched for examination duties, judicial personnel, electronic and print media, and government officials. However, these people must carry their certificates or valid ID cards when traveling. There are exceptions to lock-in for basic cargo transportation/transportation between and within countries.


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