Major relaxations for 27 districts, marginal for 11 others in West, delta areas.
Extending the continued COVID-19 lockdown till 6 a.m. of June 21, the Tamil Nadu authorities on Friday introduced recent relaxations in 27 districts together with Chennai. Fewer concessions can be provided in 11 districts predominantly within the west and Delta areas the place greater circumstances have been reported.
In addition to current permitted actions in Tamil Nadu — besides in Coimbatore, The Nilgiris, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai districts — salons, optician retailers, service centres for house home equipment, sale and repair of cellphones have been allowed to function throughout specified timings from June 14. State-run liquor retailers aka TASMAC retailers would stay open between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.
In a press release, Chief Minister M.Okay. Stalin mentioned the COVID-19 lockdown was being prolonged and recent relaxations have been allowed after a district-wise evaluation of the COVID-19 state of affairs.
As per this within the 27 districts, IT/ITES sectors might perform with 20% employees or a most of 10 individuals attending workplace bodily.
Schools, schools and universities can be allowed to undertake administrative and admission-related actions. Salons, spas and sweetness parlours can be allowed to open between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. however solely with 50% of shoppers at a time.
The sale and repair of house home equipment corresponding to mixies, grinders and televisions can be allowed between 9 a.m. and a couple of p.m. Optician retailers and repair centres and the sale and repair of cellphones can be allowed between 9 am and a couple of pm.
Production and gross sales of earthenware and handicraft retailers can be allowed between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Service centres referring to agriculture gear and plumbing works (not gross sales centres) can be allowed between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Parks and sports activities stadiums managed by authorities companies and native our bodies can be allowed to stay open between 6 a.m and 9 a.m. however just for walkers.
Shops dealing in building materials can be allowed to perform between 9 a.m. and a couple of p.m. Companies concerned in export and people supplying inputs to such firms would now be allowed to function with 50% employees and by complying with the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP). Only 33% of employees can be allowed in different industries by complying with the SOP.
“Workers of industries would be allowed to commute to work even on two-wheelers but with e-registration and identity cards. Earlier, they were allowed only on four-wheelers.” Only 33% of employees can be allowed in housing finance firms, non-banking finance firms and insurance coverage firms.
Marginal relaxations in 11 districts
In the 11 districts in West and Delta areas the place the unfold of COVID-19 is greater than different districts, along with current permitted actions, housekeeping in workplaces, homes and flats and personal safety companies can be allowed with e-registration. Between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., electricians, plumbers, motor technicians, carpenters might go to clients’ locations and supply companies with e-registration. “However, they cannot open their shops.”
Rental autos, taxis and autorickshaws can be allowed solely with e-registration. Taxis and autos can be allowed solely with three and two passengers respectively, excluding the motive force. Two-wheeler service centres (not gross sales), service centres referring to agriculture and plumbing and optician retailers can be allowed between 9 am and a couple of pm.
Companies concerned in export and allied industries can be allowed to function with 25% employees and by complying with the SOP. Production and gross sales of earthenware and handicraft retailers can be allowed between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m.
“In general, shops have to ensure that customers are provided with hand sanitisers and they are subjected to thermal screening. They are also to ensure that employees and customers wear facemasks,” Mr. Stalin mentioned.
Air-conditioning amenities shouldn’t be allowed in retailers, which should additionally be certain that bodily distancing norms are adopted. (*21*) are to be made to facilitate clients to face in queues and to assist them adjust to bodily distancing norms.
Mr. Stalin additionally reiterated his attraction to most people searching for their cooperation with the State authorities.