Fuel to curfew-pass holders only
IMPHAL, 4th Apr: In a bid to enforce social distancing and lockdown protocols in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic, the state government would be closing all but one retail outlets and issue transport fuel to vehicles with curfew passes only. In an order issued on Saturday, CAF&PD commissioner Bobby Waikhom informed that all the retail outlets with exception to PCTC, Imphal West, are to be closed with immediate effect until further orders. It also stated that the management of the oil pump shall ensure that petrol and diesel is issued only to vehicles possessing curfew passes issued by CAF&PD department and DCs concerned. Social distancing norms should also be maintained at the premises of the oil pump as a precautionary measure to prevent spread of Coronavirus, the order added.