Nagaland

DC Dimapur issues revised guidelines on extension of lockdown for two weeks

Dimapur, May 05 (NE): Deputy Commissioner of Dimapur, Anoop Khinchi, IAS, on May 04, 2020, declared that the containment zone will be restricted to Thakurbari area only, on following the guidelines for scaling down of containment zone in absence of any positive cases for the last 21 days.

On account of the extension of the lockdown for two more weeks, DC Dimapur issued the following revised guidelines;

All shops including shops in residential Complex and market complexes except shops at multi brand and single brand malls, outside the limit of municipalities and town councils with 50% strength of workers. Wearing of masks and social distancing being mandatory.

All shops including neighbourhood shops and standalone shops in residential complexes within the limits of municipalities and town councils except shops in market Complex and multi brand single malls with 50% strength of workers. Wearing Mask and social distancing being mandatory. The shops should remain open only from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

However, all shops in New Market, Hong Kong market, Hazi Park, Millenium market, Railway Bazaar and vegetable market in Purana Bazar, all weekly Bazaar shall remain closed.

Nyamo Lotha road and MP Road will remain open. Shops in NL Road and MP Road will remain open from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm as per the guidelines issued by the Chief Secretary on May 04, 2020.

Wholesale market of Essential commodities will continue to operate from designated godowns as per the office order of April 15, 2020.

Wholesale vegetable market will continue to operate from Supermarket area as per the office order of April 17, 2020.

All public transportation including auto rickshaw, cabs services shall remain prohibited.

It is reiterated that salons, dine-in restaurants, eateries and departmental stores shall continue to remain closed.

However, home delivery from dine-in restaurants, food outlets and delivery of online order of essential commodities shall be permitted.

The proprietors of the shops and establishments which are allowed to open will make arrangements for keeping hand sanitizer or providing facilities for hand washing with soap and water for the public as well as for their own staff workers. They should also get the door handles, surfaces and other objects which are frequently touched by people, to be regularly cleaned disinfected.

Standard Operating Procedure Protocol for social distancing must be ensured, it added.

Any person violating this order will be liable to be proceeded against as per the provisions of Section 51 to 60 of the disaster Management Act 2005 besides legal action under section 188 of the IPC. This order comes into effect from May 05, 2020,said the order from DC Dimapur.