Culture Ministry Issues Guidelines For Reopening Museums, Art Galleries, Exhibitions
Visitors to the Jehangir Art Gallery look at works by artist Urmil Jain in Mumbai, India. (Photographer: Santosh Verma/Bloomberg News.)

Culture Ministry Issues Guidelines For Reopening Museums, Art Galleries, Exhibitions

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The Ministry of Culture on Thursday issued guidelines for re-opening of museums, art galleries and exhibitions chalking out measures to contain the spread of Covid-19.

While it has made sanitization of premises at regular intervals and wearing of masks by all visitors mandatory, the standard operating procedures have also barred use of audio guides unless they can be disinfected after every use.

The guidelines state that lift operations are to be limited, preferably reserved for physically challenged or elderly persons.

It has also advised limited use of touch-based digital technology except in cases where disinfection can be ensured after every use.

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