Bhubaneswar: The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) of Odisha government has clarified that all agriculture, horticulture and allied
activities will remain fully functional without any restricted time limit as has been allowed for essential activities in all the districts of

The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) of Odisha government has clarified that all agriculture, horticulture and allied activities will remain fully functional without any restricted time limit as has been allowed for essential activities in all the districts of the State during the lockdown imposed in wake of the second wave of Covid-19.

the State during the lockdown imposed in wake of the second wave of Covid-19.

“All the essential commercial establishments such as health, agriculture, horticulture and allied activities will remain fully functional
and operate as per normal time schedule,” read the clarification letter issued by SRC office to the Agriculture, Forest and
Environment Department.

“Opening of such type of shops will not be restricted to either 7am to 1 pm in Sundargarh, Nuapada and Gajapati district or 7 am to
11 am in rest of the districts,” the letter said. 

The SRC office has also clarified that in view of the onset of monsoon action as deemed appropriate may be taken for the benefits of
the farmers and farming community as well as successful implementation of all agricultural activities.

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