Home Quarantine period reduced from 14 to 7 days, essential items worth Rs. 2000 only to BPL category

Haflong, July 28, 2020 : The Government of Assam in Health & Family Welfare Department, has reduced the the number of days of Home quarantine from 14 days to 7 days and essential items worth Rs. 2000.00 for quarantine families will henceforth be providedd to only families of the Below Poverty Line category.
This was notified on July 27, in an order by Paul Barua, Deputy Commissioner & District Disaster Management Authority, Dima Hasao today vide order No.DDMA/COVID-19/2020-2021/Pt.4/37/397, Dated 27th July 2020
The order stated that in continuation of earlier orders, the Government in Health & Family Welfare Department, Government of Assam has decided to reduce the number of days of Home quarantine from 14 days to 7 days and essential items worth Rs. 2000.00 for quarantine families will henceforth be providedd to only families of the Below Poverty Line category.
Families like elderly, ailing, divyang, etc. can approach the NHM/ District Administration for financial assistance amounting to Rs. 2000.00 as one time assistance for mitigating hardship during the home quarantined period. This order comes into force with immediate effect, it added.