Maharashtra government on Wednesday extended coronavirus lockdown in the state till October 31 with fresh relaxations. Under the revised guidelines, the state government has permitted dine-in services in restaurants to resume operations at 50% capacity from October 5.
Mumbai's famous dabbawala have also been granted permission to resume travel in local trains.
Local trains in Pune have bee allowed to resume operations. Railway authorities have also been directed to increase frequency of trains in the MMR region.
All intra-state trains in the state will be allowed to resume with immediate effect subject to protocols regarding Covid-19.
However, metro services in the state will remain un-operative during this phase of lockdown.