Shops in Hongkong Market, Hazi Park & New Market to open on Odd-Even basis
Dimapur, June 30: While the existing lockdown measures will continue to remain in force in Dimapur District, Deputy Commissioner Dimapur, Rajesh Soundararajan IAS has ordered additional relaxations with effect from July 1 to 10.
According to an order issued today shops/business establishments dealing with essential goods and commodities such as vegetable, fish/ meat vendors, milk booths, bakeries, local grocery stores, public utility services like LPG and E- commerce services etc will remain open on all the days from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. All other shops/ business establishments dealing with all kinds of goods/ items/ articles are permitted to open from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
All shops located in New Market, Hongkong Market and Hazi Park will be allowed to open on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Odd- Even basis. The necessary arrangements and monitoring in this regard will be made accordingly by the Administrator, DMC.
Every shop besides keeping hand sanitizers for use by visitors, and taking measures for ensuring COVID-19 appropriate behavior at all times, will also display prominently the status of vaccination of the staff.
Barber shops, Salons and Spas would be allowed to open after ensuring vaccination of the persons/ attendants running these shops. Application in this regard may be submitted by the shops to concerned Administrator, DMC, Administrator, Chumukedima Town Council/ Medziphema Town Council/ Niuland town Council or concerned Area Administrative Officer who after verification shall issue permit for the same to function, the order stated.
All the Government Offices in Dimapur District may open with 50% attendance of staff on any day and subject to adherence to COVID-19 behaviour at all times. The 50% staff not attending on any day will work from home and be available on phone/mail for dealing with any urgent office work.
Private offices in Dimapur Distriet may also function with up to 50% attendance, subject to adherence to COVID-19 appropriate behavior.
All movement of persons/ vehicles except exempted categories/ medical emergencies will remain restricted from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Mass public transportations and Inter- District movement of people for non- essential services shall continue to remain suspended.
Wedding solemnizations, funerals and sports training shall be allowed subject to attendance of not more than 50 (fifty) persons, and subject to an adherence to COVID-19 appropriate behavior and to all the applicable SOPs issued from time to time
Religious places/ places of worship are allowed to open, subject to an attendance of not more than 50 (fifty) persons subject to adherence to COVID-19 appropriate behavior and to all the applicable SOPs.
Any person violating this order shall be penalized as per the provisions of Section 51 to 60of the Disaster Management Act 2005 besides legal action under Section 188 of the IPC, the DC stated. (Page News Service)