Assam To Restrict Inter-District Movement, Guwahati 'Unlock1' From Monday

Assam has determined to not lengthen the three week lengthy lockdown in Guwahati. (File photograph)


Assam has prohibited inter-district motion of people from July 22 until additional orders to stop group unfold of COVID-19 within the state. The state authorities, nonetheless, has determined to not lengthen the three week lengthy lockdown in Guwahati.

Motion of products and necessities, nonetheless, will proceed uninterrupted, Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna mentioned. For inter-state motion of medical and last-rite emergencies, a written permission from the deputy commissioner of the originating district will probably be needed, Mr Krishna mentioned.

Asserting the rules on “Unlock One” for Kamrup Metropolitan district, which has been underneath lockdown since June 28, Mr Krishna mentioned evening curfew and full weekend lockdown will proceed within the district. The Guwahati metropolis is within the Kamrup Metropolitan district.

The graded unlocking of Guwahati comes after 21 days of lockdown which was introduced amid the spike in variety of COVID-19 instances within the metropolis.

Listed here are the 10 issues you must know on graded unlocking of Guwahati:

  1. On alternate days from Monday and Friday outlets and enterprise institutions will probably be allowed to function on given aspect from 7 am to five pm. 
  2. Following the norm of 1 aspect the whole-sellers for important gadgets are allowed to function between Monday to Friday. The identical is relevant to whole-sellers of non-essential gadgets. 
  3. Whereas whole-sellers of greens, fish and meat are allowed to function from Monday to Friday from 7 am to five pm, milk, milk merchandise and child meals are allowed to be bought daily. 
  4. Building actions together with transportation of supplies will probably be allowed topic to the proprietor/builder being answerable for testing for COVID and upkeep of all COVID-19 protocols. 
  5. Eating places and different hospitality providers will probably be allowed to supply takeaways from Monday to Friday. Pharmacies will nonetheless function all days.
  6. Besides e-rickshaws, cab aggregators, auto-rickshaws and handbook rickshaws are allowed with two passengers. The operator must be carrying a unfavorable check report for COVID-19.
  7. All central and state authorities places of work together with Banks, Insurance coverage firms, NBFCs, GTAC and personal places of work will function with 30% of workforce. 
  8. Personal autos will probably be strictly barred on the streets besides on medical emergency. 
  9. The shopkeepers complying with all COVID-19 protocols will probably be allowed to function with 50% staff.
  10. Between 6pm and 6am motion of people is strictly prohibited whereas on Saturdays and Sundays no motion of people shall be allowed at any time. 


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