Covid-19: Gurugram administration issues additional restrictions on cross-border movement from May 1

Covid-19: Gurugram administration issues additional restrictions on cross-border movement from May 1


GURUGRAM: The Gurugram district administration on Thursday announced additional restrictions on cross-border movement to be implemented from 10am on May 1. The residents of Gurugram, who have their workplaces in Delhi and are working in essential services, have been asked to make their living arrangements in the national capital only and those commuting from Delhi to Gurugram every day for work will have to make their living arrangement in Gurugram.
The district administration will allow minimum people to cross the Gurugram-Delhi border. The orders will remain in force till further orders. The order issued by the district magistrate, Amit Khatri, states that these steps have been taken to further contain the spread of Covid-19. “We have restricted the cross-border movement. The similar orders have been issued in Faridabad, Sonipat and Jhajjar. The motive is to contain the spread of Covid-19,” Khatri told TOI.

Moreover, people crossing the border will have to go through three levels of checking –Aarogya Setu app should be installed and used by people crossing the border, thermal scanning and symptomatic screening will be conducted while entering Gurugram and rapid testing of symptoms will also be conducted while entering the city.
Read the complete order
However, people who have movement passes issued by the Centre and Haryana government will be allowed entry through the border. The order issued has also specified exemptions, which includes government officials and staff of offices in essential services. Moreover, officials and their staff from the PMO, Union ministries of home, finance and defence; department of post; disaster management and early warning agencies; National Informatics Centre and Food Corporation of India are also allowed for cross-border movement.
Ambulances, ATM cash vans, LPG, oil containers and tankers are exempted from these restrictions. Vehicle with one driver and one helper and security guard have been allowed for the supply of essentials including vegetables, poultry, animal feed, milk and other eatables and medicines. Transit logistics movement of essential/non-essential items on national highways or state highways for cargo, raw material and finished goods will also be allowed. However, these vehicles cannot halt in Gurugram.

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