Assam Chief Secretary, Kumar Sanjay Krishna announced that the Night Curfews & Weekend Lockdowns in Assam are now lifted.
Previously in Assam’s Unlock Guidelines, Night Curfews were in force from 9:00pm to 5:00 am. Also, weekend lockdowns were reduced to only sundays, by opening up working saturdays for office duties, and essentials. As of latest, tweeting about the decision, the Chief Secretary informs, “Weekend lockdown and night curfew have been lifted , however, please adhere to all the COVID-19 protocols to keep yourself and others around you safe.”
A new notification has been issued notifying about the various activities which are allowed outside the Containment Zones & the various activities which remain
restricted both inside & outside the Containment Zones.
Activities which are allowed are: 1. Online and distance learning activities are allowed to continue. 2. 50% of teaching and non-teaching staff are allowed to attend
educational institutions at a time for online teaching tele-counselling
and related works only in areas outside of Containment Zones. 3. Students of class 9 to 12 are allowed to visit their schools on a voluntary basis and with written consent of parents for guidance from teachers only. 4. Skill and entrepreneurship training will be permitted with strict
compliance of COVID-19 protocols and in line with guidelines issued
by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 5. Higher educational institutions are allowed to operate only for research and unavoidable laboratory / experimental works. This will
be allowed only on the issue of necessary SoP by the Department of Higher
Education. 6. Public Transport will be allowed to operate from 7th September
2020, with strict compliance of social distancing and other
Activities which are prohibited are: 1. Schools Colleges, educational and coaching institutes for regular class activities shall remain closed till 30 September, 2020. 2. Cinema Halls, Swimming Pools, Entertainment Parks, Theatres and
similar places will remain closed. 3. Lockdown shall remain in force in all Containment Zones till 30th September 2020. 4. Containment Zones shall be demarcated by District Magistrates
with clear delineation of borders of the same and with the sole objective of breaking the chain of transmission of COVID-19 virus ensuring that there is no movement of people in or out of such zones except for emergency and medical purposes. 5. These Containment Zones will be notified by the District Authorities on the official website and shared with MoHFW. 6. There will be no restrictions on inter-State and intra-State movement of persons and goods. No separate pass/ permits etc. shall be required for the same.