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DC Mon notifies on transportation of essential commodities

Dimapur, April 8: Deputy Commissioner Mon, Thavaseelan K IAS, has notified that in view of the outbreak of Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) and the threat posed as such, the following directives are hereby issued with regard to the transportation of essential commodities from Assam to Mon HQ and beyond.
1. The trucks carrying essential commodities are permitted to enter till the Police Check Posts at Naginimora and Tizit.
2. The trucks will be sanitized at the Naginimora and Tizit Check Posts by the respective Town Councils.
3. The truck drivers and the handymen coming from Assam will remain seated inside the cabin of the truck, except for exigencies, during the unloading and loading process.
4. The Mon Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) in co-ordination with District Administration will be responsible for the following activities.
a. Arrangement of trucks to transport the commodities from Tizit to Mon HQ and other Sub-Divisions except Naginimora, Tizit and Tobu.
b. Arrangement of labourers for unloading and loading of commodities at Tizit Check Post.
c. Co-ordination between the various stakeholders.
5. For Tizit Sub-Division, the following arrangements will be implemented in co-ordination with District Administration.
a. The essential commodities will be unloaded from the truck coming from Assam at Tizit Area Students’ Union (TASU) office building.
b. The villages in Tizit Sub-Division will coordinate with the Tizit Area Students’ Union (TASU) in transporting the essential commodities to their respective Villages.
c. Arrangement of labourers for unloading and loading of essential commodities.
d. The Tizit Area Students’ Union (TASU) will also be responsible for the basic needs of the drivers and handymen coming from Assam during the unloading process.
6. For Naginimora Sub-Division, the following arrangements will be implemented in co-ordination with the District Administration.
a. The shopkeepers will make necessary arrangements for transportation of essential commodities from Police Check Post, Naginimora to their respective shops via trucks/other vehicles.
b. The shopkeepers of Naginimora Sub-Division will also be responsible for the basic needs of the drivers and handymen coming from Assam, during the unloading process.
c. The shopkeepers of Naginimora Sub-Division will also be responsible for arrangement of labourers for unloading and loading of essential commodities.
7. All concerned are directed to strictly maintain social distancing norms and observe all preventive measures notified by the Government.
8. These directives are issued after extensive consultation between the District Administration, Office of the Chief Medical Officer, Mon, Mon Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI), Tizit Area Students’Union (TASU) and other stakeholders.
9. Non-compliance with this notice will attract penal action as per the relevant provisions of law.
This noticed is necessitated to the rapid rise of COVID-19 cases in the country and as such the District Administration appeals to all to kindly bear with the inconvenience caused due to the arrangement and further help the District Administration in preventing the entry and spread of COVID-19 in Mon District.
(Page News Service)

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