Assam: Inter-district travel for patients, home bound, office bound people on April 25, 26, 27


GUWAHATI:  The Assam Government has decided to allow inter-district travel only for the patients, home bound people on April 25, 26 and 27 with the prior approval of the respective deputy commissioners. Addressing a press meet in Guwahati, Assam health and finance minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the people stuck with their own vehicles amid COVID-19 lockdown have to apply for the e-pass to the respective district commissioners.

On the other hand, government will arrange Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) buses on designated routes for the people without any vehicle or transport means. Such people will have to call to 104. However, priorities will be given to the students, women and senior citizens.

“It will be according to Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) guidelines. Deputy commissioners will check every application,” added Dr. Sarma