Odisha Govt Amends Lockdown Guidelines: Details Here


Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government today amended its lockdown order to allow two-wheeler without pillion rider to travel to and from place of residence to Covid testing centre and vaccination centre and other medical emergency needs.

The Special Relief Commissioner’s Office has amended the previous order ahead of 14-day state-wide lockdown, which will be enforced from tomorrow.

“Two wheeler with the rider only (no pillion rider) and four wheelers, auto rickshaws, taxis , including cabs / auto rickshaws by aggregators like Ola , Uber etc. are allowed with driver plus up to two passengers in the back seat for the permitted purposes such as travel to and from place of residence to COVID testing centre , vaccination centre , airport / railway station , emergency medical requirements , personnel of essential services marriage , funeral / last rites etc”, the SRC said.

Capital Region Urban Transport ( CRUT ) is allowed to operate with limited number of services to & from airport & railway stations during lockdown period .

While going to the airport / railway stations , such buses shall only pickup passengers for the above destinations only and not for any in between stops .

Similarly , such services from airport / railway station will not pickup any passenger enroute . The services will be operated with up to seating capacity of the bus only . No standing passengers are allowed, it added.

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