Shop timings eased, VCs told to plan reopening

Shop timings  eased,  VCs told to plan reopening

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, July 31

While extending the lockdown till August 9, the state government today announced further relaxations, with all shops to operate from 9 am to 10 pm and malls allowed to remain open from 10 am to 10 pm.

University VCs have been advised to plan the reopening of the varsities from the next academic session and share the programme of the same with the department concerned of the state government.

“Immediate action may be initiated/ensured by the university administration to fully vaccinate all hostel students, day scholars, faculty and staff, including the outsourced ones,” said the order issued by Chief Secretary Vijai Vardhan today.

The anganwari centres and creches shall remain closed till August 15.

The night curfew shall continue from 11 pm to 5 am.

There is no change in operation of restaurants, which can remain open with 50 per cent of seating capacity.

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