Only Color-Coded Vehicles Allowed On Mumbai Roads: Check Full Details Of Color-Codes Here
On Saturday, fresh set of guidelines for those travelling by their cars on the roads are issued by the Mumbai Commissioner in order to curtail the spread the virus under the state government’s ‘break the chain’ efforts amid the surge in cases of coronavirus in state of Maharashtra.
From tomorrow, as per the orders only vehicles with colour-coded stickers will be allowed to travel on the roads. These stickers shall indicate of the kind of services/work that needs to be performed while travelling in the city premises.
The order stated that these stickers will have to be stuck on every essential vehicle’s front and back. These stickers shall be available at local police stations, check nakas and toll nakas.
Following Are The Colour Codes:
Red-colour sticker: For the vehicles related to doctors/medical staff, medical services, ambulances, hospitals, diagnostic centres, clinics, vaccination centres, medical insurance offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, other medical and health services including supporting, manufacturing and distribution units along with their dealers, transport and supply chain; manufacturing and distribution of vaccines, sanitizers, masks, medical equipment, their ancillaries, raw material units and support services, veterinary services/animal care shelters;
Green-colour sticker: For the vehicles related to transport of eatables/food items such as groceries, vegetables, fruits, dairy products, bakery products, confectionaries and all types of food items in raw or cooked form;
Yellow-colour sticker: For the vehicles related to transportation of officers and staff of central, state and local governments, including their statutory authorities and organizations, all public essential services by local authorities, public transport, press/media, water supply services, electric and gas supply services, municipal services, services required for restoration/maintenance of telecom services, e-commerce (only for the supply of essential goods and services), government and private security services.
Several Restrictions Under ‘Break The Chain’ Initiative
These orders will come into force w.e.f April 18, 7 am on 18 April and will remain in force till May 1, 7 am.
On April 14, several restrictions under a ‘break the chain’ initiative were announced by the state government in the light of city going through the severest spike in COVID-19 cases.
Mumbai mayor said that it is due to the 5% who are not following the curbs are causing problems to others, as according to her almost 95% of Mumbaikars are adhering to coronavirus norms.
A complete lockdown should be imposed looking at the current Covid-19 situation said the city civic body Mayor Kishori Pednekar.