Lockdown3.0: What to open and closed for Assam & NE

Lockdown3.0: What to open and closed for Assam & NE

Assam and the North-Eastern states are relatively free from the National Wide Lockdown3.0 as it is mostly Red zone oriented and none of the districts of Assam are in the Red Zone..

In Assam, most of the activities including passenger bus and taxi serves will open as per the new guidelines with some restriction like 50% passenger in bus and 1 passenger in Ola-Uber. However, Hotel, restaurant, Cnemal hall and religious places shall continue to remain closed for now.

However, Assam Government will take the final decision on the amount of relaxation by separate order in a day or two, informs Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.

This has come as a huge relief as 30 of the 33 districts of Assam are in Green zone and three are in Orange zone and economy can pick up from Monday onwards.

Here is what is going to remain open and closed in Assam and other parts of Northeast.

Open

  • In the Green Zones, all activities are permitted except the limited number of activities that are prohibited (see below) throughout the country, irrespective of the Zone.
  • Buses can operate with up to 50% seating capacity and bus depots can operate with up to 50% capacity.
  • In the Orange Zones, in addition to activities permitted in Red Zone, taxis and cab aggregators will be permitted with 1 driver and 1 passenger only.
  • Inter-district movement of individuals and vehicles will be allowed for permitted activities only.
  • Four wheeler vehicles will have a maximum of two passengers besides the driver and pillion riding will be allowed on two-wheelers.

Prohibited

  • Travel by air, rail, metro and inter-State movement by road;
  • Running of schools, colleges, and other educational and training/ coaching institutions.
  • Hospitality services, including hotels and restaurants.
  • Places of large public gatherings, such as cinema hall, malls, gymnasiums, sports complexes etc;  social, political, cultural and other kinds of gatherings; and, religious places/ places of worship for the public. 
  • Movement of individuals, for all non-essential activities, shall remain strictly prohibited between 7 pm to 7 am. 
  • In all zones, persons above 65 years of age, persons with co-morbidities, pregnant women, and children below the age of 10 years, shall stay at home, except for meeting essential requirements and for health purposes.

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