Curfew and Odd-Even rule: Assam Govt issues notification on exempted categories


GUWAHATI: The Assam State Disaster Management (ASDM) on Thursday issued a notification stating the list of exempted categories from curfew and odd-even vehicular regulation.

All Officials and persons, both government and private involved in emergency services such as health and family welfare are exempted from the restrictions.

The notification states, “All Officials and persons, both government and private involved in

emergency services such as Health and Family Welfare and all related medical establishments, Police, Prisons, Home Guards, Civil Defence, Fire and emergency services, District AdministrationPay & Account Office, Electricity, Water and Sanitation, Public Transport (Air/Railways/Buses) including all incidental services/activities that are essential for smooth functioning of all modes of public transport (such as handling of cargo ticketing, air freight station, CFS, ICD etc.), Disaster Management and related services, IMD.CWC, Water Resources Department, PHE, NIC, NCC and Municipal services, and all other essential services on production of valid Identity card. The uninterrupted delivery of public services shall be

ensured by the concerned departments/agencies. 2. All Judicial officers / officials of courts of Assam on production of valid Identity

card. 3. All private medical personnel such as doctors, nursing staff, paramedical staff

etc. and other hospital services (such as hospitals, diagnostic centres clinics, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and other medical & health

services) 4 Pregnant women and patients for getting medical /health services. 5. Person coming from/going to Airports/Railway stations/ISBTs allowed to

travel on production of valid ticket. 6. Officers/officials related to functioning of offices of Diplomats of various

countries as well as persons holding any constitutional post on production of

valid Identity card. 7. Electronic and print Media on production of valid Identity card. 8. There shall be no restriction on inter-state and intra-state movement /

transportation of essential / non-essential goods. No separate permission / e

pass will be required for such movements. 9. Movement of persons related to commercial and private establishments providing following essential services/commodities shall be allowed:

Shops dealing with food, groceries, fruits & Vegetables, dairy & milk booths meat & fish, animal fodder, pharmaceuticals, medicines and medical equipments”

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