Order for SOPs during Lock Down
Whereas the Government of NCT of Delhi has issued the Delhi Epidemic Diseases, COVID19 Regulations, 2020 under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 for prevention and containment of COVID-19.
And Whereas the Govt. of NCT of Delhi in the exercise of the aforesaid powers has notified a lockdown in the whole of territorial jurisdiction of NCT of Delhi from 0600 hrs on Monday, 23rd March 2020 to midnight of Tuesday, 31st March 2020 vide order dated 22.03.2020.
And Whereas the inter-state borders of Delhi with its neighboring states of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh have been sealed.
And Whereas it is imperative to successfully implement the notified lockdown as also to ensure the unhindered operation of construction/maintenance, manufacturing, processing, transportation, distribution, storage, trade/commerce and logistics related to all the essential services/establishments and commodities required for delivery of the essential services as detailed in Annexure -1.
Now, therefore, in order to facilitate the smooth and uninterrupted operation of the aforesaid essential services/establishments and commodities and to ensure the effective operation of the lockdown, the following Standard Operating Procedures is laid down :
1. Government/PSU employees engaged /requisitioned for providing essential services
The employees of such Departments/Autonomous Bodies/PSUs of GNCTD engaged in providing essential services/activities as detailed in Annexure-I shall be allowed unhindered movement in and out of Delhi, on the production of their official Identity Card. Those employees of Government/ Autonomous Bodies/PSUs of GNCTD, who are requisitioned for providing essential services shall be allowed unhindered movement in and out of Delhi on the production of a pass to be issued by the offices of the DMs concerned/Divisional Commissioner/HoDs or any gazetted officer authorized by the HoDs in the prescribed format as per Annexure-II.
2. Outsourced and contractual employees/personnel engaged by Government Departments/PSUs/Autonomous Bodies in providing essential services
Such employees/ personnel shall be allowed unhindered movement in and out of Delhi on the production of a pass to be issued, by the offices of District Magistrates concerned/Divisional Commissioner/ HoDs concerned or any Gazetted Officer(s) authorized by HoDs, in the prescribed format as per Annexure-II attached herewith.
3. Health Care Personnel of Private Sector
All the health care personnel who are private employees viz. Private doctors/paramedical staff/lab technicians etc. shall be allowed free movement on the production of their employer ID cards. Self-employed doctors/ healthcare personnel shall be allowed movement in and out of Delhi on the production of official I-Card issued by their regulatory body/related government organization.
4. All other essential service providers in Private Sector
Private personnel who are engaged in providing essential services shall be allowed to move in and out of Delhi on the production of a pass to be issued, by the offices of District Magistrates concerned /Divisional Commissioner/ District Deputy Commissioners of Police concerned/ HoDs concerned or any Gazetted Officer(s) authorized by HoDs, in the prescribed format as per Annexure-II.
5. Vehicles engaged in the transportation of essential commodities and vehicular passes for the private vehicles of the officials mentioned in category 1, 2, 3 and 4 above
Private vehicles for the persons in category 1 and 2, must obtain passes issued by the offices of District Magistrates concerned/Divisional Commissioner/HoDs concerned or any Gazetted Officer(s) authorized by HoDs in the prescribed format as per Annexure-III attached herewith.
The vehicles engaged in the transportation of essential commodities and private vehicles for the persons in category 3 and 4 must obtain passes issued by the offices of District Magistrates concerned/Divisional Commissioner/District Deputy Commissioners concerned of Police/HoDs concerned or any Gazetted Officer(s) authorized by HoDs in the prescribed format as per Annexure-lII attached herewith.
6. Movement of general public
The general public of Delhi are advised not to move out of their homes unless absolutely essential and the use of vehicles should be curtailed to the bare minimum. Movement out of homes should only be made for the procurement of essential services/commodities only, if necessary or for any medical exigency to a clinic/hospital. The movement will be allowed on a self-certification basis.
7. Delhi residents stranded outside Delhi
The persons, who are residents of Delhi and are stranded outside Delhi for some reason, shall be allowed to enter Delhi on the production of any valid ID/Residence proof showing their residential address in Delhi.
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