Dimapur, May 9: DC Dimapur Anoop Khinchi has informed all concerned that all hardware shops in Dimapur District will be permitted to open from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. with effect from May 11. All hardware shops shall remain closed after 9 a.m.
DC further reminded that precautionary measures such as hand sanitizer and facilities for hand washing with soap and water for the public as well as for their own staff/workers, to regularly get the door handles, surfaces and other objects which are frequently touched by people cleaned and disinfected and mask for salespersons, shopkeepers in other persons in contact with high number of people and maintaining of social distancing to be mandatorily observed.
Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Dimapur Anoop Kinchi IAS, convened a meeting of the District Task Force Dimapur to discuss issues pertaining to COVID-19,in the conference Hall of DC Dimapur on May 9.
In the meeting it was decided that for the safety and interest of the people and to ease traffic rush, hardware shops would be opened from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. with effect from Monday.
The meeting also discussed strict implementation of odd and even system of traffic regulation, barricading of certain areas and issues with regard to border sealing.
DC Dimapur, while reminding that lockdown was still enforced, appealed to all the citizens to follow the lockdown rules, maintain social distancing and not to move unnecessarily unless urgently required.
He also expressed gratitude and thanked the NGOs, Civil organizations and the citizens for their support and cooperation thus far in the fight against COVID 19.
Commissioner Police Dimapur, Rothihu Tetseo IPS , assured that police would give their best with regard to traffic regulation at Dimapur but also sought public participation for successful implementation of the new traffic system.(Page News Service)