The Karnataka government on Tuesday announced relaxations in certain districts with no or few cases of coronavirus. But there is no respite for the Belagavi district.
Whereas, to mitigate hardship to the public, select additional activities, the Karnataka State Consolidated Revised Guidelines were issued vide order No.RD 158 TNR 2020, dated 22.04.2020 with subsequent addendums.
Whereas, in exercise of the powers, conferred under the Disaster Management Act, 2005, the undersigned, in his capacity as Chairperson, State Executive Committee, hereby issues directions to all Departments, District Deputy Commissioners, Superintendent of Police, BBMP, Police Commissioners and other Heads of Departments for the strict implementation of the following directions.
A. In the districts of Bengaluru Urban, Belagavi, Mysuru, Vijaypura, Bagalkot, Kalburgi, Bidar and Dakshina Kannada the existing Karnataka Consolidated Revised Guidelines and addendums will continue to be in force without any change. Here only essentials services and supplies will be allowed.
In continuation of the Karnataka Consolidated Revised Guidelines and addendums, the following additional activities are permitted in the districts of Chamarajanagar, Koppal, Chikmagaluru, Raichur, Chitradurga, Ramanagara, Hassan, Shivamogga, Haveri, Yadgir, Kolar, Davanagere, Udupi and Kodagu.
1. Industries operating in rural areas, i.e., outside the limits of municipal corporations and municipalities (Except in Ramanagara district).
2. Manufacturing and other industrial establishments with access control in Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and Export Oriented Units (EoUs), industrial estates, and industrial townships. These establishments shall make arrangements for stay of workers within their premises as far as possible and/or adjacent buildings and for implementation of the Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) as referred to in para 21 (ii) of the Karnataka Revised Consolidated Guidelines. The transportation of workers to the workplace shall be arranged by the employers in dedicated transport by ensuring social distancing.
3. All shops registered under the Shops and Establishment Act of the respective State/UT, including shops in residential complexes and market complexes, except shops in multi-brand and single brand malls, outside the limits of municipal corporations and municipalities, with 50 per cent strength of workers wearing masks and adhering to social distancing.
4. All shops, including neighbourhood shops and standalone shops, shops in residential complexes, within the limits of municipal corporations and municipalities, registered under the Shops and Establishment Act of the respective State/UT, except shops in market complexes and multi-brand and single-brand malls, with 50 per cent strength of workers wearing masks and following social distancing compulsorily.
In the districts of Bellary, Mandya, Bengaluru Rural, Gadag, Tumakuru, Chickkaballapur, Uttar Kannada, Dharwad the decision regarding opening of shops and industries in taluks where there are no active COVID-19 cases will be taken by the concerned district in-charge minister.