Bhubaneswar: Besides announcing complete shutdown in three districts of the state including Bhadrak, Balasore and Jajpur, the Odisha Government yesterday effected a partial modification in the lockdown norms.
As per the fresh order issued by the Revenue and Disaster Management Department, few facilities have been exempted from the lockdown.
“Shops of educational books, electric fans and recharge facilities for prepaid mobile connection across the state will remain open during this lockdown,” the notification reads.
Besides, the following service will be allowed during the lockdown.
Facilities for export and import such as pack houses, inspection and treatment facilities for seeds and horticulture produces
Research establishments dealing the agriculture and hosticulture activities
Inter and intra state movement of planting materials and and honey bee colonies, honey and other beehive products
Supply of essential goods, including food processing units such as bread factories milk processing plants, flour and pulse mills located in urban areas
Forestry plantation and related activities
However, the order will not be applicable during the shutdown period.