Shillong ( Meghalaya ) , April 28 : The state Government has decided to further extend the lockdown in East Khasi Hills district till 5AM of June 7 .
The DC will ensure the availability of essential commodities in all localities of EKH on need basis.
Following are the Containment Measures and Relaxations that will be put in place:
Containment measures that are put in place in the entire State will be extended from 31st May 2021 till further orders. The containment measures are as follows:
•Political public social and religious gathering are not permitted including conferences, meetings and trainings.
•Entry of tourists from outside the state shall not be permitted. All tourist spots to remain closed.
•Sports activities not permitted.
•Interstate movement of individuals are restricted. This is not applicable to transit vehicles that passes through Meghalaya.
•International border trade (exports activities) will be allowed but regulation is entrusted to the concerned DCs to issue and also regulate accordingly.
•Govt. has authorised all DCs to impose restrictions in their respective Districts depending on local situation and the SDOs Civil need to be authorised in their respective jurisdiction.
•Home delivery services are permitted, subject to permission and regulation to be issued by DC EKH.
Inter-district movement of persons from and to EKH is restricted.
•All Central Govt. Offices other than those already notified by the Personnel Dept. to remain closed.
•All State Govt. Offices other than those notified by the Personnel Dept. to remain closed.
•SBI main branch, Laitumkhrah and Secretariat branch shall function with limited staff for the purpose of Govt. transactions only.
•All other banks are permitted to open on 31 May 2021 and 1st June 2021 with limited staff for purpose of urgent transaction and they will be closed by 4:00 PM
•All Post Offices are permitted to open on June 2nd, 3rd and 4th, 2021 with limited staff.
•E-commerce activities and courier services permitted subject to regulation by DC EKH
•Hardware stores are permitted to open on need basis with prior permission from DC EKH.
•In situ construction work for Govt projects that do not involve movement of labourers are permitted with due intimation to DC EKH.
•In situ construction works of private construction works that do not involve movement of labourers are permitted with prioe permission and regulation from the DC EKH
•Funerals are retricted to 10 persons with prior permission DC EKH.
•Farming activities in rural areas including areca nut, betel leaves and broom stick.
•MGNREGA activities are also exempted from the lockdown.