Guwahati: The Mizoram Government has now lifted the restrictions on the entry of vehicles carrying non-essential commodities into the state, the state's Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) informed on Friday.
The order came into force from July, 8 and now, all categories of vehicles will now be permitted in the state. However, the mPASS registration on the mCOVID-19 application and submission of a self-declaration at the point of entry shall remain mandatory.
"Mizoram Govt. has now lifted the restriction on entry of non-essential commodities into the State. Transport of all categories of vehicles now permitted. mPASS registration on the mCOVID-19 application and submission of a self-declaration at the point of entry remains mandatory," said the DIPR via a tweet.
Beginning a phase of partial lockdown in the state from July 1 to July 31, the Mizoram Government said that the relaxation in guidelines was "inevitable" due to the economic hardships faced by a significant portion of the population. In an order issued on Tuesday night, the Mizoram Government said that the prolonged suspension of activities has directly impacted the livelihoods of the people, and especially the vulnerable sections of society.