Imphal: Manipur government has permitted opening of truck workshops in Municipal area during curfew hours among other relaxations.
The relaxations were made as ‘there is a need to allow some more activities to cater to the requirements of Petroleum products and other goods transporters’.
An order issued by state home department on Wednesday said workshops of goods trucks, petrol tankers, LPG bullets within the municipal area are also allowed to open from 9 am to 3 pm by taking adequate protection and strictly following Covid Appropriate Behavior.
It permitted opening of spare parts shops — “One each out of three spare parts shops, three tyre shops and three battery shops of heavy vehicles in Thangal Bazaar is allowed to open from 10 am to 2 pm on all days except Sunday.”
Roster in this regard to be prepared by the DC and Imphal West SP. Authorized dealers of spare parts, tyre and batteries of heavy vehicles located outside Thangal Bazaar may also be allowed to open from 10 am to 2 pm. This permission is subject to taking adequate precaution and strictly following Covid Appropriate Behaviour, the order said.
The home department also permitted opening of four insurance offices — United India Insurance Co. Ltd., Thangal Bazaar, National Insurance Company Ltd., Thangal Bazaar, The new India Insurance Company Ltd., Chingmeirong Nepali Basti, and The Oriental India Insurance Company Ltd., with limited staff from 10 am to 2 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.