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Haryana issues directions regarding SOP to ensure social distancing while opening markets

Chandigarh, May 23 (UNI) Haryana government has issued directions regarding 'Standard Operating Procedure' to ensure social distancing while opening of markets/shops within the Municipal limits up to May 31 for the convenience of shopkeepers and public across the state.
Instructions have been given to strictly follow the instructions issued by the Urban Local Bodies Department, an official spokesman said here on Saturday.
He said that there is no requirement of weekly off as the markets are to be opened on maximum 50 per cent limit on daily basis. Barber shops, salons, beauty parlours etc. shall provide services with complete safety precautions, disinfection and sanitization after each service.
Mithai shops are not allowed to serve sweets/food inside the shop to the customers. The customers can take away packed items and the facility of home delivery can also be provided to the customers, he added.
Marriage/Banquet Halls can be opened with a maximum number of fifty guests at any time. However, they have to obtain prior permission for organizing marriage funcition in their premises from the Deputy Commissioner or any other officer authorized by him, he said.
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