Friday, June 14, 2024

Shops to open till 2 pm in Wokha

Dimapur, April 21: Deputy Commissioner & Chairman District Task Force COVID-19 for Wokha district, Orenthung Lotha has informed that grocery shops/bakeries/vegetable vendors and business establishments dealing with essential commodities will henceforth be permitted to open only on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays during the lockdown period. The shops will remain open from 7 am to 2 pm only.
Only one member from each family shall be permitted to come out of their homes for procurement of essential commodities from the market within the given time, he said.
The DC notified that all vehicular movement of non-essential nature is prohibited; no private vehicular movement will be allowed except for purchase of essential commodities and medical emergencies. Further, no private or commercial vehicles will be allowed to carry passengers;
The colony council/village councils will regulate the operation of shops selling essential commodities in their respective localities & villages as per the given timing and ensure due compliance to the advisories of the Government with special reference to social distancing of at least 1 metre and compulsorily wearing masks in public places;
The DC advised all pharmacies to remain open 24×7 and business transaction hours of all banks in Wokha District will be from 9 am to 3 pm on all working days.
The public have been advised not to resort to panic buying or hoard essential items since adequate stock is available. (Page News Service)