Markets to reopen in Pulwama from today on odd-even basis

As part of relaxation in lockdown restrictions, market in district Pulwama shall reopen from Wednesday as per odd-even roster with strict adherence to Covid-19 SOPs and guidelines.

In an order issued here by District Administration under law and as per the Govt directives to operationalise odd-even roster in the district, only 50 percent shops, business establishments have been allowed to remain open on a particular day.

It was informed that the field officials have already numbered each shop in their respective market areas to ensure compliance of the order besides fines shall be imposed as ordered earlier on those violating social distancing norms and other SOPs.

The order issued pursuant to the State Executive Committee order permits resumption of public transport operations with a boarding of 50 percent passengers in minibuses and up to a maximum of 4 passengers in 10-seater maxi-cabs and 2 passengers in taxicabs and auto-rickshaws.

The respective Tehsildars have been directed to ensure strict compliance of the odd-even roster from Wednesdays morning along with their SHO’s while as specified essential services shops shall remain open on all days

Meanwhile Masjids shall be remain open for five times prayer with minimum worshippers and with social distancing. Any kind of other religious gatherings shall  not be be permitted and any violation on this account shall be viewed seriously.