The Guwahati Traffic Police, which is part of the Commissionerate of Police in Guwahati, collected a fine of Rs 12, 94,000 for violating COVID-19 norms.
According to statistics, from May 4 to May 19, the total number of fine cases detected in Guwahati under the Disaster Management Act is 1033, whereas the total number of non-FIR cases is 2759, and 386 vehicles have been confiscated.
The DGP has also stated that police are educating the public about the SOP by public announcements in each community.
It should be noted that earlier this month, the Kamrup Metropolitan district, which includes Guwahati, implemented odd-even vehicle rationing on private and personal vehicles beginning Thursday.
The order is in place from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 13.
According to the order signed by the DC of Kamrup (metro), vehicles with odd numbers would be permitted to operate on odd days. (For instance, a vehicle with a license plate ending in 1/3/5/7/9 on May 13th/15th/17th/19th, etc.) Similarly, cars bearing an even number plate can operate on even dates. (For instance, a vehicle with a license plate ending in 0/2/4/6/8 on May 14th/16th/18th/20th/22nd, etc.)