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Standalone shops dealing with essentials to open from 6 to 10 am in Srinagar: DM Srinagar

SRINAGAR: District administration in Srinagar on Sunday ordered that standalone shops dealing with fruits and vegetables, dairy products, grocery items, meat and chicken etc shall be allowed to open between 6 am to 10 am only till May 24.

The Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Aijaz (IAS) in his capacity as the Chairperson of the District Disaster Management Authority Srinagar ordered that there shall be extension of complete Corona Curfew across the entire jurisdiction of District Srinagar from May 17 (Monday) 7 am to May 24 (Monday) 7 am.

While the list of Permissible and Non-permissible activities remains the same as per the previous orderd, he said standalone shops dealing with Fruits and Vegetables, Milk/dairy products, grocery items, meat and chicken etc. shall be allowed to open between 6:00 am to 10:00 am only.

“In view of harvest of Strawberry and Cherry crops Parimpora Mandi can open between 5:00 am to 11:00 am, only for loading/unloading, packaging and dispatching etc,” he said in the order, a copy of which lies with GNS, adding, “There shall be no general public entry into the Mandi. Curfew Passes will be issued to concerned traders on the recommendations of Area Marketing Officer(AMO) Srinagar.”

The Deputy Commissioner reiterated that the ceiling on gatherings permissible for marriages shall be 25 persons only with prior permission from District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA ) Srinagar. (GNS)


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