Water Parks and Swimming Pools can run with 60 per cent capacity from July 20, exempted from fixed charges but will be charged as per actual consumption
Private and Public sector Non-AC passenger transporters can run at 100 per cent, and AC up to 75 per cent capacity from July 20
Gandhinagar, Friday: The State Core Committee at its meeting here with Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in chair in presence of Deputy Chief Minister Nitinbhai Patel discussed relaxing certain restrictions due to continued fall in the number of coronavirus Covid-19 positive cases.
The night curfew is currently clamped in the eight municipal corporations in the state – namely Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Rajkot, Surat, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, Gandhinagar and Junagadh – till July 20, 2021 from 10 pm to 6 am next day. It is extended till July 31, 2021.
The Core Committee also decided to let Water Parks and Swimming Pools can run with 60 per cent capacity from July 20, 2021 onwards, by observing coronavirus SOS guidelines. They have been exempted from paying fixed charges in electricity bill, but will be charged as per actual consumption. Their managers, operators and employees connected with these facilities must get first dose of vaccine before July 31, 2021, or else their facilities will not be allowed to run.
The Core Committee decided to relax the carrying capacity of Private and Public sector Non-AC passenger transporters up to 100 per cent, and AC passenger transporters up to 75 per cent capacity from July 20, 2021. No standees will be allowed. All drivers and conductors will have to compulsorily get first dose of vaccine.
The Chief Minister had exempted hotels, resorts, restaurants and water parks from paying fixed charges in their electricity bill for one year since June 7 itself and to be charged actual consumption. Accordingly, Water Parks will be charged on the basis of actual consumption.
The Core Committee decided to continue with other rules and regulations of the Home Department as scheduled till July 31, 2021 due to prevailing situation of the coronavirus.
Those present at the meeting included Chief Secretary Anil Mukim, Chief Minister’s Chief Principal Secretary K. Kailashnathan, Additional Chief Secretary for Home Pankaj Kumar, Chief Minister’s Additional Chief Secretary M.K. Das, Additional Chief Secretary for Health Manoj Agrawal and other Senior Secretaries.
Source: Information Department, Gujarat