Rayagada: The Rayagada district administration has suspended all public transport buses services to Ganjam district, Cuttack and Bhubaneswar in view of rising COVID cases.
Besides, the OSRTC bus services into the district have been also suspended.
The entry of commuters and travelers from Ganjam district has been prohibited (excluding thoroughfare to other districts and essential emergency services).
Any person visiting Rayagada from Ganjam district would take prior approval of Sub Divisional Magistrate, Gunupur/Rayagada.
Persons found contravening this provision will be put into institutional quarantine in Rayagada for a minimum of seven days (with food from own cost). Tehsildars as Incident Commanders will ensure it by getting information from COVID Management Committee or from any other sources.
Government officials including contractual employees in Rayagada district shall not leave for Ganjam. In order to leave the district, they have to seek prior approval of the Rayagada Collector processed through PD, DRDA-cum-COVID Nodal Officer e-mail only.
Earlier, the Ganjam district administration sealed its border with the Khurda district.