Guwahati- The state level empowered committee for COVID-19 decided to appoint GP Singh, additional director general of police (Law and order) as the nodal officer for bringing people from other states with ADGP (Security) Harmeet Singh being appointed as the alternate nodal officer.
The Assam Government has formed a committee to formulate SoP for bringing migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other persons stranded in different parts of the country amid COVID-19 lockdown. The stranded people will be brought to Assam in a phased manner.
The Committee is constituted to formulate SoP for bringing migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other persons stranded at different places to the State in a phased manner.
Other officers in the committee are, M.S. Manivannan, IAS, CEO, ASDMA, AP. Tiwari, IPS, MD, ASTC,Dr. Laxmanan S., IAS, MD. NHM, and Adil Khan, IAS, Commissioner, Transport
The Committee shall submit the report within a day
The Committee has also decided that text book shops shall be allowed to remain open from 10-00 AM to 05-00 PM from Monday to Saturday.
For intra-state movement of stranded persons, Department of Transport shall arrange buses from ASTC and the expenditure for the same shall be borne by NHM.