Shillong, June 20: East Khasi Hills District Magistrate M War Nongbri on Saturday informed that regulated operation of Iewduh will start from June 22nd. 413 shops from fixed stalls in the market will reopen from 8 am to 6 pm, he informed.
Nongbri added that strict compliance to Health Protocols will be ensured by the acting Syiem of Hima Mylliem Ainam Manik Syiem.
A Iewduh COVID-19 management committee has been constituted under the Syiem of Hima Mylliem who will regulate the operation of the 413 shops to be reopened, he informed.
Nongbri stated that all shops in the district excluding police bazar, G S Road, Keating road, Jail Road, Cantonment, Motphran, Paltan Bazar, Mawlonghat, Jeep Stand and Garikhana will be allowed to open daily from 8 am to 8 pm.
Shops in shopping complexes will open on rotational basis.
Meanwhile, Shops operating from fixed premises in Police Bazar, G S Road, Keating road, Jail Road, Cantonment and Motphran will be open on separate days according to their SI number.
Shops in Paltan Bazar, Mawlonghat, Jeep Stand and Garikhana will be allowed to open from 8 am to 8 pm on rotational basis. Wholesale shops will be allowed to open from Monday to Wednesday. However, they can continue door step delivery for the rest of the week.
He added that night curfew in the district has been extended till the 30th of June, except for essential services including security forces, medical staff, wholesale and retail pharmacy, fire and emergency service, police and armed forces, MeECL, NEEPCO & power grid, etc.
Inter-state movement, operation of unregulated major markets like iew heh and Iew die Lang as well as other unregulated complexes will continue to be closed.
“Operation of all cinema halls, gymnasium, swimming pools, entertainment pools, theatres, bars and auditorium, assembly halls and similar recreational places will be prohibited,” the notification stated.
All religious places of worship, educational institutions, training centres, coaching classes etc. will also remain closed.