DC permits 20 pc vehicles to ply in urban areas

Shillong, June 26: The East Khasi Hills Deputy Commissioner has permitted transport in East Khasi Hills with 20% vehicles in urban areas and 30 % for rural areas.

“Only vehicles permitted to ply on the particular day will ply. Vaccination status of the driver should be clearly indicated in the vehicle”, the order of the DC said.


Opening of essential and non essential commercial establishments/shops/malls/other economic activities is permitted and will be regulated. All shops are required to indicate vaccination status of their staff in the shop premises.

The order further said in-situ construction activities in the district are permitted with due permission from the DC’s office and the Sub Divisional Officers (C)/Block Development Officers concerned.

However, other construction activities requiring movement of skilled manpower or labourers will be permitted only upon due application and permission from the DC’s office.

Home delivery/Takeaway services, e-commerce activities and courier services are permitted and will be regulated via order No.C&S.2/CVD/2021/ORD/163 dated 26th June, 2021.

Only central government offices as notified by Home (Political) Department and State Government offices as notified by Personnel & A.R (A) Department are permitted to open.

All banks and post offices are permitted to open with limited staff. Banks shall close by 4 pm post offices by 2 pm.

Funeral gatherings should be restricted to 10 persons only, with prior permission from the DC’s office.

Agricultural activities and MGNREGA activities are permitted.

International border trade will be regulated by the Sub Divisional Officers (C) concerned with approval by the DC  through a separate order.

Private offices/educational institutions required to open for emergent official works only may apply to the DC’s office and permission will be granted on a case-to-case basis.

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