Lockdown: Odisha govt issues order for two-wheelers, four-wheelers


Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the 14-day lockdown, the Odisha government on Tuesday made a partial modification to its earlier order.

According to the order, two wheeler with the rider only (no pillion rider) and four wheelers, autorickshaws, taxis, including cabs/ auto-rickshaws by aggregators like Ola, Uber etc are allowed with driver plus up to two passengers in the back seat for the permitted purposes such as travel to and from place of residence to COVID testing centre, vaccination centre, airport/ railway station, emergency medical requirements, personnel of essential seruices, marriage, funeral/ last rites etc.

Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT) is allowed to operate with limited number of services to & from airport & railway stations during lockdown period.

While going to the airpoft/ railway stations, such buses shall only pickup passengers for the above destinations only and not for any in between stops.

Similarly, such services from the airport/ railway station will not pick up any passenger en route. The services will be operated with up to the seating capacity of the bus only. No standing passengers are allowed.