Revised SOP for people entering state

DIMAPUR, SEP 9 (NPN) | Publish Date: 9/9/2020 1:13:23 PM IST

Following the decisions taken by the High Powered Committee on September 7, 2020, the state government has issued a revised Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for returnees and other travellers entering Nagaland, which would come into force with immediate effect.

In a notification, the state government stated that any returnee/traveller would be permitted to enter the state subject to normal Inner Line Permit restrictions wherever applicable through Dimapur by train, air or by road through New Field Check Gate and Dillai Gate; through Khuzama in Kohima district by Road, through Tsutapela and Watiyongpang in Mokokchung district by road, through Naginimora and Tizit in Mon district by road, and through Bhandari in Wokha district by Road. 

Entry into the state through any other route, or by any other mode of travel would not be allowed except under special circumstances with the approval of the home department. 

The state government stated that provision for issue of e-Pass stood discontinued and there would not be any requirement of obtaining the same by any person entering Nagaland. 

As per revised SOP, every returnee/inbound traveller should have installed and registered in nCOVID Nagaland Visitors App and Aarogya Setu before entering Nagaland, which can be downloaded from Google Play store.  One could also Call State Helpline 1800 345 0019 for technical assistance if required. (To view complete revised SOP, one could visit

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