No Lockdown/Shutdown In Odisha From Aug 30-Sept 7 & Sept 12-14
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government today announced the lifting of lockdown/shutdown restrictions in the entire State to facilitate free movement of candidates/their guardians, examination personnel during JEE (Main) and NEET (UG)-2020.
The Special Relief Commissioner’s Office issued a notification in this regard in partial modification of its order issued on Friday.
“In partial modification of the Order No.4996/R&DM(DM) dated 28.08.2020 issued by this office, the State Government do hereby direct that there will be no lockdown or shutdown in force in the entire State from 30.8.2020 to 07.09.2020 and from 12.9.2020 to 14.9.2020 to facilitate free movement to the candidates & their guardian, examination personnel and staff/representatives of the service providers and logistics requirements connected thereto for smooth conduct of the JEE (MAIN) 2020 and NEET (UG)-2020 in the State,” the notification reads.
The notification, however, adds that the regulations for observance of COVID-l9 protocols, such as social distancing, wearing of mask, no spitting in public place, etc. shall be strictly followed.