Relaxations in lockdown norms in T'puram

Thiruvananthapuram: A number of lockdown relaxations have been announced in Thiruvananthapuram.As per the new relaxations, vegetable shops, bakeries and grocery shops can function from 7 am to 12 pm and also from 4 pm to 6 pm every day.

Defence, central armed forces, treasury, public services like petroleum, CNG, LPG and PNG, disaster management activities, electricity supply, post offices and national informatics centre will be operational amid the lockdown.

Police, home guard, civil defence, fire force, jails, district administration, revenue divisional office, taluk office, village office, electricity, water supply, sanitation, dispensaries, chemist-medical equipment shops, laboratories, clinics, nursing homes, ambulance, hospitals in the public and private sector, its production and distribution units and other related medical services will function without restrictions.

However, buses will not operate in the city.Autorickshaws and taxis have been permitted to operate on a condition that proper safety measures will be followed. All examinations scheduled for the next week in the capital city have been postponed. Desk: Asianet Online