Saturday, July 04, 2020
Follow us on
Haryana

Shop timings extended by 1-hr in Pkl, to open 6 days in week

June 04, 2020 05:41 AM

COURTESY TOI JUNE 4

Shop timings extended by 1-hr in Pkl, to open 6 days in week
Arvind.Bishnoi1@timesgroup.com

Panchkula:

The Panchkula administration has extended one-hour time for the shops to remain opened and the main market will be allowed to open six days in a week.


Haryana assembly speaker-cum-Panchkula city MLA held a special meeting with the Panchkula administration and asked them to prepare a plan to open shops till 8 pm.

The officials stated that following the 1.0 lockdown guidelines, essential shops which used to open from 8 am to 6 pm, have now been asked to open between 7 am and 7 pm. Chemist shops can be opened for 24 hours on all seven days in a week.

All the other non-essential shops can open from 9 am to 7 pm for six days in a week. These shops will remain closed on Sundays.

The rehri market in Sectors 7, 9, 11, 17, Rally, Abheypur, Haripur Maheshpur, Buddanpur, Jaisinghpura, Bhainsa Tibba have also been allowed to open by following social distancing norms.

Deputy commissioner (DC) M K Ahuja said, “More relaxations in timings have been given. The rehri markets have also been allowed to open by following the 1.0 lockdown guidelines. Residents are requested to come out only when it is required and also to strictly follow all the guidelines.”

Apart from this, MLA Gian Chand Gupta asked the officials to prepare a plan to open shops till 8 pm in Panchkula on a par with Chandigarh and Mohali

Have something to say? Post your comment