Night Curfew to continue in H.P from 9pm to 5am: CM

Shimla, July 01 (QNN)

Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur said the curfew will remain in force in Himachal Pradesh from 9:00pm to 5:00am till further orders.

While addressing deputy commissioners (DCs) and superintendents of police (SPs) via a videoconference, the CM said the state government will regulate the influx of people entering Himachal to ensure orderly movement and avoid any chance of spread of Covid-19. He added that the state government has taken up the matter with the Centre. The CM said the mechanism of institutional quarantine and home quarantine will also be strengthened in the state. He asked the DCs to prepare a list of various developmental projects completed in their respective districts so that they could be inaugurated online. He also asked the officials to submit the list of projects for which foundation stones could be laid via videoconferencing so that people could benefit from these projects. The CM said due to the pandemic, it is not possible for him to visit district headquarters for interaction with various beneficiaries and therefore, the DCs must prepare a mechanism for him to address beneficiaries of various welfare schemes through video conferencing.