All shops are required to indicate vaccination status of their staff in the shop premises

Shillong, June 19: In pursuance to the order of Home (Political) Department, Government of Meghalaya vide No.POL.75/2020/PtI/103 dated 18th June, 2021 and in continuation to this office order No.C&S.3/2009/PT.III/111, Dated Shillong, the 12th June, 2021.

Whereas it is observed that the number of COVID-19 cases in the district is still very high and it is also observed that the positivity rate in East Khasi Hills District is above 10%.

Therefore, in order to safeguard the district from an uncontrollable surge in COVID-19 cases, I Miss Isawanda Laloo, IAS, District Magistrate, East Khasi Hills District, Shillong in exercise of the powers conferred upon me under section 144 Cr. P.C. read together with Regulation 3 of the Meghalaya Epidemic Diseases, COVID–19  Regulations, 2020.

The Deputy Commissioner of EKH District do hereby promulgate the following Strict Containment Measures in East Khasi Hills District with effect from 21st June, 2021 till further orders.

Night Curfew will be promulgated under Section 144 CrPC w.e.f 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM daily in East Khasi Hills District. Political, public, social and religious gatherings including conferences, meetings and trainings, weddings and sporting activities are not permitted.

Inter and Intra-Movement of person to Or from Shillong Urban Agglomeration is not permitted without valid passes. Vehicles plying without passes will be liable for strict penalties.

Opening of essential shops and non essential shops will be regulated as per this office order No.C&S.2/CVD/2021/ORD/152 dated 19th June, 2021. All shops are required to indicate vaccination status of their staff in the shop premises.

In-situ construction activities are permitted in Shillong Urban Agglomeration, with due permission from this office. All Construction activities are permitted in rural areas, with due permission from the Sub Divisional Officers (C) and Block Development Officers concerned. However, inter-village movement of labourers is to be restricted.

For any other construction activities requiring movement of labourers, within the district, the same may be applied to this office and permission will be granted on a case to case basis.

Home delivery services, e-commerce activities and courier services are permitted and will be regulated via order No.C&S.2/CVD/2021/ORD/153 dated 19th June, 2021.

Only Central Government offices as notified by Home (Political) Department vide Notification No.POL.117/2020/Pt.II/136 dated 28.05.2021 and State Government offices as notified by Personnel & A.R (A) Department vide Notification No.PER.62/2020/57, dated 28.05.2021 are permitted to open, with limited staff.

All Banks and Post offices are permitted to open with limited staff. They shall close by 2:00PM for public transactions. Funeral gatherings should be restricted to 10 persons only, with prior permission from this office.

Agricultural activities and MGNREGA activities are permitted in rural areas. International trade will be regulated by the Sub Divisional Officers (C) concerned in consultation with the undersigned.

Public Transport,  The Sub Divisional Officers, Sohra  and Pynursla may permit and regulate plying of public transport for movement at 30% strength within the Civil Sub Division only.

For Shillong Urban Agglomeration and other C&RD Blocks, regulated arrangements will be made by the District Transport Officer, East Khasi Hills for movement upto 20% strength, for which a separate order will be issued in due course. The Block Development Officer concerned may continue to issue passes for essential works, medical requirements, etc.

The DC also has announced  exemptions, Health services including emergency services and vaccination. Person(s) moving for vaccination should be able to produce proof of COWIN registration and slot booking.

Medicines and Pharmaceuticals, Movement of essential goods. Movement for medical emergencies. Persons travelling on Essential Government duty viz., Medical Teams and officials on COVID-19 Duty.

Police, Security and Armed Forces Civil Defence and Home Guards. Fire & Emergency Services. Electricity. Water Supply. Municipal Services. Public Distribution System. Information and Public Relations.

Telecommunication services. Print & Electronic Media. NARI/ 1917iTEAMS. Petrol pumps. LPG Distributors. Essential Veterinary services including feed and fodder movement for livestock for farmers.


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