Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Wednesday allowed metro trains in Mumbai to operate from October 15 in a phased manner under its mission ‘Begin Again’. Also Read - PAK vs ZIM Dream11 Team Prediction Pakistan vs Zimbabwe ODI: Captain, Vice-captain, Fantasy Playing Tips, Probable XIs For Today's Pakistan vs Zimbabwe 2nd ODI Match at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium 12.30 PM IST November 1 Sunday

The government also allowed reopening of all state-run and private libraries from Thursday following COVID-19 protocols, according to the guidelines issued here. Also Read - IPL 2020, KKR vs RR in Dubai: Predicted Playing XIs, Pitch Report, Toss Timing, Squads, Weather Forecast For Match 54

However, schools, colleges, educational and coaching institutions in the state will remain closed for students and regular class activity will remain suspended till 31st October. Also Read - KKR vs RR Dream11 Team Prediction Dream11 IPL 2020: Captain, Vice-captain, Fantasy Playing Tips, Probable XIs For Today's Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals T20 Match 54 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium 7.30 PM IST November 1 Sunday

The state also allowed business-to-business exhibitions outside containment zones from Thursday.

Local weekly bazars, including that of animals, will also be allowed to reopen outside containment zones.

In order to reduce crowd, markets and shops will be allowed to remain open for two additional hours till 9 pm from tomorrow.

Significantly, the government has decided to do away stamping with indelible ink for domestic passengers arriving at different airports after COVID-19 testing.

Similarly, the health check up and stamping of passengers at railway stations will also be stopped.

(With PTI inputs)