Shillong (Meghalaya), May 8 : Seeing little or no improvement in the situation ,the state government has decided that to extend the lockdown in East Khasi Hills district till May 17 .
The decision was taken today after a high level meeting chaired by the Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma .
Essential Commodities' shops in localities regulated by the Dorbar Shnong will be open with strict adherence to SOPs. pic.twitter.com/AA4RqP9o3v
— Conrad Sangma (@SangmaConrad) May 8, 2021
However ,during the next phase of the lockdown, few restrictions have been lifted :
✓Essential Commodities’ shops in localities regulated by the Dorbar Shnong will be open with strict adherence to SOPs.
✓Class XII examinations will be further postponed. Education Department will issue necessary the notification.
✓Weekend lockdown which was imposed last night will continue throughout the State from 10 PM (Friday) till 5 AM (Monday).
✓Banks and Post Offices will be allowed to function with limited employees.
✓Home Delivery will continue.
✓Construction sites where employees stay within the premises will be allowed to function in the respective premises. Contractors to ensure that no labourers move out of the construction premises.
✓MGNREGS activities will be permitted throughout the state.
✓ Farming activities will be permitted throughout the State with strict adherence to protocols by the Health Department.
✓ The 1971 iTeams and Nari have been reactivated to coordinate with local farmers/ traders for the transportation of agriculture produce.
The Chief Minister also requested all the citizens to co-operate and urged upon the citizens above 45 years to get themselves vaccinated.