Dispur Issue Revised SOP on COVID-19 Containment Measures
The Assam State Disaster Management (ASDM) issued a notification stating the list of exempted categories from curfew and odd-even vehicular regulation and also based on the queries received from the citizens of the state.
GUWAHATI: The Assam State Disaster Management (ASDM) issued a notification stating the list of exempted categories from curfew and odd-even vehicular regulation and also based on the queries received from the citizens of the state.
Following is clarified based on queries received from different quarters:
Operation of physical activities of Guwahati Tea Auction Centre (GTAC) including e-auction is allowed with 20% of the total work force till 1 PM including tea tasting, sampling, brokering. Warehousing is fully exempted.
All Agricultural implements supply and maintenance activities may be allowed.
Hotels which are accommodating quarantined persons, medical and emergency staff, and crew may be allowed to operate with skeletal service.
Continuous process industries may be allowed to function, subject to workforce staying in the premises without outwards/inwards movement between 2 PM to 5 AM.
Agricultural and Tea Garden activities shall continue with strict observance COVID-19 appropriate behavior.
Activities relating to essential items supply from and to FCI establishments may be allowed to operate.
Hospitals and other related medical establishments including their manufacturing and distribution units both in public and private sector such as dispensaries, chemist and medical equipment shops, laboratories, clinics, nursing homes, ambulances etc will continue to remain functional. The transportation of all medical personnel, nurses, paramedical staff, and other hospital support services be permitted;
Private security services shall continue; manufacturing units of essential commodities shall continue.
Railway offices and persons directly linked with operation of passenger and goods trains shall continue to operate.
Bank, Insurance Company and other financial institutions are allowed to work with skeletal staff. ATMs shall continue to operate 24x7.
Government / semi government officers in the rank of Deputy Secretary and above and senior executives in Non-Government sector along with their key support staff who are allowed to attend office upto 1 PM for emergency and essential works shall be exempted from the odd even vehicular regulation (as notified by jurisdictional DDMA).
Medicine Distributors and CNF can operate round the clock with optimum workforce for maintaining supply chain of medicines.
For containment zones Deputy Commissioner may work out a mechanism to identify vendors and allow specified vehicles in designated areas of containment zones to sell all perishable and grocery items for a stipulated time period.