Imphal: Manipur government Thursday extended the existing restrictions as containment zone in IMC and Greater Imphal areas till May 16, 2021.
As per an order issued by Chief Secretary (i/c) and Chairman, State Executive Committee, Govt of Manipur, all shops in Thangal Bazaar and Paona Bazaar, IMA Keithels and adjoining temporary markets, local markets at Khurai Lamlong, Andro Parking, Lambulane, Kongba, Pishum thong, Kwakeithel, Nagamapal, Singjamei Bazaar, Wahengbam will remain dosed.
Wholesale shops in Imphal may open at the rate of one in three shops on rotation from 6 am to 10 am, with strict avoidance of crowding.
Only one out of three shops/vendors (vegetable, fish/meat vendors (except in IMA Keithel), milk booths, animal feed) of total shops/vendors in one location shall be allowed to open on a rotational basis. If the shops or vendors are located in congested rows, then only alternate rows shall be allowed to open. Queue system should be adopted by all shops and vendors.
The order directed Deputy Commissioners and district Superintendents of Police will prepare the roster of shops vendors. Deputy Commissioners and district Superintendents of Police may take the help of local clubs in organizing the roster and physical distancing of vendors. Any market/shop/vendor not complying with social distancing and causing crowding may be promptly closed by the Deputy Commissioner/Superintendent of Police.
All healthcare facilities, induding animal healthcare, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and movement of healthcare workers, All pharmacies, including those selling veterinary medicines, all persons going for COV1D-19 vaccination, COVID testing and medical emergencies, All employees and personal staff working In Home, Health, Relief & DM, Police departmentS and District Administration are exempted (all other offices in ‘MC and greater Imphal area to remain closed).
There will be a complete ban on the movement of all vehicles (including from 6 am to 10 am).
Only goods vehicles, oxygen supply related vehicles, LPG and Oil tankers and vehicles of other essential services like Power supply, water supply, waste/garbage clearance, Public Distribution System, medical/covid services, electronic and print media, internet & telecom service providers and vehicles of personnel of departments/ organizations permitted to be functional including Public Distribution System.
Delivery of food, groceries, and other items through various e-retail portals are permitted.
Bank branches shall remain open from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM only for Government Transactions and transactions related to COVID-19 management and Government Projects/ urgent matters. Banks are to undertake only urgent/ time-bound transactions in the branches.
The Finance Department and Treasuries shall remain functional with minimal staff to discharge urgent transactions. Post offices shall remain open from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM to dispose of time-bound works including delivery of medicines and medical equipment and shall not entertain routine business. xviii. Continuation of construction works in priority government projects where workers are available onsite.
Night Curfew from 7 pm to 5 am. All historical and tourist sites will remain closed. Opening of Petrol pumps and LPG outlets and movement of staff of IOCL will continue to be permitted. Imphal airport shall remain open and movement of staff and passengers will continue to be permitted. F. Hotels for lodging will be allowed to remain open with minimum staff but restaurants will remain closed.
For other parts of the State.
Night Curfew from 7 pm to 5 am. DC and SP should immediately evaluate and issue suitable restriction Orders regarding markets or movement in their area. All public transport vehicles, example Buses, Winger vans, Magic vans, Auto-rickshaws, E-Rickshaws, etc., to carry passengers unto maximum half capacity and ensure all passengers wear face mask all the time.
Movement of goods vehicles including vehicle carrying oxygen, oxygen cylinders LPG and Oil tankers and vehicles of other essential services like Power supply, water supply, waste/garbage clearance, Public Distribution System, medical/covid services and vehicles of personnel of departments/ organizations permitted to be functional including Public Distribution System to be permitted at all times.
All healthcare facilities including animal healthcare, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and movement of healthcare workers and all pharmacies and including those selling veterinary medicines to be permitted.
Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police shall take necessary action to implement the orders.
High Court of Manipur may issue appropriate orders for courts in view of the above, the order added.