Concessions followed by Restrictions. Section 144 to remain in effect till May 17 midnight.
As the state prepared for the third phase of the ongoing lockdown, the local administrations drafted their own rules, mostly in line with federal guidelines giving area-specific relaxations in a graded approach to bring back normalcy.
Udaipur District Collector, Ms Anandhi, laid down a list of guidelines to be followed during the extended lockdown till May 17 as per directives of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the state government.
The collector informed that section 144 will remain applicable in the district till midnight of 17 May. Under this, no more than 5 persons can gather in one place in the entire border area of Udaipur district.
Here are the important guidelines to be followed:
Industries in the RICCO area have now been allowed to operate. Besides, packaging material units and production units that require continuous processing and their supply chain also have the permission to be functional.
Construction work in the rural areas is permissible.
Private offices in both rural and urban areas have been allowed to work with 33 per cent staff.
Barbershops, spas and salons are not allowed to open.
People will be allowed to move between 7 am to 7 pm for individually permitted work. Movement of individuals, for all non-essential activities, shall remain strictly prohibited between 7 pm to 7 am.
For commuting on a four-wheeler, only 3 people including the driver will be allowed. While only one rider will be allowed on a two-wheeler.
As per the order, all schools, colleges, educational and coaching institutes will remain closed. These will have to continue with the online teaching system.
Hospitality services, cinema halls, shopping malls, gymnasiums, sports complexes, swimming pools, amusement parks, bars, auditoriums and assembly halls, and similar places will remain closed. In the same line, Gulab Bagh, Sajjangarh, Saheliyon Ki Badi, Fatehsagar will also remain closed.
All the social, political, sports, entertainment, cultural, religious programs and other ceremonies along with all the religious places of worship will remain closed to the public. All religious gatherings will be completely banned.
Pregnant women, people above 65 years of age, and children below 10 years of age must remain inside.
Wearing face masks will be compulsory in all public places. Shopkeepers will have to refuse to sell goods to a person not wearing a mask.
People will have to follow social distancing guidelines.
The wedding and related ceremonies will have to ensure social distancing and will not be allowed a gathering of more than 50 people.
At funerals, not more than 20 persons will be allowed.
Spitting in public places will be punishable with fine and ban on the sale of tobacco, gutka, etc. Due to the non-essential category of shops selling liquor, the time has been set till 7 pm. Consumption of alcohol in public places will be strictly prohibited.
It will be mandatory to wear a face mask at all the worksites. The person in charge of all workplaces will have to ensure social distancing, both in the workplace and in-company transport.
Organisations will have to ensure adequate availability of handwash and sanitizer at the work sites.
Use of Arogya Setu App will be mandatory for all the employees and the director of the organization will be responsible for ensuring its compliance.
The order will remain in effect till midnight of 17 May 2020 and the person who disobey or violate the prohibition can be prosecuted under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code.
The collector informed that in the police station area Sukher, Savina, Hiran Magri (excluding the industrial area) are exempted from the above relaxation. The present situation will continue till further orders.