IMPHAL, Apr 28 : Given the rapidly rising Covid positive cases in the State, the State Government has informed all concerned seeking an audience with Chief Minister N Biren to obtain prior permission from Secretary to CM.
In an office memorandum, Secretary to CM, N Geoffrey stated that a person without a mask will not be permitted entry in the CM office complex under any circumstances.
He also advised visitors seeking an audience with the CM to get themselves vaccinated against COVID-19 as per applicable norms of State/Central Governments, stating that proof of vaccination may be sought by the office before giving an appointment.
Further stating that visitors who have been granted appointments have to submit a negative Covid test report taken within the last 72 hours prior to date/time of appointment, he added, "In case, an appointment is sought for a group of persons, the size of such group shall preferably be restricted to 3."
The visitors who have been given appointments are also advised to refrain from bringing gifts, sanitise their hands using a sanitiser dispenser installed in the CM office premises and cooperate with the officials of the CMs' office, he maintained continuing that query and follow up on letter/representation will be entertained telephonically only (0385-2450048)/2450137).
No entry will be permitted for submitting representation. All representation will be received at the Dak Counter (General Section), Geoffrey said.