Shillong: The Deputy Commissioner, East Khasi Hills District has restricted the movement of persons and vehicles to and from Shillong Urban Agglomeration from 5:00 AM of May 1, 2021 to 5:00 AM of May 10, 2021.
This is in pursuance to order of the Home (Political) Department dated April 28, 2021 and in order to safeguard the population at large from an the uncontrollable surge in COVID-19 cases in East Khasi Hills District in general and in Shillong Urban Agglomeration in particular,
Inter-District or Intra-District movement to/from Shillong Urban Agglomeration is restricted except for those permitted on self-declaration and subject to adherence to Covid protocols for services comprising of Healthcare services including emergency services and vaccination, agriculture and veterinary services, transportation of essential items, movement of students, teachers and staff related to conduct of examinations, goods vehicles, E-commerce services, supply of medicines and pharmaceuticals, home delivery services, accredited or registered press personnel (Print & Electronic), persons engaged in construction activities and for persons travelling on Essential Government duty namely, Medical teams and officials on Covid-19 duty, Police, Security and Armed Forces, Civil Defence and Home Guards, Fire and Emergency Services, Power (NEEPCO, MeECL, Powergrid etc.), Water Supply (PHE), Roads and Buildings (PWD, NHAI, NHIDCL, etc), Municipal Services, Food Corporation of India (FCI), Information and Public Relations, Banks, Post & Telegraph and Telecommunication Services. Passes for movement of such cases is not required. Any persons found violating the movement protocol or furnishing false self- declaration shall be liable for penal action as per law.
Further, in order to facilitate the movement of vehicles for any emergency during the restricted period, the general public can avail e-Pass online on the district website “eastkhasihills.gov.in” under “E-Pass”. SMS will be triggered to the applicant once the pass is approved and issued. Applicant can track & download the e-Pass from the link given in the District website.