The Chandigarh administration on Friday reintroduced odd-even system for opening retailers in congested markets of town. It can come into impact from Saturday.
Along with ‘rehri’ markets, the interior market of Sector Eight that homes numerous eateries may also open on odd-even foundation.
Within the Covid-19 overview assembly chaired by UT administrator VPS Badnore, it was additionally determined that the scooter restore market in Sector 43 will stay closed on all Sundays and a few retailers within the cellular market at Sector 22 will stay shut for the following six days.
The order on congested markets had been issued on the idea of suggestions obtained from the committee headed by the UT finance secretary to comprise the unfold of an infection. It was constituted within the wake of a pointy improve in Covid-19 circumstances within the final one month and stories of violation of social distancing norms in congested markets.
Underneath the system, odd- and even-numbered retailers within the market are opened an alternate days. On August 8, retailers with even quantity will open, and August 9, odd-numbered retailers will open.
All cubicles, retailers and SCOs which are joined collectively might be thought-about as a single unit. In such circumstances, the bottom quantity might be thought-about for deciding odd and even. For instance, if SCO numbers 1 and a couple of are joined collectively, it is going to be handled as a single SCO with no 1.
Subdivisional magistrates will coordinate with markets associations for easy functioning and strict enforcement of the orders. The administration will overview the choice after every week.
Throughout the assembly, Badnore directed all three chiefs of medical establishments to take higher care of co-morbid sufferers and to make sure that fatalities are stored on the minimal. He additionally directed the PGIMER to begin speedy antigen testing, in order that numerous folks could possibly be lined in a short while. The administrator stated that devoted groups in ambulances may carry kits to take samples and conduct assessments on the spot in numerous areas.
Markets to be lined
Inner market, Sector 8
Patel Market, Sector 15
Palika Bazar, Sector 19
Sadar Market, Sector 19
Azad Market, Sector 20
Palace Market, Sector 20
Sales space Market, Sector 21
Shastri Market, Sector 22
Janta Market, Sector 27
Krishna Market, Sector 41
Market close to Burail Chowk