Mumbai Police has issued a fresh set of guidelines for those travelling by their vehicles. The move is aimed at containing novel coronavirus in Maharastra and state government’s ‘break the chain’ efforts. AIR correspondent reports, as per the new guidelines vehicles with colour-coded stickers will be allowed to travel on the roads from today. The stickers will be indicative of the kind of services or work that needs to be performed while travelling in the city premises.
The use of red, green and yellow stickers has been introduced to ensure strict implementation of the restrictions imposed by the Maharashtra government to control the spread of coronavirus.
The red colour has been given to the medical fraternity. It includes doctors, medical staff, ambulances and those engaged in supplying medical equipment will have to sport red stickers, while vehicles transporting food, vegetables, fruits, groceries, dairy products, etc, will have have green stickers.
People employed in essential services such as civic officials, personnel of electricity, telephone and press departments will have to stick yellow stickers on their vehicles. If anyone found moving putting wrong stickers will be prosecuted under the IPC act of cheating, the police said.