List of exempted activities during lockdown in Guwahati


GUWAHATI: Here is the list of exempted activities in the 11 wards of Guwahati which have been placed under lockdown in view of COVID-19 outbreak.

(a) Defence, Central and State Police forces, Establishment of the District Magistrate, Home Guards, Civil Defence, Fire & Emergency Services, Disaster Management, Treasury, Public Utilities (including petroleum, LPG), Post Offices, NIC, Electricity, Water, Sanitation, Municipal bodies (only staff required for essential services like sanitation, water supply etc.) will be allowed to function.

(b) Hospitals and other related medical establishments including their manufacturing and distribution units both in public and private sector such as dispensaries, chemist and medical equipment shops, laboratories, clinics, nursing homes, ambulances etc will continue to remain functional. The transportation of all medical personnel, nurses, paramedical staff, other hospital support services be permitted.

(c) Shops dealing with groceries, fruits and vegetables, dairy and milk booths, animal fodder will remain open from 10 AM to 5 PM.

(d) Bank, Insurance and ATM shall operate.

(e) Print and electronic media including newspaper distribution are allowed.

(f) Telecommunications, internet services, broadcasting and cable services, IT and IT enabled services to continue;

(g) Delivery of essential goods including food, pharmaceuticals, medical equipment through e-Commerce is allowed.

(h) Petrol pumps, LPG, petroleum and gas retail and storage outlets are allowed to operate.

(i) Power generation, transmission and distribution units and services shall continue.

(j) Cold storage and warehousing services shall continue.

(k) Private security services are allowed.

 (l) Manufacturing units of essential commodities is allowed.

(m) Production units which require continuous process are allowed after obtaining required permission from DC.

(n) Transportation of essential goods, vehicles of Health, Fire, Law & Order and Emergency Services are allowed.

(o) Hotels which are accommodating quarantined persons, medical and emergency staff, air crew shall operate with skeleton service.

(p) Establishments used earmarked for quarantine facilities shall operate.

(q) Government officers and employees on duty are allowed.

(r) Persons associated with supply of milk, baby food, medicines and water supplies are allowed.

(s) Railway offices and persons directly linked with operation of passenger and goods trains shall be allowed to operate.

(t) Thoroughfare without stopping is allowed on Jalukbari to Noonmati via Panbazar (MG Road), Jalukbari to Khanapara (NHAI Four Lane), GS Road from Paltanbazar to Khanapara, Lokhra Chariali to Paltanbazar and Panbazar to Ganeshguri via RG Baruah Road.