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                                                          Panaji: October 23, 2020    

                                                          Kartik 1, 1942

District Magistrate, North has ordered that no person, agency, organization, Government Department, local body, public sector undertaking etc. will undertake any digging or cutting of any of the public roads and its shoulders including on all the city and village roads without prior written permission of the Collectorate Office.

This probation is not to be applicable to any road digging done by any Government public utility service providing department such as electricity, BSNL and PWD for urgent repairs of electric cables, telecommunication cables and pipelines also digging by local bodies for repairs of road and for division of water in emergency cases. Such emergency digging will be covered immediately within less than 6 hours of digging and properly paved/cemented within 24 hours.

The Order will remain in force till October 31, 2020 as informed by Department of Information and Publicity.