Detailed decision of Chandigarh Administration for lockdown for two weeks start from May 4

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Detailed decision of Chandigarh Administration for lockdown for two weeks start from May 4

May3, 2020: Chandigarh Administration here on Sunday meeting decided the following activities will remain prohibited for a period of two weeks w.e.f. 04th May, 2020

  1. “All domestic and international air travel of passengers, except for medical services, air ambulance and for security purposes or for purposes as permitted by MHA.
  2. All passenger movement by trains, except for security purposes or for purposes as permitted by MHA.

III.     Inter-State Buses for public transport, except as permitted by MHA.

  1. Metro rail services.
  2. Inter-State movement of individuals except for medical reasons or for activities as permitted by MHA.
  3. All schools, colleges, educational/training/coaching institutions etc. However, online/distance learning shall be permitted.

VII.   Hospitality services other than those used for housing health/police/Government officials/healthcare workers, stranded persons including tourists and those used for quarantine facilities.

VIII.  All cinema halls, shopping malls, gymnasiums, sports complexes, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, bars and auditoriums, assembly halls and similar places.

IX All          sociai/political/sports/entertainment/academic/cultural/religious

functions/other gatherings.

  1. All religious places/places of workshop shall be closed for public. Religious congregations are strictly prohibited.

Further as directed by Ministry of Home Affairs, the following activities are permissible in RED ZONE {outside Containment Zones) .-

“ 7. Activities in Red Zones (HOTSPOTS) {Outside Containment Zones}

(ii.) A. Movement of individuals and vehicles, only for permitted activities. Four wheeler vehicles will have maximum two passengers besides the vehicle driver; for two wheelers, pillion rider is not allowed.

  1. Industrial establishments in urban areas: only Special Economic Zones (SEZs), Export Oriented Units (EOUs), industrial estates and industrial townships with access control; Manufacturing units of essential goods, including drugs, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, their raw material and intermediates; Production units, which require continuous process, and their supply chain; Manufacturing of IT hardware; Jute industry with staggered shifts and social distancing: and, Manufacturing units of packaging material are permitted.

All industrial activities are permitted in rural areas.

C Construction activities in urban areas: Only in situ construction (where workers are available on site and no workers are required to be brought in from outside) and construction of renewable energy projects are permitted.

All construction activities are permitted in rural areas.

  1. All malls, market complexes and markets shall remain closed in urban areas, i.e., areas within the limits of municipal corporations and municipalities. However, shops selling essential goods in markets and market complexes are permitted.

 

 

jji. In all zones, persons above 65 years of age, persons with co¬morbidities, pregnant women, and children below the age of 10 years, shall stay at home, except for meeting essential requirements and for health purposes, as per the National Directives.

  1. All shops in internal sector markets (neighbourhood shops) will remain open from 10.00 AM to 06.00 PM on odd-even basis e.g. on 4,h May shops with even number will open and on 5,h May, odd numbered shops will be open. There will be strict emphasis on implementation of social distancing norms and other precautions. Milk, vegetables, fruits and chemists shops are exempted from these timings.
  2. All government offices will be open under strict social distancing norms

w.e.f. 04th May, 2020. However, no public dealing will be done till 11th May, 2020, so that the premises can be sanitized and pending/arrear works could be expedited. The Sampark Centres, however, will be open w.e.f. 11th May, 2020.

  1. All non-essential activities shall remain strictly prohibited between 07.00 P.M. to 07.00 A.M. and residents will stay indoors as per the prohibitory orders issued by District Magistrate.

vii.     The individuals can use their vehicles without formal passes from 07.00 AM to 07.00 PM. However, all residents are advised to stay indoors and not to come out unless absolutely necessary, for permitted purposes like going to office, factory, hospital and neighbourhood shops. Usage of cycle will be encouraged.

viii.    Four wheeler vehicles will have maximum two passengers besides the driver; whereas for two wheelers, pillion rider is not allowed.

  1. All malls, market complexes such as Elante Mall, DLF Mall and big shops located on Sectors dividing roads will remain closed.
  2. Congested markets such as in Sector 46 Rehri Market, Sector 22-D, Shastri Market, Sector 15 Patel Market, Sector 41, Krishna Market, Sector 19, Sadar Bazar and Palika Bazar, Sector 18 Gandhi Market, Sector 27 Janata Market etc. will remain closed. Any shopkeeper/market aggrieved on this can represent to the Committee appointed by the Administration for deciding each case on i—
  3. All bars, restaurants, sweet shops and eating places will remain closed.

xii.     Delivery of cooked food by Hotels’ restaurants or online agencies will remain closed.

xiii.    All Ahatas (Taverns) will remain closed.

xiv.    All Apni Mandis will remain closed

  1. No street vendors/hawkers except those specifically authorized by Municipal Corporation for essential commodities will be allowed.

xvi.    As per Ministry of Home Affairs order dated 01/05/2020, inter-state travel will be allowed for permitted activities only. Chandigarh, being a tri-city and capital of Punjab and Haryana, the passes issued by the Deputy Commissioners of Mohali and Panchkula will be honoured. Strict perimeter and thermal scanning will be done at border entry points.

The following national directives for COVID-19 wilt be strictly followed :-

“PUBLIC PLACES

  1. Wearing of face cover is compulsory in all public places.
  2. All persons in charge of public places and transport shall ensure social distancing as per the guidelines issued by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
  3. No organization/manager of public place shall allow gathering of 5 or more persons.
  4. Marriages related gatherings shall ensure social distancing, and the maximum number of guests allowed shall not be more than 50.
  5. Funeral/last rites related gatherings shall ensure social distancing, and the maximum numbers allowed shall not be more than 20.
  6. Spitting in public places shall be punishable with fine, as may be prescribed by the State/UT local authority.
  7. Consumption of liquor, paan, gutka, tobacco etc. in public places is not allowed.
  8. Shops selling liquor, paan, gutka, tobacco etc. will ensure minimum six feet distance (2 gaz ki doori) from each other, and also ensure that not more than 5 persons are present at one time at the shop.

WORKPLACES

  1. Wearing of face cover is compulsory in all work places and adequate stock of such face covers shall be made available.
  2. All persons in charge of work places shall ensure social distancing as per the guidelines issued by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, both within the work places and in company transport.
  3. Social distancing at work places shall be ensured through adequate gaps between shifts, staggering the lunch breaks of staff, etc.
  4. Provision for thermal scanning, hand wash and sanitizer preferably with touch free mechanism will be made at all entry and exit points and common areas. In addition, sufficient quantities of handwash and sanitizer shall be made available in the work places.
  5. Frequent sanitization of entire workplace, common facilities and all points which come into human contact e.g. door handles etc., shall be ensured, including between shifts.
  6. Persons above 65 years of age, persons with co-morbidities, pregnant women and children below the age of 10 years shall stay at home, except for meeting essential requirements and for health purposes.
  7. Use of Arogya Setu app shall be made mandatory for all employees, both private and public. It shall be the responsibility of the Head of the respective Organizations to ensure 100% coverage of this app among the employees.
  8. Large physical meetings to be avoided.
  9. Hospitals/clinics in the nearby areas, which are authorized to treat COVID-19 patients, should be identified and list should be available at work place all the times. Employees showing any symptom of COVID- 19 should be immediately sent for check up to such facilities. Quarantine areas should be earmarked for isolating employees showing symptoms till they are safely moved to the medical facilities.
  10. Arrangements for transport facilities shall be ensured with social distancing, wherever personal/public transport is not feasible.
  11. Intensive communication and training on good hygiene practices shall be taken up”

 

 

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