Navi Mumbai: NMMC issues fresh guidelines for restaurants, malls, bars and other commercial establishments; check full list here

Amit SrivastavaUpdated: Wednesday, June 09, 2021, 07:10 PM IST
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While many services have been allowed under the 'Levels' of restrictions announced by the Maharashtra government, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has warned all commercial establishment to follow the COVID norms or be ready to face strict action. The civic body issued a circular on Tuesday that has provision to close the establishment for seven days if the violation is found for the second time.

Surprisingly, all the shops will have to close by 10 pm, however, restaurants, hotels, pubs and bars can operate till 11 pm. Even malls will operate till 10 pm. But the restaurants, hotels, pubs and bars will operate at its 50% of capacity.

As per the circular, shops or commercial establishments will be imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 for the first violation of COVID norms. If the second violation is found, the premises will be closed for 7 days. And, if the third violation is found, the premises will be closed till the pandemic ends.

Similarly, malls will be fined Rs 50,000 for the first violation of COVID appropriate behaviour. And for the second violation, the civic body can seal it for seven days and close it till the pandemic ends for the third violation. The trial rooms in malls will be closed, said the circular.

The same applies to departmental stores like D Mart, Reliance Fresh, or Big Bazar. Even marriage halls and banquet halls will have to follow the same norms.

Meanwhile, the civic body may make a surprise visit at malls on weekends for the Rapid Antigen tests. There will be no entry without masks at any commercial place from small shops to malls, the circular added.

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