New Delhi: Individuals stand in a queue exterior a wine store after authorities allowed sale of liquor with sure restrictions, in the course of the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Chander Nagar in East Delhi  |  Photo Credit score: PTI
New Delhi: The Delhi authorities has issued a directive allowing state-run liquor outlets to open from 9 am to six.30 pm within the nationwide capital from Monday. It has additionally directed the deployment of marshals at these stand-alone liquor shops with the intention to keep social distancing amid coronavirus pandemic.
As per a authorities official, practically 150 liquor outlets have been given permission to function within the nationwide capital. The choice has been taken in accordance with the Ministry of House Affairs’ newest lockdown relaxations.
Thus far, the federal government has allowed solely these liquor outlets to open that are being run by 4 state-run businesses – Delhi Tourism and Transportation Improvement Company, Delhi State Civil Provides Company Restricted, Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Improvement Company, and Delhi Shopper’s Cooperative Wholesale Retailer.
“The 4 businesses will deploy marshals to make sure that no more than 5 individuals are current at one time on the store,” stated an official.
Solely the shops having L6 (Retail vend of Indian Liquor in Public Sector) and L8 (Retail vend of Nation Liquor in Public Sector) licences are being permitted to open.
That is to be famous that resulting from violation of social distancing norms, many such shops had been ordered to close down earlier at the moment.
Record of wine outlets in Delhi:
DSCSC Restricted is working 88 L-6 Vends (IMFL) and 20 L-8 Vends (Nation Liquor) in numerous elements of Delhi/New Delhi:
Record of DSIIDC liquor outlets