MCG issues guidelines for RWAs during Unlock 2.0, check details here
MCG issues guidelines for RWAs during Unlock 2.0, check details here
MCG issues guidelines for RWAs during Unlock 2.0, check details here

MCG issues guidelines for RWAs during Unlock 2.0, check details here

Gurugram: With 'Unlock 2.0' coming into effect, the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) has issued new guidelines for the Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) which is to be followed from July 1 till July 31.

As per the guidelines, all the residents of sectors, colonies, condominiums, group housing societies will be allowed to enter/exit the gates for joining their workplaces which have been permitted with due precautions of thermal scanning, hand sanitization and social distancing. Those in containment zones or large outbreak regions or those who have been tested positive for Covid or kept in home quarantine by orders of district administration will not be permitted.  

The RWAs will have to follow the instructions related to night curfew between 10 pm to 5 am, except for medical emergencies and essential services.  

The entry of house-helps and maids to the houses of residents to be allowed with restrictions, including mandatory use of face-masks, thermal scanning and hand sanitisation at the entrance. It has advised residents to provide accommodation facilities to house helps and maids inside their houses to minimise the daily movement from their place to their residence.

“If the area of residence of maids or house-helps has been declared as a containment zone or large outbreak region then their entry is not to be permitted by the RWA. Entry of maids or house-helps to a containment zone or large outbreak region for work is not to be permitted,” the order read.

Walks in common areas and parks will be restricted by staggering the morning and evening times (between 5 am to 10 pm) on the basis of odd-even house number scheme to avoid crowding and it should happen with proper social distancing. Playing of team games and group activities are not to be permitted.

The RWAs are also directed to cooperate in health surveys related to Covid-19, which is being done by district administration.

The MCG sought cooperation of RWAs with identification of vulnerable sections like pregnant women, senior citizens, persons with co-morbidities and children up to the age of 10 years. These sections will be provided additional support in availing essential goods and services.

“RWA will have to maintain confidentiality of details of COVID-19 positive cases in their jurisdiction and will not violate the privacy of such cases. The details will not be shared publicly except to those who give this duly signed undertaking and medical care givers (with prior consent of COVID-19 positive person). Any breach of confidentiality and privacy of positive cases will be considered as violation of this undertaking,” it further read.

Notably, the Union Home Ministry has issued guidelines on June 29 allowing more activities in the areas except the containment zone and large outbreak regions (LOR). In containment zones and LOR, only movement of medical emergency and supplies of essential goods and services will be allowed.