Along with the liquor retailers, wholesale warehouses, bottling crops, distilleries and breweries have additionally been allowed to function from Monday
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Guwahati: All liquor retailers, wholesale warehouses, bottling crops, distilleries and breweries throughout Assam will open from Monday for seven hours every day, an excise division order stated on Sunday.
A letter from Additional Commissioner of Excise S Ok Medhi to all of the deputy commissioners (DCs) stated the state authorities has accredited opening of liquor retailers with impact from April 13, topic to compliance of varied pointers issued by the well being division.
Along with the liquor retailers, wholesale warehouses, bottling crops, distilleries and breweries have additionally been allowed to function from Monday.
“IMFL OFF/CS OFF shop shall remain open from 10 am to 5 pm on the permitted days…. Shops may work with bare minimum staff and provide hand sanitisers to customers and staff while handling the bottles and cash,” the letter stated.
Assam Government has allowed the opening of retail liquor shops from April 13. The notification states that each one liquor retailers shall stay open from 10amto5:00pm on the permitted days, and observe social distancing. pic.twitter.com/4D6vpLvwaq
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Medhi additionally advised the DCs that the retailers and different permitted installations will probably be chargeable for deploying their workers to make sure social distancing and must strictly observe all of the directives issued by the National Health Mission with regards to COVID-19.
“The wholesale warehouses, distilleries, breweries, bottling plants shall work with bare minimum staff but not more than 50 per cent of their regular staff and workers,” the letter stated.
It acknowledged that each one the permitted institutions should organize to maintain their workers and staff inside their campus and organize meals and different facilities for them.
“If the above arrangement is not possible, they shall arrange to keep such workers and staff at a designated place nearest to the factory premises.
“They shall additionally organize transportation for the workers and staff from the designated place to the manufacturing facility by observing all of the COVID-19 pointers,” Medhi said in the letter.
For transportation of liquor consignments, vehicle passes shall be obtained from the deputy commissioners of the respective districts, he added.
“Any violation of the rules issued in regard to COVID-19 will invite cancellation of the excise license,” Medhi stated.