DC Dimapur announces Unlock-6 guidelines
Dimapur, Sep. 16 (EMN): Deputy Commissioner of Dimapur has informed that the existing lockdown issued on Sep. 3 would continue to remain in force in Dimapur district with additional relaxation and directives with effect from Sep. 17 till the 30th.
An update informed that shops/business establishments dealing with essential goods and commodities — vegetables, fish/meat vendors, milk booths, bakeries, local grocery stores, public utility services like LPG and E-commerce services etc. — may remain open on all days from 6 am till 8 pm. While all other shops/business establishments dealing with all kinds of goods/items/articles are permitted to open from 6 pm till 8 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
It stated that the duration of the night curfew is further reduced and will be from 9 pm to 4 am. 100% attendance is permitted in all Govt. offices subject to adherence of Covid-19 appropriate behaviour and fulfilment of the requirements for vaccination/testing in line with provisions as contained in the order dated July 7, 2021.
Moreover, the conduct of regular classes in all schools in the rural areas of the state for students of classes 5 to 10 are allowed with 50% attendance subject to adherence of all provisions of SOP to be issued by the Home department. With regard to urban areas of the state, all the schools for the students of classes 5 to 10 are allowed to open for regular classes with 50% attendance from Oct. 1 subject to adherence of SOP provisions to be issued by the Home department, it said.
Meanwhile, it said that offline classes for the Polytechnics for the session July-Dec., 2021 are allowed to open subject to the provision of SOP issued on July 19 and the addendum dated Aug 1 for reopening of colleges and technical institutions. Swimming pools and Cinemas are allowed to open with 50% capacity subject to adherence of all Covid-19 appropriate behaviours and provisions of SOP to be issued by the Home department, it read.
Any person violating the order will be penalised as per the provisions of Section 51 to 60 of the Directive Management Act 2005 besides legal action under Section 188 of the IPC, it added.