Sgr Admin withdraws provision of exemption for partially permissible activities
‘Movement of Govt officials shall be regulated through passes’
Srinagar: Despite claiming no partial relaxation in Corona Curfew, the Srinagar administration on Monday evening said that the provision of exemption for partially permissible activities from 8:00AM to 12:00PM has been withdrawn till further orders.
Earlier, in an order, the administration had announced relaxations from 8 am to 12 noon for the sale of “some permissible items” during the ongoing Corona Curfew. The partially permissible activities as per the order include retail and wholesale grocery shops (excluding multi item departmental stores), milk and dairy products, mandis, shops and street vendors’ dealing with fruit and vegetables only, bakery, meat and chicken shops.
However, in a separate order, District Magistrate Srinagar Muhammad Aijaz Asad said: In consonance with the State Executive Committee guidelines vide order No. 29-JK(DMRRR) of 2021 dated 09.05.2021 and in continuation to this office order No: DSC/DDMA/THQ/21/332-44 Dated: 09.05.2021, I Mohammad Aijaz (IAS) District Magistrate Srinagar, in the capacity of Chairman DDMA, by virtue of powers vested in me under Section 34 of the National Disaster Management Act, 2005 read with section 144 of CrPC. hereby order that the provision of exemption for partially permissible activities from 8:00AM to 12:00PM (Para-B, items: I-IV) is hereby withdrawn till further orders.”
“Movement of Govt. Officials shall be regulated through passes issued by the District Administration, Srinagar and Heads of Departments shall regulate attendance of the employees at 50% strength in light of guidelines issued by State Executive Committee,” the order said—(KNO)