Revised consolidated Guidelines on the measures to be taken for containment of Covid-19 in the Nagpur City Limits for Easing of Restrictions of Phase wise opening of lockdown (MISSION BEGIN AGAIN), till June 30, 2020.
As per the state government’s new regulations for lockdown 5 and ease of restrictions, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation, NMC has released a revised guideline circular.
The guidelines are to be put in effect from June 4 and are to be followed till June 30 for the containment of COVID-19.
Tukaram Mundhe, Municipal Commissioner, Nagpur Municipal Corporation, NMC has directed the extension of lockdown period upto and inclusive till midnight of June 30 2020.
The government of Maharashtra in exercise of the power confereed under section 2, 3, and 4 of the epidemic act, 1897 has framed regulations for prevention of containment COVID-19 under notification no corona 2020/CR/58 aarogya- 5.
The said order referred at Sr. No. t has come already into eflect from 01.06.2020 and shall remain effective till 30.06.2020 with revised guidelines as per Government of Maharashtra order June 4, 2020.
National Directives for Covid-19 management as specified in Annexure II shall be followed throughout area of Nagpur City limit.
Night Curfew The movement of individuals shall remain strictly prohibited between 9.00 pm to 5.00 am Except for essential activities. Police Commissioner, Nagpur shall issue orders in the entire area of Nagpur city limits under appropriate provisions of law, such as prohibitory orders under section 144 of CrPC, and ensure strict compliance.
Protection of Vulnerable Persons above 65 years of age, persons with co morbidities, pregnant women children below the age of 10 years shall stay at home, except for essential medical services.
Containment Zones/Areas In containment zones. Only essential activities shall be allowed. There shall be strict perimeter control to ensure that there is no movement of people in and out of these zones, except for medical emergencies and for maintaining supply of essential goods. Guidelines of MoHFW shall be taken into consideration for the same purpose.
Following activities are additionally permitted \with restrictions. In Nagpur Municipal Corporation limits in phases as described below except in containment areas. This is in addition to the activities already allowed and permitted (Annexure-ll)
MISSION BEGIN AGAIN Phase I(With effect from 3rd June 2020)
Outdoor physical activities. Individual physical exercise like cycling/jogging/running/walking shall be permitted on public open spaces including public / private playgrounds, grounds belonging to societies/institutions, gardens and promenades with following conditions. No activities will be permitted in indoor portion or indoor stadium.
This will be allowed between 5 am to 7 pm. No group activity will be permitted. However, children should be accompanied by an adult. People are advised to stay outdoors only for the purposes of physical activities for limited duration.
No other activity is permitted. People are permitted to use only nearby/neighborhood open spaces. Long distance travel will not be permitted. People are advised to avoid crowded open spaces. No equipment/garden equipment/open air gym equipment/play area equipment like Swings/ bars etc. will be allowed to operate. People are actively encouraged to use cycling as a form of physical exercise as it automatically ensures social distancing. Activities related to self-employed people like plumbers, electricians, pest-control and technicians with social distancing norms and usage of masks and sanitization.Garages to mend vehicles and workshops with prior appointments.
All Government offices (excluding Emergency, health & Medical. treasuries, disaster management. police. NIC. Food, & Civil Supply, FCI, N.Y.K., Municipal Services who can operate at the levels as per the need) will functions at 15% strength or minimum 15 employees whichever is more.
MISSION BEGIN Phase 2 (With Effect from 5th June 2020)
All markets, Market areas & shops, except malls and market complex, are allowed to function on Pl-P2 basic (shops on one side of road/lane/passage to be opened on odd dates while shops on the other side on even dates), for nonessential goods shops as below with following conditions.
However if there is any confusion regarding of directions, it shall be clarified by the concerned Zonal Assistant Municipal Commissioner of Nagpur Municipal Corporation.
The use of trial rooms in the shops will not be permitted for clothes, apparels and similar items to prevent spread of infections. Similarly exchange policy and return policy will not be permitted.
The shopkeepers will be responsible for ensuring social distancing norms in the shops and are encouraged to take measures such as foot markings on the floor, token system, home delivery etc.
People are advised to walk / to use cycles for shopping purposes and to use nearby/neighborhood markets as far as possible. Long distance travel for non-essential item will not be permitted. Use of motorized vehicles for shopping will be strictly discouraged.
If any failure of social distancing is seen, then this authority will immediately close down such shops/markets.
AII shops on one side of the road/lane/passage will open for the full working hours on one day while all the shops of other side of the road will remain open on next day and so on. The Assistant Municipal
MISSION BEGIN Phase III
All private offices can operate with up to 10% strength or 10 people, whichever is more, with remaining person working from home. However all the employers will take sensitization program to educate the employees & to take adequate precautions on returning home so that vulnerable group especially the elderly is not infected. (With effect from 8’th June 2020)
Printing and Distribution of newspapers (including home delivery) is allowed. It shall be with the knowledge of receiver and for the delivery of newspaper, personnel shall wear mask and use hand sanitizer and maintain social distancing. (With effect from 7th June 2020)
No permission is needed from any govt. authorities for permitted activities.
The following activities will remain prohibited in Nagpur City limits.
Schools, colleges, educational, training, coaching institution etc. International air travel of passengers, except as permitted by MHA. Metro Rail.
Passenger Movement by train and domestic air travel unless specifically allowed though separate orders and standard operating procedure (SOP)
Cinema halls, gymnasiums, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, bars and auditoriums, assembly halls and similar places.
Social/political/sports/ entertainment / academic/ cultural/ religgious functions and large congregations.Religious places/ places of worship for public.Barber Shops, Spas, Saloons Beauty Parlours.Shopping Malls, Hotels, Restaurants and other Hospitality Services.
Special directions to ensure movement of person and goods in certain cases.
All Authorities shall allow inter-State and Inta-State movement of medical professionals, nurses and para medical staff, sanitation personnel and ambulances, without any restriction.
However, interstate and inter district movement of persons shall continue to be regulated. The movement of stranded labour, migrant workers, pilgrims, tourist etc. will continue to be regulated as per SOPS issued.
Similarly, movement of persons by shramik special trains and seafarers will continue to be regulated as per SOPs issued. Movement of Indian nationals stranded outside the country and of specified persons to travel abroad; evacuation of foreign nationals; sign-on and sign-off of Indian seafarers will continue to be regulated as per SOPs issued.
All Authorities shall allow Inter-State movement of all types of good\V cargo, including empty trucks.
Use of Aarogya Setu
Aarogya Setu enables early identification of potential risk of infection, and thus acts as a shield for individuals and the community.
With a view to ensuring safety in offices and work places, employers on best effort basis should ensure that Aarogya Setu is installed by all employees having compatible mobile phones.